Our Partners

Danny Chifley, 7th July 2020

The CBAA partners with a range of likeminded organisations.

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Every Australian has a unique story to tell – the Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) helps to share these stories. Each year, the CBF grant more than $19.7 million so community media organisations can communicate, connect and share knowledge through independent radio, television and digital media.


The CBAA acknowledges the financial support of the CBF.

Spots & Space exist to provide a national shopfront for quality, specialised and community media. The CBAA exclusively endorses Spots and Space to the communications industry and the media as the national representative of community broadcasting.


APRA AMCOS are here for the music. From radio, online and beyond, APRA AMCOS support both music creators and music customers, to make music rights simple, and ensure the local industry’s future.


PPCA is a non-profit organisation that works with broadcasters and Australian recording artists Australian artists to contribute to the growth of the Australian music community by promoting to business the value of using recorded music.

The Judith Neilson Institute supports and celebrates quality journalism and storytelling around the world. Their grants and education programs equip journalists with the resources they need to produce outstanding work.


The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) empower Australian talent to shape and share their stories with the world, by delivering future-focused education, research and training.


iHeartRadio is a free, all-in-one digital radio service that lets you listen to your favourite Australian Radio Network Live Stations, create commercial-free, Custom Stations, and find the best audiocasts to create your own daily custom talk station.

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The Community Media Training Organisation (CMTO) is a Registered Training Organisation, delivering management and media training to the community broadcasting sector and affiliated organisation for over 10 years.


Community Council for Australia (CCA) is an independent member-based peak body dedicated to building flourishing communities by enhancing the extraordinary work of Australia’s not-for-profit sector.

Ecstra is a not for profit organisation committed to building the financial capability and wellbeing of all Australians within a fair financial system.

Paul Ramsay Foundation

The Paul Ramsay Foundation seeks to identify and partner with individuals, communities and organisations working to create an Australia where people can overcome disadvantage and realise their potential.

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Google is a multinational technology company whose mission is to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body that cherishes great artists from all regions, and across all practices.

First Nations Media

First Nations Media Australia is the national peak body for First Nations not-for-profit broadcasting, media and communications.


The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications aims to provide an environment in which all Australians can access and benefit from communications services, creative experiences and culture.


The Department of Health develop and deliver policies and programs to ensure better health for all Australians.


The Department of Veterans Affairs supports those who serve or have served in the defence of our nation and commemorate their service and sacrifice.

OTA - Donate Life

The Organ and Tissue Authority (OTA) works with states and territories, clinicians, the community sector and the general public to deliver the Australian Government’s national program to improve organ and tissue donation and transplantation outcomes in Australia. The OTA leads the implementation of the national program in the collaboration with, State and Territory Medical Directors, DonateLife Agencies (one in each state and territory) and hospital medical and nurse specialists in organ and tissue donation. These people and organisations comprise the DonateLife Network.

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The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) is an international non-governmental organisation serving the community radio movement, with almost 4000 members and associates in 130 countries. Its goal is to support and contribute to the development of community and participatory radio along the principals of solidarity and international cooperation.

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The CBAA is a partner in Deakin University's Capacity-building and knowledge-sharing in citizen journalism enterprise project, which focuses on building capacity in and sharing knowledge about citizen journalism through parallel initiatives in Australia and India.


Contact the CBAA for further information about partnering with our organisation. 

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It's DonateLife Week and the community radio sector is once again supporting this cause.


Encourage your listeners and your community to say ‘yes’ to organ and tissue donation this DonateLife Week, Sunday 26 July to Sunday 2 August.


DonateLife Week is being held from Sunday 23 February to Sunday 2 March, and it’s a great opportunity for community broadcasters to let local audiences know about the importance of organ and tissue donation.