Disability Media Australia's Radio Reading Resources

Radio Reading Resources for Stations and Radio Reading Resources for Volunteers are series' of community media training resources developed as part of DMA's Regional Development Project, supporting radio stations in regional and remote Australia to produce new, diverse, quality local programming made by and for people with a print disability in their community.

These easy-to-use resources provide an all-round basic guide to how to do radio reading programs in Australia. They are helpful for stations, staff and volunteers who work in radio reading programs.

Topics include:

  • How to start and develop a radio reading program
  • How to find and train suitable personnel
  • How to engage support from your local community
  • How to forge partnerships with local newspapers and other publishers
  • How to present and produce radio reading content in your studios
  • How to improve disability access at your studios
  • Where to find suitable technical and online support
  • What to do about copyright and other on-air legal issues

Disability Media Australia is the national peak body for the Radio Reading Network, community radio services dedicated to informing and empowering the estimated 5 million Australians with a print disability.