CNAV Annual Conference

2017

This year’s conference will be held on Saturday, 14 October at Traralgon in Gippsland

Previous Conferences

2016 Bendigo

Keynote speaker Superintendent Matthew Ryan (Family Violence Command, Victoria Police)
Workshops

  • Developing good headlines
  • Expanding into social media
  • Copyright: understanding your responsibilities

2016 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2016 Conference photo album on Flickr

2015 Mooroolbark

Keynote speaker Peter Wearne (Youth Support and Advocacy Service, Chair of the Yarra Drug and Health Forum and Vice-President of the Trust for Young Australians)
Workshops

  • Writing
  • Photography
  • Community engagement

2015 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2015 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2014 Caroline Springs

Keynote speaker Don Watson (Author, public speaker and speech-writer)
Workshops

  • Generating stories and content
  • Digitisation of archives
  • Achieving balance in editing your community newspaper
  • Building and maintaining relationships with other community groups

2014 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2014 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2013 Frankston

Keynote speaker Angela Carey (Head of Content (Features) for Fairfax Media regional division)
Workshops

  • Making a difference
  • What makes a good page
  • Planning
  • Not taking sides

2013 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2013 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2012 Nagambie

Keynote speaker Margaret Simons (Journalist, author, academic and media commentator)
Workshops

  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Photography
  • Models of community newspaper ownership
  • Moving online—digital or not?
  • Advertising, policies, pricing, and selling space

2012 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2012 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2011 Geelong

Keynote speaker Andrew Dodd (Journalist and Academic)
Workshops

  • Writing
  • Design and layout
  • Editorial

2011 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2011 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2010 Warragul

Keynote speaker Gerard Callinan (ABC Gippsland General Manager and Breakfast presenter)
Workshops

  • Writing
  • Legal matters
  • Ethics
  • Grants

2010 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2010 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2009 Kinglake/Toolangi

Keynote speaker Karen Kissane (Age journalist and author)
Workshops

  • Survival strategies
  • Governance
  • Websites
  • Desktop publishing
  • Design
  • Writing

2009 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2009 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2008 Castlemaine

Keynote speaker Jonathan Ridnell (ABC Centralvic Station Manager and Breakfast presenter)
Workshops

  • Legal
  • Governance
  • Web site
  • Desktop publishing

2008 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2008 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2007 Lorne

Keynote speaker Eric Beecher (former journalist and editor, owner and publisher of several journalism-based websites including Crikey.com)
Workshops

  • Editorial content and direction
  • Production problems and solutions—why some photos reproduce so poorly
  • Advertising

2007 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2007 Conference photo album on Flickr

 

2006 Ballarat

Keynote speaker John Thwaites, Deputy Premier and Minister for Victorian Communities

Workshops;

  • Legal structures of community newspapers
  • The Fair Trading Act with Consumer Affairs Victoria
  • Production, activities and equipment involved in community newspaper publication
  • Governance — Structure, Volunteers, Policy development

2006 Award Winners – Click Here

See the full 2006 Conference photo album on Flickr