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CBAA Communications, 30th January 2019

At the 2018 CBAA Conference held back in November, our friends at the Community Broadcasting Foundation shared some of the most common feedback they hear from the people assessing grant applications.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, CBAA, 29th January 2019

Did you know that you can use the CBAA’s National Listener Survey (NLS) data to communicate your station's important role in your community to government, grant providers and potential sponsors?

Jon Bisset, CBAA's Chief Executive Officer, 29th January 2019

A key strategy of the CBAA is to assist stations to build their capacity. This means, helping your station to build its skills, resources, knowledge, personnel, infrastructure, content and income to continue trhiving and growing to meet the current and changing needs of your community.  

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 18th December 2018

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

As of 2 January 2019, applications are open for both the Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) Development & Operations and Content grants. Join us as the CBF provide guidance on the grant application process.

Anne Frankenberg

Helen Henry, 15th August 2018

These three new sessions announced for the 2018 CBAA Conference go deep on matters of money and studio technology - topics of interest to all community radio stations.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 17th July 2018

We've added some new workshop sessions to give you the lowdown on CBF Grants and music programming.

Richard Wynne MP and Lyndelle Wilkinson

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 5th July 2018

PBS 106.7FM has secured $500,000 to kick start its move to the Collingwood Arts Precinct thanks to the State Government of Victoria.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 11th October 2017

SYN Media is growing up and moving into its first share house. The Melbourne youth community broadcaster has secured a new CBD co-working space with more media production and training opportunities for young Australians than ever before.

#fixfundraising

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 6th September 2017

Hundreds of charities band together demanding action on fundraising reform highlighting how Australia’s fundraising regulations actively work against the huge not-for-profit sector. 

CBAA Webinars

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 7th July 2017

*Past webinar - click through to view webinar recording*

Running a radio station is an expensive undertaking and accessing multiple revenue streams can help keep a station running and secure its future. But where can you get money from? And how?

#fixfundraising

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 6th April 2017

On 4 April 2017, the Community Council for Australia with support from Justice Connect hand-delivered an open letter to the Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Minister signed by over 150 charities.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 10th March 2017

A new report from the Community Broadcasting Foundation, published today, shows that participation in community radio can significantly reduce social isolation and loneliness.

#fixfundraising

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 24th February 2017

Not-for-profit Law is working in collaboration with some of Australia's leading professional and peak bodies to improve the state of fundraising regulation in Australia.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 20th January 2017

Small stations, especially those in regional, rural and remote areas, know intimately the challenges of running a community station — both financially and in terms of engaging their audience. However when new trials arise, these stations also exercise great flexibility and find highly inventive ways in which to move forward.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 22nd December 2016

If your station is registered as a charity you can now get a 'tick of charity registration' to help enhance public trust and confidence in your station.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 16th December 2016

Giving Australia 2016 reports that an estimated 14.9 million Australian adults (80.8%) gave in total $12.5 billion to charities and nonprofit organisations (NPOs) over 12 months in 2015-16*.

CBAA Conference 2016

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 25th November 2016

Should your station register as a charity? The short answer is, yes.

PBS Radio Festival

Helen Henry, 28th April 2016

Melbourne's PBS 106.7 has launched it's radio festival for 2016 with the theme 'Take The Plunge'.

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 25th February 2016

*Past webinar - click through to view webinar recording*
The aim of this webinar is to assist stations in writing effective, comprehensive grants for both CBF funding applications and for the many other grant opportunities available to community broadcasters.

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Helen Henry, 12th February 2016

Applications for a new grant opportunity are now open to assist community broadcasting organisations to plan for the future.