Senator unhappy at site sale...
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
Radio Australia for sale...
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
on 2017-05-16 04:49 UTC
A dumb Oz decision in the South Pacific | The Strategist...
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
Bishops ask Radio Vatican to restore services to Africa...
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
on 2017-03-12 21:38 UTC
BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand...
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
on 2017-03-12 21:37 UTC
A reprieve for shortwave?...
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.
on 2017-02-16 17:42 UTC
Senator to push for radio change...
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
on 2017-02-09 03:48 UTC
Senator Nick Xenephon discusses Radio Australia Shortwave Cut...
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
on 2017-02-03 00:11 UTC, Edited: 2017-02-03 01:21 UTC
ABC video report on shortwave shutdown...
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
on 2017-02-01 23:33 UTC