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Lachlan Wyllie, 4th July 2017

Can you tell the difference between the calls of ravens and crows?

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Lachlan Wyllie, 4th July 2017

Where do good ideas come from?

amclellan, 3rd July 2017

Outstanding special episodes of It's A Long Story and Deadly Voices From The House specials are distributing to community radio stations.


hfriedlander, 30th June 2017

Your studio chairs are the backbone of your community radio station. They're what make your guests and presenters feel comfortable, and support your presenters while they make great radio. The last thing you want is an old clunky chair that's noisey, or that makes it hard to move around the studio.

Amrap, 28th June 2017

The Amrap Charts show the Top 10 tracks ordered for airplay by Metro and Regional community broadcasters through Amrap’s AirIt music distribution service.

2017 CBAA Awards

Helen Henry, 28th June 2017

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia has today revealed the finalists in its 2017 CBAA Community Radio Awards.

Learning for Purpose

hfriedlander, 27th June 2017

This July the Learning for Purpose initiative, through the Centre for Social Impact at the University of Western Australia will launch the largest research study ever on and for not-for-profit employees and volunteers working at all levels.

Juliette Sharp, 27th June 2017

Services Voices seeks to inform current perspectives by giving a voice to stories, ideas, and memories from the wider service community that might otherwise be lost in the passing of time.


Helen Henry, 27th June 2017

Minister for Communications announces further extension to assist transition to online streaming.

Keep Community Radio

Helen Henry, 26th June 2017

On 22 June 2017, a motion was passed in the Senate supporting community radio’s important role in providing a platform for diverse voices in an increasingly consolidated media landscape.

hfriedlander, 22nd June 2017

4ZZZ are working towards including more people with a disability at the station. In what is a national first for community radio, 4ZZZ have appointed a Station Advocate for people with disabilities.

Social researcher Rebecca Huntley addresses the conference. Picture: Ellen Smith/

Lachlan Wyllie, 21st June 2017

Discussions and Q&As from Andrew Denton, Cordelia Fine, Richard Denniss & Rebecca Huntley.

Amrap, 21st June 2017

The Amrap Charts show the Top 10 tracks ordered for airplay by Metro and Regional community broadcasters through Amrap’s AirIt music distribution service.

hfriedlander, 21st June 2017

Congratulations to the 10 community broadcasters receiving support to join us at the 2017 CBAA Conference.

2ser New York Festival award trophies

Helen Henry, 21st June 2017

The Sydney station has been recognised at this year's New York Festivals Radio Awards.

Donate Life

Helen Henry, 20th June 2017

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is amongst the 16 recipients of Australian Government Community Awareness Grants for projects aimed at increasing the number of registered organ and tissue donors. 

Broadband for the Bush

hfriedlander, 20th June 2017

Closing the digital divide between the bush and metropolitan areas is no small task. Improving availability and affordability of services, setting minimum service standards and guarantees, and advancing digital literacy remain key priorities to enable rural and remote businesses and communities to participate and prosper in the digital global economy.

Financial Management Ideas

hfriedlander, 16th June 2017

Managing your station's finances creatively and with consideration and control, can be vital to the success of your station.

Sunshine FM

hfriedlander, 16th June 2017

104.9 Sunshine FM found much success in their mobile app. This is their story.
Caitlin Nienaber

hfriedlander, 16th June 2017

An impressive 2,000 hours of Australian music is aired on community radio each week by thousands of enthusiastic program makers with a passion for homegrown artists.