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2017 Conference - Debate

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 25th January 2018

We did the unthinkable - asked these sector stalwarts to pick a side (or we made them..) - is community radio about the listener or about the person on air?

Engaging Young People Workshop.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 24th January 2018

Get some tips for engaging young people that you can start now!

3SYN logo

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.

Fine Music 102.5 award recipients

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 20th September 2017

St Leonards based community radio station Fine Music 102.5 has been awarded a Community Group of the Year Award at the 2017 North Sydney Community Awards. 

CBAA Conference

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 18th August 2017

Two new forums about the roles and issues facing women and youth in community broadcasting have been added to the alreading bursting 2017 CBAA Conference program.

Youth forum at conference

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 8th August 2017

Workshops on engaging and building partnerships with young people and exchanging content have been added to the bustling 2017 CBAA Conference program.

Wayne Stamm

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 25th July 2017

An interview with Wayne Stamm.

Group of friendly people

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 18th July 2017

The 2016 Census was released at the end of last month, with data revealing that Australians are still engaged and committed to volunteering activities.

CBAA Webinars

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 11th July 2017

*Past webinar - click through to view webinar recording*

This session will provide an opportunity for young people in community broadcasting to discuss ideas and issues of relevance to them at both a station and sector level, as well as setting the agenda for the Youth Forum to be held at the 2017 CBAA Conference.

CBAA Webinars

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 10th July 2017

*Past webinar - click through to view webinar recording*

This session will provide an opportunity for women in community broadcasting to discuss ideas and issues of relevance to them at both a station and sector level. It will also set the agenda for the Women's Forum to be held at the 2017 CBAA Conference, where this year a new Women’s Representative will be elected.

Learning for Purpose

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 27th June 2017

This July the Learning for Purpose initiative, through the Centre for Social Impact at the University of Western Australia will launch the largest research study ever on and for not-for-profit employees and volunteers working at all levels.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 22nd June 2017

4ZZZ are working towards including more people with a disability at the station. In what is a national first for community radio, 4ZZZ have appointed a Station Advocate for people with disabilities.

Chelsea Deeley 2

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 1st March 2017

When I first walked up the stairs and into Eastside Radio, the idea of being an on-air presenter was the furthest thing from my mind.

PBS training

CBAA News, 22nd February 2017

Great initiatives that are happening at the moment within the community broadcasting sector to encourage more women and gender diverse people into broadcasting roles.

Great idea

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 21st February 2017

Kim Stewart, Doctoral researcher, social worker and long time community radio producer at 4ZZZ in Brisbane, is seeking participants for a study into the benefits and challenges facing people with a disability in the sector.

James Findlay

CBAA News, 15th February 2017

James Findlay and Adrian McEniery will soon be graduates from the AFTRS 100% online Radio Content and Program Director’s Course, but they are already reaping the benefits of the learning combined with years of their own hard work and determination. Both have secured great new jobs – James at Triple J and Adrian at 3MBS Melbourne.

Great idea

CBAA News, 2nd February 2017

My Voice, My Ability, My Rights is just one of multiple shows at CHY FM 104.1 led by young people with disabilities.

Volunteering 2

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 16th December 2016

Giving Australia 2016 reports that volunteering time and hours have both increased in the past decade.


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 2nd December 2016

8 ways to find, support and encourage your volunteers.

Rob Stewart_2016 Awards

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 2nd December 2016

Rob Stewart of 8EAR Gove FM in Nhulunbuy, NT took home the CBAA award for Outstanding Volunteer Contribution in 2016. This is his story.