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New Horizons

News from Blind Citizens Australia

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Features Forum

Readings from the comment, opinion and features pages of the daily newspapers

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The Newcastle Herald

Readings – front page, national, local, sport and editorials

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Inside Outside - Houses & Gardens

Readings from a number of sources, news of the built environment and gardens

'Lend us your ears, and we'll read you the world'

Tune in to 2RPH's radio reading service each day! A variety of programs features readings from daily newspapers, articles from magazines as well as periodicals such as Women's Day, The Economist, The Big Issue, New Scientist and National Geographic.

Other program features include three daily book readings, extracts from a variety of publications on topics such as health, music, art, entertainment, science, and much more.

Our 2RPH audience comprises:

  • Those who are blind or who have low vision
  • People fitted with cochlear implants learning to hear
  • People learning English as a second language who read along with the daily newspaper broadcasts
  • Commuters, taxi drivers and truckies
  • People at work, particularly shift workers who miss the morning news
  • Hospital patients, the elderly and housebound who can listen to the newspapers read to them from the comfort of their beds or lounge chairs.

Latest news

Community radio set to get govt boost

Fri, 15 September 2017

As part of negotiations to pass the government’s proposed media reforms in the Senate yesterday, additional support will be provided to the community broadcasting sector.

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2RPH appoints new administration assistant

Fri, 15 September 2017

Danielle Hanrahan has joined 2RPH as Administration Assistant following a competitive selection process.

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2RPH conducts a review of its program

Mon, 4 September 2017

2RPH is calling for interested listeners and members of the community to be part of a Program Review Panel. 

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