Welcome to the GBA
The Gawler Broadcasting Association is an organisation dedicated to giving the people of Gawler a voice, whether through radio programs, local art and music, or short films.
If you’re interested in getting involved we’re always looking for more volunteers! You can become a member, and even create a show of your own. If you’re interested, head over to our contact page and let us know.
The year has flown by and it is time for our AGM once again. Please join us for on Tuesday 15th November at the P/A Hotel, 7.00 pm. We have booked the room from 6.15 so come early if you wish to eat …See Full Post
We have been on break over Covid but the Gawler Broadcasting Association Annual Quiz Night is back!! Come and join us and Quizmasters Geri and Eugenia for a fun night of Trivia, Fun and Laughter! …See Full Post
On Thursday the 17th of June 2021, we lost Marilyn Simpson, a longtime contributor to GBA, both behind the scenes and in front of the microphone. We will remember Marilyn and a loving wife, mother and …See Full Post
On Monday 18th of November we held our Annual General Meeting at the P/A Hotel. There was some reflection on what we have achieved in our first five years and what our aspirations are for the future, …See Full Post
Most Recent Podcasts
Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 25th January 2023 150 years ago snakes are making news once again, 100 years ago there was excitement about race dividends, 50 years ago air conditioners were selling out, 25 years ago the iconic Gawler Christmas tree …Listen to Episode
Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 18th January 2023 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on proceedings at the Barossa Goldfields, 100 years ago a robbery in Murray st shocked the locals, 50 years ago plans were afoot for converting the Gawler Mill …Listen to Episode
Rick and Phil discuss the Australian Tennis Open, local bowls and cricket. …Listen to Episode
Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 11th January 2023 150 years ago the arrival of a “hairless horse” in Gawler was cause for excitement, 100 years ago there was speculation about the Prince’s potential bride, 50 years ago changes were planned for a …Listen to Episode
Special Podcast: 2022 What the “Culters” have been watching Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Baylor, Janette and Justin. And now it is time, time for what? For the “culters” to talk about all the other shows they watched in 2022, and can they talk about their favourite …Listen to Episode
Gawler Oral History Project
Ephraim Henry Coombe (26 August 1858 – 5 April 1917) was editor of the Bunyip Newspaper in Gawler for many years and a very active politician representing the Gawler and Barossa areas, from 1901 to 1912, and from 1915 to 1917. He died in office. His memorial can be seen in Tanunda. It includes the following …