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An Adelaide woman’s live on air plea over fears she will never see her husband again

Wednesday 01 April, 2020
FIVEaa listener Mary from Christies Beach is not allowed to see her unwell husband in his aged care facility and has issued an on air plea for people to “keep up the social distancing” and “get this terrible thing to end” as soon as possible.
 

Bathurst radio stations come together for ANZAC Day

Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Bathurst community radio station 2MCE and commercial stations 2BS / B-Rock FM have united to promote an ANZAC Day dawn service ‘letterbox’ commemoration.

NZ Radio Awards will proceed, but not as a live event

Friday 27 March, 2020

Given the events of recent weeks, the NZ radio  industry has agreed the 2020 NZ Radio Awards will not be proceeding as a live event this year.

Judging has already started and has been extended until Monday 20 April to allow judges more time to complete their categories given the additional pressures placed on everyone at this time.

3AW lineup changes now the AFL is suspended

Thursday 26 March, 2020

With the AFL season temporarily suspended due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, 3AW today announced the following changes to its schedule.

Where AFL matches were scheduled at the following times, these programs will now take their place:

THURSDAY & FRIDAY
1800-1900: Sports Day
1900-2000: Money News
2000-2400: Nights with Denis Walter

ARN's Jason Staveley tests positive to COVID19

Wednesday 25 March, 2020

ARN’s Jason Staveley has tested positive to COVID-19 and is recovering at home.
 
Jason notified friends via Facebook that “I have tested positive to #coronavirus and am now in quarantine at home. It hit me fast and can hit hard, so please do everything the experts are asking.
 
“The testing process is well organised – my result was delivered late yesterday in a little over 24 hours. The follow up from the Federal Health Dept has also been great.”

I want to run away and put my head in the sand and I can’t: Amanda Keller

Tuesday 24 March, 2020
WSFMJonesy & Amanda reflected on how much life in Australia has changed over the past week and the struggles many people are now facing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
 
“I want to run away and put my head in the sand, and I can’t and nobody can,” Amanda said.
 
Jonesy added, “I went pass the Ryde Centrelink office yesterday and it just broke my heart to see all those people just queued around the block and you really feel for them, what can we do for you?”

SCA calls a halt to trading of ordinary shares

Monday 23 March, 2020

Southern Cross Media has asked the Australian Stock Exchange for a trading halt in respect of its ordinary shares.
 
In a letter to the ASX today, Southern Cross says the halt is necessary for the company to assess the impact of COVID-19 on it’s business, and to make an announcement to the markets about the impact and about the measures that SCA is putting in place to address them.
 
SCA share this morning were trading at 16.5 cents.

JOY 94.9 and the CRN launch a new national daily current affairs show

Monday 23 March, 2020

JOY 94.9 has launched The Informer Daily, a daily current affair show covering news and information about the COVID-19 situation with a focus on how it's impacting the LGBTIQA+ community.

Nova stations join the world to play You'll Never Walk Alone

Friday 20 March, 2020

NOVA Entertainment has joined forces with radio stations around the world, to simultaneously play ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’

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