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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.

From the Embers podcast cover

Amy Leiper, 13th October 2021

Two episodes bring home bronze in the NYF Radio Awards Festival

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Danny Chifley, 12th October 2021

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.* 

The ACMA are currently streamlining the community broadcasting licence renewal form to simplify the process and make it easier for stations. Our webinar will look at the new form and process, what has changed and what you need to know to ensure a comprehensive and effective licence renewal in the future.

Frieda Lee, 7th October 2021

Our Fact Sheet will help you understand the case and moderate your social media pages.

Frieda Lee, 6th October 2021

We have put together some answers to common questions about COVID-19 vaccination at your station.

Alex Crerar, 6th October 2021

Amy began at the CBAA in August and has since become an integral part of the Advocacy and Communications team. Amy's extensive expertise in media has allowed her to bring a fresh perspective and a wealth of knoweldge to the CBAA and all she does.

Danny Chifley, 30th September 2021

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

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Danny Chifley, 28th September 2021

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.* 

In the lead up to the next Federal election, community broadcasters are in a fantastic position to act as a conduit between politicians and our communities.

Amy Leiper, 20th September 2021

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gabrielle Williams today announced almost $9 million for Melbourne’s only indigenous radio station 3KND Kool N Deadly and Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place – the home of community in Melbourne’s east

Danny Chifley, 20th September 2021

It is imperative that we as a sector work together to ensure safety and continued service to our communities. Our focus will be to share information to help you stay on-air and safe while doing so.

Alex Crerar, 16th September 2021

The CBAA is thrilled to announce the 10 recipients of the 2021 CBAA Conference Scholarships. These Scholarships are valuved at almost $1,200 each for community radio station representatives to attend the CBAA Conference 2021, from 2-4 December in Cairns, Queensland.