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Ian Hamm appointed President of the CBF

Wednesday 15 May, 2019

The Community Broadcasting Foundation has announced that Ian Hamm will join their Board as the new President, following the retirement of Peter Batchelor at the end of June.

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.
 

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.

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