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A reprieve for shortwave?...
Shepparton News | 2017-02-16 03:20 UTC
The shortwave broadcast station which beamed Radio Australia to the Pacific from Shepparton could be coming back online. South Australian senator Nick Xenophon earlier this week introduced a bill to parliament, which if passed would force the ABC to bring back shortwave broadcasts.
By kynast on 2017-02-16 17:42 UTC
Senator Nick Xenephon discusses Radio Australia Shortwave Cut...
Shepparton News | 2017-02-02 20:20 UTC
Senator Nick Xenophon answered the SOS call to force the government and the ABC to Save Our Shortwave.. The South Australian politician and NXT party leader was in Shepparton yesterday for the senate inquiry into the dairy industry and took time out

By kynast on 2017-02-03 00:11 UTC, Edited: 2017-02-03 01:21 UTC
ABC video report on shortwave shutdown...
twitter.com | 2017-02-01 23:33 UTC
ABC interviews those most effected. The ABC has shut down its shortwave radio service to remote parts of Northern Australia and the Pacific. @MaddocksThomas reports https://t.co/VPD3deSR9Z
By kynast on 2017-02-01 23:33 UTC
Hitting the switch on connection to world...
Shepparton News | 2017-01-26 04:30 UTC
A radio engineer has warned the Australian Federal Government of the dangers of Radio Australia's Shepparton shortwave broadcasting station go offline. Greg Baker worked as district manager at the Shepparton site for seven years and was highly critical of the ABC
By kynast on 2017-02-01 09:06 UTC
ABC Pacific shortwave exit a 'diplomatic misstep'...
SBS | 2017-02-01 08:39 UTC
The ABC's decision to end 80 years of shortwave radio broadcasts into the Pacific region is being criticised as a diplomatic misstep. Shortwave radio is old, but simple and reliable, technology for reaching even the remotest parts of the Pacific. It's considered a lifesaver, especially when nature
By kynast on 2017-02-01 08:39 UTC
ABC's shortwave radio transition program offers little comfort to Top End fisherman...
ABC Rural | 2017-02-01 08:31 UTC
A Northern Territory commercial fisherman says the ABC's HF shortwave radio transition alternatives offer little to support remote listeners. "It's our only communication with what's happening in the outside world," he said"
By kynast on 2017-02-01 08:31 UTC
'Thousands' in Solomon Islands affected by ABC shortwave cut...
radionz.co.nz | 2017-02-01 08:28 UTC
Thousands of people in remote parts of Solomon Islands who tune in to the ABC's shortwave service will be poorer off from today according to a leading activist in the country. "Ms Liloqula said after the recent earthquake people in the bush in Choiseul only knew there was no tsunami by listening to
By kynast on 2017-02-01 08:28 UTC
ABC Shortwave radio axing puts remote people at risk...
ntnews.com.au | 2017-02-01 08:25 UTC

Long-haul driver Gary Williams, who is now based in South Australia and plies his trade up and down the Stuart Hwy between Adelaide and Darwin, said he would be without emergency information when the ABC turns off short-wave radio transmitters in the NT from today.

He said he had now been left

By kynast on 2017-02-01 08:25 UTC
Dismay in Melanesia as ABC ends shortwave...
radionz.co.nz | 2017-02-01 08:22 UTC

The axing of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's shortwave service to the Pacific has been met with dismay in the region. The chop has been greeted with dismay in many parts of the region, particularly in remote parts of Melanesia. Papua New Guinea MP Ron Knight said it was a sad day for the

By kynast on 2017-02-01 08:22 UTC
Pacific nations lose shortwave radio services that evade dictators and warn of natural disasters...
theconversation.com | 2017-02-01 08:07 UTC
Australia's decision to take another step back from international broadcasting by ceasing its far reaching border crossing shortwave radio services has raised questions about who will fill the void.
By kynast on 2017-02-01 08:07 UTC
Xenophon leads calls for ABC to reinstate shortwave radio service...
ABC Australia | 2017-01-31 00:47 UTC
Senator Nick Xenophon says he will introduce legislation to Parliament to force the ABC to reinstate its shortwave radio service, which ends today.
By kynast on 2017-02-01 07:58 UTC
ABC announces 'transitional measures' for shortwave radio listeners...
theguardian.com | 2017-02-01 07:11 UTC
Broadcaster offers comprehensive advice on how to best access emergency information, ABC news and entertainment after shutdown
By kynast on 2017-02-01 07:11 UTC
Radio Australia Shortwave Goes Quiet...
sheppnews.com.au | 2017-02-01 07:08 UTC
At noon eastern standard time yesterday the shortwave broadcast of Radio Australia, which sends out impartial news to the world, went silent.. The Shepparton broadcast facility went offline after running almost continuously since 1944, after the ABC announced it was moving away from shortwave
By kynast on 2017-02-01 07:08 UTC
Bill Shorten calls on Turnbull to save shortwave radio broadcasts in NT...
The Guardian | 2017-01-27 06:46 UTC
Labor leader says reasons to shut down service do not account for the reality of service availability in remote areas
By kynast on 2017-01-28 05:36 UTC
Australia to Replace Passports With Biometric Tech...
Gizmodo | 2017-01-22 17:50 UTC
In a move that sounds convenient and a little terrifying, international travelers to Australia may not need a passport by 2020. Officials say that the country is implementing a system to replace the standard paper ID with biometric technology that recogni
By ceres on 2017-01-22 18:47 UTC, Edited: 2017-01-22 18:50 UTC
End to ABC's HF shortwave radio service to leave remote travellers vulnerable says tourist operator...
ABC | 2017-01-19 00:00 UTC
An Australian outback tour operator says remote travellers depend on the ABC's HF shortwave radio service for news, weather and general information.....Mr Cratt took exception to the ABC's assertion that the shortwave radio is now 100-years-old and outdated. He said his business recently shipped
By kynast on 2017-02-01 08:44 UTC
Singapore Zika cases top 150...
The Australian | 2016-09-01 23:21 UTC
China has intensified its checks on people and goods arriving from Singapore as an outbreak of the Zika virus in the small city-state was confirmed to have spread to at least one person in neighbouring Malaysia.
By iainsmith on 2016-09-02 00:15 UTC
Algal bloom killed Cockburn Sound fish...
ABC Australia | 2015-12-08 06:13 UTC
An algal bloom is the likely cause of the deaths of thousands of fish in Perth's south since late November, the Fisheries Department says.
By Smithsonite on 2016-01-27 22:35 UTC
Unemployment expected to rise to 5.9%...
news.com.au | 2016-01-11 03:58 UTC
Unemployment expected to rise to 5.9%
By tashers111 on 2016-01-18 23:48 UTC

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