Month: December 2019

Olivia Calver, 22 Dec 2019, 8am. in the world of apps, Twitter and the 24-hour news cycle, some would argue community radio’s news value is declining. But the town of Braidwood found during the recent bushfires in the region that Braidwood Community FM was nothing short of a lifeline. Station manager, Gordon Waters, station president, […]

The Braidwood community radio station, Braidwood FM, known affectionately as the Barbed Wireless, had only just expanded its transmission range when fires threatened the town of about 1650 people. At first none of the station’s volunteers quite understood the challenge. As the town first faced a rapidly changing fire late in November, the community turned […]

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