Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Commission (atsic), 240–42,
280n16; dissolution, 177, 189, 243–45,
281n1; funding, 183, 226, 232–33
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Ser vice (atsis), 237, 238–43
Aboriginal Arts Board, 96, 144
Aboriginal Councils and Associations
Act (aca), 51, 144, 183, 189, 282n9;
founding and role, 7, 137; Registrar
of Aboriginal Corporations, 162;
Remote Indigenous Media Organ-
izations and, 46–47
Aboriginal government: in Darwin, 195;
in Northern Territory, 188; politics
of intra- , 259; in Queensland, 151;
responsibility and, 189
Aboriginal Resource and Development
Ser vice (ards), 40, 224, 231; bracs
and, 242; radio ser vice, 233–36, 247;
teabba funding competition, 226–27
activism: anti- apartheid, 17; anti-
colonial proj ects, 21–22; Black Power,
16–17, 132, 270n20; country music
and, 94, 96, 99; cultural, xviii, 21, 23,
55, 76, 141; in Darwin, 194–95; media,
xviii, 50, 153, 156; organ izing, 3; po liti-
cal participation and, 136–38; protest
songs, 67; radio production and, 2,
54, 121–22, 153; tele vi sion initiatives,
46; urban- rural relations and, 88–89
Actor- Network theory (ant), 75
Adorno, Theodor, 32, 44, 183, 272n1
Afro- diasporic cultural politics, 18;
music and musicians, 98, 99, 105–7,
109–10, 271n21
agency: collective, 117, 224; conflicts, 9,
66; expressive, 4, 7; familial, 60, 75;
po liti cal, 11, 244; of radio producers,
74, 76; responsibility and, 76; voice
as, 7, 37, 113, 116–17, 120, 142, 258
aj (of 4 aaa), 231; background, 161–63;
drive- time program, 127, 160–61; live
per for mances, 165, 167; radio stories,
144–45, 171; Tamworth pub crawl,
168–70
Alcan, 241, 283n7
Alice Springs, 11, 87, 200; caama radio,
46, 153–54; camps, 56, 61; maps, 33, 35;
Thornton’s view of, 103
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