MEDIA RELEASES

Finalists and host announced for virtual 2020 Siren Awards event

13 May, 2020
Finalists for the 16th annual Siren Awards, which honour excellence and creativity in Australian radio advertising, have been announced today ahead of a special virtual awards event to be held on 28 May. 14 creative agencies from across Australia will be in the running ...read more

Disclosure requirements should be modernised

30 April, 2020
Peak industry body Commercial Radio Australia has recommended that disclosure requirements should be reviewed and modernised in line with the Government’s aim to move to a more platform-neutral regulatory framework across media....read more

Radio urges action over tech titans’ control of data

29 April, 2020
The commercial radio industry has raised concerns about Google and Facebook’s increasing monopolisation of the collection and control of customer data harvested from ads and content on digital platforms operated by radio stations....read more

Australian Commercial Radio Awards go ahead in 2020

28 April, 2020
The 32nd annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) will go ahead later this year but in a different format to the traditional ceremony as a result of the COVID-19 situation....read more

Radio listening up in COVID-19 lockdown

20 April, 2020
Radio listeners are spending more time with radio throughout COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, listening on average for around 1 hour 46 minutes longer per week compared to the weeks prior to the lockdown. This is according to a GfK analysis of ratings data collected duri...read more

Commercial radio ad revenue for March quarter

17 April, 2020
Advertising revenue for Australian metropolitan commercial radio stations fell by 12.4% in the March quarter to $159.404 million, compared to $182.025 million a year ago, according to figures compiled by Deloitte and released by Commercial Radio Australia....read more

Radio welcomes Govt relief measures but more action needed

15 April, 2020
Peak industry body Commercial Radio Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s relief package for Australian media, but said much more action was needed to address the severity of the impact of COVID-19 on radio broadcasters.

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72% of Australians are listening to as much or more radio during the COVID-19 pandemic

14 April, 2020
Australian audiences are turning to radio as a critical source of information, entertainment, and connection during the COVID-19 crisis, with close to 3 in 4 Australians 18+ listening to radio the same amount or more during the pandemic, according to audience listening ...read more

Radio seeks crisis relief package

9 April, 2020
The commercial radio industry has urged the Federal Government to put in place a crisis relief package to support broadcasters struggling with falling ad revenues....read more

Radio survey pause after Survey 2 due to COVID-19 impact

3 April, 2020
Metropolitan radio survey 2 will be released as scheduled on April 16, but Surveys 3, 4 and 5 will be put on hold due to Government restrictions related to the COVID-19 impact, Commercial Radio Australia said today....read more

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