Sponsor’s Profile – Imparja
Imparja is the anglicised spelling and pronunciation of the word Impatye, meaning tracks or footprints in the Arrernte language. Arrernte is the traditional tribe and language of the Alice Springs region.
Imparja Television is Australia’s last truly independent television station. Founded in Alice Springs, Imparja has grown to be one of the great success stories of Indigenous enterprise.
Imparja Television plays a central role in the region it broadcasts, in particular, the Northern Territory and Queensland, where the majority of its viewers reside.
Imparja purchases programming from the Nine Network enabling a lively and varied programming schedule with wide public appeal. It brings the best of the city’s shows and sports to remote Australia.
Over 60 people are employed full-time with most based at its head of operations in Alice Springs and several sales representatives in Townsville, Toowoomba and Darwin.
A talented commercial production unit produces high quality advertisements for the businesses of central and remote Australia to enable them to promote their services and products.
Imparja is proud to support the Alice Springs Masters Games as an important event for the Alice Springs community and the Northern Territory as a whole.