People: Daniella Albert Rochford

A member of Broome’s well-known Albert family is launching her career as a poet.

Daniella Albert-Rochford, who now lives in WA’s South West, is being interviewed on various media and reading her poetry on radio stations Australia-wide.

Collie Mail [read this story]

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Saturday, July 26th, 2014 Aboriginal, Broome, People Comments Off

Goolari seeks grant for environment show


Goolari Media is seeking a grant to podcast the weekly Sound Environment show.

The Broome radio station is asking you to vote for the project in a community grants award “Peoples’ Choice” category.

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Sunday, July 6th, 2014 Broome, Business and finance, Environment Comments Off

ABC brekky man pulls up stumps

ABC Kimberley breakfast announcer Robert Mailer is leaving.

He has a new job as ABC drive presenter in Queensland.

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Sunday, May 18th, 2014 Broome, Kununurra, People Comments Off

Mary G in sexual health campaign

Mary G features in a radio advertising campaign encouraging young Aboriginal men to wear condoms.

Mary G

Mary G

The popular entertainer has been paid by the WA Health department to do the cheeky announcements, which are playing on several Indigenous radio stations from the Kimberley down to Perth.

OnePerth [read this story]

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Saturday, May 10th, 2014 Aboriginal, Government Comments Off

Australian slams ABC over wild horses

The Australian newspaper appears to take a dim view of the ABC’s coverage of animal welfare issues.

Photo: Libby Lovegrove

Photo: Libby Lovegrove

An editorial takes issue with the amount of air time given to those who opposed the Lake Gregory horse cull last week.

The Australian [read this story]

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Sunday, November 10th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Halls Creek: New video about Aboriginal organisations


PRK Radio in Halls Creek has produced this one-act drama about hiring practices in Aboriginal organisations.

Hurts from the Past is directed by Daniel Akinshola. It stars Anthony Johnson and Malcolm Walalgie.

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Saturday, June 15th, 2013 Halls Creek Comments Off

New dance music program

Music promoter Pete Davies is preparing to start a new electronic dance music program, EDM Lift Off.

Pete Davies

Pete Davies

He says it will be broadcast in Broome on Radio Goolari, and streamed on the internet.

Mr Davies plans to run listener competitions with prizes and giveaways.

EDM Lift Off already has a facebook page and Mr Davies plans to hit the airwaves on Saturday 2 February.

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Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 Broome, Business and finance, People Comments Off

Vale John Muirhead

John Muirhead, from a facebook tribute page set up by his brothers

John Muirhead, from a facebook tribute page set up by his brothers

Well-known Derby broadcaster John Muirhead passed away yesterday in Perth.

He worked for a number of years at Derby radio 6DBY, and produced short pieces for the ABC and others.

Our condolences to his family, including Wayan and Tantri.

You can read a message from his brother Bruce Muirhead here:

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Thursday, August 9th, 2012 Derby, People Comments Off
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