2017 CBAA Conference

Call out for agenda items

hfriedlander, 28th September 2018

Each year at the CBAA Conference, we hold the Women/GNC's and Youth (under 26) forums, where people who identify in these groups can get together to discuss the community broadcasting issues that are important to them.

We are currently calling out for agenda items to be discussed at each forum.

Please email [email protected] with your agenda items by COB AEDT 17 October. The agendas will then be circulated prior to the conference, and you can also add to them on the day.

Continue the conversation

After conference, we'll be hosting two follow up webinars for those interested in continuing the conversation.

Women and GNC's webinar: 6.30 pm, AEST, Wed, 28 November - register now

Youth webinar: 6.30 pm AEST, Wed, 12 December - register now

Become the next CBAA Youth Representative

As well as four board members, the Youth Representative role is up for nomination this year, term ending at the 2020 CBAA AGM.

Nominees are expected to have a commitment to the ideals of community broadcasting, a solid knowledge of and interest in the development of community broadcasting as a national sector and commit to representing the interests of the whole sector.

Nominations are particularly encouraged from people (to fill skills or diversity gaps):

  • From a regional or rural location
  • From an Indigenous background
  • From a non-English speaking background
  • With accountancy qualifications
  • With legal qualifications
  • With experience with dynamics of fundraising

Nominations close 5.00pm AEDT on Friday, 12th October 2018. Get more information and find out how to apply.

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We caught up with outgoing CBAA Youth Rep, Pip Younes, to ask her what she's learnt and what you might expect in the role.


*Past webinar - click through to view webinar recording*

This session will provide an opportunity for young people in community broadcasting to discuss ideas and issues of relevance to them at both a station and sector level, as well as setting the agenda for the Youth Forum to be held at the 2017 CBAA Conference.


*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Following on from the Youth Forum at the 2018 CBAA Conference, this webinar will provide a platform for delegates and those unable to make the conference to continue the discussion.