Australia’s Labor to update ABC shortwave if it wins election

Many remote communities in Pacific island countries rely on shortwave radio Photo: RNZI

AUSTRALIA’S opposition Labor party says it will spend two million Australian dollars to reinstate and upgrade the ABC’s shortwave service if it wins the next election. In a controversial move early last year, the national broadcaster switched off its shortwave transmissions to remote parts of northern Australia and across the Pacific. Labor’s regional communications spokesperson […]

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