CBF | radioinfo

CBF

Community radio is well placed as a trusted local news source: Steve Ahern #CBAAConf

Sunday 18 November, 2018

In a media environment where public and commercial newsrooms are having their funding continuously squeezed, the community sector is well positioned to do more local news, Ahern Media and Training CEO Steve Ahern told the CBAA conference last week.

CBF launches new website

Wednesday 29 August, 2018

The Community Broadcasting Foundation has updated its website.

The new site has a new look and fell, with improved responsiveness.

It highlights important activities of the CBF in its higher level tiles, with call to action tiles "Learn, Grants, Give" now in bright bold boxes at the bottom.

Improved navigation links are at then top of the site.

The CBF is "excited to launch our new site and hope you love it! We welcome you to browse..."

SACBA Bilby award winners for 2018

Friday 17 August, 2018

The South Australian Community Broadcasting Association annual Bilby Awards recognises excellence in community radio.

Any bean counter can see 'a fair future' for AMRAP

Wednesday 10 January, 2018
AMRAP staff who have gone out on their own in an attempt to stop a restructure of the project have released another video today focusing on the funding and governance model of the Australian Music Airplay Project.

Beating loneliness, one broadcast at a time

Friday 10 March, 2017

A new report from the Community Broadcasting Foundation, shows that participation in community radio can significantly reduce social isolation and loneliness.

Former community broadcaster nominated for international award

Tuesday 20 September, 2016
Rachel Maher, a former Melbourne community broadcaster, and previous CBF board member has been nominated in Prix Italia - an international Italian television, radio broadcasting website award, for her documentary on Ebola, The City That Doesn't Touch.

Working in West Africa during the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus, Rachel was struck by the frightening parallels with Albert Camus’ novel "The Plague".

New CBF board announced

Wednesday 22 June, 2016

The CBF has announced its new board with appointments commencing on July 1st
 
The Board of Directors is responsible for the governance, operation and strategic development of the Community Broadcasting Foundation.
 
The Foundation is the major funding body for community radio, receiving funds from government to distribute as grants in the community broadcasting sector.
 

Where there's a will...

Wednesday 11 May, 2016

The Community Broadcasting Foundation has begun a long term strategy to increase funding to the sector from bequests.

At launches in Sydney and Melbourne, CBF President Peter Batchelor extended an invitation to broadcasters and listeners to remember community broadcasting in their wills.

"Community broadcasting represents the Australia we want our kids to have - where access, diversity, independence, localism, social justice and multiculturalism are celebrated.

NEMBC calls for clarity in public statements

Friday 01 April, 2016

The National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters Council (NEMBC) has called for honesty in the dispute over the Community Broadcasting Foundation’s "radical changes" to its funding and governance model.

The call is due to the CBAA's recent statements claiming that broadcasters are united in support of the CBF’s changes.

"This is clearly not the case," says the NEMBC.

NEMBC President Dr Tangi Steen says: 

Community Broadcasting sector bodies state their support for CBF changes

Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Following on from our recent reports about the continuing dispute between the NEMBC and the CBF, the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and others in the community broadcasting sector have come out to openly support the changes that have been proposed for the Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF). 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - CBF
radioinfo ABN: 87 004 005 109  P O Box 6430 North Ryde NSW 2113 Australia.  |  All content © 2012. All Rights Reserved.