2019 Annual General Meeting

Katrina Hughes, 3rd October 2019
The CBAA hereby provides formal notice and encourages its members to participate in this year's Annual General Meeting and attend to the formal business of the Association.

The CBAA Annual General Meeting will take place at 4.30pm on Friday, 25th October 2019 at our national conference at the Pullman Melbourne On the Park. If you're unable to attend, the CBAA encourages you to provide a proxy.

The agenda for this year's meeting includes:


Ordinary Business
  1. To elect the President:
    To consider and, if thought fit, to pass the following resolution as an ordinary resolution:
    ‘That Phillip Randall, who retires by rotation in accordance with Clause 18.6 of the CBAA’s Constitution and being eligible, is elected as the President of the CBAA for a term ending at the conclusion of the 2021 Annual General Meeting.
  2. To elect the two (2) Ordinary Board Members.
  3. To receive the Report of the President and the Chief Executive Officer on behalf of the Board for the financial year ended 30 June 2019.
  4. To receive the audited Financial Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2019 together with the Directors’ Report and the Independent Audit Report thereon.

Please click to download the:

PDF icon CBAA Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019.pdf

  • Agenda
  • Candidates for nomination for the CBAA Board (also see below)

PDF icon Minutes AGM 2018.pdf
PDF icon Annual Review 2018-2019
PDF icon Annual Financial Report 2018-2019.pdf



Voting representative forms are available to download below and can be submitted to the CBAA prior to the Conference or lodged at the CBAA Conference Registration Desk no later than 3.30pm on Friday, 25 October 2019.

PDF icon CBAA- Form-Nomination of Representatives-2019.pdf
PDF icon CBAA-Form-Proxy-2019.pdf


Candidates for Election to the CBAA Board


Phillip RandallPhillip Randall, Blaxlands Ridge, NSW  Nominators: Curtin FM, Salt 106.5

Phillip Randall is the CEO of Hope 103.2, one of the first community radio licensees in Sydney. With more than 40 years’ experience in media, Phillip started in community radio as a volunteer and has worked full time in the sector since 1988. He has demonstrated skills in leadership, content creation, financial management and governance.

A CBAA board member since 2008, Phillip has served as a general board member, Vice President and is currently President. In that role he has represented the sector in lobbying to Canberra and at the Sector Roundtable. As a seasoned CBAA board member Phillip is across current issues affecting the sector at a time of rapid change for traditional media. 


Ordinary Directors

Peter RohwederPeter Rohweder, Lutwyche, QLD  Nominators: 4ZZZ, 4MBS

Peter hopes to be re-elected this year so he can remain focused on the effective governance of the development of radio station infrastructure for the sector. Peter also engages directly with many stations throughout Australia and pursues strategic aims that support technical development in the sector.

Peter is the Chairperson of Broadcasting Park.  Peter has held this role voluntarily for more than 20 years. Broadcasting Park is the company that manages the transmission site and facilities for five community stations in Brisbane.

Peter started in the sector as a volunteer at 4ZZZ. He was first employed at 4ZZZ in 1998 and was the station manager from 1999 to 2002. Peter was the station manager at Radio 4EB from 2002 to 2018. He has also been a board director for QMusic, 4ZZZ and the Brisbane Digital Radio Company.


Scott Black, Coorparoo, QLD  Nominators: 4MBS, 4ZZZScott Black

Having served community broadcasting for over 19 years, Scott has a passion to help the sector grow and push its capabilities. He has served on CBAA committees, CBF GACs, Secretary & Chair of RPH Australia, and as director of Volunteering Queensland.

Scott also has experience in production, programming, and management of community radio and television. His hope is to bring this experience and his endless supply of new and exciting ideas to the CBAA board for the betterment of the sector.


Narelle McGeoch, Cremorne, NSW  Nominators: Radio Northern Beaches, Hope 103.2Narelle McGeoch

Narelle McGeoch is an experienced business manager with a broad range of skills in systems analysis, systems development and implementation, business development, corporate procurement, gap identification and business strategy. She has direct, relevant experience in the application of strategic business planning and development, project management, business strategy and business and people management. Narelle has a proven record of accomplishment in identifying, planning and leading comprehensive business development strategies in support of business goals and objectives.

Narelle has many years of experience in the NFP sector in both a professional capacity, as Executive Officer, and in a volunteer capacity as Chairman (3.5 years), Director (6 years), Sponsorship and Advertising Manager (7 years) and co-presenter of a business and technology program at Radio Northern Beaches (3 years).

Narelle has a degree in Business Information Systems, a diploma of Hospitality Business Management and was the recipient of AICD and McKinsey and Company scholarships.


Emma Hart, Coburg, VIC  Nominators: 3CR, 3PBS Emma Hart

Emma is the outgoing Women and Gender Non-Conforming People’s Representative on the CBAA Board. She began her involvement in the community broadcasting sector as a breakfast current affairs producer at Melbourne’s 3CR Community Radio in 2014. Emma has been a Director on the 3CR Committee of Management since 2017, and from 2017-2019 worked as Interviews Coordinator at PBS106.7FM, where she is still an occasional broadcaster when the opportunity arises.

In her work on the CBAA Board, Emma has combined her hands-on broadcaster’s perspective with the strategic insight developed through her work in sector governance. Emma grew up in Northern Tasmania, and this along with her experience as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community informs her commitment to working for a sector which is resilient, independent, that champions our many diverse voices, and which balances sustainability with the adaptability required by our changing media landscape.


Grace Pashley, Brisbane, QLD  Nominators: 6RTR, 7EDG Grace Pashley

Grace Pashley is the Station Manager of 4ZZZ in Brisbane. She began her broadcasting career with a stint in college radio at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, and upon returning to Brisbane in 2015, worked in the newsrooms of the National Indigenous Radio Service and 4ZZZ. In 2016, Grace began hosting her own Australian music program on 4ZZZ and worked as their Digital Content Coordinator before taking up her current role as Station Manager in 2017.

Grace has represented the community radio sector, alongside the CBAA, at the Inquiry into the Australian Music Industry, worked with Amrap and other stations to elevate the visibility of community radio at national music conference BIGSOUND, and collaborated with Brisbane stations to host a networking evening with local council and state government. Grace is keen to continue her advocacy for the sector as a director on the CBAA Board.

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