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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. 

Alex Crerar, 7th July 2021

This series was created to highlight emerging artists from around the world. The CBAA's own Andrew Khedoori has kicked off the series by showcasing some incredible Australian artists.

Alex Crerar, 7th July 2021

Adam Stoked, Station Manager, Highland FM

Alex Crerar, 5th July 2021

Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar announced recently that reforms agreed to by the Council on Federal Financial Relations will lift financial reporting thresholds for small and medium charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. 

Alex Crerar, 5th July 2021

MainFM is a small station with a big heart that emanates positivity – you can hear it in the sound.

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Danny Chifley, 1st July 2021

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

cbaacomms, 30th June 2021

Beginning in October 2020, to assist with marketing and communications for the 2020 CBAA Conference, and since staying on as a permanent member of the CBAA Advocacy and Communications team, Alex has become a key figure in all things communications at CBAA. Working under the Head of Advocacy and Communications, Alex's role as Advocacy and Communications officer covers all things day-to-day marketing as well as tackling anything else that may come her way.

Alex Crerar, 29th June 2021

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Coneccion Latino Americana program on 2XXFM in Canberra. The Latino program began in late June 1976 with Victor Marillanca as coordinator/presenter and was the first Spanish radio program in the ACT

hfriedlander, 28th June 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is excited to launch the 2021 CBAA Community Radio Awards—celebrating the sector’s innovation, perseverance and its community champions

CBAA Webinar - Station ID & On-Air Branding

Danny Chifley, 25th June 2021

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.* 

Second in a two-part webinar that looks at how you can use the theory and practice of audio production to shape the sound of your station and position your brand positively in the mind (and ears) of your audience and community.