Earlier in April TEABBA Broadcaster Bernard Namok Jnr (Bala B) travelled out to Warruwi to broadcast the re-launch of the local RIBS.
The whole community turned up to the event to hear speeches from Pastor Billy Nawaloinba, Traditional Owner Johnny Namayia, Yagbani Chairperson Bunug Galaminda, Sports & Rec officer Patrick Lami Lami, Renfred Manmurulu, Elder Jenny Manmurulu, WIRE editor Mark Coddington , SSM Kupa Teao and local police officers all spoke at the radio re-launch about the importance of the day and encourage local community members and organisation utilise the RIBS with any community announcement, stories and requests.
Francis Xavier Kurrupuwu MLA – Arafura, spoke on TEABBA Radio about the importance of having a local RIBS set up in the community to promote local traditional songs, languages, stories and let the community aware of up and coming meetings and promote local events such as festivals.
The re-launch was broadcasted to all the 29 TOP END COMMUNITIES and the broadcast was heard all the way in Far North Queensland on the Atherton Tablelands.
A BIG THANK-YOU to the West Arnhem Regional Council, Kupa Teao ‘Council Service Manager in Warruwi’ and the community of Warruwi for their wonderful hospitality.