Gavin Celebrates 20 Years on Braidwood FM 4/1/2023, and to make the occasion was presented with a gift for his service to community radio.
Braidwood FM is among 57 priority projects across the length and breadth of Australia receiving funding thanks to the Nutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants Program. This is the third year of the program, which offers grants of up to $5,000 for projects that contribute to community wellbeing and vibrancy in remote, rural and regional communities. […]
Last year Braidwood FM was invited to apply for a Powering Communities Program grant by Member for Eden Monaro, Kristy McBain. The program aimed to assist community organisations improve their energy efficiency practices and lower their energy bills. As a result of a successful grant application, Braidwood FM received $8000 to install Solar panels onto […]
Braidwood FM has been successful in securing a grant to improve our energy efficiency practices and lower our energy bills. This is provided by The Australian Government and we were invited to apply by our Member for Eden-Monaro, Kristy McBain. This grant will allow us to Install Solar Panels onto our studio to help reduce […]
From the Beginning to 2016, compiled by Rob Davidson (Founder and current President)
From the Community Broadcasting Foundation. Our friends at 88.9FM – Braidwood were amongst the first community stations at the front-line of emergency broadcast updates over the recent summer bushfires. They sustained a mighty service providing crucial updates to their local communities in and around the Budawang National Park and Mongo National Park in the Southern Tablelands of NSW – for two […]
BRAIDWOOD’S Citizen of the Year is Braidwood FM station manager Gordon Waters, who has used drive, determination and technical expertise to improve the station. Mr Waters, who was “honoured” to be recognised for his contribution, has been involved with the radio station for nine years. He said it had become more important in the past […]
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 […]
Thanks to John for dropping in and having a chat to Disko, Mary & Rod.