2017 Conference and Bilby Awards was a huge success, thanks to all who attended and help make it a great social occasion. Big thanks to WOW FM, 1079 Life, Fresh 92.7, Radio Adelaide and Three D Radio for hosting tours of their stations. Exceptional thanks to Three D Radio for the delicious dinner, drinks and
Our conference kicks off with station tours on Friday at 2.45pm. Saturday starts with registrations from 8.30am and conference starts at 9am. AGM is 4.30 – 5.30pm. Bilby Awards Dinner from 6.30pm. You must be registered to attend the conference.
Well done to SACBA board member and long time Technical Advisory Wizard Tim Borgas, who was awarded Lifetime Technical Contribution to the Sector at Technorama 2017. Many of our member stations have benefitted from Tim’s advice and practical help over the years; a community radio volunteer we highly value. We also take some time to
Bilby entries close Friday 23 June, 6pm. Awards dinner Saturday 12 August 6.30pm at the Lakes Resort, West Lakes.
The time to enter your station in the SACBA Bilby awards is now! Entry forms are on their way to stations and can also be found in the Bilby Awards section. Entries close 23 June.
The 2017 SA Community Broadcasters conference will be Friday 11 August and Saturday 12 August. Bilby entries will close Friday 23 June and will be announced at the Awards dinner Saturday 12 August.
Another year brings challenges and successes for our member stations. We look forward to another year supporting the wonderful stations we have in our state. Welcome back to returning member 5UMA, Umeewarra Media in Port Augusta. Welcome to 3MBR…yes it’s a three! 3MBR service the Mallee border districts of SA and Victoria, with studios in
ACMA has approved the transfer of the Radio Adelaide community broadcasting license to independent body, Educational Broadcasters Adelaide Incorporated. Twelve months ago, the University of Adelaide called for expressions of interest from suitable applicants to take over the license it had held since 1975. SACBA has kept a watching brief on the unprecedented process since,
Another fantastic weekend for SA’s community broadcasters! The conference sessions floated everybody’s boat and the Bilby Awards dinner was all plain sailing. Congratulations to all Bilby winners, go to the Bilby Awards pages to read all about them.
Well the Bilbys have closed and are now being wrangled into runners up and winners, to be announced at the SA Community Broadcasters conference on 20 & 21 August. As well as the usual varied session topics, this year we are very excited to have a panel session on the Future of Community Radio! We will