Many thanks to a number of SWLing Post contributors who’ve shared a post from Change.org outlining how to voice support for the restoration of ABC’s shortwave service.
No doubt, emails and letters from those living in Australia will have the most impact.
Click here to read the details on Change.org. Committee Secretariat contact information can be found below.
(Source: Australian Government)
The Bill would require the ABC to restore its shortwave transmission services, following the announcement by the ABC in December 2016 that it would end its shortwave transmission service in the Northern Territory and to international audiences from 31 January 2017.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Restoring Shortwave Radio) Bill 2017
On 16 February 2017, the Senate referred the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Restoring Shortwave Radio) Bill 2017 to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 May 2017.
The bill seeks to restore shortwave transmission services to the Northern Territory and international audiences.
Committee Secretariat contact:
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600
Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818