Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Imparja Television
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Type of Media


Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

Key footage since station opened in 1988, including:

  • Opening of station and original station ID
  • News footage
  • Documentaries, such as Finke Desert Race documentary filmed each year since c2000
  • "Footprints" current affairs program, 2008
  • "Yamba’s Playtime" children’s program, most episodes since it started in 1995
  • news and commercial production camera tapes
  • Since about 2007 all programs aired are stored digitally

Company archives, including:

  • annual reports, business plan, board information, etc. The last seven years are complete; documents from before that are somewhat patchy
  • Collection of photographs


Imparja is a private, commercial television company, totally owned and controlled by Northern Territory and South Australian Aboriginal shareholders. It started broadcasting in 1988.

Some material is kept off-site.

The National Film and Sound Archive holds copies of some program material, such as news, "Footprints" and "Yamba’s Playtime".


Imparja, television, Indigenous, Aboriginal, news, documentaries, children's, "Footprints", "Yamba’s Playtime", organisational documents

Contact Name

Operations Manager, Imparja Television


PO Box 52, Alice Springs, NT 0871

Phone and Fax

Ph +61 (8) 8950 1411


Website Link 1

Website Link 2

Affiliation Notes

  • This record is included in AustLit because it forms part of the Media Archives Project. AustLit does not comprehensively cover Australian Archives.

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