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Current and Past City Park Radio’s Newsletters

Friends of FM – May 2019

FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY RADIO The 2019 Federal Government’s budget included $19.7 million funding for the community broadcasting sector in the coming financial year. This represents no change to the expected ongoing funding for 2019/20. However, funding for the roll out...

Friends of FM – April 2019

LOCAL SPORT City Park Radio 96.5 and 103.7 FM will be broadcasting local sport again in 2019. We have a huge 35 broadcasts of Tasmanian State League, NAB League footy and NBL1 basketball planned. It's great to have our sponsor Andrew Doyle of  Quadrant & Kings...

Friends of FM – March 2019

TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT assists Community Radio Remember last year The Honourable Michael Ferguson promised and delivered $15,000 to the station. Since receiving the money, the station has been making some improvements to the station. Some of the money has been spent on...

Friends of FM – February 2019

READINGS FROM THE EXAMINER For a long time, City Park Radio has been presenting ‘Readings from The Examiner’, a program which is designed so that people who are visually impaired can be kept informed of happenings in our local community. ‘Readings from the Examiner’...

Friends of FM – January 2019

RADIO NOWHERE Radio Nowhere started in November 2009. Chris Sayer thought that Bruce Springsteen’s song “Radio Nowhere” was a great name for a radio show. Of course Chris never asked for Bruce’s permission, but Chris was sure Bruce wouldn't mind - he's a nice bloke!!...

Friends of FM – December 2018

CRICKET THIS SUMMER ON CITY PARK RADIO City Park Radio will feature three exciting cricket broadcasts this summer. The Greater Northern Raiders were established to encourage North and North West players to play in the Cricket Tasmania Premier League from 2018/19. The...

Friends of FM – November 2018

HISTORY SNIPPETS OF TASMANIA A new book “Historic Snippets of Tasmania’s Past” was launched recently at the City Park Radio. Written by Tasmanian historian and author, Reg. A. Watson, it was launched by Dr Frank Madill AM. It is a collection of 64 short stories of the...

Friends of FM – October 2018

CENTENARY OF ARMISTICE November 11 this year is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1 with many events planned worldwide to remember and reflect upon the occasion. City Park Radio is heavily involved locally with the Centenary of Armistice in November in...

Friends of FM – September 2018

KEN BROOKS One of the real stalwarts of City Park Radio over the past 20 years has been Mr Nostalgia, Ken Brooks. Unfortunately owing to health reasons, Ken has had to finally hang up his headphones. Ken was born in 1931 in Kogarah NSW. He entered the Air Force in...

Friends of FM – August 2018

WELCOME TO PAUL DUBOIS We welcome Paul Dubois, a veteran of radio broadcasting, especially in Launceston, to our team of volunteer presenters. If you think you have heard his voice before on radio, you are absolutely correct (see below). Paul was born and brought up...