Category: News

Congratulations

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

Conference Program announced!

The program for our 2015 conference is almost finalised. There may be some minor changes as we get closer to 1 August – go to Conference 2015 to get the details. We are very pleased that APRA will be speaking on Sunday, right after the SACBA AGM. Registration forms and program details have been mailed

Technorama 2015

Welcome to the sixth annual Technorama: TR15! Technorama is a grass-roots movement created to support technologists from Community Radio Stations all over Australia.   At the Technorama gathering each year, technologists meet and talk to share stories and experiences about their stations to help benefit others in the sector. The next 3 day Technorama will be held

The Countdown is ON!

Less than 5 days remain before the Annual SACBA Conference & Bilby Awards Dinner kicks off for 2014. We are super excited over the sheer quantity of entries we received for the Bilby Awards this year! In fact this year was the LARGEST quantity of entries we have EVER received. It made judging hard, but

Community Radio is Safe… For Now!

Tonight, the Federal Budget was released and in there was the funding for community broadcasting The CBAA last week notified SACBA, and all community radio stations, that the Community Broadcasting Program has been identified within the National Commission of Audit Report as one of the Commonwealth grant programs they recommended to be abolished. Well after

Community Radio at Risk from Audit Cuts

The CBAA notified us late last week that the Community Broadcasting Program has been identified within the National Commission of Audit Report as one of the Commonwealth grant programs recommended to be abolished. In plain language, the audit report appears to recommend that all funding from the Commonwealth Government Department of Communications to community broadcasting