Membership Eligibility and Applications

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The CBAA has three categories of membership: Permanent Community Broadcaster, Temporary Community Broadcaster or Aspirant Community Broadcaster.

Membership is open to organisations only.

Permanent Community Broadcaster CBAA Membership

For not-for-profit entities that hold a permanent community broadcasting licence under the Broadcasting Services Act and operate as a community broadcaster.

AGM voting status: 2 votes.

Fees
  • For stations with gross annual income less than $49,500: $495 (+ GST)
  • For stations with gross annual income between $49,500 and $564,900: 1% of annual gross income (+GST)
  • For stations with gross annual income over $564,900: $5,649 (+GST)

Full members may pay the annual fee on an annual or monthly basis. Full members joining during the financial year are charged on a quarterly pro-rata basis and receive a 3% discount when fees are paid in advance for the financial year (payable in July of each year).

Temporary Community Broadcaster CBAA Membership

For not-for-profit entities that hold a Temporary Community Broadcasting License (TCBL) under the Broadcasting Services Act and operate as a community broadcaster.

AGM voting status: 1 vote.

Fees

$250 (+GST) for the first year and $275 (+GST) for second and subsequent years until permanent.

Membership fees are paid annually. Temporary Community Broadcaster members joining after 1 January in any year are charged 50% of the annual fee.PDF iconCBAA Membership Application Form - Template with Ts & Cs Updated 20171009.pdf

Aspirant Community Broadcaster CBAA Membership

For not-for-profit entities that intend in good faith to apply to hold a licence to operate a community broadcaster service under Part 6 of the Broadcasting Services Act.

No AGM voting status.

Fees

$250 (+GST) per annum

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Please click through to read the terms and conditions of membership, and then complete and return our application form.

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