Community Broadcasting Organisations Acronym List

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There is a multitude of different organisations, projects and programs operating across the sector, often referred to by acronyms, as per the below:

CBAA Services

  • Amrap - Australian Music Radio Airplay Project
  • CRN - Community Radio Network
  • DRP - Digital Radio Project
  • DDN - Digital Delivery Network
  • GMC - Good Morning Country
  • NRN - National Radio News

Sector Organisations

  • AMARC - World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (website)
  • CBF - Community Broadcasting Foundation (website)
  • AICA - Australian Indigenous Communications Association (website)
  • ACTA - Australian Community Television Alliance (website)
  • BIMA - Brisbane Indigenous Media Association (website)
  • CAAMA - Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (website)
  • CBAV - Community Broadcasting Association of Victoria (website)
  • CMA - Christian Media Australia (website)
  • IRCA - Indigenous Remote Communications Association (website)
  • QCBA - Queensland Community Broadcasting Association (website)
  • NEMBC - National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ Council (website)
  • QRAM - Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media (website)
  • SACBA - South Australian Community Broadcasting Association (website)
  • SCMA - Southern Community Media Association (website)
  • RIBS - Remote Indigenous Broadcasting Service (website)
  • RIMOs - Remote Indigenous Media Organisations (website)
  • RPHA - Radio for the Print Handicapped Australia (website)

Training Organisations

  • CMTO - Community Media Training Organisation (website)
  • AFTRS - Australian Film, Television and Radio School (website)
Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) Grants Advisory Committees
  • AMGAC - Australian Music Grants Advisory Committee
  • DRGAC - Digital Radio Grants Advisory Committee
  • EGAC - Ethnic Grants Advisory Committee
  • GGAC - General Grants Advisory Committee
  • IGAC - Indigenous Grants Advisory Committee
  • OGAC - Online Grants Advisory Committee
  • RPHGAC - RPH Grants Advisory Committee
  • TGAC - Training Grants Advisory Committee
  • TVGAC - TV Grants Advisory Committee

Regulatory, Statutory, Copyright and Legal

  • ACCC - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (website)
  • ACMA - Australian Communications & Media Authority (website)
  • APRA AMCOS - Australasian Performing Rights Association and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (website)
  • ARIA - Australian Record Industry Association (website)
  • DoC - Department of Communications (website)
  • PPCA - Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited (website)