2018 CBAA Conference

Pricing & Registration


Join us for the 2018 CBAA Conference and be part of the biggest community broadcasting event of the year.

The conference runs from 8 - 10 November and delegates will enjoy:

  • A welcome and networking event on Thursday evening 
  • 2 full days of programming on Friday and Saturday (full program here)
  • Members will be able to attend the CBAA's Annual General Meeting on Friday evening
  • Wine and dine at the 2018 CBAA Community Radio Awards Gala Dinner on Saturday evening (ticketed event)
  • Kick start your conference learnings with a governance workshop on Thursday at lunchtime (ticketed event)

Register below:

  Standard (until 7 November) On-site (8-10 November)
Member Station (includes Conference Kickstarter) $840 $895
Non-Member Station / Supplier (includes Conference Kickstarter) $1,475 $1,575
Concession** (includes Conference Kickstarter) $625 $725
Member - One Day Registration (includes Conference Kickstarter) $540 $640
Non-Member - One Day Registration (includes Conference Kickstarter) $920 $1,020
CBAA Community Radio Awards Gala Dinner  $145 $145
Pre-Conference Governance Workshop - for Conference Delegates $88 $88
Pre Conference Governance Workshop - Non-delegate rate $165 $165
Extra Conference Kickstarter tickets $55 $55

All prices are in $AUD and are inclusive of GST.

**Those with a valid student card, seniors card or pensioner card are eligible to register at the Concession rate.

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Got questions? Please check our FAQs and if your question isn't answered there, please contact our conference organisers via email - [email protected] - or telephone - 1300 792 466

What's included

Member Station, Non-Member Station/Supplier & Concession Registrations include:

  • Entry to all Conference sessions on Friday and Saturday
  • Morning and Afternoon Teas and Lunch daily
  • A ticket to the Kickstarter event on Thursday evening
  • Copy of the Final Program via the CBAA Conference App

One Day Registration – Member and Non-Member includes:

  • Entry to all Conference Sessions on day of registration
  • Morning and Afternoon Teas and Lunch on day of registration
  • Copy of the Final Program via the CBAA Conference app

Pre-Conference Workshop: Secrets of Successful Boards and Committees

Half Day Workshop 12:30 - 4:00pm on Thursday, 8 November - limited capacity

Get a head start on the 2018 conference with this additional half-day workshop focused on governance delivered. Unlock the secrets of successful boards and committees with guidance from experienced community sector practitioners who are actively involved in boards and committees and who understand the complex issues this presents. This session is a must for current and aspiring board members. Attend to learn about:

  • The importance of good governance
  • Getting the right people on board for the right reasons
  • Meeting legal requirements
  • Recruitment and succession strategies
  • Making your constitution work for you

Presented by: Patrick Moriarty, Executive Director - Institute of Community Directors Australia

Cost: For conference delegates, registration is $88, includes afternoon tea. For non-delegates, registration is $165, includes afternoon tea.

Social Events

Register for the CBAA Community Radio Awards Gala Dinner or purchase extra social event tickets via the same registration portal.

Wet Your Whistle Conference Kickstarter

All registrations include access to Thursday night’s Conference Kickstarter welcome event – a chance to mingle with your fellow delegates over some food and drinks.

Date & Time: Thursday, 8 November 2018.

Location: To be announced.

Cost: Included in your delegate ticket! Extra tickets for non-delegates are $55 per ticket.

CBAA Community Radio Awards Gala Dinner

Join us for community radio’s night of nights! The CBAA Community Radio Awards Gala Dinner is the highlight of the CBAA Conference social calendar and an opportunity to come together and celebrate outstanding work and contributions by stations and individuals across the sector. Attend to wine, dine and socialise with community broadcasters from all over Australia.

Date: Saturday, 10 November 2018

Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Cost: For conference delegates, registration is $145 per ticket. For non-delegates, registration is $160 (non-delegates).

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Got questions?

If your question isn't answered on our FAQs page, please get in touch with our conference organisers via email - [email protected] - or telephone - 1300 792 466. 

Registration Terms & Conditions

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Please ensure that you read the below terms and conditions carefully. Your conference registration indicates that you have read, understood and accept the terms and conditions of the 2018 CBAA Conference as outlined below.

  • All cancellations must be advised in writing to the Conference Organisers.
  • Cancellations received on or before Friday, 7 September 2018 will receive a refund of registration fees less an administration charge of $250.00. Cancellations after this date will not be refunded.
  • Cancellations for social program received after Friday, 7 September 2018 will not be refunded. 
  • Any accommodation cancellations must be received in writing by the Conference Organisers. Please refer to the individual hotel cancellation policies. The Conference Organisers cannot guarantee new bookings or amendments to existing books after Friday, 5 October 2018.