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Marion Cheedy Yurala

Andrew McLellan, 13th November 2019

In the Pilbara, the duties of a yurala are handed down from father to son through the generations, as they are called on to perform songs and dances to make it rain.

Dylan Storer Living Water and Money to Make

Andrew McLellan, 13th November 2019

In the north of Australia, enormous amounts of money are being invested in plans to irrigate using water from some of our wildest rivers.


Katrina Hughes, 13th November 2019

The energy and passion from community broadcasters from across the country was palpable at the recent CBAA conference in Melbourne!

Katrina Hughes, 13th November 2019

Welcome to the October 2019 issue of CBX Magazine, where we pay tribute to Stephen ‘The Ghost’ Walker, who sadly passed away earlier this year, and feature Wilcannia River Radio, winners of the Tony Staley Award 2019 for Excellence in Community Broadcasting at the CBAA Community Radio Awards. And much more!

Mia Armitage Living in Paradise

Andrew McLellan, 13th November 2019

The so-called national homeless crisis continues to impact communities everywhere, from cities to regional Australia.

David Brown Transport for People with a Disability

Andrew McLellan, 13th November 2019

Accessing transport can be a struggle for many, particularly if you have a disability. 

Saad Khalid Kings of the Desert

Andrew McLellan, 12th November 2019

Their work was tough and the life that they lived is a largely a forgotten chapter in Australia’s history.

Mitch Fuller, 12th November 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart

Katrina Hughes, 8th November 2019

Deutsche Welle has selected Sean Goodwin to join their newsroom team in Germany commencing March 2020!

Bernard Namok Junior Let It Fly

Andrew McLellan, 7th November 2019

Bernard Namok Senior designed the Torres Strait Flag, 27 years ago, but despite its continued use, it’s still not clear who owns the copyright to the design.

Amy McMurtrie Eradicating Difference

Andrew McLellan, 7th November 2019

Pregnancy often involves pre-natal screening and testing, that can be mystifying and confusing.

Alice Ansara The CWA and the F Word

Andrew McLellan, 6th November 2019

The Country Women’s Association is at the heart of rural traditional values, so when a young, urban feminist comes knocking on their door, will there be a place for her in the organisation?

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 6th November 2019

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

More and more listeners are going online to access their audio. As community broadcasters, we need to take advantage of these emerging and newly-established platforms to ensure that our traditional service of live and local content is available everywhere.

Illustration: Christine Marshall, broadcaster at Wangki Radio

Katrina Hughes, 5th November 2019

The CBAA Conference 2019 was held in Melbourne from 24-27 October and featured an inspiring and eclectic program.

Mitch Fuller, 4th November 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 4th November 2019

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

Following on from the 2019 CBAA Conference Youth Forum, the CBAA is inviting the future representatives of the sector to get together as part of the Young People in Community Media Webinar for 2019. 

National Suicide Prevention Project

Katrina Hughes, 1st November 2019

Welcome to the November 2019 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 31st October 2019

Join the campaign...

Katrina Hughes, 29th October 2019

Hundreds of community broadcasters from across Australia have gathered in Melbourne for the 2019 CBAA Community Radio Awards to recognise excellence in community broadcasting.

Mitch Fuller, 29th October 2019

Leading the Way on the Regional Chart