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Radio Adelaide members will meet Monday to discuss the station's future

Wednesday 09 October, 2019

The board and staff of community broadcaster Radio Adelaide are holding a special member meeting on Monday for all financial members and volunteers to discuss the future of the station.
Since parting ways with University of Adelaide and going out on its own, Radio Adelaide has struggled to find the revenue required to keep the station operational, and has now reached a critical juncture, requiring what they are describing as “…an urgent change of direction and decisions to be made.”

SACBA Bilby award winners for 2018

Friday 17 August, 2018

The South Australian Community Broadcasting Association annual Bilby Awards recognises excellence in community radio.

Radio Adelaide 101.5 FM to vote on board of directors

Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Next week, the station will vote on its first-ever elected board of directors. 

Radio Adelaide axes staff after 'disappointing' fundraising result

Friday 25 August, 2017

Radio Adelaide has axed its manager Rob Popplestone and paid breakfast presenter Jennie Lenman after the station failed to achieve fundraising targets in its recent radiothon.

The station moved to new premises and reshaped its management and staffing after Adelaide University cut funding and sold its building last year.

ABC and Radio Adelaide settle name dispute out of court

Thursday 02 March, 2017

The injunction against the ABC's use of the name ABC Radio Adelaide has been lifted.

See you in court Radio Adelaide

Wednesday 25 January, 2017
What's in a name?
That which we call a rose by any other name
would smell as sweet.

William Shakespeare

What’s in a name?
Plenty according to Radio Adelaide and the ABC.
The ABC’s metro radio stations have all rebranded with their new look and name for 2017… except Adelaide.

ABC Radio gets round to launching new logo

Monday 09 January, 2017
ABC Radio has launched its new logo as part of the 2017 image rebrand.

The round logo reflects the dropping of the call numbers of each local radio station as part of the network's multiplatform philosophy, outlined in our earlier reports.

The photo right shows ABC Regional Content Manager Cath Hurley supporting her metro colleagues by proudly displaying the new logo on her facebook page.

Injunction granted to delay ABC Radio Adelaide name change

Saturday 31 December, 2016

Radio Adelaide has been granted an injunction in the Federal Court against 891 ABC Adelaide rebranding itself to ABC Radio Adelaide.

This will cause a hiccup in the ABC's planned local radio network rebrand, which will now take place in other cities, but not in Adelaide, until the court matter is settled.

ACMA approves transfer of Radio Adelaide licence

Monday 19 December, 2016

The community radio broadcasting licence held by the University of Adelaide will be transferred to Educational Broadcasters Adelaide Inc (EBA), following approval by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

They're hijacking our name: Radio Adelaide

Saturday 03 December, 2016

Radio Adelaide chairman Iain Evans says the ABC is "hijacking" Radio Adelaide's name after the national broadcaster anounced plans to rebrand stations next year.

As part of a national rebranding strategy, ABC's local capital city radio stations will drop the call numbers from their names and highlight their cities. 702ABC Sydney will become ABC Radio Sydney, 774ABC Melbourne will become ABC Radio Melbourne and 891ABC Adelaide will become ABC Radio Adelaide.


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