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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.

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

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 9th September 2020

Contribute to this Federal Government inquiry.

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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, 3rd March 2020

​The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and First Nations Media Australia are thrilled to announce the 12 artists chosen for First Sounds Volume One, featuring new and emerging First Nations artists from around Australia.

Katrina Hughes, 31st December 2019

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

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Katrina Hughes, 6th December 2019

Are you a community radio broadcaster or station? Join the mailing list to receive First Sounds, a compilation of new and emerging First Nations musicians.

Shellie Morris

Katrina Hughes, 29th November 2019

The deadline for First Nations artists to be considered for the inaugural First Sounds compilation, due out early 2020, has been extended to Saturday 14 December 2019.

Katrina Hughes, 13th November 2019

Welcome to the October 2019 issue of CBX Magazine, where we pay tribute to Stephen ‘The Ghost’ Walker, who sadly passed away earlier this year, and feature Wilcannia River Radio, winners of the Tony Staley Award 2019 for Excellence in Community Broadcasting at the CBAA Community Radio Awards. And much more!

Illustration: Christine Marshall, broadcaster at Wangki Radio

Katrina Hughes, 5th November 2019

The CBAA Conference 2019 was held in Melbourne from 24-27 October and featured an inspiring and eclectic program.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 31st October 2019

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Sector Roundtable August 2019

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 12th September 2019

An opportunity to share information, network, and help each other strengthen all aspects of the community broadcasting sector.

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Katrina Hughes, 11th September 2019

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) has received funding from the Australia Council for the Arts in their recent grant round, and is excited to partner with First Nations Media Australia on a new initiative to raise the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists – helping to share their songs and stories.

Katrina Hughes, 10th September 2019

Last week was a big week at BIGSOUND in Brisbane for community broadcasting!

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Katrina Hughes, 10th September 2019

Today (10 September 2019) marks World Suicide Prevention Day across the globe and provides a unique opportunity to collectively shine a light on suicide prevention both politically and at a community level.

Awards 2019-Finalists

Katrina Hughes, 16th August 2019

The finalists for the 2019 CBAA Community Radio Awards have been announced.

2ser honor roll

Katrina Hughes, 16th August 2019

As Sydney's 2SER 107.3 moves closer to its 40th birthday in October 2019 - featuring an exhibition at 107 Projects from 9 to 21 October - the station is reaching out around the sector find out who’s worked to keep the station going all this time. 

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 6th August 2019

The Australia’s Right To Know media industry advocacy group, which includes the CBAA, has made a submission regarding the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press.

Mitch Fuller, 1st July 2019

Brisbane artist Hatchie has unveiled her stunning new dream-pop single, hacking her way back into the charts and coindiding with her return to Australia for a sold-out east cost tour.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 20th June 2019

Find out more about the Federal Election campaign wrap, the future of radio, our recent Sector Roundtable meeting and more!

RTRFM Team with Anthony Albanese MP and Patrick Gorman MP at In The Pines

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 23rd May 2019

We are pleased that the community broadcasting sector continues to receive wide support across the political spectrum.