First three sessions announced for CBAA conference

Clockwise: Mick Devine, Patrick Moriarty, Antoinette Lattouf

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) announced the first sessions for its annual conference, which will be held on the Gold Coast from November 8—10.


OUR COMMUNITY

A 3½ hour workshop by Patrick Moriarty, executive director of the Institute of Community Directors Australia on:

  • The importance of good governance
  • Getting the right people on board for the right reason
  • Meeting legal requirements
  • Recruitment and succession strategies
  • Making your constitution work for you

(Additional registration required)


PLENARY: WHY DIVERSITY IN MEDIA MATTERS

The latest Census findings that 49% of Australians have at least one parent born overseas, is not reflected in the mainstream media.

Antoinette Lattouf, director of Media Diversity Australia, will explore why our newsrooms would benefit from increased cultural and linguistic diversity – from contacts, to story ideas and varied perspectives. This session will also explore structural barriers and unconscious bias impeding culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) journalists.


WORKSHOP: 7 ESSENTIAL REPORTS FOR A COMMUNITY RADIO STATION MANAGER

To run a successful, sustainable community radio station you need to be on top of your finances. Mick Devine, CEO of Calxa will share his list of the most important reports to understand what’s going on in your organisation.

He’ll cover cashflow forecasts, budget reports and more – all presented in a way that’s understandable to non-accountants.


For more information about the 2018 conference head over here.

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