About us

First Nations community radio is seen as crucial for the promotion of Indigenous culture and languages and the communication needs of remote communities. Our objectives are local recruitment and retention, create greater opportunity through consistent delivery, by listening and engaging with community, sharing skills in a safe creative environment and to establish Groote Broadcasting as an information hub, entertaining our listeners with quality content.

Meet The Team

Percy Bishop

Radio Program Coordinator

An experienced broadcaster, playwright, actor and community mentor. Percy spent 16 years with Koori Radio 93.7fm, 20 years working in remote communities in the NT and has an extensive knowledge of Aboriginal history.

Amathea Mamarika

Umbakumba Station Lead 

A senior broadcaster for over 2 years, and with a major role with Groote Eylandt & Bickerton Strong Womens Group, Amathea has become an integral part of the Radio Program. 

Kesley Lalara

Senior Broadcaster

The OG broadcaster in Angurugu and bass player for the infamous Eylandt Band. Captain of the 2018 Groote AFL winning team, actor, community leader.

Host of 'The Kesley Lalara Show', Angurugu Radio 102.9fm.

'Buddha & The Beard'

Podcast

Anthropologist Hugh Bland

and Community Liason Officer Lionel Jaragba present a series of special programs on Covid-19 and the vaccine roll-out. [Anindilyakwa and English]

www.anindilyakwasafe.net

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Partners, Collaborators & Friends of Groote Broadcasting

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inDigiMOB is about improving digital inclusion for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote Northern Territory communities. It does this by forming partnerships with communities and local organisations and making available a suite of resources that communities can take advantage of according to their needs.

Anindilyakwa Music Program [AMP!] now have a brand-new recording studio in the community of Angurugu. AMP! Coordinator Joshua Tarca is busy heading the program, touring with Groote Eylandt bands and recording and mixing albums in the studio. 

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Bush Fit Mob is an Anindilyakwa Land Council funded program whose focus is to engage Groote Eylandt youth in meaningful and sporting, cultural and recreational opportunities.

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Karningaba! Yarna yarnimamalya ena-langwa Ayangkidarrba akwa Amakalyakba-langwa yarna yirriyangbina-ma Anindilyakwa ayakwa.

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indigiTUBE is the online media platform by and for First Nations people, preserving language and culture for future generations.