2021 CBAA Tony Staley Award presented to Ngaarda Media

hfriedlander, 29th April 2022

The CBAA is thrilled to present the Tony Staley Award for 2021 to Ngaarda Media.

The winner of the Tony Staley Award is a community broadcasting organisation or initiative that actively promotes the values of community broadcasting in the areas of democracy, diversity, access, and independence. Ngaarda media embodies this as they continue to advocate, and fight for diversity, and rights, and provide a voice for all those in their community.

"It's important for us to give First Nations people a voice, but of course, as a community radio station, we give all local people a voice" Tangiora Hinaki, Ngaarda Media.

Originally to be presented at the now-postponed CBAA Conference in March 2022, you can watch Ngaarda Media's full acceptance speech.

The CBAA is excited to be kicking off the 2022 Community Radio Awards on 2 May - visit cbaa.org.au/awards for more information.

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The full list of Award finalists can be found below. Winners will be announced at the CBAA Conference 27-29 October, along with the recepients of the Michael Law and Tony Staley Awards. 

Congratulations to all who has participated in this years program. 


The CBAA is excited to launch the 2022 CBAA Community Radio Awards—celebrating the sector’s innovation, perseverance, and its community champions.


This article announces the 2021 CBAA Award Winners.