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Radio ratings for Central Queensland

Radio ratings for Central Queensland, which takes in Rockhampton and Gladstone, will be released today for the first time since 2001 as part of the commercial radio industry’s regional research program.
Commercial stations Hot FM, Sea FM, classic hits and talk station 4RO and AM station 4CC serve a population of 154,000 aged 10+ in the region.
Joan Warner, chief executive officer of industry body Commercial Radio Australia, said commercial radio had been broadcasting in the region since the early 1930s, with some of the first programs on air being rugby league broadcasts and dance programs in the evening.  
“Radio has played a key part in the development of Queensland’s regional economies since the early days and it’s still a strong focus for the local communities,” she said.
The survey is one of 25 radio surveys to be undertaken across regional Australia this year to measure the reach of regional radio.
The survey results for Central Queensland will be available from 10am AEST on the Radio It’s A Love Thing website. 
Regional surveys have been released since 2014 for the following areas: Albany, Albury, Bundaberg, Cairns, Coffs Harbour, Colac, Darwin, Dubbo, Gosford, Griffith, Hamilton, Hobart, Horsham, Kalgoorlie, Kempsey (Port Macquarie), Mackay, Maryborough, Mt Gambier, Orange, Sale, Shepparton, Sunshine Coast, Swan Hill, Toowoomba, Townsville, Wagga Wagga, Warrnambool, Warragul and Wollongong. 
Surveys results for Hobart and Mildura will be among those to be released in the next two months.
Media contact: Judy Shaw - 0418 415 965  


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