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Joshua Cole, 7th June 2023

Vision Australia Radio Melbourne is seeking on-air presenters/producers for its Online Review radio news reading program. The program reads current online news items and in-depth online news stories from a national and international perspective over the last 12 - 24 hours alongside magazine style pieces and a look at how they are impacting the global community.

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Joshua Cole, 7th June 2023

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia is partnering with The Centre for Volunteering to promote the benefits of volunteering in the community broadcasting sector.

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Joshua Cole, 7th June 2023

Mparntwe/Alice Springs station 8CCC's On Frequency Festival is the last to feature in this three-part series on music festivals organised by community broadcasters. We spoke to station manager Benjamin Erin about the station's experience in live music so far and what the station's hopes are for its first festival.

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Joshua Cole, 6th June 2023

The Eastside Radio Music Manager is a critical role at Eastside. The Music Manager is responsible for overseeing all things music at the station. The Music Manager is also the key player in establishing and maintaining external communications and relationships with the Australian music industry on behalf of Eastside. The Music Manager is passionate about music and has an open mind when it comes to genres, in addition to having a good understanding of Eastside’s current programming structure.

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Joshua Cole, 6th June 2023

The Eastside Radio Programming Manager (PM) provides support to 84 programs with more than 130 presenters and producers. With assistance from the Programming Committee and Board the PM will be responsible in implementing the creative direction of the station’s programs. The PM will help design technological advances to improve broadcasting and ensure relevance in the modern media landscape.

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Joshua Cole, 5th June 2023

The CBAA is looking for an emerging IT professional aiming to broaden their technical skills in an Infrastructure Administrator and Service Support role. This role will provide to internal stakeholders (our staff) and our members (community radio stations) across day-to-day infrastructure and IT operations issues. This role will be the key contact for handling infrastructure and technology matters, continually seeking improvements and enhancements within internal operations.

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Joshua Cole, 5th June 2023

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2023 CBAA Annual Conference, to be held at Adelaide Oval from November 2-4, is now open.

Work With Us Community Radio Network Support Officer

Joshua Cole, 2nd June 2023

The CBAA is looking for a Community Radio Network Support Officer to assist the Content Services Manager, Community Radio Network Team Leader and other team members across all content distribution and related activities for CBAA. The role works primarily with the Community Radio Network team and external contacts such as community radio stations and producers.

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Joshua Cole, 2nd June 2023

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the June 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.

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Joshua Cole, 1st June 2023

Barkly Regional Arts and 8CCC Community Radio are partnering to offer the right candidate a unique opportunity to work across community radio and digital media in the vibrant Barkly region.

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Joshua Cole, 24th May 2023

In this installment of our series on community broadcasters that organise music festivals we spoke to Queensland station 4MBS on their Festival of Classics, now in its 30th year. It has grown massively since its inception, from a single weekend to a format that now spans a month.

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Joshua Cole, 23rd May 2023

The Bidjara Media & Broadcasting Company (4RR FM) in Charleville is currently seeking suitable applicants for the position of Senior Radio Broadcaster. Experience with the SAM on-air broadcast system & Audacity audio editing software would be an advantage.

Complaints Handling - CBAA Webinar May 2023

Joshua Cole, 17th May 2023

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording*

In this webinar you will learn the steps you need to take to prevent and deal with conflicts and complaints. You’ll learn how to provide a safe and effective service to those who wish to make a complaint to or about them and create a plan in place to help minimise the impacts.

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Joshua Cole, 16th May 2023

The CBAA was saddened to hear of the passing of Peter Crick, the President and former co-manager of Armidale community radio station 2ARMFM, in March this year.

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Joshua Cole, 10th May 2023

Organising a live music event is no small task - and when it comes to music festivals, the challenges can seem insurmountable. The CBAA recently caught up with three stations that organise festivals - RTRFM, 4MBS and 8CCC - to learn more about the challenges they've faced and how they've navigated them. In this instalment we catch up with RTFM which recently hosted In The Pines.

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Reece Kinnane, 10th May 2023

The 2023-2024 Federal Budget was handed down last night by the Treasurer Jim Chalmers. Budget papers show the allocation to the Community Broadcasting Program has increased in dollar amount because it has been indexed to keep up with rising costs, which is now part of ongoing budget policy.

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Joshua Cole, 10th May 2023

104.9 Sunshine FM is looking for an experienced weekday presenter. You could be presenting now and ready to recalibrate your work-life balance or you may have left the business a while ago and would like to come back to do some great local radio. You know your music, you like people and you only need three minutes to do a great interview.

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Joshua Cole, 10th May 2023

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and Volunteering Australia have partnered to promote the integral role of volunteering in community broadcasting.

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Joshua Cole, 8th May 2023

PAW is looking for an enthusiastic and tech-savvy Radio Station Coordinator. Answerable to the General Manager and Operations Manager, the successful candidate will oversee the day to day operations of the Radio Station at our Yuendumu hub, whilst working closely with the Remote Indigenous Broadcasting Studio (RIBS) Coordinator to facilitate training and engagement across several remote Indigenous communities.

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Joshua Cole, 8th May 2023

The General Manager (GM) position leads a team of Indigenous and non-Indigenous coordinators and staff who work in Radio presenting and production, Video production, Music production, Archiving, Digital literacy and Administration.