National Features and Documentary Series

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An annual showcase of work by new and emerging Australian community radio producers.

Applications to participate in NFDS 2018 closed Sunday 1 April, 2018. Successful applicants will be notified in late April 2018.
Are you a community station or broadcaster?

Available for airplay on your station, the National Features and Documentary Series has been mentoring producers to create half-hour stories since 2013. Check out each feature below.

Individual file downloads are available for you to play on-air, at no cost. Contact the Community Radio Network on 02 9310 2999 or email crn@cbaa.org.au.

Produced with the assistance of the Department of Communications and the Arts via the Community Broadcasting Foundation - and the Community Media Training Organisation.
 

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2017 Series
Kaarina Lindell recording an Edison Phonograph at Resurrection Radio

You have your story idea, perhaps a main character or interviewee, and a concept for how you want it to sound on air. 

A a graduate of the Steiner educational model wanted to understand more about it.

National Features and Documentary Series

Listen to the wisdom of the elders of the land.

Get caught in the grey areas of medicinal cannabis.

National Features and Documentary Series

A Geelong community of defence force veterans attempting to return to civilian life.

Boys Finding A Voice. Different boys in a radio studio, having fun and making radio

Damian Perry knows very well that school isn't just Maths and English.

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What led Britain's colonisation of the lands now known as Australia?

Latest News from the National Features and Documentary Series
CBAA NFDS 2018

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 21st February 2018

Are you an emerging Australian community radio producer? Apply now to make a docco, get training, national distribution and paid for your work.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 21st February 2018

The CBAA's National Features & Documentary Series (NFDS) gives new and emerging community radio producers the opportunity to make a radio feature for national distribution, receive mentoring from experienced producers and be paid for their work. All you need to enter is a great idea!

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Andrew McLellan, 20th December 2017

In early 2017, seven participants were chosen to create pieces for the CBAA's National Features & Documentary Series, receiving training from and mentoring by the Community Media Training Organisation. 

Lachlan Wyllie, 3rd October 2017

A a graduate of the Steiner educational model wanted to understand more about it.

National Features and Documentary Series

Lachlan Wyllie, 28th September 2017

Listen to the wisdom of the elders of the land.