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Australian senate rejects bill to restore ABC shortwave...
Radio New Zealand | 2017-08-10 23:53 UTC
Australia's senate has rejected proposed legislation to restore the international radio service of the country's public broadcaster.
By kynast on 2017-08-13 22:12 UTC
Senator unhappy at site sale...
Shepparton News | 2017-05-21 22:20 UTC
South Australian NXT Party leader and senator Nick Xenophon is not happy the Radio Australia broadcast site has been put on the market, before a planned bill to revive the service has gone to a vote.. The north Shepparton site, which holds the
By janderson on 2017-05-22 03:20 UTC
Radio Australia for sale...
Shepparton News | 2017-05-10 20:20 UTC
For sale, one large semi-rural 229ha block. Key features include large-scale grazing potential, two irrigation channels and a shortwave antenna that can broadcast to all over the globe.. The former shortwave broadcasting station that for decades
By kynast on 2017-05-16 04:49 UTC
ABC opposes bill to restore Pacific shortwave service...
Radio New Zealand | 2017-05-09 07:37 UTC
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has made a Senate submission opposing a bill which would force it to restore its shortwave services for the Northern Territory and the Pacific.
By kynast on 2017-05-09 15:28 UTC
A dumb Oz decision in the South Pacific | The Strategist...
aspistrategist.org.au | 2017-05-03 18:03 UTC
The decision of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to end shortwave broadcasts to the South Pacific is a serious blunder, based on a shrinking, insular view of ABC responsibilities. The ABC should be embarrassed...Only an organisation that’s spent the last decade withdrawing resources from the
By janderson on 2017-05-03 18:03 UTC
Vanuatu calls for resumption of ABC shortwave...
radionz.co.nz | 2017-04-12 15:44 UTC
The government of Vanuatu has sent a formal submission to the Australian Senate asking for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to resume its shortwave service.
By kynast on 2017-04-12 15:44 UTC
Saying goodbye to Radio Australia after 37 years...
ABC Australia | 2017-03-24 23:20 UTC
Kevin De Reus has lived in the same 24 kilometre radius his whole life but it has not stopped him from seeing the world with the help of a shortwave radio.
By kynast on 2017-03-25 00:43 UTC
Bishops ask Radio Vatican to restore services to Africa...
Yahoo News | 2017-03-10 21:43 UTC
African bishops have asked Radio Vatican, the official radio of the pope, to restore shortwave transmissions to the continent, the Catholic agency Fides reported on Friday. Catholics are estimated to number more than 150 million in Africa, the poorest of
By kynast on 2017-03-12 21:38 UTC
BBC's Thai transmission towers fall silent as junta talks falter...
Yahoo News | 2017-03-08 07:59 UTC
The BBC World Service has stopped broadcasting from one of its major global transmission stations situated in Thailand, AFP has learned, after talks broke down with a junta riled by its uncensored coverage. Sources with knowledge of the negotiations said
By kynast on 2017-03-12 21:37 UTC
BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand...
ABC News (US) | 2017-03-08 15:55 UTC
Britain's BBC has announced it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand's military government on a renewal of its operating permit
By kynast on 2017-03-12 21:37 UTC
Michelle Guthrie says it is not her job to lobby for ABC funding...
The Guardian | 2017-02-28 09:23 UTC
MD defends shortwave radio cuts and tells Senate hearing ABC is not official emergency broadcaster
By kynast on 2017-03-01 19:29 UTC
VIDEO: Michelle Guthrie answers questions about shortwave radio...
ABC Australia | 2017-02-28 10:53 UTC
ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie answers questions at a Senate Estimates hearing into the decision to cut the ABC's shortwave service.
By kynast on 2017-03-01 19:29 UTC
Guthrie grilled on NT shortwave cut-off...
9 News | 2017-02-28 08:26 UTC
ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie insists the broadcaster is still meeting its charter obligations despite axing the shortwave radio service in the NT.
By kynast on 2017-03-01 19:28 UTC
ABC boss grilled in Senate Estimates over axing shortwave service...
ABC Australia | 2017-02-28 10:54 UTC
ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie tells a Senate Estimates hearing she is confident the organisation did not breach its charter by cancelling its shortwave radio service.
By kynast on 2017-03-01 19:28 UTC
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
Shutdown Of Last Short Wave Transmitters At Radio Australia - Extended Version...
youtube.com | 2017-02-10 01:43 UTC

After almost 80 years of shortwave transmissions and 72 years from the Shepparton station in Victoria the Australian Broadcasting Corporation considers HF transmissions to old fashioned and has closed down domestic and overseas services.
The money saved, about twice what the CEO is paid is going to

By kynast on 2017-02-10 01:43 UTC
Senator to push for radio change...
Shepparton News | 2017-02-07 20:40 UTC
The mothballed Shepparton shortwave broadcast station could be coming back online.. South Australian senator Nick Xenophon will introduce legislation to parliament this week to force the ABC to bring back domestic and international shortwave
By kynast on 2017-02-09 03:48 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

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By kynast on 2017-02-03 00:11 UTC, Edited: 2017-02-03 01:21 UTC
Workers upset by ABC's ditching of shortwave radio told to complain to Senate inquiry...
The Guardian | 2017-02-02 03:21 UTC
Nationals senator Bridget McKenzie wants to strengthen ABCs obligation to deliver services ro regional Australia
By kynast on 2017-02-02 19:43 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

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