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Location-specific information

Our fact sheet Getting the most out of your digital TV reception is a good place to start when experiencing problems with television reception.

We've published some information about known reception issues in specific areas, so click below for the latest on TV reception in these locations: 


Communities affected


Further information

Hobart  North Hobart, Mt Stuart, Newton, Lenah Valley 8 May 2018  Web page: Changes to ABC transmission in Hobart 

Apollo Bay 

Apollo Bay, Skenes Creek

1 September 2016

Blog: Apollo Bay upgrade and frequency change


Mortlake and surrounding areas 

4 August 2016 

Blog: TV reception issues in Mortlake

Factsheet: Mortlake 

Dongara/Port Denison

Dongara, Port Denison

31 May 2016

Factsheet: TV reception issues in Dongara and Port Denison


Angelsea, Aireys Inlet, Fairhaven

3 May 2016

Blog: TV reception issues in Anglesea
Fact sheet: Anglesea and Aireys Inlet

East Gippsland

Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale, Orbost, Eagle Point, Metung, Newlands Arm, Nicholson, Marlo, Paynesville, Raymond Island, Swan Reach.

13 April 2016

Blog: TV reception problems in East Gippsland
Fact sheet: East Gippsland


Port Stephens area from Tea Gardens to Salt Ash, Anna Bay, Tanilba Bay, Karuah, Swan Bay, Medowie, Bulahdelah

11 December 2015

Blog: Warm reception in the Hunter



29 October 2015

Fact sheet: Yass



10 July 2015

Fact sheet: Gulgong

Apollo Bay, Victoria

Apollo Bay and Skenes Creek

10 March 2015

Blog: TV reception Apollo Bay

Central Western Slopes, New South Wales

Gulgong, Narromine, Trangie and possibly Warren

8 December 2014

Blog: Reception difficulties Central Western Slopes 

Shoalhaven, New South Wales

Nowra, Kiama and surrounding Shoalhaven area

7 October 2014

Blog: Shoalhaven reception update


Last updated: 22 April 2018