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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.

Triple R opens its doors

Thursday 07 July, 2016

Since 2008, Open House Melbourne has connected people with good design and architecture.

As part of their 40th year celebrations Triple R will open its doors on Saturday 30th July from 10am till 4pm.

Announcers and staff will be on hand to show you through the six studios, record and CD libraries, the office and meeting spaces.

Community stations unite for National Day of Action today

Thursday 02 June, 2016
A number of community radio stations have interrupted their regular programming today to celebrate the diversity and independence of community radio.

We reported yesterday that Triple R in Melbourne is dedicating all of today's programming to Keep Community Radio Day Of Action. You can expect to hear lots of your favourite announcers, special guests and live performances throughout the day to remind you of just how important this campaign is to the future of community radio as a whole. 

Government 'takes Community out of Radio' in digital radio funding cut

Wednesday 04 May, 2016

The CBAA has responded to the Federal Budget saying that it has failed to maintain funding for metropolitan community digital radio services in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, and has "taken the community out of radio."

Change Management and Sustainability at your station #CBAAconf

Friday 13 November, 2015

3MBS General Manager Anne Frankenburg and radioinfo’s own Steve Ahern led an excellent discussion during the Change Management and Sustainability workshop at the CBAA Conference.

Running a station requires a secure and sustainable management plan and both Frankenburg and Ahern addressed the roadblocks that people face when trying to make changes for the better within radio stations, particularly in the community sector.

Rethink CSA strategy to stop exploitation

Wednesday 11 November, 2015

In an ongoing campaign to stop PR companies and charities taking advantage of Community Service Announcement spots instead of paying for airtime, Lee Hubber has written to community broadcasters suggesting a tightening of station policy on CSAs.

CBF 2015 Annual Report: $17.6M Allocated

Wednesday 28 October, 2015

The Community Broadcasting Foundation has released its annual report for 2015 which outlines 2014/2015 spending.

In the past year the CBF allocated $17,607,547 to support 236 broadcasting organisations.

The CBF funds: support program and content production, the distribution and exchange of content, station infrastructure and operational support, training, national infrastructure development projects, sector coordination and research.

The CBF supported the production of 69,498 hours of radio programming in 101 languages for 127 ethnic communities across Australia.


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