Community radio “idenitified for abolition”


Medicare, family tax benefits, the age pension, the disability pension, paid parental leave, minimum wage. What should just be a list of government assistance is now a hit list. The Commission of Audit has released its recommendations and among the many victims is community broadcasting.

The latest victim, as it turns out is us. According to the Commission’s report, the Community Broadcasting Programme has been recommended for abolishment.Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull, was unavailable for interview.

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