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enadmin, 10th April 2013

Producer/Presenter Tony Ryan has travelled widely for this 15-part series, building on an original outline by Series Consultant Dr John Ashfield. Over thirty interviewees from four states speak on some of the realities of life in rural and remote communities that in recent times have experienced devastating floods ands fires, but which are also experiencing declining populations and services. But in spite of difficult times on the land and families affected by natural disasters, and fewer young people to take over from ageing farming men and women, rural communities are resilient.

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enadmin, 10th April 2013

SYN Media is celebrating the final show of Queer Youth On Air with the chance for young Melburnians to have lunch with the on-air team as part of the Festival of SYN this Saturday 13 April.

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enadmin, 9th April 2013

Winner of the CBAA's 2012 Excellence in Music Programming award, 2ser's Sideways Through Sound is now available to stations and listeners across Australia through the Community Radio Network.

enadmin, 8th April 2013

Port Stephens FM will celebrate 20 years of broadcasting.

enadmin, 5th April 2013

The Festival of SYN is a week-long event run by Melbourne's SYN Media offering a wide range of exciting, free radio, TV and online media making workshops for young people and those who work with young people, such as educators and youth workers.

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enadmin, 3rd April 2013

On the 23rd of March 2013, Eurobodalla Shire's 2EAR FM hosted a fabulous community Open Day in their grounds, in Rose Street Moruya.

enadmin, 3rd April 2013

APRA often receives queries from Community Radio Stations about legal sources of music. Can we stream Spotify or convert YouTube videos for broadcast? Where can we legally source music?

enadmin, 2nd April 2013

Tamworth community station 2YOU FM is celebrating its 30th birthday in July and wants to get in touch with past members and volunteers.

enadmin, 28th March 2013

4.15pm Wednesday April 10th 2013
'Same Song, Same Time' will see a broad cross section of Victorian community broadcasters broadcasting the same song at the same time. This initiative is an official event for National Youth Week and supported by the Victorian Government.

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enadmin, 28th March 2013

On Wednesday 27 March, the NSW Greens moved a motion in Parliament supporting the Commit to Community Radio campaign.

enadmin, 26th March 2013

The 2013 Digital Radio Industry Report is the fourth report on the progress of digital radio in Australia. Compiled by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA), it is a comprehensive collection of official data and consumer research focusing on the status of DAB+ digital radio.

enadmin, 25th March 2013

2SER will unveil exciting new programming changes in May including a local news service and a regular paid breakfast show.

enadmin, 25th March 2013

SYN Media are excited to announce the Festival of SYN – a week-long event offering a wide range of exciting, free radio, TV and online media making workshops for young people and those who work with young people, such as educators and youth workers.

enadmin, 22nd March 2013

This Easter, Canberra's ArtSound will be streaming selected live concerts from the main venue (Budawang stage) at the National Folk Festival.

enadmin, 22nd March 2013

Thirty one young people were recognised for their outstanding contributions to media last night at a pirate-themed SYN Awards, an event held annually to celebrate the exceptional talent of Australia's young media makers.

enadmin, 15th March 2013

A second round of General - Sustainability & Development grants is now open and as a priority, the Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) are keen to receive applications that propose innovative projects that will foster youth leadership in the community broadcasting sector or will empower young people to become successful leaders and create positive change in community broadcasting.

enadmin, 15th March 2013

‘Women on Waves’ is JOY’s much loved independent women’s music show, presented by Anita Gibbons, a proud JOY volunteer and presenter for over 19 years.

enadmin, 13th March 2013

Phoenix FM, Bendigo are mourning the loss of presenter and pioneer for the blind, Geoff Morris.

enadmin, 12th March 2013

Community radio has been very well represented in the current intake of the AFTRS Graduate Diploma Radio, with 14 of the 18 students having volunteered in the sector.