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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 3rd July 2020

The CBAA and First Nations Media Australia makes joint submission.

Victorian Seniors Festival Community Radio Network

Andrew McLellan, 1st July 2020

Victorian Seniors Festival content available to stations from July to October 2020

Andrew McLellan, 1st June 2020

Meet the producers, mentors and selection panel for NFDS 2020.

Radio East Gippsland

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 27th May 2020

The devastating bushfires that impacted vast regions of Australia towards the end of 2019 and into 2020 saw over 80 community radio stations broadcasting in fire affected areas or to fire affected communities.


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 14th May 2020

Charities, including community radio stations, are the heart of communities and people are turning to them in droves for support and comfort at this time

Braidwood FM donated radios

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 14th May 2020

The CBAA highlights the role played by community broadcasters during the 2019-20 bushfire emergencies and other natural disasters.

Alliance for Journalists Freedom logo

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 12th May 2020

The CBAA joins Alliance for Journalists' Freedom and regional coalition in open letter.

Think Stories and Ideas

Sharmaine Spencer, 30th April 2020

A new part of the award winning 'Think' series from 2SER is coming to the Community Radio Network. 

Afro Turn Up

Andrew McLellan, 28th April 2020

The Community Radio Network catches up with host and producer Kix.

A man listening

Danny Chifley, 28th April 2020

This month we learn about the LivingWorks Start program, help and support you can access through Lifeline via phone and online as well as the free online support ReachOut is providing to young Australians during the COVID-19 outbreak to help them stay well when it comes to their mental health.

April Roundtable participants via Zoom

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 27th April 2020

The Roundtable discussed a number of points, principally related to the CoVID-19 crisis and its effect on our sector.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 23rd April 2020

Today the Charities Crisis Cabinet, which the CBAA is a part, has written to the Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Ministers calling for urgent fundraising reform

Home set up - Phil Campbell Phoenix FM

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 23rd April 2020

Get information relevant to commnuity radio stations as not-for-profits and charities.

2 delegates sitting at 2019 CBAA Conference

Danny Chifley, 20th April 2020

With nearly six million listeners tuning in each week, local stations play a vital role in keeping Australians informed and connected to their communities. 70 per cent of community radios stations are in regional or remote areas and in many of these areas, community radio is the only local media source


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 15th April 2020

A Charities Crisis Cabinet has been formed with co-Chairs Rev Tim Costello AO and Susan Pascoe AM and 18 other leaders from the not-for-profit sector, including Jon Bisset (CBAA, CEO).

Katrina Hughes, 9th April 2020

At this time, community radio stations play a critical role in delivering their communities informed, factual information while also preventing the social stigma associated with COVID-19.

Katrina Hughes, 7th April 2020

This month we get some tips for how you can build stronger relationships so that you can be supported by friends, family and colleagues during tough times.

Katrina Hughes, 7th April 2020

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is excited to announce the launch of a new Australian Music Radio show across the Community Radio Network (CRN) this week.

Katrina Hughes, 1st April 2020

The CBAA is pleased to announce that the National Radio News service will be free for all member stations for the next six months, as part of a new COVID-19 subsidy partnership with the Judith Neilson Institute.

Katrina Hughes, 28th March 2020

The role community radio plays as a space for connection and community coming together is really being highlighted right now. While our listeners may be going outside less and less, they’re still connecting to local news, voices and updates, and being soothed with music and distraction through you and your teams.