Australian television history has been made, with the launch of the first free to-air national Indigenous television network.
was switched from pay TV to free-to-air at noon (AEDT) on Wednesday 12th December, with a
ceremony at Uluru to mark the historic day (12/12/12).
NITV now airs on
channel 34 (SBS4) on digital TV. It will also broadcast on Foxtel on
Saturday, 15 December 2012
Monday, 3 December 2012
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Peoples Recognition BillThe Australian Government today took an important step towards recognising Indigenous people in Australia’s Constitution with the introduction of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012 into Parliament.
This Act of Recognition provides an opportunity for Parliament to show its support and commitment to constitutional recognition of Australia’s First Peoples.