IRCA News

ABC Radio Fellowship

Friday, September 16, 2016

Would you like to spend up to a month with the ABC to develop your broadcasting and storytelling skills? The inaugural ABC Indigenous Fellowship is an opportunity for an Indigenous broadcaster to work with the ABC’s team of broadcasters in a work placement of up to a month.    To apply, go to http://careers.abc.net.au/caw/en/job/496501/abc-indigenous-fellowship(link is external).  You can also see a video from current...

IRCA begins transition to National peak body

Friday, September 9, 2016

Exciting times for IRCA as we begin the transition to becoming the official national peak body representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media organisations. IRCA leaders have been hard at work reviewing its Constitution, structure and services to prepare for this challenge. IRCA’s primary purpose will be to build the capacity of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander broadcasting, media and communications industry, providing...

Draft Strategic Plan

Monday, September 5, 2016

The IRCA Draft Strategic Plan is available for feedback. This outlines the major change that IRCA is undergoing to prepare for its expanded role as the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander broadcasting, media and communications. We invite feedback from our members and stakeholders on this new Plan and the proposed structure and functions of IRCA. IRCA Draft Strategic Plan 2016-19.pdf

Fellowship to support preservation of audiovisual Indigenous heritage

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations in remote Australia can now apply to receive support and be empowered to archive and preserve their audiovisual cultural heritage. Now in its second year, the Indigenous Remote Archival Fellowship is a partnership of the Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA), the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Accommodation/Travel Options - NRIMF Yirrkala 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Accommodation and Travel options - NRIMF Yirrkala 2016 Accommodation Camping Camp Ground facilities at the Banana Farm which is located in the community of Yirrkala, a short walk from Shady Beach. There are one male and one female permanent toilet/showers onsite, as well as a shared kitchen and a washing machine. There will be additional shower and toilet amenities set up.  There will be a separate shower block for females and males...

17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival Documentary

Friday, August 12, 2016

The Festival Documentary from the 17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival at Lajamanu is now up on our Vimeo channel(link is external). The film was shot during the festival by Julie-Anne Bennett, Anna Cadden, Talissa Kinley, Karmelliah McKenzie, Rowena Potts and Rachael Hocking. Edited by Anna Cadden. Music by Lajamanu Teenage Band and the North Tanami Band.