Radio broadcasting

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Report

Regional Australia and the ABC: reforming the relationship

This paper was commissioned by the Page Research Centre in August 2021 to evaluate and analyse whether regional Australians are satisfied with, and believe they are getting full value from, the programmes and services of the Sydney-headquartered Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Report

Future of the Australian radio industry

The aim of this report is to review the current situation of the Australian radio industry, in light of the nearly two years of progress since the publication of the 'Future delivery of radio' report,.
Report

Community media destinations: spotlight on creative industries

This research project interrogates the experiences of people working in the creative and cultural industries - who spent significant time in the Australian community broadcasting sector. Examining the impact of community broadcasting participation on career pathways recognises the historical role that community radio stations have...
Report

International public broadcasting: a missed opportunity for projecting Australia’s soft power

This report argues that public international broadcasting still has an important place among Australia’s principal soft power tools, but the focus of the debate needs to shift from issues such as short wave and restoring Radio Australia, to a fresh approach.
Report

Review of Australian Broadcasting Services in the Asia Pacific

The objective of this review is to assess the reach of Australia’s media in the Asia Pacific region, including examining whether shortwave radio technology should be used.
Commentary

It will be money, not morality, that finally turns the tide on Alan Jones

The broadcaster's latest outrage may finally make his employer act - but not because of any damage he is doing to the social fabric.
Commentary

Whatever happened to spectrum reform?

Should we renovate the process we have for allocating the airwaves, or knock it down and start again?
Report

Governance of the Special Broadcasting Service Corporation

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of the governance arrangements for the Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS).
Discussion paper

Digital radio multiplex transmission services in Canberra, Darwin and Hobart: consultation and position paper

On 30 October 2018, the ACCC received three new access undertakings in relation to the commencement of digital radio services in Canberra, Darwin and Hobart. This consultation paper is designed to seek stakeholders’ views on the degree to which the undertakings meet the legislative requirements...
Submission

Submission to the Department of Communications and the Arts review of Australian broadcasting services in the Asia-Pacific

Under-investment, inconsistent government decision-making and strategic missteps by the national broadcaster have plagued Australia's efforts in international broadcasting for more than a decade. This is despite it being a potent tool for diplomacy in a region that is fast becoming a major focus for world...
Policy report

Editorial review 15: Diversity of broadcast news stories

This review was undertaken by the Editorial Policies team as an exercise to identify and compare the story choices being made by the ABC, the SBS and the free-to-air commercial services in key morning (radio) and evening (television) news bulletins.
Report

More than radio – a community asset: social return on investment analyses of Indigenous broadcasting services

The purpose of this project was to forecast the return on investment over three years of a very remote, a regional and an urban Indigenous Broadcasting Service (IBS) by understanding, estimating and valuing their impact on stakeholders.
Report

Investment timeframes and spectrum licensing: licensees look to minimize their spectrum risks

Regulators around the world are looking for ways to maintain flexibility in radio-communications licensing while giving investors some certainty about spectrum tenure. One of the issues raised in this context is the duration of licenses. All things being equal, a longer license provides more certainty...
Strategy

Broadcasting Standards Authority: statement of intent 2017-2021

This strategy document sets out what the Broadcasting Standards Authority intends to achieve or contribute to over the next four years and how it will manage its functions and operations to meet its intentions.
Report

Mobilong Prison Radio pilot: final report

The Mobilong prison radio pilot was an action research community project that involved a series of radio production workshops with a group of prisoners, and culminated in a CD to be used to assist new prisoners through their induction at the prison.
Audio

Media laws package to pass after Xenophon deal

The Turnbull Government's media laws package is set to pass, after a deal was made last night clearing the way for a major industry shake-up.
Audio interview

Australian media unites to support media law reform

Some of the biggest players in Australian media will launch a bid today to convince the Senate to pass the federal government's long waited media reform package
Report

Radio in the bush: a study of radio listening in remote Western Australia

The ACMA undertook quantitative research in 2016 to examine the role of AM radio in the contemporary communications environment. Radio in the bush—A study of radio listening in remote Western Australia explores the radio listening habits of people living in remote and very remote Western...
Report

United we read radio story-time

This research project aims to explore how a story-time radio show might add value to the United We Read program, and investigate if such a radio show can further engage children in their love of reading, and assist parents’ involvement, regardless of their own levels...
Working paper

Powerhouse radio show: finding solutions to resettlement challenges through a pilot radio project

This working paper focuses on how engagement in media production, through a community radio project, can assist in the settlement experiences of young people of refugee background.