Winners of the 2020 CBAA Awards

cbaacomms, 20th November 2020

We're thrilled to announce the winners for the 2020 CBAA Community Radio Awards.

With more than 30 categories, the CBAA Community Radio Awards aim to celebrate innovation, perseverance and community champions within our sector.

You can now see the full list of award finalists 

We hope you'll join us in celebrating the best in community radio — check back regularly for updates and don't forget to follow us on Facebook so you don't miss any announcements!

All times in the schedule are in AEDT.
For Winning entries already announced, click on the winner to watch a short, celebratory video.

Best Special Event Broadcast      

Best Station Fundraising Campaign          

Excellence in Journalism

Best Radio Program – Talks

Best Station Fundraising Campaign: Small Station

Contribution to Australian Music - Initiative - Sponsored by PPCA

Excellence in News & Current Affairs Programming - Sponsored by Deutsche Welle

Excellence in Indigenous Engagement - Sponsored by McNair yellowSquares | SurveyMob

Excellence in Indigenous Broadcasting

Outstanding Volunteer Contribution 

Excellence in Technical Innovation - Sponsored by Agile Broadcast

Best New Radio Program - Sponsored by AFTRS

Troy Garner Excellence in Sports Programming  

Excellence in Training

Excellence in Ethnic and Multicultural Engagement  - Sponsored by McNair yellowSquares | SurveyCulture

Best Radio Program - Music - Sponsored by APRA AMCOS

Best Station Production 

Contribution to Australian Music - Radio Program - Sponsored by APRA AMCOS

Excellence in Community Engagement

Excellence in Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasting 

Best Online Content

Excellence in Outside Broadcasting

Excellence in Digital Media - Sponsored by Triton Digital

Outstanding Youth Contribution 

Outstanding Volunteer Contribution

Excellence in Technical Services

Excellence in Innovative Programming and Content

Excellence in Creative Audio

National Features and Documentary Series - Supported by CMTO

Excellence in Music Presenting - Sponsored by PPCA

Outstanding Small Station

Station Leadership Award           

Michael Law Award

Tony Staley Award

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


More than 300 entries across 27 award categories, representing a diverse cross section of the community radio sector. 


We are excited to announce the finalists for the 2023 CBAA Community Radio Awards following a competitive campaign that saw more than 350 entries in over 30 categories. Be sure to attend the CBAA Conference on 2-4 November at Adelaide Oval to see who wins on the big night.