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The CBAA gets good news from Google

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is one of 23 winners in the Google News Initiative (GNI) Asia Pacific Innovation Challenge.
 
Selected from 215 applicants across the region, the CBAA is one of five Australian winners. 
 
The CBAA’s project is focused on digital philanthropy and digital content in community radio news and will receive a share of the total $3.2 million funding pool.
 

2018 Community Radio Awards: Full Winners List

Sunday 11 November, 2018
The 2018 CBAA Community Radio Awards were presented last night on the Gold Coast at the conclusion of the community broadcasting sector's annual conference.

This year, the CBAA introduced a number of new awards to its annual event, and presented 34 awards across 33 categories. The winners were diverse, and were a representation of the make-up of the sector, with recipients from a large variety of locations, sizes and communities.

CBAA gets funding to extend Suicide Prevention program for 2 years

Wednesday 03 October, 2018

The CBAA’s contribution to suicide prevention has been acknowledged by the Federal Government as one of fifteen highly respected organisations to receive funding for its role for the suicide prevention sector, with funding now extended for another two years.

CBAA cleared of misuse of Amrap funds

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

In October 2017, the Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) received a complaint from a former employee of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) about the CBAA’s management of the Australian Music Radio Airplay Project (Amrap).

Revamp for CBAA Community Radio Awards

Thursday 17 May, 2018

Twelve new categories added for 2018.

Community radio producing more local content and diversity than other stations CBAA tells Senate Inquiry

Tuesday 22 August, 2017
Community Broadcasting Association CEO Jon Bisset has told the Senate Inquiry into Public Interest Journalism, "community radio is producing more local content compared to other sectors... we play more local music and support a greater diversity."

"With the likely reduction of media ownership, community services are going to get more important as time goes on."

2017 community radio awards finalists revealed

Wednesday 28 June, 2017

The CBAA Community Radio Awards celebrate excellence in community broadcasting, recognising the achievements of stations, their programs, initiatives and individual contributors that increase their capability and improve the services offered to the community. 
 
CBAA Chief Executive Officer Jon Bisset congratulated all finalists in this year's awards.
 

CBAA CEO to present at Technorama

Friday 12 May, 2017

Technorama, the conference supporting technologists in community broadcasting has revealed some of the topics to be covered next month at TR17.
 
Community Radio Engineering Policy Update:
Jon Bisset  
CBAA's CEO explains the implications of the recent funding announcements and its importance for expansion of regional DAB+  Hear updates on policy activities affecting the sector's technology community, including the 800MHz bandplan amendments.

Finalists announced

Tuesday 26 July, 2016

The finalists in the 2016 CBAA Community Radio Awards have been announced.
 
CBAA Chief Executive Officer Jon Bisset congratulated all finalists in this year’s awards, which attracted a record number of entries.
 

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