CBAA Conference begins in Melbourne

The Community Broadcasting Association’s annual conference has begun in Melbourne.

At a sunset function by the Yarra River, community radio broadcasters from all over Australia converged for three days of discussion, training and planning sessions about the community broadcasting sector.

Conference proceedings will get underway tomorrow morning with an official welcome from Fiona Nash, Minister for Regional Communications, followed by a keynote Address with Brian Nankervis and a session titled Change is not a Dirty Word with Holly Ransom.

Check radioinfo tomorrow for conference coverage and monitor our twitter feed for live updates.

Other sessions tomorrow include:

What makes volunteers tick?
Introducing new CBF Grants
Should your station register as a charity?
Making community radio history: celebrating 40 years


Saturday features a forum on the future of content, and sessions on the future of journalism and technology. A full conference schedule is t the bottom of this page.

At the conference welcome function, CBAA President Philip Randall (pictured) welcomed delegates and wished them well at the conference. Photos below. Check radioinfo over the next few days for more conference coverage.

The 2016 CBAA Conference is being held at the Pullman Hotel Albert Park, Melbourne.

Follow conference tweets below.


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