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Braidwood FM donated radios

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 23rd October 2020

The CBAA is pleased to see the Federal Government's recognition of the community broadcasting sector's hard word and dedication throughout and in the aftermath of Black Summer.

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Danny Chifley, 16th October 2020

The CBAA is calling for nominations for people interested in serving as a Director of the Board or as the CBAA Youth Representative.

CBAA awarded funding by the Community Broadcasting Foundation to equip Community Broadcasters For Modern Media Environement

Andrew Morris, 23rd September 2020

The Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) will provide support over the next four years for the CBAA to support community radio stations to provide Australian audiences with seamless, personalised digital experiences.

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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.

8CCC presenter interviewing two women at the Big Day Out in Harmony

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 9th September 2020

Contribute to this Federal Government inquiry.

3REG Radio East Gippsland from outside

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 4th September 2020

Emergency broadcasting, Radiocommunications Bill, ACCC's News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 2nd September 2020

Follow up submission made by the CBAA and First Nations Media Australia.

Danny Chifley, 31st August 2020

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the September 2020 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

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Danny Chifley, 24th August 2020

A Jam Pakt Conversation with Jonzy

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 13th August 2020

The Community Broadcasting Sector Roundtable, chaired by the CBAA, met for the second time digitally in August 2020

Catherine Liddel First Nations Media Australia CEO

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 22nd July 2020

A new National Agreement on Closing the Gap is expected to be signed in the days ahead. Join our community media briefing in partnership with First Nations Media Australia.

Gaven Livermore, 2AAA Wagga Wagga NSW, 2020

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 16th July 2020

On 25 June, the Federal Government’s Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017 were amended to allow regional MPs to use their office expenses to pay for the production or placement of content for broadcast on community radio within their electorate.

In Western Australia, Donnybrook Balingup Community Radio's Tony Wright and Barry Green, with the Hon Alannah MacTiernan, WA Minister for Regional Development.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 10th July 2020

COVID-19 support measures, Government Advertising and COVID-19 Government Health Campaign, what els

Andrew McLellan, 9th July 2020

We chat to Michael Kerr from Small Business Banter on the Community Radio Network

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Danny Chifley, 6th July 2020

Skill up your station volunteers and workers in 2020-2021 and apply for subsidised training with the Community Media Training Organisation. 

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