The 20-minute documentary tells the story of a community radio station in a small town in regional Australia leading the community’s fight against encircling bushfires in 2019-20. The film uses the locals’ stories to show a community fighting together to recover from this devastating event. See story at; https://www.braidwoodtimes.com.au/story/7286207/a-community-under-fire-wins-award-at-berlin-festival-is-a-quarter-finalist-at-the-prague-international-film-festival Trailer here;
Well, after some time, we now have a generator installed at the transmitter site. Now just need it connected to the system. Thanks to Darren Waters for the concrete slab and for getting up to the site and also to RSK Welding & Fabrication for the cage for it.
The CBAA is thrilled to share that From the Embers—a podcast series recounting the experiences of communities affected by the 2019-20 bushfires—was named as highly commended in the Podcasting category at Melbourne Press Club’s 2020 Quill Awards, announced at the annual ceremony on Friday, 26 March. “Community radio stations are unique and valuable places for storytelling—as they draw […]
Another successful OB with Disko, Gordon and Billy Bob, this one at Nerriga as a Thankyou to all involved in the 19/20 Fire. We got to chat to the Head of Resilience NSW and previously the Commissioner of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Shane Fitzsimmons, along with other guests, Thanks for having us […]
The Braidwood FM team of Disko, Violet , Billy Bob and Gordon headed to Country Rocks Bungendore in the newly painted OB van. They broadcast live from 2 to 5pm with a mix of Music and interviews, It was Billy Bob’s first OB and did a great job in monitoring the OB vans connection back […]
2BRW listener Jen Collier sent us this video of the North Black Range fire heading towards Bombay & Braidwood. Taken on the 29th November 2019, it was one of the first Fire Updates we did with RFS Darren Marks Best Viewed in Full Screen Mode. Thanks to Jen Collier for sharing this video