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Paul Fletcher replaces Mitch Fifield as Communicatons Minister

Monday 27 May, 2019

The radio industry has welcomed the appointment of Paul Fletcher as the new Federal Minister for Communications, Cybersafety and the Arts in the Morrison Government.

2019 CBAA Community Radio Award entries close next week

Friday 24 May, 2019

The CBAA Community Radio Awards will close at 5pm next Wednesday, 29 May 2019 with the winners announced in October.

Each year CBAA produce an Awards program offering an inspiring snapshot of the achievements of stations with programs, initiatives or practices that have increased their capability and improved the services offered to their communities. 

CBAA radio awards are now open for nomination

Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Community radio’s national awards are open for entries, giving broadcasters the opportunity to receive recognition across 30+ categories in 2019.
 
The CBAA’s CEO, Jon Bisset says the CBAA Community Radio Awards offer an inspiring snapshot of the achievements of stations with programs, initiatives or practices that have increased their capability and improved the services offered to their communities.
 

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."

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