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Conference 2020 - regsistration now open

Danny Chifley, 22nd September 2020

The virtual conference is currently running from Wednesday 28th October to Saturday 31st October 2020 and we’d love it if you joined us.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 10th September 2020

Today, on World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK Day?, Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced the extension of funding for the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia’s (CBAA) National Suicide Prevention Project, as part of the Australian Government’s Department of Health’s National Suicide Prevention and Leadership Support Program.

8CCC presenter interviewing two women at the Big Day Out in Harmony

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 9th September 2020

Contribute to this Federal Government inquiry.

Webinar Promo - Running your AGM during COVID-19

Danny Chifley, 8th September 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Advice on effectively governing your organisation during unprecedented times.

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 4th September 2020

Emergency broadcasting, Radiocommunications Bill, ACCC's News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 2nd September 2020

Follow up submission made by the CBAA and First Nations Media Australia.

First Sounds Vol 3

Danny Chifley, 1st September 2020

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and First Nations Media Australia offer the third in their collaborative series of compilations featuring new and emerging First Nations artists from around Australia. First Sounds Volume Three captures the widest spread yet in this innovative series of releases, giving community radio the opportunity to broadcast a greater diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music on its airwaves.

Danny Chifley, 31st August 2020

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

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Danny Chifley, 27th August 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

In this webinar we’ll show you that email marketing is easy, valuable and has a great return on investment.

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Danny Chifley, 24th August 2020

A Jam Pakt Conversation with Jonzy

Danny Chifley, 14th August 2020

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

More than 100 community broadcasters are involved as story producers for The Wire in any given year. Our webinar will show you how you can join this team of contributors. 

August 2020 Sector Roundtable - screenshot

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 13th August 2020

The Community Broadcasting Sector Roundtable, chaired by the CBAA, met for the second time digitally in August 2020

Danny Chifley, 30th July 2020

The CBAA is pleased to welcome you to the August 2020 content for the national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Catherine Liddel First Nations Media Australia CEO

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 22nd July 2020

A new National Agreement on Closing the Gap is expected to be signed in the days ahead. Join our community media briefing in partnership with First Nations Media Australia.

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Danny Chifley, 20th July 2020

Encourage your listeners and your community to say ‘yes’ to organ and tissue donation this DonateLife Week, Sunday 26 July to Sunday 2 August.

Gaven Livermore, 2AAA Wagga Wagga NSW, 2020

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 16th July 2020

The Federal Government’s Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017 have been amended to allow regional MPs to use their office expenses to pay for sponsorship on community radio within their electorate.

Danny Chifley, 16th July 2020

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.

In Western Australia, Donnybrook Balingup Community Radio's Tony Wright and Barry Green, with the Hon Alannah MacTiernan, WA Minister for Regional Development.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 10th July 2020

COVID-19 support measures, Government Advertising and COVID-19 Government Health Campaign, what els

amclellan, 9th July 2020

We chat to Michael Kerr from Small Business Banter on the Community Radio Network

Danny Chifley, 7th July 2020

The CBAA partners with a range of likeminded organisatio