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ACMA won't adapt proposed deeming principles for digital expansion

Thursday 18 March, 2021

The ACMA has released the outcome of its consultation on proposed deeming principles for regional radio licence areas.
In June 2020, the ACMA consulted on adopting a set of principles to guide deeming powers for community radio licence areas in regional Australia when considering the introduction of digital radio into regional areas.

John Laws and 2HD breach radio code on suicide

Friday 05 March, 2021

An ACMA investigation has found The John Laws Morning Show breached the rules around decency and the treatment of suicide during a segment in March 2020.

ACMA opens applications for News Media and Digital Platforms Bargaining Code

Wednesday 03 March, 2021

The ACMA today opened applications for Australian news businesses wishing to register for the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.
The code has been designed to help support the sustainability of public interest journalism in Australia.

An Adelaide Hills radio station is fighting to get back onair

Thursday 28 January, 2021

Hills Radio failed to gain an ongoing broadcasting licence from ACMA in September last year with the exclusive broadcasting rights for the Mount Barker district going to Lofty 88.9 Adelaide Hills.

Controversial Rolleston Mine transmitter off air

Friday 16 October, 2020

The controversial self help transmitter at the Rolleston Mine is currently off air.

ACMA tells narrowcasters to 'Use it or lose it'

Friday 16 October, 2020

Holders of low power open narrowcasting (LPON) services have been told by the ACMA to ‘Use it or lose it.’

Federal Budget implications for broadcasting sectors

Tuesday 06 October, 2020

The federal government’s delayed 2020/21 budget, released tonight, is a high spending stimulus plan that hopes to maintain economic activity long enough for Australia to come out of its covid pandemic slump.

radioinfo examines how will it affect broadcasters and associated industries.


ACMA blames administrative error for Rolleston Mine relay

Saturday 19 September, 2020

The regulator has responded to yesterday's opinion article by Brad Smart, citing an administrative error for the broadcast of an out of area Triple M signal at Rolleston Mine.

Hills Radio to go off air after ACMA licence decision

Saturday 19 September, 2020

The ACMA's decision to award a full time community licence to Lofty Community Media in the Adelaide Hills will mean the other applicant for the licence, Hills Radio, will go off air at the end of this month.

ACMA makes a Lofty decision for the Adelaide Hills

Friday 18 September, 2020

The ACMA has allocated a long-term community radio broadcasting licence in the Mt Barker area of the Adelaide Hills to Lofty Community Media Incorporated (Lofty).
The licence will be used to provide a community radio service which will broadcast on the frequency of 88.9MHz.


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