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Danny Chifley, 21st April 2020

With the nation unable to gather together in person to commemorate those who served, the CBAA and community stations nationwide are doing what we can to pay tribute. 

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Danny Chifley, 20th April 2020

The Paul Ramsay Foundation and the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas are jointly funding a radio documentary series on Australia’s recent bushfires. From the Embers will premiere on community radio stations across the country from 21 April.

Mitch Fuller, 20th April 2020

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Danny Chifley, 20th April 2020

With nearly six million listeners tuning in each week, local stations play a vital role in keeping Australians informed and connected to their communities. 70 per cent of community radios stations are in regional or remote areas and in many of these areas, community radio is the only local media source

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 16th April 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

The latest in our special series of webinars dealing with COVID-19 will provide an overview of the sector's call to politicians for increased support, new funding opportunities available to stations and other measures in place to assist stations through uncertain times.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 15th April 2020

A Charities Crisis Cabinet has been formed with co-Chairs Rev Tim Costello AO and Susan Pascoe AM and 18 other leaders from the not-for-profit sector, including Jon Bisset (CBAA, CEO).

Katrina Hughes, 9th April 2020

At this time, community radio stations play a critical role in delivering their communities informed, factual information while also preventing the social stigma associated with COVID-19.

Katrina Hughes, 7th April 2020

This month we get some tips for how you can build stronger relationships so that you can be supported by friends, family and colleagues during tough times.

Katrina Hughes, 7th April 2020

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is excited to announce the launch of a new Australian Music Radio show across the Community Radio Network (CRN) this week.

Mitch Fuller, 6th April 2020

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CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 4th April 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

The latest in our special series of webinars looks at the impact of COVID-19 for community radio boards and directors. We'll be giving an overview of what this means regarding the differing legislation for States & Territories and considerations for moving AGMs and meetings online.

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 3rd April 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

As we navigate our way both as a sector and a society through COVID 19, stations need to maintain fundraising both as a way of staying on air through uncertain times and assuring that we are on a sound financial footing once we return to normal programming (and life). 

Katrina Hughes, 1st April 2020

The CBAA is pleased to announce that the National Radio News service will be free for all member stations for the next six months, as part of a new COVID-19 subsidy partnership with the Judith Neilson Institute.

Mitch Fuller, 30th March 2020

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Katrina Hughes, 28th March 2020

The role community radio plays as a space for connection and community coming together is really being highlighted right now. While our listeners may be going outside less and less, they’re still connecting to local news, voices and updates, and being soothed with music and distraction through you and your teams. 

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 26th March 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on the world economy, one that is being felt significantly by the community broadcasting sector. 

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 24th March 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

As we continue to engage with the balance of providing a voice for our community with maintaining safe stations, the capability of recording and producing content from home has never been more important.

Mitch Fuller, 23rd March 2020

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CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 21st March 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the community broadcasting sector in Australia. Now more than ever, we need our volunteers to rally behind our stations and the communities that they serve, as well as ensuring a safe environment for their continued involvement.

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Katrina Hughes, 20th March 2020

Community radio stations are vital spaces for social connection—connecting members, volunteers, staff and communities around local issues and shared passions.