|Industry||Media, communications and events management agency|
|Products||Radio, Television and Magazine|
Vibe Australia is an Aboriginal media, communications and events management agency founded by Gavin Jones in 1993. Located in Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, they work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout Australia.
Vibe Australia was founded in 1993 by Gavin Jones.
In June 2014, Vibe Australia funding was cut under coalition budget measures designed to reallocate funding to indigenous education programs including Deadly Awards funding phased back to $1 million and no funding provided for future years. On 12 July 2014, Gavin Jones died at age 47, however it was not clear whether his death could be attributed in any way to the budget cuts.
On 14 July 2014, Vibe Australia announced that all Vibe projects including the Deadly Awards concluded on 30 June 2014.
A weekly radio program syndicated to over 250 Aboriginal community stations.
A national magazine focusing on health, sport, music and lifestyle.
A magazine for Indigenous people in secure rehabilitation care and at risk. Hosted by Indigenous broadcaster, artistic director and author, Rhoda Roberts.
Move it Mob Style
|Move it Mob Style|
|Genre||Children's health, dance and lifestyle|
|Presented by||Series 1-3: Naomi Wenitong and Shannon Williams
Series 4: Ghenoa Gela and Wakara Gondarra
|Theme music composer||Joel Wenitong|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of series||4|
|No. of episodes||80|
|Executive producer(s)||Gavin Jones
|Producer(s)||Poppy Stockell (Series 2-4)|
|Production location(s)||Brisbane (Series 1-3)
Sydney (Series 4)
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Deadly TV
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Original release||2011 – 2014|
A children's television show focusing on health, dance and lifestyle. Broadcast by NITV.
With the studios in Brisbane getting ready to shut down, Series 4 is now filmed in Sydney with new hosts Ghenoa Gela and Wakara Gondarra replacing Naomi Wenitong and Shannon Williams. With the move from Brisbane also comes a move from Post Op as the broadcast provider. Series 4 premiered on March 2014.
The Vibe 3on3
A national music and sporting event to promote health, well being, identity and sportsmanship. Hosted by former Harlem Globetrotter 'Smiling' Dwayne Cross and former Sydney Kings coach Claude 'Starsky' Williams.
- Gavin Jones obituary: Respected Indigenous identity and Deadly Awards founder dies aged 47 at ABC
- Feneley, Rick. "Deadly Awards founder Gavin Jones dies after funding cut". Sydney Morning Herald. SMH. Retrieved 28 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Fund a new Deadly awards!". Vibe Australia. Vibe Australia. Retrieved 28 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>