Radio Ratings: Survey #5


The fifth ratings survey for the radio year have been revealed, with Hamish & Andy already making an impact with their return to the airwaves. In Sydney smoothFM is now the new number 1 FM station, while 2GB holds its place as the number 1 AM station. Meanwhile Melbourne’s Triple M is top for FM, as 3AW remains…

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Rekiah’s Law – Jesse O’Donnell


Jesse O’Donnell’s older sister Rekiah was tragically killed at the hands of her ex-boyfriend Nelson Lai in late 2013. Lai was recently sentenced with the lighter charge of manslaughter rather than murder, raising concerns that the judicial process is favouring the accused rather than the victims. I spoke to Mr O’Donnell about his reactions to…

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Michael Brissenden to host AM


One of Australia’s top journalists, Michael Brissenden, has been named as host of the ABC’s morning radio current affairs flagship AM, the program that sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news coverage. Brissenden, formerly the ABC’s Defence and National Security Correspondent, has been interim AM presenter since late January. He takes over at AM…

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