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Alex Crerar, 17th November 2021

Cameron joins the CBAA as Amrap Support Officer. His passion for music, shown through his radio show on 2SER and his keenness to learn how best to support Aussie artists through the CBAA's Amrap, makes him a welcome addition to our team. 

Amy Leiper, 17th November 2021

Pro Bono News has launched a new podcast How Can I Help? for people who want to help, but don't know where to start.

hfriedlander, 16th November 2021

The year was a difficult one for our sector, but also a year full of opportunities. With most of the world in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, our sector worked to find its new norm, particularly our Victorian members who spent quite some time in lockdown. But it was also a year of resilience, adaptability, innovation and collaboration.

Frieda Lee, 15th November 2021

The ACMA has updated the guidelines for temporary community broadcasting licence holders.

hfriedlander, 11th November 2021

The CBAA will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 2 December 2021, commencing at 5:30pm AEDT. Guests can register to attend now. 

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Danny Chifley, 9th November 2021

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.* 

Knowing how trauma impacts individuals, communities and whole societies allows community broadcasters to build skill sets that can inform and enrich their work. Our webinar aims to equip broadcasters to stay resilient and effective in the face of trauma.

Amy Leiper, 9th November 2021

New book documenting the history of 2SER is available to order.

Frieda Lee, 8th November 2021

This fact sheet covers a few of the common questions we have been getting from stations about the upcoming NSW local government elections.

Alex Crerar, 2nd November 2021

Stafford has joined the CBAA as RPH Project Support Officer. Stafford has come back to the CBAA after serving as our first satellite network manager (1993-95). 

Amy Leiper, 2nd November 2021

The sixth episode of ABC's Fire series pays tribute to community radio and the role it played during the 2019-20 bushfires.

Alex Crerar, 29th October 2021

This year, the CBAA Awards received more than 320 entries across 30 award categories, representing a diverse cross-section of the community radio sector. 

Danny Chifley, 29th October 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia is pleased to welcome you to the November 2021 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Amy Leiper, 22nd October 2021

CBAA to announce the 2021 CBAA Community Radio Award Finalists over Facebook over the week of 25 October to 29 October (Monday - Friday).

Amy Leiper, 21st October 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) announced today that it has been awarded $140,000 in grant funding by the eSafety Commissioner to help deliver online safety education to young people.

Alex Crerar, 20th October 2021

Frieda Lee joined the CBAA's Advocacy and Communications team in September 2021, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge in all things policy and advocacy.

2017 CBAA Community Radio Awards

Amy Leiper, 19th October 2021

CBAA has been shortlisted for Association Forum's 2021 Association of the Year Award.

Frieda Lee, 18th October 2021

The ACMA has revised the B66 licence renewal form in line with our recommendations to reduce the administrative and regulatory burden for stations.

Amy Leiper, 18th October 2021

The CBAA secured $20,000 in grant funding to support vulnerable communities to stay safe during the COVID-19 period

Amy Leiper, 17th October 2021

A united coalition of more than 100 of the nation’s top charities and not-for-profits are warning the Morrison Government that the eyes of the nation will be watching them this week as the Senate considers disallowing a damaging anti-charity regulation. From Monday, the Senate will vote to disallow the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Amendment (2021 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2021, which blatantly attacks the free speech of charities.

Frieda Lee, 14th October 2021

We have made recommendations to the Treasury consultation on ACNC Amendment (2021 Measures No. 3) Regulations 2021 for the harmonisation of higher annual revenue thresholds across jurisdictions.