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ABC Radio National

Rating: 2.6 Reviews: 5
ABC Radio National is a great radio station available on 576 KHz, AM in Sydney, Australia. Show more
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ABC Radio National reviews

  • 2
    Disappointedly biased. The ABC is not meant to be the bizarro version of the Daily Telegraph! You are meant to be intelligent & reasonably balanced. No one is expecting you to not be left wing - I'm left wing. You are however expected to to not editorialise & slant every piece of news which you idealogically disagree with - this is at best tiresome, naff & depressing. At the very best. You think you're hip but haven't got a clue as to where the hip is in the body let alone any other meaning of the word. If you had to pay a swear box fee of a dollar for every 'ist' word - misogynist, sexist, ableist, racist etc - uttered each day on your programs, the corporation would be broke. So dull. Gender centered programs on women outnumber male-centered by way more than 100-1. I can't recall a single male-centered program in point of fact. Every now and again a dissenting voice is allowed & these are a poignant reminder of what the ABC is supposed to be and could be again if you would just stop contratulating yourselves on how 'progressive' you are. I find a lot of your programs depressing, biased, tokenistic & most damningly, pointless. You don't have to be right-wing, just please please please stop being so biased & stupid.
  • 5
    Good programs!
  • 1
    I cannot connect with radio national from Ballarat where I live
  • 1
    Just listened to your religion report on Israel and found it to be quite unbalanced missing essential facts and thus distorting history. I wonder how you can give a religious perspective with only a secular historian speaking on Israel. He doesn't speak for me as a religious Jew. His facts are different to mine. It was never mentioned for instance that the US embassy is in West Jerusalem. West Jerusalem is and always will be Jewish under any settlement with the Palestinians. It has never been under dispute. It is only East Jerusalem which is under dispute. East Jerusalem is the historical area of Jerusalem. It is dishonest to pretend that the opening of the US embassy presents any barrier to a future Palestinian state. I guess most of you don't know Jerusalem well enough to understand Jerusalem geographically and therefore due to ignorance keep perpetuating a myth.
  • 4
    I just listened to the "The Three of Us" interviews by Rachelle with Elaine, Damien and Trevor re Damiens deteiorating health status and Elains relationship with both Trevor and Damien. It was a beautiful story overall, Elaine has such insight into the needs of all those involved. Her Mothers comments are typical and so well handled by Elaine. best wishes to ll concerned. .Elizabeth

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ABC Radio National, known on-air as RN, is an Australia-wide Public Service Broadcasting radio network run by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio National broadcasts national programming in subjects that include news and current affairs, the arts, social issues, science, drama and comedy. Some programs are relayed on Radio Australia, the ABC's international free-to-air shortwave service.

Radio National currently has 327 transmitter sites and covers over 98% of the permanently inhabited areas of Australia.[citation needed] Remote areas are served by satellite service.

All radio programs are available for live streaming over the Internet, and most (excluding drama, poetry and music) as audio-on-demand, or for download as MP3s for at least four weeks after broadcast. Some programs are available as MP3s going back to 2005, when Radio National commenced podcasting. About 25% of shows, mainly the flagship weekly shows, have written transcripts archived back to 1996.

Radio contacts

Address: ABC RN GPO Box 9994 Sydney, 2001

Phone: +61 02-8333 2821


Tel +61 13 99 94
Fax: +61 02-8333 2277
TALKBACK 1300 22 55 76
Text: 0418 226 576

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