Community Licences for Coober Pedy & Tumut

The ABA has invited applications for new community radio broadcasting licences for Coober Pedy in South Australia and Tumut in southern NSW.

ABA Chairman, David Flint, says: “We are pleased to start allocating a community licence for Coober Pedy and Tumut, after our planning process identified a demand for a new community service, operated by people living in these regions.”

Applicants should contact the ABA’s Licensing Section on 1 800 226 667 or (02) 9334 7700 for copies of the application information booklet. The ABA website: also has general information.

Applications for the respective licences must be received before midnight on Friday 25 June. From Friday 2 July, copies of all applications will be placed for public perusal on the ABA website.

Copies of all applications will also be at the Coober Pedy and Tumut public libraries.

Copies of any letters of support, included with applications, and subsequent support letters, received by the ABA, will not be displayed on the website or in libraries, but can be made available for inspection, on request.