Meet our new Grant Assessors

August 21, 2018

Our team of valued Grant Assessors continues to grow!

We’re pleased to welcome Nicholas Stevens, Bernie Gorringe, James Preston, Simon Hydzik, Judith Shelley, Wayne Bynder, Karen Paterson, Rebecca Beare, John Thomson, Judith Briscoe, Anthony Briscoe and Kristen Hamill to our Grant Assessor Team. Following training by Georgie, our new additions will be ready to review grant applications. Here’s insight into what motivates our new Grant Assessors to get involved.

Kristen Hamill


I became a Grant Assessor as I enjoy helping content creators bring their ideas to life and wanted to use my background in film and television to contribute to the wider community broadcasting landscape. I look forward to learning more about the projects and stories that people are passionate about, and playing a small role in helping to get them out in the world.”
Kristen Hamill


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“Community Broadcasting gives people a better chance of a future career in this industry. I started out in Community Television 15 years ago and it’s an invaluable training ground for presenters, camera operators, technicians infact any position at a tv station. I’m looking forward to reading some very unique ideas people have for TV and Radio programs.”
Simon Hydzik


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I became a CBF assessor because I believe community broadcasting is where it’s at, and I wanted to make a contribution. What I’m looking forward to is learning and understanding the diversity of this Australia.
John Thomson



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I’m looking forward to making a difference to the community radio sector and giving back to a sector who has supported our station over a number of years. I felt that becoming an assessor would give me a better understanding of the grants application process and learning ways to improve my applications for funding.”
Bernie Gorringe




Our Grant Assessor Team has a few busy weeks ahead.  Our assessors will be reviewing Round 2 grant applications and making recommendations to our Grants Advisory Committees. Good luck team – and welcome onboard! If you’re interested in joining our Grant Assessor Team, express your interest.


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