Commercial radio turns 100

The Australian media observed a significant birthday this month – commercial radio turned 100, and the industry took a moment to look back on its integral role in helping to capture the sounds and voices of our nation, from covering news to advocating for local causes. Journalism has been central to commercial radio’s enduring appeal, acting as conduit between real-time news and its audience, providing the connections from cities to country that provide essential information to all our communities.

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