2014 CBAA Awards Finalists

The Community Broadcasting Association has announced the finalists for this year’s Awards.

The CBAA Awards are designed to promote excellence and to encourage and assist community broadcasters. They acknowledge the accomplishments of stations in their programs, initiatives or practices that increase their station’s capabilities or improve the services offered to their community.

The Awards will be presented at the 2014 CBAA Conference Awards Gala Dinner. Tickets for the Gala Awards Dinner are available here.


Excellence in Community Participation
You Could Do This Mitchell Community Radio
National Youth Media Project SYN
The Talent 3MBS
JOY/City of Yarra Radio Project JOY 94.9
Community Outlook 3MDR 97.1fm
Outstanding Volunteer Contribution
Lila Hester OCR FM
Bill ‘The Greek’ Pappaionou 3CR
Rebekah Lowe 5THE FM
Robert Hooke 3MBS
Best Digital Media Initiative
SYN Nation SYN
World AIDS Day Worldwide JOY 94.9
FBi Click FBi Radio
Star Observer Digital 2SER
Excellence in Training
Inclusive Training Program Harvey Community Radio 96.5fm
Aboriginal Women’s Training Project 3CR
Raise the Platform SYN
Training Video Project Radio 4EB
Best New Radio Program – Talks
In Search of a Good Death – Kate’s Story PBA FM
Peace in Mind Radio 4EB
Star Tours – The Night Sky Bay FM 99.9
Brothers CAAMA Radio
Best New Radio Program – Music
Jump Up With Jesse Harvey Community Radio 96.5fm
A History of Classical Music 4MBS Classic FM
Hardcore Classic 2SER
Astral Glamour Triple R 102.7FM
Contribution to Australian Music
21 Years of In The Pines RTRFM
PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission PBS 106.7 FM
Brisbane Live Music Week 4ZZZ
Local N Live 2XX FM
Contribution to Indigenous Broadcasting
Koori Grapevine “An 84 Year Old Uncontrollable Child” Phoenix FM Bendigo
Noongar Media Enterprises Noongar Radio 100.9fm
Sovereign Voices 2XX FM
Excellence in Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasting
Lac Viet Radio 89.7 Twin Cities FM
Where Are You From? Radio 4EB
‘Sinhalen Paya Dekak’ Sir Lankan show 3MDR 97.1fm
Migrants: Be Informed, Don’t Be Conned 2MFM – Muslim Community Radio
Excellence in Music Programming
Live Delay 4ZZZ
Live and Local 89.7 Twin Cities FM
Sideways Through Sound 2SER
Soul Time PBS 106.7FM
Excellence in Spoken Word, News and Current Affairs Programming
The First Coach Stop Mitchell Community Radio
The Paddle Steamer Story by Alan Boromeo Phoenix FM Bendigo
Bentley Blockade Bay FM 99.9
Memories of Sarajevo – Radio Zid: Rock Under Siege Bay FM 99.9
Outstanding Youth Contribution
Audrey Flannery Mitchell Community Radio
Corrine Brislin Harvey Community Radio 96.5fm
Zane Dean Fresh 92.7
Best Station Production 
The Working Lunch 2SSR 99.7 FM
A Christmas Carol Promo Bay FM 99.9
Tribe FM Tribe FM 91.1
Choose Your Own 88.7 Adelaide’s Coast FM
Best Station Promotion, Sponsorship or Fundraising Campaign 
3MBS Schubert Marathon 3MBS
FBi Turns 10 FBi Radio
Brisbane Live Music Week 4ZZZ
TransMISSION Fresh 92.7
Troy Garner Excellence in Sports Programming
Pride Cup Round Match of the Day 3MDR 97.1fm
Sunday Live Triple H 100.1 fm
Consuming Sports Edge Radio 99.3
CAAMA Sports Show CAAMA Radio
Most Innovative Outside Broadcast or Special Event Broadcast
The Boomerang Festival Outside Broadcast Bay FM 99.9
Represent SYN
World AIDS Day Worldwide JOY 94.9
FOMO – Live Adelaide Fringe theatre show Radio Adelaide
The Outstanding Small Station Award
Harvey Community Radio 96.5fm Harvey, WA
2NVR Nambucca Valley Radio Nambucca Heads, NSW
8CCC Community Radio Alice Springs, NT
5THE FM Millicent, SA
Excellence in Technical / IT Services
Brett Lennox Tribe FM 91.1
CAAMA Technical Team CAAMA Radio
Mark Farley and Ian Moore Three D Radio

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