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Katrina Hughes, 31st December 2019

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

Katrina Hughes, 31st December 2019

With 2019 coming to a close, the CBAA would like to share just a few highlights of our year.

Andrew McLellan, 31st December 2019

A Q&A with host Peter Lehner, who has been behind the program for almost 6 years now. A national version of the program is available through the Community Radio Network.

Deadly Beats

Andrew McLellan, 30th December 2019

Approaching four years on air, each week Deadly Beats brings listeners the freshest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander hip-hop and more.

Katrina Hughes, 19th December 2019

Community radio stations are community services – and should be safe places for all members of each community to come together. But sometimes situations crop up that challenge this social cohesion, and it’s how we handle these that can influence our station’s culture, people’s wellbeing and station ability to broadcast.

Mitch Fuller, 16th December 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart

Katrina Hughes, 16th December 2019

Did you know 40,000 children wake up separated on Christmas morning with at least one parent in jail? The holidays can be a hard time for estranged families, let alone families physically separated over the holidays. CRN has a gift for these families this Christmas. 

Katrina Hughes, 16th December 2019

At the end of 2017, the then Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, asked the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) to conduct an inquiry into digital platforms.

CBAA Webinars

Danny Chifley, 16th December 2019

*Past webinar, click through to watch recording.*

With the nation in the grip of one of the worst bushfire seasons on record, our webinar will look at the vital role community radio plays in broadcasting emergency information.

Katrina Hughes, 13th December 2019

Could your station provide essential information radio programs, like readings from local newspapers, to serve people in your community with a print disability?


Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 13th December 2019

2019 has been a busy year for the CBAA, working with Government and across all parties to strengthen support for community broadcasting.

Read on for some recent updates and key plans for 2020.

Katrina Hughes, 13th December 2019

Felicia Foxx is the Realist Tiddah of Sydney, balancing her role as the First Nations Queen of Oxford Street with her role as the presenter of Making Tracks, weekday afternoons on Koori Radio 93.7FM.

Hitsville USA - Motown Headquarters

Sharmaine Spencer, 11th December 2019

Look back at one of the most iconic times in music history over 8 parts.

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Emma Ramsay, 9th December 2019

A First Nations Digital Radio Special Broadcast

Mitch Fuller, 9th December 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart


Katrina Hughes, 9th December 2019

Charles Sturt University and the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia have announced two new members will join their partnership news service National Radio News.

Katrina Hughes, 6th December 2019

On 3 December 2019 the Australian Media and Communications Authority (ACMA) announced a deeming determination that will allow Edge Radio to provide a DAB+ digital radio service in Hobart.

Emily Wurramara

Katrina Hughes, 6th December 2019

Are you a community radio broadcaster or station? Join the mailing list to receive First Sounds, a compilation of new and emerging First Nations musicians.

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Sharmaine Spencer, 4th December 2019

Step Away from the Car is a series of 10 segments that get listeners thinking about using more 'active' choices when it comes to transport, choices that require us stepping away from the car.  

Mitch Fuller, 2nd December 2019

Music Moving the Metro Chart