About
“There has always been consensus on the Goolarri board, never dissention. People are committed, they know what they want and they are passionate about the media”

Stephen ‘Baamba’ Albert, Chair BAMA

Goolarri Media assists the development of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous communications in the Kimberley region. We support the enhancement of Indigenous musicians throughout Western Australia, create and produce valuable event activities for the entire community and deliver nationally accredited training in media and events management.

Through dedication, passion and a vision for the future we have grown in our capacity to become one of Australia’s most successful and diverse Indigenous media and communications organisations ensuring we remains at the forefront of digitising culture and community.

Goolarri Media Enterprises (GME) is a fully owned subsidiary of the Broome Aboriginal Media Association (BAMA). BAMA was launched in 1991 after ten years of community discussion about the need for an Indigenous media service for the rapidly growing town of Broome.

Since then, GME has transitioned from a traditional media service to a broader training and capacity building organisation with a vision to close the gap for all Indigenous peoples across the Kimberley region.

Specifically, we assist the development of both the Indigenous and non-Indigenous media and communications sector in the Kimberley region, develop and manage events for the local community with a goal of creating stronger social cohesion across the diverse peoples of the Kimberley and ultimately, invest in Indigenous people through education, training and employment pathways, leveraging our RTO status.

Awards

Broome Aboriginal Media Association, Goolarri Media Enterprises and Ramu Productions (the production company of BAMA) have been finalists and  winners in numerous regional, state and national awards for their  contribution to the community through media, health promotions, social marketing, training, events and overall service delivery to the community.

1998

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music Awards
Deadly Sounds
‘The Mary G Show”

2001

Ministers Awards for Excellence
Australian Apprenticeships
“Goolarri Media Enterprises”

2002

West Australian Screen Awards
Outstanding Achievement in a TV Series
“The Mary G Show”

Tuduwali Award
Film and Video
“The Mary G Show”

2003

Australian Institute of Management Training Excellence Awards
Small Business of the Year
“Goolarri Media Enterprises”

2004

Ministers Awards for Excellence
Australian Apprenticeships
“Goolarri Media Enterprises”

2005

Department of Health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Awards
Health Promotion
“Catch and Cook”

Tuduwali Award
Contribution to Indigenous Media
Goolarri Media Enterprises – Dot West

2006

Museums Australia
Partnership Award
Broome Historical Society and Goolarri Media Enterprises for joint production of 5 historical videos

Ministers Awards for Excellence
Australian Apprenticeships Runner Up
“Goolarri Media Enterprises”

2007

Australian Video Producers Awards
TV Infomercial Winner
Goolarri Media Enterprises “Faces and Places”

Australian Video Producers Awards
TV Commercial under $10,000 Winner
Goolarri Media Enterprises “Drink Driving”

2008

Australian Video Producers Awards
Short Film Winner
Goolarri Media Enterprises “Mungarri”

Australian Video Producers Awards
Documentary Winner
Goolarri Media Enterprises “Opening the Common Gate”

Ministers Awards for Excellence
Australian Apprenticeships Runner Up
“Goolarri Media Enterprises”
Overall Winner

2009

Australian Video Producers Awards
TV Infomercial Winner
Goolarri Media Enterprises “Shame”

Australian Video Producers Awards
TV Commercial under $10,000 Winner
Goolarri Media Enterprises “Don’t be stupid – wear a seatbelt”

2010

National Drug and Alcohol Awards
Excellence in Alcohol and other Drug Media Reporting
Goolarri Media Enterprises – AERF Campaign

Australia Video Producers Awards
Best Documentary Winner
“Talking Country 2” Series

Australian Video Producers Awards
Best Music Video Clip Winner
Naomi Pigram Band “Hurts to be me”

Australian Video Producers Awards
Best Special Event Winner
Kimberley Girl

2011

Shire of Broome
“Active Citizenship Award”
Community Group

Australian Video Producers Awards
Best TVC over $10,000
“Simple Science” Indigenous Ear Health

Australian Video Producers Awards
Education and Training
“Children First”

2012

Australian Video Producers Awards
Best overall commercial
FARE Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder “Women’s Project”

Regional Achievement and Community Awards
Service Award

Regional Achievement and Community Awards

2015

Western Australian Screen Awards
Best short form – factual
“Naji”