Latest news

eNews banner click to register

Conference 2019

Katrina Hughes, 19th July 2019

The CBAA Conference is back for another year and we're bringing you the knowledge and ideas you need to continue best serving your community. Join us from 24 - 27 October in Melbourne to be inspired by community broadcasters and experts from across the country. We're thrilled to announce our developing program.

Danny Chifley, 16th July 2019

Sydney's 2RPH seek board members to help set the strategic direction of the station.

Mitch Fuller, 15th July 2019

Music Making Moves on Community Radio!

Katrina Hughes, 11th July 2019

The CBAA and iHeartRadio have partnered to get your community radio station on one of Australia’s leading digital audio streaming services. The partnership allows iHeartRadio Australia audiences’ access to some of Australia’s most loved community radio stations.


Katrina Hughes, 10th July 2019

​The Australian Government Department of Health have extended funding for the CBAA National Suicide Prevention Project, as part of the National Suicide Prevention and Leadership Support Program.


Katrina Hughes, 9th July 2019

The CBAA are looking for an experienced Customer Service and Administration Officer to provide outstanding support and coordination to their members who utilise the web products and online services. A base level understanding of web design and CRM’s would be an advantage.

Mitch Fuller, 9th July 2019

Danzel Baker AKA Baker Boy returns to the Amrap charts this week with In Control - a joyous, uplifting ode to inner strength, co-wrote b

Community Broadcasting Foundation logo

Danny Chifley, 8th July 2019

The Community Broadcasting Foundation is looking for a Partnerships and Projects Manager.

National Suicide Prevention Project

Katrina Hughes, 4th July 2019

Welcome to the July 2019 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

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.


Katrina Hughes, 26th June 2019

This document provides details to support the position put forward at the National Press Club’s Press Freedom: On the Line event on 26 June 2019.

Ninah Kopel, 2SER Producer

Katrina Hughes, 26th June 2019

Sydney community station 2SER 107.3 continues to shine on the world stage, winning three trophies at the prestigious New York Festivals Radio Awards overnight.


Danny Chifley, 25th June 2019

There's more to community radio than having great taste in music (though that obviously helps!).

Mitch Fuller, 25th June 2019

Australian Music Moving at Community Radio

AFTRS School Holiday Workshops

Katrina Hughes, 21st June 2019

From film-making and digital animation to blood and guts movie make-up, screen music and HSC video skills, the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) has you covered this July holidays.

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 20th June 2019

Social media is invaluable in terms of promoting content, increasing community participation, recruiting volunteers or staff and shining a light on all on the news, music, arts, politics, culture and more that makes up the fabric of our community. But as with all forms of communication, there is an art to how best to take advantage of this tool. 

CBAA logo

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!

Little Fictions

Sharmaine Spencer, 14th June 2019

Unique, contemporary and captivating short stories, told in 13 parts.

Coming to the Community Radio Network in June 2019, Little Fictions is a half-hour storytelling program presented by Sydney actor, Ella Watson Russell out of 2RPH. The show features contemporary short stories by authors from across Australia, and narrated by actors, either recorded at live performances or in the studio.

Over these thirteen episodes, hear a range of stories, from the struggle of trying to find a good coffee in Leichardt to exploring the rainforests of the Byron hinterland, to even discovering the hidden life of Ross Gellar from Friends, each story will leave you inspired to write a little fiction of your own.

SYN Media launches its Podcast Incubator

Katrina Hughes, 12th June 2019

Starting today, SYN will release four original podcasts as the culmination of its Podcast Incubator. SYN’s Podcast Incubator is a mentoring and professional development program for five emerging producers all under the age of 26. 

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 7th June 2019

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Join us for our webinar and learn from fellow community broadcasters on how you can create a winning sponsorship media kit.