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RTI is back

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

RTI student-led radio is ready to hit the airwaves tomorrow.

Managed produced and presented by Advanced Radio students from Melbourne’s Radio Training Institute, RTI brings you eight personalities across 6 shows for 5 days.

Radio stations give Lorde the green light

Thursday 16 March, 2017

Here is the latest list of the top 40 songs played on radio last week, as logged by AirCheck.

Nothing has changed with the top 3 - and Ed Sheeran still dominates the top 2 positions.

However propelling herself into the top 5 spot is Lorde with Green Light.

Survey 1 Analysis: smooth beats Fox for top FM spot in Melbourne

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Our analysis of the survey one results by network and city.

Refresh this page to get the latest updates.

We have had a massive increase in traffic today, 400% more than any previous survey day, so if our site is a little slow that's why.

Other radio ratings survey reports: Raw figures, Spin, Trends.

Ed Sheeran holds two spots in radio airplay chart

Thursday 09 March, 2017

Ed Sheeran's Shape of You remains in the number spot with airplay figures for Australian radio released today.

The British singer also holds the number two position with Castle on the Hill.

While Julia Michaels jumped into the Top 5 with issues.

You can check out the entire top 40 here.


How to get good radio content from PR companies

Thursday 01 December, 2016

PR companies, they exist to get your message across.
Sir Richard Branson once said, “Publicity is absolutely critical. A good PR story is infinitely more effective than a front page ad.” 
But how do you achieve that and specifically for radio?

Survey 7 2016: 100 wins for 2GB

Tuesday 08 November, 2016
The seventh survey for 2016 has been released, marking 100 straight wins for Sydney talk station 2GB.

Alan Jones has 103 wins under its belt, and Ray Hadley has hit his century.

Across the country, the Hit network was up in every market. More analysis here.

The survey was conducted for Commercial Radio Australia between Sun Aug 14 to Sat Sept 17 & Sun Sept 25 to Sat Oct 29, 2016, which included the football grand finals.

Changes in the air for regional radio?

Friday 04 November, 2016

Radio in smaller regional communities could soon undergo a major change with a proposal to convert AM to FM for commercial radio broadcasting services in an initial six, single-licensee regional licence areas.

McDonalds number one on radio

Thursday 22 September, 2016

McDonald's was the top Fast Food brand on radio this month, with 385 instances across 34 stations between 14 - 20 September 2016?

McDonald's was closely followed by Sumo Salad Double Chicken Caesar with 304 instances across 14 stations. Across the Top 5 Brands, the spots were most likely to be placed in Afternoons.
'Did You Know' Aircheck insights are based on commercial and song airplay data from radio and television stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth, Central Coast, Newcastle & Geelong. 

Applying for competition permits with TPAL

Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Radio stations often run competitions.

Many of these are chance based, which require the winner(s) to be selected randomly.

These types of competitions (games of chance) are heavily regulated and involve strict compliance obligations, to provide entrants with transparency and confidence that the competition has integrity. It's good for the consumers, but sometimes a headache for station promotions departments that have to ensure compliance.

Random Draws for radio comps

Monday 01 August, 2016

A new company called is being used by an increasing number of radio stations to help with competition compliance.

It's a cloud based third party service, launched this month, used by radio stations, marketing firms, lawyers, and brands to hold independent draws for trade promotions, chance based competitions and sweepstakes.

The methodology and secure infrastructure is government approved and certified in Australia, which by the way is one of the most heavily regulated countries in the world for running promotions.


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