The Wire is an Australian current affairs radio program broadcast on community radio stations through the Community Radio Satellite.
The program, is produced by three major Australian community radio stations: Radio Adelaide (Adelaide, South Australia), 2SER (Sydney, New South Wales) and 4EB (Brisbane, Queensland)
The program promotes itself as an independent and alternative current affairs program that "offer(s) critical coverage, which challenges all points of view, putting issues and events in context and always asking 'why'".
As early as 1929, two Melbourne commercial radio stations, 3UZ and 3DB were conducting experimental mechanical television broadcasts - these were conducted in the early hours of the morning, after the stations had officially closed down. In 1934 Dr Val McDowall at amateur station 4CM Brisbane conducted experiments in electronic television.
ABC Local Radio is a network of publicly owned radio stations in Australia, operated by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Television in Australia began experimentally as early as 1929 in Melbourne with radio stations 3DB and 3UZ, and 2UE in Sydney, using the Radiovision system by Gilbert Miles and Donald McDonald, and later from other locations, such as Brisbane in 1934.
Renmark is a town in South Australia's rural Riverland area, and is located 254 km (157.83 mi) northeast of Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray. The Sturt Highway between Adelaide and Sydney runs through the town; Renmark is the last major town encountered in South Australia when driving this route. It is 31 m (101.71 ft) above sea level. At the 2011 census, Renmark had a population of 7,491.
2SER is a community radio station in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, broadcasting on the frequency 107.3 FM and is a member of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. The station is largely self-supporting, relying upon revenue raised through programming, sponsorship, fund-raising events and membership. Their studios are located in Ultimo and Macquarie, Sydney.
Radio Adelaide is Australia's first community radio station; established by Adelaide University in 1972. The signal reaches across the Adelaide metropolitan area to the Mid North, the Yorke Peninsula and Fleurieu Peninsula, the southern Barossa, Kangaroo Island, Riverland and parts of the Eyre Peninsula broadcasting at 13 kilowatts on 101.5 MHz FM. The transmitter power was only 7 kW until an upgrade on 2 November 2006.
ADS is an Australian television station based in Adelaide, South Australia. It is owned and operated by CBS Studios International through their Australian holdings Network 10.
FIVEaa is Adelaide's only commercial talkback radio station. The station has a range of programs including news, sports, current affairs, social issues, football calls, gardening, lifestyle, cars, travel and health. It is owned by NOVA Entertainment.
Millicent is a town in the Australian state of South Australia located about 399 kilometres (248 mi) south-east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) north of the regional centre of Mount Gambier. In the 2011 census, the population was 5,024.
Brian Kenneth Hobbs (1937–2004) was a medical doctor in Adelaide, South Australia and chair of Community Aid Abroad. He was prominently involved in Aboriginal health in Australia.
PBA-FM 89.7 is a community radio station in Adelaide, South Australia, and broadcasts to the Northern Suburbs.
SBS Radio is a service provided by the Special Broadcasting Service that aims "to inform, educate and entertain Australians, especially those of non-English-speaking backgrounds". SBS Radio originally began as two stations based in Melbourne and Sydney, set up to provide pre-recorded information about the then-new Medibank health care system in languages other than English. Today the service targets the estimated 4+ million Australians who speak a language other than English at home with programs in 68 languages.
Michael Smyth is an Australian journalist and broadcaster based in Adelaide, South Australia.
ABC Radio and Regional Content is the division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for radio output and regional content.
ABC North and West SA is a local radio station based in Port Pirie, South Australia, owned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Its callsign is 5CK and is transmitted on the AM band from high power transmitters situated near Crystal Brook.
ABC Riverland is an ABC Local Radio station based in Renmark, South Australia, broadcasting to the Riverland and Mallee region.
Digital broadcast radio in Australia uses the DAB+ standard and is available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin and Hobart. However, after 11 years, regional large cities such as Townsville and Ballarat still do not have DAB. The national government owned television/radio networks, the ABC and SBS, and the commercial radio stations in each market provide many of their services and a few digital-only services on the digital platform. Australia uses the AAC+ codec provided with upgraded DAB+ standard.
4EB FM is an ethnic community radio station broadcasting to the Brisbane, Queensland area. Its output is multicultural, facilitating over 55 language groups from around the world.
Keith Conlon, LL.B. 1968, B.A. 1968, OAM, is a veteran Australian broadcaster based in Adelaide.