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5MU looks to move to FM

Friday 17 May, 2019

Listeners of the commercial radio station 5MU in Murray Bridge, Mount Barker and Victor Harbor may soon be retuning their radios if the ACMA accepts a proposal by the station to swap from AM to FM transmission.

ACMA seeks feedback on the future delivery of radio

Tuesday 30 April, 2019

The ACMA is seeking feedback from Australian broadcasters and audio content providers about emerging technologies, the impact on their businesses and the choices these create for the radio indus

Changes to Bega, Cooma and Goulburn radio services

Friday 29 March, 2019

Listeners of commercial radio stations 2EC Bega, 2XL Cooma and 2GN Goulburn may soon be retuning their radios if the ACMA accepts proposals by the stations that would see them swap from AM to FM transmission.

ACMA Chair, Nerida O’Loughlin, says “FM radio provides improved audio quality for listeners in regional areas and can be more cost-effective to operate than AM radio.

2GB and Alan Jones breach the decency requirements

Thursday 28 March, 2019

The ACMA has found that Harbour Radio Pty Ltd, the licensee of radio station 2GB, breached the Commercial Radio Code of Practice in an Alan Jones Breakfast Show segment broadcast on 23 August 2018.

ACMA investigates broadcasting of Christchurch terrorist attack

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

The ACMA has commenced a formal investigation into whether content broadcast by commercial, national and subscription broadcasters of Friday’s terrorist attack in Christchurch breached current rules.

Changes to Katherine NT radio services

Thursday 31 January, 2019

The ACMA is considering a proposal to see Hot 100 (8HOT) swap from 765AM to FM transmission in Katherine. 

Community Radio: Heroes or just Cowboys?

Wednesday 02 January, 2019

A number of aggressive community radio stations are certainly skating on thin ice at the moment.

Respected ACMA senior executive Giles Tanner is set to retire next week

Friday 23 November, 2018

After almost 30 years, the ACMA’s General Manager, Communications Infrastructure Division, Giles Tanner, will retire at the end of November.

ACMA invites applications for 4 analog community licences

Friday 09 November, 2018

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is inviting applications for a number of analog community radio broadcasting licences.
Applications for the Perth, McLean, Mareeba and Gold Coast RA1 licence areas can be made via the ACMA website and can only be made by not-for-profit companies, including incorporated associations formed in Australia or an external territory, and which represent a community interest.


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