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ABC opposes bill to restore Pacific shortwave service...
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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
Australian Party Branded Racist for Promising to Employ Australians First...
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Donald Trump, famously, proposed the same.
By viper1 on 2017-05-09 15:18 UTC
A dumb Oz decision in the South Pacific | The Strategist...
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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
Australia warned it needs to start thinking about defending itself from ballistic missile attack...
An Australian Defence Force document compiled by an RAAF Group Captain argues the military needs to better understand ballistic-missile defence, amid the growing threat posed by North Korea's "increasingly credible" nuclear program.
By rjx32 on 2017-04-29 05:12 UTC
Vanuatu calls for resumption of ABC shortwave...
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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
Possible terror links in service station stabbing...
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A SERIES of violent incidents in the NSW town of Queanbeyan could be terror-related, according to police
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-04-07 06:50 UTC
What does Australia's solar energy future look like?...
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Large-scale solar looks to be on the cusp of an Australian boom. The country has had a record-breaking year in the construction of major solar projects, and the trend is predicted to continue.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-03-29 04:22 UTC
Cyclone Debbie: Stark before and after photos show Hamilton Island battered...
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See the impact of Cyclone Debbie on tropical Hamilton Island, which has been hit with wind gusts of up to 263 kilometres per hour.
By aphrodite on 2017-03-28 02:16 UTC
Qld bracing for 'monster' Cyclone Debbie...
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Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Debbie is expected to hit Queensland's northern coast at noon on Tuesday, bringing dangerous tidal surges and destructive winds.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-03-27 17:30 UTC
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Debbie approaching Queensland for landfall...
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NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the storm early on March 27, 2017 as Tropical Cyclone Debbie had intensified into a powerful hurricane already affecting the coast of eastern Queensland, Australia.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-03-27 17:29 UTC
Saying goodbye to Radio Australia after 37 years...
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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
Brisbane median house prices hits $655k...
Brisbane's median house price has grown to $655,000 while the Gold Coast has risen to $590,00 and the Sunshine Coast rising to $545,000.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-03-13 04:09 UTC
Australia ranks #13 in pre-drinking before a night out, Ireland #1...
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Almost two in three young Australians pre-drink before a night on the town, a new study has shown.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-03-13 04:08 UTC
Michelle Guthrie says it is not her job to lobby for ABC funding...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
Trump-Style Aussie Populists Gain in Polls as Turnbull Flounders...
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Anti-immigrant populists and the opposition Labor party advanced in opinion polls as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbulls government descended into infighting.
By rjx32 on 2017-02-27 00:44 UTC
A reprieve for shortwave?...
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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...
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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

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