As 2016 draws to close, the Ability Radio Project keeps powering on! In 2016 we: Visited the ABC - thanks to Bernadette Young and Spencer Howson for hosting us; Visited the 4ZZZ studios - thanks to Innez Tulloch who help us with a tech emergency and the amazing Steve Richardson from 4RPH who came along … Continue reading And that’s 2016!
UPDATE: Community TV C31 and the CBAA have put our workshop online for all to see: ARP Coordinator Kim is hosting a meeting of community organisers from radio stations around Australia to get ideas about how to increase the participation of people with a disability in community radio. If this sounds like you, contact ARP. … Continue reading ARP at the CBAA conference November 2016
We've put together this guide to help community radio producers who want to try running radio groups for people with cognitive differences. The Ability Radio Project (ARP) is a radio training group for people with cognitive differences. It is a collaboration of Community Radio 4ZZZ & Zed Digital, the Community Living Association and WWILD Sexual … Continue reading ARP how-to guide now online
The People of the Air, a radio group with 4ZZZs Ability Radio Project, have been doing some great new stories you can listen to online: In April they talked to Jane Barrett, Victims of Crime worker at WWILD-SVP, a sexual assault service for people with cognitive differences. Produced by Ben Stimpson. Thanks Ben, Jane and the … Continue reading POTA interview Victims of Crime worker Jane Barrett
Now online: our new radio group, People of the Air, have made their on-air debut last Tuesday on Zed Digital. This wil be a regular monthly show hosted by Only Human. You can catch up with their show online at Soundcloud. Enjoy!
The self-advocacy crew at CLA recording our first efforts for ZED Digital. Bowie sing-along was NOT optional. Also the fabulous Espresso Train got some mentions. Listen in Brisbane, Tuesday night at 7pm, Zed Digital.
ARP and 4ZZZ have won the Tony Staley Award for community radio excellence at the 2015 Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Awards. Woo-hoo! Love goes out to Ben, James, Felice, Jay, Michael, Jesse, Glen, Kirsty and Georgia, and all the support workers who made it happen. And to the Community Living Association and WWILD-SVP who also … Continue reading Ability Radio Project wins national broadcasting award