Sector Policy & Campaigns
On behalf of CBAA Members and the wider sector, the CBAA meets regularly with stakeholders to:
- raise and progress policy issues;
- lift the profile and awareness of the community broadcasting sector;
- create networks with organisations who share interests and values with the community broadcasting sector; and
- advocate for the interests of community broadcasters.
The following documents reflect this ongoing work.
The Australian Government announced its intention to conduct a Convergence Review in 2011 in response to ongoing trends in technology that are reshaping the media landscape.
The Convergence Review is an independent review established by the Australian Government to examine the policy and regulatory frameworks that apply to the converged media and communications landscape in Australia.
The CBAA Response to the Convergence Review - Interim Report is available here .
The CBAA Submission to the Convergence Review Framing Paper is available here .
Community Broadcasting 'Vision 2015' Submission to Minister Conroy
A five year plan to renew Australia’s Community Broadcasting sector and create the world’s most innovative, accessible community media.
Community Broadcasting Listener Surveys
The Community Radio National Listener Survey commissioned biennially by the community broadcast sector, and conducted by McNair Ingenuity Research, is a survey of the community radio listening habits of Australians.
Revised B66 Form
Application for renewal of a Community Radio Broadcasting Licence
In October 2005 the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Hon Senator Helen Coonan, announced a framework for digital radio broadcasting in Australia. The first stage applied to metropolitan-wide broadcasting services in capital cities.
HRSCCITA Inquiry Into Community Broadcasting
In 2006 the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (HRSCCITA) held an Inquiry Into Community Broadcasting.
You can also download documents & speeches on issues relevant to the sector below: