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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 31st March 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is thrilled to share that From the Embers—a podcast series recounting the experiences of communities affected by the 2019-20 bushfires—was named as highly commended in the Podcasting category at Melbourne Press Club’s 2020 Quill Awards, announced at the annual ceremony on Friday, 26 March

Danny Chifley, 18th February 2021

Facebook’s decision to block the sharing of news content on its platform has significantly impacted hundreds of community broadcasters, whose pages are now blank – including First Nations media organisations, faith-based, regional and multicultural broadcasters.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 21st January 2021

CBAA and First Nations Media Australia joint submission.


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 21st January 2021

The CBAA makes a submission to the Commonwealth Government's Media Diversity in Australia inquiry.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 10th September 2020

Today, on World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK Day?, Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced the extension of funding for the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia’s (CBAA) National Suicide Prevention Project, as part of the Australian Government’s Department of Health’s National Suicide Prevention and Leadership Support Program.

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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

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 12th May 2020

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

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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

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.

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Katrina Hughes, 20th March 2020

Community radio stations are vital spaces for social connection—connecting members, volunteers, staff and communities around local issues and shared passions. 


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 19th March 2020

The CBAA supports Community Council of Australia's open letter to governments across Australia. David Crosbie and Tim Costello make seven suggestions as to how government can work more effectively with charities over the coming months.

Katrina Hughes, 2nd March 2020

Hosted entirely by people aged between 9-16 years old, Primary Perspectives has been created specifically to provide an opportunity for young people to share meaningful dialogue about local/global community issues they care about.

Katrina Hughes, 19th February 2020

The CBAA recently visited Parliament House in Canberra to discuss the vital role community radio plays in times of emergencies and disasters.

Katrina Hughes, 18th February 2020

In a major blow to press freedom in Australia, the Federal Court has ruled that the search warrants the Australian Federal Police used to raid the ABC last year were valid. The AJF believes the case underscores the urgent need for a Media Freedom Act, to protect the role of the press in keeping the government accountable.

Katrina Hughes, 28th January 2020

Australian Honours and Awards recognise the outstanding service and contributions of Australians. Recipients come from right across the country and from all walks of life. While some well-known people receive awards, many more are known only to those they help and serve day-in-day-out. All recipients are worthy of recognition and celebration.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 23rd January 2020

Throughout the recent bushfire crisis and in the aftermath, community radio has remained a vital source of local emergency information and space for community connection.

Katrina Hughes, 31st December 2019

With 2019 coming to a close, the CBAA would like to share just a few highlights of our year.

Katrina Hughes, 13th December 2019

Could your station provide essential information radio programs, like readings from local newspapers, to serve people in your community with a print disability?

Katrina Hughes, 13th December 2019

Felicia Foxx is the Realist Tiddah of Sydney, balancing her role as the First Nations Queen of Oxford Street with her role as the presenter of Making Tracks, weekday afternoons on Koori Radio 93.7FM.

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