EVENT: Fostering your station’s accessibility @ #CBAAconf2018

Find out what you can do to make your station more accessible, and engage a largely untapped font of new and enthusiastic volunteers! Sat November 10, 2018 at the 2018 Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Conference, Gold Coast Convention Centre. This workshop, presented by Kim Stewart (4ZZZ and CMTO) and Emma Couch (CMTO), Sancha Donald …

Guest post: Ableism, inclusion and my community radio experience

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Ableism is something that affects people with disabilities on a recurring basis. The experience of disability is often complicated by ableist interpretations of the embodied experience of those experiencing disability, at times this prompts those who live with disability to view their own person by a pathologised lens. Gregor Wolbring raises that ableism is often left …

4 Triple Zed appoints Station Advocate for PWD

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4ZZZ is founded on the principles of diversity in music, programming, cooperation and inclusion of the diverse communities they engage with. They have been a voice for Brisbane’s marginalised communities and local music for over 40 years. In keeping with this long tradition, 4ZZZ are working towards including more people with a disability at the station. …

People of the Air radio group: people with cognitive differences making radio

Tim, Dominic and Michael form People of the Air in ABC studio

Since late 2015 a group of outspoken self-advocates from Brisbane have been making radio for the first time. Meeting once a month at the offices of WWILD or the Community Living Association, the group have interviewed a range of guests so far. Of interest to the Community Radio world is their interview with Steve Richardson. …