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Webinar - What to know about cyber security for your station

Joshua Cole, 20th February 2024

Charities and not-for-profits are prime targets for cyber-attacks and privacy breaches.

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Jane Liang, 15th February 2024

We're saddened to hear of Chris Cobcroft's passing after a long illness.

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Joshua Cole, 14th February 2024

Australia's music punches above its weight on the world stage, but at home it can be hard for new acts to be heard amongst industry titans. Community radio provides a place for up-and-coming artists to be heard, broadcasting around 37% Australian music, well above the required quota of 25%. 

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Joshua Cole, 14th February 2024

Tuesday 13 February saw broadcasters and the broader community celebrate community radio as part of World Radio Day.

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Joshua Cole, 13th February 2024

This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic and self-motivated manager of community radio to apply their radio and coordination skills with an Indigenous-owned media organisation.

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Joshua Cole, 12th February 2024

Ngaarda Media is looking for a Content Director and Broadcast Manager to manage daily news, content and commercial scheduling operations, while planning and executing major editorial projects. The role also focusses on training, coaching and mentoring staff. 

Data & Insights Analyst 0224

Joshua Cole, 8th February 2024

The CBAA is looking for a key contributor to our emerging data & analytics program, growing our understanding of performance and deliver engaging visualisations, dashboards, insights and reporting that analyses and amplifies impact in an evolving and exciting time for audience trends in media.

Q1 Listener Data Webinar

Joshua Cole, 5th February 2024

In this webinar you’ll be taken through the most recent survey data on listenership in the community radio sector. We will explain trends that are occurring nationally and also focus in on state-based results.

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording*

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Joshua Cole, 5th February 2024

Diana comes to the CBAA with a wealth of experience in Australia's arts and creative industries, including work as a Studio Manager at Animal Logic and over a decade of experience supporting the arts sector nationally at Screen Australia and the Australian Directors’ Guild.  

2024-25 Pre-Budget Submission Article Carousel

Joshua Cole, 31st January 2024

The CBAA is seeking a substantially increased funding allocation for community broadcasters in the 2024/25 Federal Budget to deliver Roadmap 2033: Community Broadcasting’s plan for greater impact in every Australian Community.

Suicide Prevention Feb 2024

Joshua Cole, 31st January 2024

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the February 2024 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health.

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Joshua Cole, 31st January 2024

Indigenous Community TV is looking for a highly motivated Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander person interested in telling important stories about issues relating to Indigenous communities who live remotely. The role is based in Mparntwe/Alice Springs.

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Joshua Cole, 31st January 2024

Indigenous Community TV is looking for an established journalist/producer with senior editorial experience to oversee its expanding newsroom in Mparntwe/Alice Springs.

Jane Liang, 4th January 2024

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the January 2024 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health.

Jane Liang, 18th December 2023

How do you prepare an awesome music interview? What kind of questions should you ask to get your artist fully engaged in an in-depth conversation? In this webinar, AMRAP Manager Andrew Khedoori will discuss tips and tricks on the delicate art of music interviewing for a great listening experience.

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording*

CBAA Webinar PodPoll 2023

Jane Liang, 14th December 2023

Deadset Studio’s Lead Strategist Kellie Riordan will share the latest exclusive insights from PodPoll 2023: Australia's podcast insights survey. She'll share data on podcast consumption in Australia, with a focus on how community radio stations with your communities of interest could position your podcasts.

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording*

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Joshua Cole, 7th December 2023

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia is pleased to welcome you to the December 2023 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health.

Each month, our project team develops a series of 20 short radio segments designed to promote help-seeking behaviour and positive lifestyle choices, using interviews with service providers, as well as profiles of people who have successfully dealt with tough times in their lives.

Protecting Privacy - Changes Ahead

Joshua Cole, 6th December 2023

Last week, the CBAA participated in a media industry roundtable hosted by the Attorney-General’s department to consider the Australian Government’s proposals for major changes to the Privacy Act, several of which may affect community broadcasters.

Keeping free-to-air services prominent

Joshua Cole, 6th December 2023

The proliferation of new types of media content and new types of devices has made it increasingly challenging for audiences to quickly locate traditional broadcasting services, including community broadcasting.

Roadmap 2033 Webinar

Joshua Cole, 27th November 2023

Join CBAA CEO Jon Bisset and Community Broadcasting Foundation CEO Jo Curtin as they explore Roadmap 2033, an exciting ten-year vision for the community broadcasting sector.