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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 19th March 2020

The CBAA supports Community Council of Australia's open letter to governments across Australia. David Crosbie and Tim Costello make seven suggestions as to how government can work more effectively with charities over the coming months.

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Katrina Hughes, 18th March 2020

The CBAA, through the Community Radio Network (CRN), is pleased to make available the full selection of CRN programming via FTP for stations adversely affected by COVID-19.

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Katrina Hughes, 17th March 2020

MEAA releases new ethics guidelines to help journalists reporting on hate speech and extremism


CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 17th March 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Join CBAA CEO Jon Bisset to facilitate further conversation about COVID-19 and how to prepare for the future.

Mitch Fuller, 16th March 2020

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 13th March 2020

Community radio in times of emeregencies, CBAA in Canberra, CBAA submissions to the ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry and Regional Australia Inquiry, and more!

Mitch Fuller, 10th March 2020

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Katrina Hughes, 3rd March 2020

​The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and First Nations Media Australia are thrilled to announce the 12 artists chosen for First Sounds Volume One, featuring new and emerging First Nations artists from around Australia.

Katrina Hughes, 2nd March 2020

Welcome to the Community Broadcasting Suicide Prevention Project, March 2020. This month includes a segment on raising funds and awareness for young people in Australia living with mental health difficulties, and to help prevent youth suicide. 


Mitch Fuller, 2nd March 2020

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Katrina Hughes, 2nd March 2020

The ABC has made the decision not to appeal the Federal Court ruling that the AFP’s warrant to conduct a raid of the ABC’s Ultimo offices was valid. It has decided it can’t litigate its way to reforming fundamentally bad laws.

Katrina Hughes, 2nd March 2020

Hosted entirely by people aged between 9-16 years old, Primary Perspectives has been created specifically to provide an opportunity for young people to share meaningful dialogue about local/global community issues they care about.

Mitch Fuller, 26th February 2020

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Danny Chifley, 22nd February 2020

The Broadcasting Services Act (1992) stipulates broadcast law regarding media coverage of local, state and federal elections. It is the responsibility of every community broadcaster to ensure that these laws are observed, as a condition of the station's licence.

Katrina Hughes, 19th February 2020

The CBAA recently visited Parliament House in Canberra to discuss the vital role community radio plays in times of emergencies and disasters.

Katrina Hughes, 18th February 2020

In a major blow to press freedom in Australia, the Federal Court has ruled that the search warrants the Australian Federal Police used to raid the ABC last year were valid. The AJF believes the case underscores the urgent need for a Media Freedom Act, to protect the role of the press in keeping the government accountable.

Mitch Fuller, 17th February 2020

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Danny Chifley, 12th February 2020

JOY 94.9, Australia’s LGBTIQA+ radio station, is looking for a skilled production and training leader to help deliver excellent quality audio and training products and services.

Mitch Fuller, 10th February 2020

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Katrina Hughes, 6th February 2020

Celebrate your station this World Radio Day - 13 February 2020. On World Radio Day, UNESCO calls on radio stations to uphold diversity, both in their newsroom and on the airwaves.