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Alex Crerar, 24th August 2021

Liz recently joined the CBAA off the back of her previous roles at Council on the Ageing, Benevolent Society and St Vincent de Paul Society. Liz's extensive experience as an Office Manager and Executive Assistant has allowed her to seamlessly take on her role at CBAA in providing high level support to the CEO and wider teams. 


Amy Leiper, 19th August 2021

94.9 Main FM welcomes Rich Moffat as their new Programming Coordinator.

hfriedlander, 13th August 2021

We're pleased to announce today that we're extending the deadline for Awards nominations to 5pm AEST Monday, 23 August 2021.

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Amy Leiper, 12th August 2021

CTV+ launches as a website, available now via, and has both Android and iOS versions in development for future release in early 2022. The service will enable viewers to watch both stations’ live linear broadcast feeds as well as being able to catch up on over 20 locally produced community TV programs, with plans to double its content offering over the next six months


hfriedlander, 12th August 2021

In its response, the CBAA made a number of points in support of the needs of community broadcasters to provide the best outcome for stations and listeners.

Alex Crerar, 11th August 2021

The Member Success Officer's role is to provide proactive support and service to CBAA members, subscribers and prospective members. Darcy takes on this role with extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector, providing support and fundraising expertise to clients, which has allowed him to seemlessly join the CBAA membership team and provide high level advice to CBAA members. 

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Alex Crerar, 11th August 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) and RPH Australia (RPHA) announced their agreement to work collaboratively has been extended for another three years to 30 June 2024 to benefit the Radio Reading Network. Under the agreement extension, CBAA and RPHA will continue to be co-managed by Jon Bisset, the CBAA CEO, but will remain governed by two separate boards of directors. This will preserve the uniqueness of the Network’s programs and services

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hfriedlander, 4th August 2021

Congratulations to the teams involved!

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Alex Crerar, 2nd August 2021

SYN Media will soon release two original podcasts created and produced by young people in SYN’s 2020/21 Podcast Incubator program.

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Danny Chifley, 30th July 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the August 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.

Alex Crerar, 28th July 2021

As one of the newest members of the CBAA team, Claire brings with her an extensive knowledge in onboarding and implementation, software training and content editing. Her positive attitude and willingness to take on any task that comes her way has allowed Claire to seamlessly transition into the CBAA team. 

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hfriedlander, 27th July 2021

We are making changes to our Privacy Policy to ensure it keeps pace with the way we operate as the peak body for the community radio broadcasting sector. This includes the way we interact with you, the way we store personal information about you, the way we might use that information, and the ways and reasons we might share it.

hfriedlander, 16th July 2021

Liberal Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells has written to Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar on behalf of the Senate Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation to express its concerns about the Morrison Government’s proposed changes to charities regulations.

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hfriedlander, 15th July 2021

Scholarships provide invaluable opportunities for under-resourced stations, volunteers and staff to attend the CBAA Conference to learn, network, share knowledge and participate in discussions to which they wouldn't otherwise be exposed.

hfriedlander, 14th July 2021

Super Early Bird tickets for CBAA members on sale til 2 August.

Alex Crerar, 13th July 2021

We asked Erin Dick, of SYN, who won the Excellence in Digtal Media Award, a few questions about the station's achievements. 

Alex Crerar, 12th July 2021

Her extensive experience in the music industry and radio makes Eddy the perfect addition to the CBAA's CRN team. Eddy spent 18 months at FBi Radio contributing to many aspects of the station, from briefing presenters, to prepping for guests, coordinating giveaways, curating content for the Wednesday morning show and creating content for the website. Eddy's love for community radio and her passion for helping others, along with her positive energy, is a welcome addition to the CBAA team. 

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Alex Crerar, 12th July 2021

Meet the producers, mentors and selection panel for the National Features & Documentary Series 2021.

Alex Crerar, 9th July 2021

3KND, 2020's winner in Excellence in Indigenous Engagement and Excellence in Technical Innovation.

Alex Crerar, 8th July 2021

Warren Barnett, CBAA's Outstanding Volunteer Contribution Award, joint winner 2020. Highland FM.