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Katrina Hughes, 29th October 2019

Attendees at the CBAA AGM have heard that community radio in Australia has continued to grow in strength in the past 12 months with over 5.9 million listeners weekly and over 24,000 volunteers helping to provide services.

Mitch Fuller, 21st October 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart: Ngaiire debuts at number nine on the Metro Chart this week with her new releaase Shiver, while Rat!Hammock are leading the pack with Pick Up in the number one position. See what else is happening on the Metro and Regional charts.

Katrina Hughes, 21st October 2019

Media freedom is under siege: What’s the government hiding? Aged care abuse, misuse of personal information and heavy-handed responses to investigative journalism among top public concerns as the media unites in landmark campaign.

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 17th October 2019

The ACMA is inviting applications for an analog community radio broadcasting licence in Mount Barker, SA

Mitch Fuller, 14th October 2019

Leading the way on the Regional Chart is Brisbane songstress Sahara Beck with another shot of art-pop on Queen of Hearts.


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 11th October 2019

The CBAA continues to advocate for the needs of its members and the wider community broadcasting sector. Here's what's happened recently:

Mitch Fuller, 9th October 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart


Katrina Hughes, 8th October 2019

The CBAA would like to take this opportunity to share the CBAA's Annual Review and Financial Report for the 2018/2019 fiscal year.

Katrina Hughes, 30th September 2019

Melbourne’s Karate Boogaloo and Cool Sounds, Darwin's Melanie Gray, NSW-based Aly Cook and more ...

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Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 27th September 2019

In May 2019, the ACMA released a discussion paper seeking feedback from industry about the future of radio in Australia - the CBAA made a submission.

Mitch Fuller, 23rd September 2019

Sydney based GLO has already made waves locally and internationally working extensively in visual projects/music videos for artists such as Sampa The Great, not to mention dance coordination for acts as big as Solange.

Mitch Fuller, 16th September 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart

Sector Roundtable August 2019

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 12th September 2019

An opportunity to share information, network, and help each other strengthen all aspects of the community broadcasting sector.


Katrina Hughes, 11th September 2019

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) has received funding from the Australia Council for the Arts in their recent grant round, and is excited to partner with First Nations Media Australia on a new initiative to raise the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists – helping to share their songs and stories.

Katrina Hughes, 10th September 2019

Last week was a big week at BIGSOUND in Brisbane for community broadcasting!


Katrina Hughes, 10th September 2019

Today (10 September 2019) marks World Suicide Prevention Day across the globe and provides a unique opportunity to collectively shine a light on suicide prevention both politically and at a community level.

Mitch Fuller, 9th September 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart

National Suicide Prevention Project

Katrina Hughes, 4th September 2019

Welcome to the September 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.

Mitch Fuller, 2nd September 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart - Broads Brings Us Velvet Paradise!

Mitch Fuller, 26th August 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart - catch up on the lastest on Donny Benet, Easy Browns, Ash Grunwald, Underground Lovers and more ...