ABC Radio National broadcasts show in Newcastle, NSW. The operations are under the control of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The station aims to serve the audiences’ informational needs (i.e., news, currents affairs, art trends, social crisis, drama, comedy, and technology). Australian Broadcasting Corporation has established this network of the station as a public service project. The content is based on the News/Talk format. The sister stations are ABC Classic FM, ABC Local Radio, ABC News Radio, and Triple J. The call sign of this station is Radio National. The coverage area of ABC Radio Nation is vast due to its online internet streaming. The listeners can also download the podcasts in MP3, which were on-aired in 2005. The operational frequency is 1512 AM.
About ABC Radio National
ABC Radio Nation launched its first show on 5th December 1923 on public license fees. In 1928, Postmaster-General’s Department controlled the operations of all public license fee stations. In 1932, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and National Broadcasting Service formed a commission. This commission established a distinguished network within ABC Company. The station originated its network in Newcastle on 20th December 1943.
Programs and DJs of Radio National are: Between the Lines with Tom Switzer, This Working Life with Lisa Leong, RN Breakfast with Geraldine Doogue, The Book Show with Claire Nichols, A Big Country with Edwina Farley, Extra with Geraldine Doogue, Sporty with Amanda Smith, Big Ideas with Paul Barclay, Conversations with Richard Fidler and Sarah Knows, Counterpoint with Amanda Vanstone, PM with Linda Mottram, The Health Report with Norman Swan, RN Drive with Patricia Karvelas, Big Ideas with Paul Barclay, Australia Wide with Sinead Mangan, Late Night Live with Phillip Adams, Counterpoint with Amanda Vanstone, BBC Arts Honour with Nikki Bedi, Radio National Fictions with Fiona Pepper and Life Matters with Hilary Harper and Michael Mackenzie.
Postal Address: ABC RN GPO Box 9994, Sydney, 2001
Phone: 1300 22 55 76
Studio: (02) 83333 2821
For inquiries: 12 9994
SMS: 0418 226 576
Official Website: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/
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