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Danny Chifley, 20th November 2020

This award celebrates the vital role that small stations play in the community broadcasting sector.

Danny Chifley, 20th November 2020

The winner of the Tony Staley Award is a community broadcasting organisation or initiative that actively promotes the values of community broadcasting in the areas of democracy, diversity, access and independence. 

Danny Chifley, 20th November 2020

The Station Leadership award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated sustained exceptional leadership in their station. 

Danny Chifley, 17th November 2020

The CBAA welcomes you to our new e-learning platform CBAA Learning, a brand new resource for stations in the community broadcasting sector. 

2020 CBAA Women & GNC Forum

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 12th November 2020

Each year at the CBAA Conference, we hold the Women & Gender Non-Conforming People’s Forum, an opportunity for community broadcasters who identify as part of this group to get together to discuss the issues that are important to them.

Danny Chifley, 10th November 2020

The CBAA is pleased to share its 2019/2020 annual review, detailing the proactive and responsive initiatives undertaken to champion and support the community radio sector in a year like no other.

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Danny Chifley, 10th November 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.* 

Introducing Warming Up, a project that aims to explore and support the innovative role played by community radio in climate change communication. 

A Breath Of Fresh Air

Sharmaine Spencer, 4th November 2020

We sat down with one of our new program makers Sandy Kaye so you could learn all things about her program on the Community Radio Network.

From the Embers podcast

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 30th October 2020

Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements releases report.

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Danny Chifley, 30th October 2020

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the November 2020 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Wendy McWilliam, 27th October 2020

Deutsche Welle is very happy to announce that their internship program for young community radio journalists is set to continue in 2021/22 after the COVID crisis.

Braidwood FM donated radios

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 23rd October 2020

The CBAA is pleased to see the Federal Government's recognition of the community broadcasting sector's hard word and dedication throughout and in the aftermath of Black Summer.

Wendy McWilliam, 22nd October 2020

More than 300 entries across 27 award categories, representing a diverse cross section of the community radio sector. 

Wendy McWilliam, 22nd October 2020

Like many of us in the year 2020, I’m working from home. As my deadline looms, I clear the decks of my mind in readiness by ticking a few boxes and wiping out tasks. On my way to the keyboard is a shambolic workflow that goes like this: make a salad, check emails, mix guacamole, reply to a text from a mate in Melbourne, consider paying the plumber’s bill, cut roses from the garden for my daughters, light a fire and prepare the audio interface for a studio upgrade.

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Danny Chifley, 20th October 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Summer in Australia is always a threatening time regarding disasters and emergencies. In preparation, the CBAA in conjunction with the Community Media Training Organisation (CMTO) will provide broadcasters with practical advice on emergency broadcasting.

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Danny Chifley, 16th October 2020

The CBAA is calling for nominations for people interested in serving as a Director of the Board or as the CBAA Youth Representative.

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Danny Chifley, 1st October 2020

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the October 2020 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

CBAA Webinar: Project Management - Tools and Resources

Danny Chifley, 1st October 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Tools, technology and trends to ensure that stations are planning for their immediate futures as comprehensively as possible - supported by the CMTO

Contributing to Communities – Mental Health at Your Station and Your Community

Danny Chifley, 28th September 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Building a positive environment at your station, best practice and what organisations can assist you to assist others.

CBAA awarded funding by the Community Broadcasting Foundation to equip Community Broadcasters For Modern Media Environement

Andrew Morris, 23rd September 2020

The Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) will provide support over the next four years for the CBAA to support community radio stations to provide Australian audiences with seamless, personalised digital experiences.