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Grant Allocations (November, 2017)

In the second round of funding for 2017, a total of $1.8 million was granted to 111 organisations by the CBF Board of Directors. Successful grant applications include those listed below.

Content grants

Mowanjum Aboriginal Art and Culture Centre in Derby WA will receive a grant to produce a Kupungarri Dreamtime Story - The Lost Boy and the Snake - told through the words of elders, acted out by a young boy from Kupungarri Wananami school and broadcast by ICTV.

2BOB in Taree, NSW will receive a content grant to broadcast MidCoast Council meetings live-to-air.

2BBB in Bellingen, NSW will receive continued funding for production of The Tiki Lounge Remix, broadcast across the northern NSW region and nationally via the Community Radio Network.

JOY in Melbourne will receive a grant to produce The Informer, a nightly program focused on news and current affairs that affect the LGBTIQ community.

The Torres Strait Islander Media Association (TSIMA) will receive a grant for its radio series Rising Tides, examining the impact of global warming on low-lying islands in the Torres Strait region.  

The Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) received grants to support festival broadcasts and production of a TV documentary about the music, lives and politics of the hip hop act, Karnage and Darkness for broadcast on ICTV.


Development & Operations grants

1CMS in Canberra will receive a grant towards strategic planning and upgrading the station’s IT network.

2GCB in Gosford, NSW will receive a grant to support the purchase of additional outside broadcast equipment helping the station to be more active and visible in the local community.

Radio Upper Murray will receive funding towards a new studio, with additional support from local council and the station's own funds.

Good News Radio in Ballarat will receive a grant to help replace an aging transmitter, a new air conditioner and electrical upgrades.

ICTV will receive a grant towards studio infrastructure to produce new live programming, and an ICTV audience survey of remote Indigenous communities.


The most recent grant allocations are detailed in our Grants Allocations spreadsheet (XLS file, 30KB).


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For grant allocations from previous years, view our Annual Report.