The August 2014 edition of the CBX is out now, distributed to community broadcasters and available online.
In this issue, we take a look at some inspiring achievements in the sector, including stories from Valley FM in regional Queensland, Happy FM in South Australia, and features on the launch of FBi Radio’s new digital service, the expansion of current affairs program The Wire, and the exciting Young Media Leaders program by SYN Nation. All this as well as our cover story, a review of the 2014 Reclink Community Cup.
The latest edition of the CBX, the magazine of the CBAA, is out now!
In this issue, we take a detailed look at the sector’s history as we reach a milestone of 40 years since the introduction of the community radio sector. Former CBAA President John Martin gives us a timeline of community radio, and details the early events that paved the way for the community radio sector to become what it is today.
The CBAA’s music initiative Amrap has appointed critically acclaimed musician Dan Sultan as the first Community Radio Amrap Ambassador. The new Ambassador program will recognise Australian artists who are consistently supported by community radio through Amrap.
President of the Muslim Women's Welfare of Australia and Program Coordinator of 2MFM - Muslim Community Radio, Faten El Dana has been awarded the A.H. Beard’s Community Hero Award as part of the NSW Government 2014 Women of the Year Awards.
The Community Hero Award showcases women who are local heroes or volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to the NSW community.