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Community radio reaches new heights in Canberra

Friday 20 September, 2019

Three community radio stations, ArtSound FM, 1CMS and 1WAY FM have relocated their FM transmitter site to Black Mountain near Canberra, thanks to a recent agreement struck with Broadcast Australia that will allow shared use of the antenna on Telstra Tower.

CBF seeks consultants to support community station resilience

Wednesday 31 July, 2019

The Community Broadcasting Foundation is inviting submissions from suitably qualified consultants to provide independent, expert advice and guidance on how the they can best invest in strengthening community media organisations, particularly the governance, planning, financial and technical recapitalisation capacity of these organisations.
 
Each year the CBF receives approximately $20 million via the Department of Communication and the Arts to support community radio and television broadcasting and related online activities.  

NAIDOC Week prison radio on 3CR is 18

Monday 08 July, 2019

Beyond the Bars, Australia’s only live prison radio broadcast series, giving a voice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inmates in Victorian jails, celebrates it’s 18th year on 3CR.
 

Early Bird Registration is now available for the CBAA Conference

Friday 07 June, 2019

Engagement and participation, governance, content creation and technical streams will be the workshops be covered over two big days at the 2019 CBAA Conference in October, from 24 - 27 October at the Pullman on the Park, Melbourne.
 
The CBAA conference is an opportunity for community broadcasters to:

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 broaadcasting 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.

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