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CBF provides emergency funding for community broadcasters: COVID19

Thursday 16 April, 2020

The Community Broadcasting Fund is making emergency COVID-19 funding available to community broadcasters who are struggling in the current pandemic.

5EBI seeks policy review for multicultural advertising

Thursday 19 December, 2019
The South Australian government last month held a multicultural festival, but didn't promote it on Adelaide's only local multicultural community radio station 5EBI.

Several commercial radio stations were involved with the festival and ran advertisements for it, but not the local ethnic station.

A Fine Music evening for FM102.5 supporters

Tuesday 01 October, 2019

The acoustics were perfect at the Mosman Art Gallery, a former church, for a range of music performances to celebrate fine music and thank supporters of Sydney classical music community station Fine Music 102.5.
The high vaulted ceiling delivered just the right amount or reverb for each of the different styles of music played during the evening, which is one of Fine Music's annual fund raising events.

The evening was hosted by jazz music presenter Christopher Waterhouse (pictured below).

FBi Radio listenership up again

Thursday 11 July, 2019

In a week of survey results, major community stations have also received their latest listenership figures.

NSW Labor party promises $1 million for community radio as election nears

Saturday 16 February, 2019

As part of its Music Policy, the NSW Labor party has included a pledge to fund music and youth projects on community radio.

Community Radio: Heroes or just Cowboys?

Wednesday 02 January, 2019

A number of aggressive community radio stations are certainly skating on thin ice at the moment.

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 broaadcasting sector is well positioned to do more local news, Ahern Media and Training CEO Steve Ahern told the CBAA conference last week.

Compliance essential but ACMA should not inhibit legitimate station operations: Jon Bisset

Friday 26 October, 2018

The CBAA has told radioinfo it is aware that the ACMA has contacted a number of stations around Australia regarding their representation of their station’s sponsorship opportunities as advertising.

ACMA warning letters worry community broadcasters

Friday 26 October, 2018

Following recent amendments to the Broadcasting Services Act, a number of community stations in four states have received letters from the ACMA alleging “several complaints” about their services, and stating that while no formal investigation will take place, the station should consider matters raised.


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