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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.

CCA

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 21st May 2019

The Community Council for Australia, which the CBAA is a member of, has commended the Morrison Government on their re-election, welcomed their commitment to fundraising reform, and called for more certainty and support across the charities sector.

NVW2019

Katrina Hughes, 20th May 2019

Volunteering Australia is celebrating how volunteers are Making a world of difference by acknowledging the almost six million formal volunteers and many others who volunteer informally, and provide immeasurable support in their communities.

Ian Hamm

CBAA Communications, 15th May 2019

The Community Broadcasting Foundation has announced that Ian Hamm will be joining their organisation as President on 1 July, 2019. A Yorta, Yorta man, Ian brings more than 30 years senior experience in policy and strategic reforms at the Australian and Victorian governments.

 

Alliance for Journalists' Freedom White Paper

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 14th May 2019

The Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom has released a White paper that provides seven recommendations for legislative change to strengthen press freedom in Australia.

Adam Westaway and Peta Murphy Labor candidate for Dunkley

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 14th May 2019

Dunkley candidate Peta Murphy has told RPP FM’s Matt and Adam show that although exhausted by the campaigning, she is genuinely honoured to be standing for the seat of Dunkley.

Zoe Brain interviews Stephen Wentworth for the Nationals

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 14th May 2019

Zoe Brain, 15, a presenter and youth reporter at ZgenFM (Southern Highlands, NSW) has been busy recently, reaching out to her local candidates in the seat of Whitlam.

Volunteering Australia

CBAA Communications, 13th May 2019

Volunteering Australia, the national peak body for volunteering in the Australian community, has written to the major parties asking them to outline their commitments on volunteering in the lead up to the Federal Election on 18 May 2019.

State of the Sector Report

CBAA Communications, 8th May 2019

Welcome the State of the Community Radio Sector Report 2019. The first of its kind, the State of the Sector report brings together a range of data sources to provide insights into Australia’s largest independent media sector – community broadcasting.

RPP FM - Adam, Matt and Greg Hunt MP

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 3rd May 2019

Flinders MP Greg Hunt visited the RPP FM studios in Mornington this morning, joining presenters Matt and Adam on air.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 3rd May 2019

Labor announces $2m to support First Nations Media with upgrades to broadcasting, transmission and digital networking equipment.

2BOB Meet the Candidates

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 3rd May 2019

2BOB's Meet the Candidates for the Federal seat of Lyne was held in Taree's (NSW) Uniting Church Auditorium on Wednesday, 24 April.

CBX May 2019

CBAA Communications, 2nd May 2019

The May 2019 edition of CBX features lots of great stories! Read about how the CBAA is building support for the community broadcasting sector in the lead up the to 2019 Federal Election, how fundraising can build income for your station, the importance of onboarding and supporting station volunteers and more.

SYN Radio

CBAA Communications, 23rd April 2019

As of Monday April 22nd, SYN will present one consistent program of young voices across SYN 90.7FM and SYN’s DAB+ digital radio channel.

RTRFM

CBAA Communications, 18th April 2019

Perth community radio station RTRFM 92.1 has asked Shadow Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese and Federal Member for Perth Patrick Gorman to support the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia’s 2019 election policy agenda to Keep Community Radio.

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CBAA Communications, 11th April 2019

In the lead up to the Federal Election on Saturday, 18 May 2019, the CBAA is seeking to translate support for community broadcasting amongst sitting members of Parliament and candidates across the major parties, minor parties and independents into better policy settings to allow the sector to thrive.

2019/20 Federal Budget

Helen Henry, 3rd April 2019

The Federal Government’s budget, announced on Tuesday, 2 April 2019, includes $19.7 million funding for the community broadcasting sector in the coming financial year.

7EDG digital radio

Helen Henry, 1st April 2019

Community radio services in Hobart are now a step closer to being available on DAB+ Digital Radio.

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Helen Henry, 27th March 2019

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is one of 23 winners (and one of five in Australia) in the Google News Initiative (GNI) Asia Pacific Innovation Challenge.

CBAA

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 15th March 2019

Updates on submission to the Federal Budget process, political responses to the Music and Arts Economy in NSW report and support for community radio, and CBAA submission to the ACCC - and more.

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