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.

Vale Marilyn Simpson 1946-2021

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 grandmother, as a strong and active member of the community, and as an almost irreplaceable part of the GBA …
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Most Recent Podcasts

The Carlo and Laids Sports Show: Episode 195 – Local Volleyball

Rob and Sean talk with local volleyball identity Shane Hennessy. …
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Two Peas in a Podcast: October

Gardening for the Young and the Young at Heart This month Trevor and Michelle hark back to the days of childhood and reignite the childhood wonder of nature. The love of gardens, and a desire to preserve the planet, begins when we are tiny and first start to explore the adventures that gardens offer. Sit …
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Sports Central with Rick and Phil: Episode 182 – AFL Trade

Rick and Phil discuss the AFL trade and opening of the B&L cricket season …
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The Carlo and Laids Sports Show: Episode 194 – Sports Memorabilia Auction

Rob and Sean discuss a recent Michael Treloar sports auction, which included 6 items associated with early Gawler history. …
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Looking Back with the Bunyip; Wednesday 13th October

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 13th October 2021. 150 years ago a snake with a personality was making news, 100 years ago the story is about a legal protest, 50 years ago road safety was a matter of discussion again, 25 …
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Gawler Oral History Project

Helen Hennessy talks with Patricia Booth about E.H. Coombe

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 …

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