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2018 radio investigations

The table below contains details of the ACMA's 2018 radio investigations and investigation reports. Details of radio investigations in other years are available on this page. Details of ACMA television investigations are available on this page.

Date finalised Service type Investigation number / Report Station / licensee Program or issue Description Outcome
11 May 2018 Community radio BI-364 4ZZZ / Creative Broadcasters Ltd Community service announcement for Refugees Welcome Australia Inc. and a 4ZZZ station identification message Political matter – broadcast the required particulars immediately following the broadcast of political matter

Breach of subclause 4(2) [identification of certain political matter] and paragraph 9(1)(i) [comply with subclause 4(2)] of Schedule 2 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992

No breach of subclause 4(2) [identification of certain political matter] or paragraph 9(1)(i) [comply with subclause 4(2)] of Schedule 2 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992

20 February 2018  Commercial radio  BI-362  2LT   Local content news and information  Local content news 

Breaches of paragraph 8(2)(c) of Schedule 2 to the BSA [standard conditions of commercial radio broadcasting licences]

Failure to comply with section 61CD(1)(a) BSA [minimum service standards for local news and information]

Failure to comply with section 61CP BSA [compliance with approved local content plan] 
18 January 2018 Community radio BI-339 TYGA FM Licence condition matters Broadcast of advertisements

Breach of paragraph 9(1)(b) of Schedule 2 to Part 5 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 [prohibition on broadcast of advertisements]

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