Serving the people of Halls Creek
Welcome to our Radio Station
PRK Radio provides an Indigenous broadcasting service to the Halls Creek area as well as contributing to and receiving programming through the PAKAM and NIRS networks. At various times in its history, according to the skill of the station’s broadcasters, it has regularly developed and syndicated programs broadcast nationally.
The Radio Station is particularly important for the Indigenous people of the region, with news, community messages and announcements regularly broadcast in Kriol or the traditional local languages. The station also encourages broadcasting of Indigenous music.
PRK Radio Halls Creek
6PRK Radio plays a lead role in the community for the dissemination of news and is part of the emergency network. 6PRK plays about 70% Indigenous music with other music genres making up the remaining, indigenous news as provided by NIRS, job and training opportunities, health tips, local interviews and voices of local people spaced over a daily rotation.
6PRK is reliant on a small number of paid staff with the support of a dedicated group of volunteer broadcasters. Several of the current broadcasters and volunteers have previously been trainees at the station and have returned to work at 6PRK after picking up further experience elsewhere.
Radio Station Membership
To become a member of the radio station a form must be obtained from the radio station by a person who is at least 15 years old, An Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who normally lives locally.
The person must apply in person and directors accept/reject the membership by a resolution at a directors meeting.