HR Support


Stations can access HR support by way of forms, policies, contracts and agreements for use in their stations.

This includes employment contracts, volunteer engagement contracts, equal employment policies, social media policies, workplace health and safety (WHS) policies.

This is a free service for CBAA member stations. The service is also available to non-member stations for an additional fee. Get in touch to find out more.

Top templates include:

Please note these re-direct to an external webpage and are used as examples only. To access the templates, contact CBAA.

Volunteer Agreement

This agreement is suitable for all station volunteers. A sample is available upon request.

Contract of Employment

This contract is suitable for full-time and part-time employees of all employers who can use this contract. Stations can adapt this contract for volunteers, presenters and staff.

Social Media Policy

With the growing use of social media, organisations have the right to prescribe standards of communication for social media platforms as it relates to their organisation. This document provides a code of conduct template. The purpose of a code of conduct is to set out and describe the standards of behaviour and conduct expected from employees and volunteers in their dealings with station members, the broadcast community and the general public.

Internet, Email and Computer Use Policy

A range of issues arise as a result of the increased use of the internet, email, and computers. This is a comprehensive policy dealing with internet, email, and computer use provides guidelines to station staff and volunteers on acceptable use.

Anti-discrimination and EEO Policy

This policy has been developed to assist subscribers in meeting their legal obligations under the various state and federal anti-discrimination, freedom of association, employment, equal employment opportunity, bullying, vilification and harassment laws ('EEO Laws').

WHS General Policy

Effective Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) policies and procedures are legal requirements. They also promote WHS good practice generally. This policy covers general WHS obligations.

Workplace Bullying Policy

From 1 January 2014, new anti-bullying laws commenced in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Bullying is a serious risk to the health and safety of workers and this policy aims to eliminate the risks to health and safety that bullying can cause.

Purchasing Procedure 

Risk Management obligations start even before Plant, Equipment, Substances and Personal Protective Equipment arrive at the workplace for use. When purchasing new plant, equipment, substances and PPE, safety considerations need to be addressed prior to purchase. This procedure outlines the necessary factors that need to be considered in purchasing plant, equipment, substances and Personal Protective Equipment.

Recruitment Policy

This policy provides guidance and assistance to managers and supervisors who are involved in the recruitment of employees.

Expense Claim Policy (with Claim Form)

This policy outlines the procedures to be followed by employees in seeking reimbursement for reasonable expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties. The policy also includes an Expense Reimbursement Claim Form which can be provided to an employee to complete in order to seek reimbursement.

A comprehensive list of HR Advance policies accessible by CBAA Members is available here. To access this service, contact CBAA.

In addition to resources offered by HR Advance, stations can also access templates and checklists that accompany the Community Radio Broadcasting Codes of Practice, including the Codes of Practice checklist and the Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers example