Loddon Prison radio project (MAINfm)
Based at the medium security Loddon Prison in Central Victoria this project will work with incarcerated men to develop radio production and broadcasting skills. Pre-recorded programs and creative works will be broadcast internally via the prison TV system, and once approved, on MAINfm, 2SER’s Jailbreak and nationally via the Community Radio Network (CRN).
That’s What I Call Science (Edge Radio)
In partnership with local artists and youth organisations, this weekly program will run workshops for disadvantaged youth and create radio content about their experiences. The program will also include Indigenous content overseen by the program’s co-host, Hannah McCleary, who is a member of the Tasmanian Indigenous community and an advocate for Indigenous uptake in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Local First Nation stories through 360 virtual reality (Ngaarda Media)
This five-day Digital Technology workshop will focus on 360/VR to provide members of the Roebourne community with the skills to create their own multimedia content. Ngaarda Media has brand new VR equipment and a small 360 camera but does not have the skills to use this equipment. This workshop will be open to students and community members from Roebourne, Wickham and surrounding towns in Karratha. Content will be broadcast on Ngaarda’s Facebook page, website, Youtube channel, as well as on ICTV nationally.
This is Your Brain on Media (Auspiced by Cinespace)
An entertaining documentary and interactive series that explores the effects of social media on our brains, hearts and communities. The documentary will be presented in a visual style that references contemporary social media and will feature interviews with experts, skits, and animation. This is Your Brain on Media will be broadcast on C31 Melbourne and Geelong.
Cookingjust4ME, my taste, no waste (to be screened on C44)
A 6 x 30 minute TV series with saving money as its core. In her quest to save money a single householder creates her ‘new normal’ by discovering better ways to shop, store and cook the biggest food waste ingredients in Australia: leafy vegetables, meat, dairy, bread, bananas and leftovers/takeaway.
The Wik Firestick story is the first in a community-led Wik-Mungkan language documentary series which highlights the importance of preserving the last Queensland Aboriginal Language. It will feature traditional owners and youth on Country and will be broadcast on ICTV’s Our Culture channel. The grant will fund two Wik language workers, three post-production workers, one post-production trainee and one resident linguist. The Wik Firestick story project is auspiced by the Aurukun Shire Council on behalf of the Aurukun Indigenous Knowledge Centre.
Youth in Action (2BAY FM)
This program consisting of 36, 8-10 min audio segments will be created and produced by youth aged 12-20. Youth in Action will focus on climate change, associated issues and solution-based strategies. It will conclude with a one-hour podcast of highlights for national broadcast and a podcast page to be used as a tool for the wider youth community.
Tanami Football League Podcast Series (PAW Media)
This documentary podcast series is about the Tanami Football League, a community-run competition held in the central Australian town of Yuendumu each summer. The competition involves teams from neighbouring Indigenous communities including Laramba, Mt Allan, Nyirripi and Willowra, as well as Yuendumu, The series will focus on the competition’s inception, its importance to the community and the recent introduction of a women’s league. It will feature interviews with Elders, coaches, players and local community members.
The Wire (2SER)
The Wire is the community broadcasting’s flagship national current affairs program that is broadcast nationally around Australia via the Community Radio Network. It is freely available to any community radio station as a full program or as single stories. Four to five stories are produced for every episode five days a week by 2SER Sydney, Radio Adelaide and 4EB Brisbane. The stories are supplemented by a content-rich website, podcast and social media feed.