2016 CBAA Community Radio Awards

It's time to enter this year's CBAA Community Radio Awards!

Helen Henry, 28th March 2016

The CBAA Community Radio Awards celebrate excellence and are your chance make a nomination or be recognised nationally for your achievements.

The annual CBAA Awards are designed to promote and recognise excellence in community broadcasting. They acknowledge the accomplishments of stations and their programs, initiatives or practices that increase their capability and improve the services offered to that station's community. 

Entries for the 2016 CBAA Community Radio Awards are open until 8 May 2016. All entries are via our easy-to-use online platform.

Award categories
  • Best Station Production
  • Best Station Promotion or Fundraising Campaign
  • Best New Radio Program – Talks
  • Best New Radio Program – Music
  • Outstanding Volunteer Contribution
  • Outstanding Small Station Award
  • Outstanding Youth Contribution
  • Contribution to Australian Music
  • Excellence in Technical Services
  • Excellence in Community Participation
  • Excellence in Indigenous Engagement
  • Excellence in Ethnic & Multicultural Engagement
  • Troy Garner Excellence in Sports Programming
  • Excellence in Spoken Word, News & Current Affairs Programming
  • Excellence in Music Programming
  • Excellence in Digital Media
  • Excellence in Training
  • Most Innovative Outside Broadcast or Special Event Broadcast
  • Michael Law Award
  • Tony Staley Award

Find out more and enter the Awards.

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CBAA Awards - celebrating excellence in community broadcasting. 


The CBAA's annual awards celebrate excellence in community broadcasting. Nominations for 20 categories are open now, and will close on 15 July.


Tonight, hundreds of community broadcasters from across Australia gathered in Melbourne for the 2016 CBAA Community Radio Awards. Winners were announced across 20 categories celebrating community broadcasting excellence and recognising the accomplishments of community radio services and the people behind them.