2021 CBAA Community Radio Award Finalists

Alex Crerar, 29th October 2021

This year, the CBAA Awards received more than 320 entries across 30 award categories, representing a diverse cross-section of the community radio sector. 

The full list of Award finalists can be found below. Winners will be announced virtually in December, and the Michael Law Award and Tony Staley Award will be presented at the CBAA Conference in March 2022.

Congratulations to all who has participated in this years program. 

2021 CBAA Community Radio Awards

Best New Radio Program
Best Online Content
Best Radio Program - Music
Best Radio Program - Talks
Best Special Event Broadcast
Best Station Fundraising Campaign
  • RTRFM 92.1 - Collab Series Vol 1
  • Fresh 92.7 - Heart Beats 2020 Fundraiser
  • Vox FM - The Voice Of The Illawarra - Robin The Hood!
  • 2MFM - Support 2MFM
  • 89.9 TheLight - November 2020 Fundraising Campaign - Extra Day
  • 98five - Speak Hope Share Hope June Appeal 2021
Best Station Fundraising Campaign - Small Station
Best Station Production
Outstanding Youth Contribution
Contribution to Australian Music - Radio Program
Excellence in Community Engagement
Excellence in Creative Audio
Excellence in Digital Media
Excellence in Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasting
Troy Garner Excellence in Sports Programming
Excellence in Indigenous Broadcasting
Excellence in Indigenous Engagement
Excellence in Innovative Programming and Content
Excellence in Journalism 
​Excellence in Music Presenting 
​Excellence in News and Current Affairs Programming
Excellence in Outside Broadcasting
Excellence in Technical Innovation
Excellence in Technical Services
Excellence in Training
Outstanding Small Station Award
Outstanding Volunteer Contribution
Station Leadership Award

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