28 November 2023 Triton Digital and Commercial Radio and Audio (CRA) have launched Podcast Metrics Demos+ in Australia. Podcasts published in the Australian Podcast Ranker can now access audience profiles and demographic data each month, giving them insight into the number of listeners and downloads, age and gender, purchase history and intent, interests, and the media consumption behaviours… Read More
15 November 2023 It’s business as usual on this month’s Australian Podcast Ranker, the 50th released by Commercial Radio and Audio (CRA). LiSTNR’s Hamish and Andy was No 1 for a record 22nd time. Mamamia and Mia Freedman’s No Filter was the only new entry in the top 10, up four places to 9th. Hamish and Andy had nearly a million listeners and Casefile True Crime (2nd) had the most (2,377,637) downloads.
15 November 2023 For almost as long as commercial radio has been operating in Australia, women have been working in it.Now, as the industry prepares to celebrate 100 years, today we speak to one of the trailblazers – Muriel Cooper, the first woman to become No. 1 on a prime-time radio talk show.Muriel never set out to be… Read More
25 September 2023 KIIS 1065 Sydney's #1 Hit Music Station. Not really. According to Tracka statistics shared by Paul Amos, the Managing Director of Xtra Insights, music makes up just 1% of the content on a typical Kyle and Jackie O breakfast show. I think you would hear more than that percentage if you listened into John Laws, or Ray Hadley.
15 August 2023 The 2023 Australian Commercial Radio & Audio (ACRA) Awards will shine bright with more entries, nine radio hosts, a lineup of Australian music talent and a celebration of 100 years of commercial radio.
11 August 2023 The referral for review by the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee of Senator David Pocock’s private member’s bill to amend Australia’s copyright laws covering music broadcasts, has been welcomed by the commercial radio industry.
10 August 2023 In a week where Senator David Pocock has sought to introduce a bill seeking to remove 1% cap on broadcast sound recordings, with an immediate frustrated response from the CRA and musicians, both Spotify and Apple Music have also released new functions to try and draw more of us away from traditional radio.
9 August 2023 The commercial radio industry has warned that the removal of that cap on copyright fees for sound recordings broadcast on air will put the sustainability of local regional radio stations at risk and may also hinder attempts to increase financial support for Australian music artists.
6 August 2023 Communications Minister Michelle Rowland acknowledged the commercial radio industry’s upcoming 100th birthday with a speech at Parliament House recalling the launch of 2WS in Seven Hills and the continued advocacy and up to date information that radio provides its communities.
28 June 2023 The response, from the Australian commercial radio industry to recommendations outlined in the final report of the House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs into online gambling, is that they feel singled out and unfairly treated.
27 June 2023 The seventh Infinite Dial Australia report, released today by Edison Research and sponsored by Commercial Radio & Audio, LiSTNR and Triton Digital, has shown that digital radio listening in Australia is the highest rate in the English speaking world, while AM/FM radio listening remains buoyant.
7 June 2023 GfK survey 3 used Commercial Radio and Audio’s Radio 360, the industry’s new audience measurement system, which delivered for the first time the total, broadcast and streaming audience figures for each radio station in each of the five major metro markets.