GTV BROADCAST CHARTER
GTV is the Indigenous owned open narrowcast television service of Goolarri Media Enterprises and its parent organization Broome Aboriginal Media Association.
GTV operates under class licences in accordance with the provisions of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 and will comply with the Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA) Code of Practice for narrowcast television. This code includes general guidelines for programming, handling complaints and classification and placement of programming.
The operations of GTV are located on Yawuru land. The services of GTV will be respectful of the needs and aspirations of the Traditional Owners but will also strive to support and respect the needs of other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the stations broadcast footprint.
GTV does not receive operational funding and completely relies on project based funding for the production and broadcast of programs, infotainment and advertising. GTV adopts the following principal and objectives in targeting these funds.
The principal function of GTV is to provide a high quality, cost effective television service that reflects, informs, educates and entertains the people within its broadcast footprint.
In performing this principal function, GTV will:
Contribute to the revitalization and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and Culture.
Contribute to the Social, Cultural and Emotional Wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artistic expression, people and way of life whilst providing an avenue for all Australians.
Be respectful and comply with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural protocols as well as adhering to the principles of Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) rights.
Contribute to the maintenance of heritage and promotion of the Broome community.
Have regard to the needs of all residing within the broadcast footprint including youth and children.
Provide a balanced commentary on community issues.
Support and promote the diverse multicultural community.
Digitize Culture and community through the recording and where appropriate broadcasting of these stories.
Provide a broadcast avenue for all filmmakers who comply with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander protocols and the ASTRA open narrow cast television Codes of Practice.
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