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Covid modifications to radio surveys, but no change for Survey 5

Thursday 22 July, 2021

In response to Covid lockdowns, changes are expected for the next few radio surveys, with more surveys to be compleeted online.

Commercial Radio Australia says the current lockdowns will have no material impact on metropolitan radio survey five, which is currently underway and will be released as scheduled on Tuesday, August 24.

Infinite Dial 2021: Australians embrace digital audio, podcast listening soars

Thursday 29 April, 2021

More Australians are embracing digital audio post the pandemic, with podcast listening soaring over the past year and more people listening to radio using apps, catch-up podcasts and smart speakers, according to the annual Infinite Dial Australia 2021 study, released today by Edison Research and Commercial Radio Australia. 

Overall, 86% of Australians aged 12+ listened to radio over-the-air, online and via catch-up radio podcasts in the last month and 37% have listened to a podcast in the last month.

Intense competition but growing excitement about audio's future: Joan Warner #DBS2021

Monday 05 April, 2021

In a session at the Digital Broadcasting Symposium today, titled Embracing Digital Change – Strategies and Results, CRA chief executive Joan Warner looked back over the 16 months since the start of the pandemic

ACMA won't adapt proposed deeming principles for digital expansion

Thursday 18 March, 2021

The ACMA has released the outcome of its consultation on proposed deeming principles for regional radio licence areas.
In June 2020, the ACMA consulted on adopting a set of principles to guide deeming powers for community radio licence areas in regional Australia when considering the introduction of digital radio into regional areas.

Broadcast media most effective in emergencies: Joan Warner at Bushfire Inquiry

Sunday 16 August, 2020

Australia’s 222 regional commercial radio stations “play a crucial role during times of emergency,” CRA’s Joan Warner this week told the Parliamentary Committee inquiring into Australia’s bushfires.

Commercial radio comes together with a common message in the COVID19 crisis

Wednesday 08 April, 2020

The commercial radio industry has come together  to share a message of support and unity to its community of listeners.

Commencing this week, commercial radio stations across Australia will begin broadcasting a special message to the broader community, letting them know that no matter where they are or who they are listening to, radio will be there to keep them informed and connected.

Kath Brown leaves Commercial Radio Australia

Tuesday 07 April, 2020

Kathryn Sabel Brown (Kath Brown) has left Commercial Radio Australia.

Fair Work Commission rule change includes some radio industry awards

Monday 09 March, 2020

A new award condition came into force on 1st March that could affect you if you employ staff under the 2010 Broadcasting and Recorded Entertainment Award or the Clerks Award, or if you work under that award.


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