CBAA Awards Finalists released

The Community Broadcasting Association has released the list of finalists for this year’s CBAA Voxies Awards.


The 2012 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 finalists are:


Excellence in Community Participation

Bangers and Thrash            Mitchell Community Radio

Community Participation            Nambucca Valley Radio 2NVR

4ZZZ’s YTH UNDRGND            4ZZZ

RIBS – Remote Indigenous Broadcasting Service            CAAMA 8KIN FM


Outstanding Volunteer Contribution

Max Benyon            Fine Music 102.5

Ian ‘Greenie’ Green            Great Lakes FM

Michael Smith             3CR

Rebekah Lowe            5THE FM


Best Digital Media Initiative

JOY Eurovision Project            JOY 94.9

Radio On Demand            3RRR

Project U            Coast FM 96.3

Primary Perspectives            3WBC


Excellence in Training

SYN TV and Screen Inductions            SYN

4EB Broadcast & New Member Induction Session            Radio 4EBFM

3ZZZ Broadcaster Training            3ZZZ

Brainwaves            3CR


Best New Radio Program – Talks

RTRFM’s Youth News Project            RTR FM

Streetcast            Radio Adelaide

Primary Perspectives            3WBC

On the Money            2ser


Best New Radio Program – Music

Ears Have Ears            2FBi

Soundscapes            TYGA FM

Drive Live            PBS FM

Straight to You            PBS FM


Contribution to Australian Music

Project U            Coast FM 96.3

Drive Live            PBS FM

Sunday Wash Up            4BAY FM

Radio Adelaide            Radio Adelaide


Contribution to Indigenous Broadcasting

4th Anniversary of Apology to Stolen Generation            Phoenix FM

Cardi Cardi            TYGA FM


Excellence in Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasting

Viva Italia            North West FM

Next Generation Media            SYN

Radio 4EBFM – Brisbane            Radio 4EBFM

Let’s Talk Health            2NBC FM


Excellence in Music Programming

Off the Record            3RRR

The Doo Wop Corner            Three D Radio

The Sound Barrier            PBS FM

Sideways Through Sound            2ser


Excellence in Spoken Word, News and Current Affairs Programming

Panorama            SYN

Talking Vision            Vision Australia Radio (3RPH)

The Wire             2ser, 4EB & Radio Adelaide

All The Best            2FBi


Outstanding Youth Contribution

Georgia Moodie            SYN

Project U            Coast FM 96.3

Miani Mischon            3WBC

Primary Perspectives            3WBC


Best Station Production

4EB Station Promo            Radio 4EBFM

The Eastside Production Sound            2RES Eastside Radio

Sunset Program Intros            2FBi

Women’s Business 2012 Intro             CAAMA 8KIN FM


Best Station Promotion, Sponsorship or Fundraising Campaign

Fresh 92.7 Birthday Blowat            Fresh 92.7

Transmission Ignition            4ZZZ

2ser University Engagement            2ser

Random Acts of Kindness            89.9 LightFM


Troy Garner Excellence in Sports Programming

Football 2012            3WAY FM

Sports Of All Sorts            North West FM

Sunday Sports Wrap            2NBC

CAAMA Sports Programming            CAAMA 8KIN FM


Most Innovative Outside Broadcast or Special Event Broadcast

The World Rally Outside Broadcast            Nambucca Valley Radio 2NVR

JOY and 3AW – Better Together Broadcast            JOY 94.9

Womadelaide Live!            Radio Adelaide

Aboriginal Tent Embassy 40th Anniversary            3CR


The Outstanding Small Station Award

Mitchell Community Radio            Kilmore, VIC

Northside Radio            Chatswood, NSW

TYGA FM            Semaphore, SA

5THE FM            Derwent Valley, TAS


Excellence in Technical / IT Services

Digital Clocks Project            JOY 94.9

Technical Services Team            2NBC

Greg Segal            3CR

Raymond Volpatti            2RRR