It's the largest annual community radio gathering - a chance to network, be inspired and develop your knowledge and skills.

The 2018 CBAA Conference will take place 8-10 November at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Watch this space for updates!

The CBAA conference is your opportunity to:

  • Hear from experts and leaders from within and outside the community radio sector.
  • Attend informative and hands-on sessions covering everything from leadership and management, to station tech and content programming, finances and community engagement.
  • Connect with other broadcasters from all over Australia, as well as sector organisations like the Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF), Community Media Training Organisation (CMTO), and the CBAA's board and staff.
  • Celebrate some of the year's best work with old friends and new at the CBAA Community Radio Awards.

Stay up to date with all the info on the conference by signing up here, becoming a fan on Facebook and following the CBAA on Twitter and Instagram.

Conference Workshop

Good Morning Country - 2015 Conference

2016 Conference Welcome Event

Latest Conference News
2017 Conference - Debate

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 25th January 2018

We did the unthinkable - asked these sector stalwarts to pick a side (or we made them..) - is community radio about the listener or about the person on air?

Noongar Radio wins Contribution to Australian Music

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 25th January 2018

Check out all the action, who won what, and listen to the inspiring speeches that will bring a tear to your eye - that or Danny Chifley's indelible humour.

Engaging Young People Workshop.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 24th January 2018

Get some tips for engaging young people that you can start now!

National Features and Documentary Series

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. 

2017 CBAA Awards

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 12th November 2017

Winners of the 2017 CBAA Community Radio Awards have been announced at a gala dinner held on the Gold Coast Saturday night, 11 November. 

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 27th October 2017

This year, we're reducing our environmental footprint and making our program more accessible by launching the CBAA Conference App! Get it now.

Trevor Long

Helen Henry, 11th October 2017

Final plenary session for the CBAA Conference announced.

Helen Henry, 22nd September 2017

7 weeks until the CBAA Conference kicks off on the Gold Coast, QLD.

CBAA Conference

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 18th August 2017

Two new forums about the roles and issues facing women and youth in community broadcasting have been added to the alreading bursting 2017 CBAA Conference program.

Youth forum at conference

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 8th August 2017

Workshops on engaging and building partnerships with young people and exchanging content have been added to the bustling 2017 CBAA Conference program.