Advertising sticker, 4AAA radio station, paper, Brisbane Aboriginal Media Association (BAMA), Australia, 1999
Electronic media is an important form of communication for Indigenous people. It has given a voice to people in remote communities. It allows Indigenous people from across Australia to share knowledge and experiences. It is used for education, information distribution and cultural expression.
This sticker was designed in Australia, probably in Brisbane, Queensland. The design incorporates traditional killer boomerangs to spell AAA.
This sticker was made Australia, probably in Brisbane, Queensland.
This sticker was made in 1999.
This sticker was used too advertise the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association, who broadcast as 4AAA Murri Radio in Queensland, Australia.
4AAA Murri Radio started out as BIMA, Brisbane Idigenous Media Association, broadcasting through 4ZZZ in 1984 for less than an hour a week. By 1992, the Murri Show, as it is known, went to air for 16 hours a week.
Eventually BIMA was awarded its own license to broadcast, and in 1993 4AAA went to air for the first time.
BIMA has always encouraged young Aboriginal and Islander people to become involved in the station, helping to provide them with a cultural focus, a sense of identity and opportunities to develop thier skills.
(Media Release Attachment for Minister of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. www.detya.gov.au/ministers/kemp/mar00/K046_290300_attach.htm)