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One of our most popular segments, the Lunchtime Book Reading! Listen to contemporary fiction and non-fiction books on a range of topics. The best bit? If you miss the first broadcast at 1pm, you can catch a repeat at 6:30pm. 

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Radio 2RPH - for people who love to listen!

Our text-to-radio service features readings from all the top Australian and international daily newspapers, magazines and books. They are designed for anyone who lives with print disabilities, or lacks access to published material, or has limited time to read and stay informed.

Our mission is to entertain and empower our listeners. All our on-air programs, including book readings, are read and presented by our awesome team of 2RPH volunteers who come to the station from all walks of life.

Find us on 1224AM, 100.5FM and DAB+ in Greater Sydney and 100.5FM in Newcastle and the Lower Hunter.

Radio 2RPH operates daily between 6.00am and 11.30pm on weekdays with BBC World Service broadcast overnight. On Saturdays our Australian broadcasting begins at 7.00am, and on Sundays at 6.30am.

Radio 2RPH is a proud member of the national RPH Network.

Our curated collection of 2RPH programs are now available on popular podcast platforms: Apple Podcasts, Podbean, Google Podcasts, Spotify and TuneIn.

Promoting Respect

Promoting respect for the cultural, physical and neuro-diversity of our listening community is integral to the mission of Radio 2RPH.

"2RPH embraces the social model approach to disability i.e. which seeks to achieve full participation, equity, and fair treatment by changes to society, rather than through an individual, medical approach."

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"Radio 2RPH acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which our station is located, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, as well as the Traditional Owners of the lands across which we broadcast. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners and volunteers."

Find us!

  • Greater Sydney: 1224AM, 100.5FM and Digital
  • Newcastle and Lower Hunter: 100.5FM
  • Wollongong and Illawarra: 93.3FM

Meet Susan

Susan, a loyal listener of eight years, lives with blindness and relies on 2RPH to stay connected

Susan Oxenham, a loyal listener of eight years, lives with blindness and relies on 2RPH to stay connected. As with many of our listeners who live with disability, Susan enjoys hearing the familiar voices of our friendly volunteer readers.

Our talented volunteers are important to helping people, such as Susan, stay in touch. With your support, we can continue to make difference to more than 100,000 men, women and children who rely on our reading service.

To make a donation please visit 2rph.org.au/donate or give us call on 02 9518 8811 to pledge your support.

We read the news, views and stories you need to hear. Explore our program! 

Interested in finance, food, travel, vintage cars, or the environment? Or perhaps you want to find your favourite arts or assistive technology program. We have added a search function to the program guide. You can now search by topic, genre or alphabetically. 

Our schedule runs on a 4 week cycle that includes fortnightly and monthly programs as well as repeats and daily shows. We post which week it is here

To access our curated podcast programs anytime search here or subscribe to one of our premium podcast partners.

It's a whole world of fascinating content at the tip of your fingers. Our dedicated team of presenters and readers come from all walks of life and offer their expertise with readings and interviews on a wide range of topics. Happy browsing!

2RPH COVID Protocols and Safety

2RPH has always been committed to staying on air through thick and thin, with the safety of all our staff and volunteers remaining the top priority for the duration of the pandemic and beyond. Social distancing restrictions remain in place and air purifiers with HEPA filters have been installed in all studio spaces and common areas.

Please continue to stay safe, enjoy talking with family and friends, and remember we are here for you 7 days a week. Happy listening!

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Fri, 28 January 2022

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Thu, 9 December 2021

After a year of lockdown and COVID precautions 2RPH threw a wonderful party for staff and volunteers - a chance to re-connect, share our passion for the spoken word, and enjoy each other's company again. There were heartfelt speeches, certificates of appreciation, and a special guest provided poetry. Outgoing General Manager Sancha Donald and Chair of the Board Di Collins were photographed by Suthee Creative at the party. 2RPH  120 copy

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Talented, Cheerful, Indomitable

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Leading By Example

Wed, 1 December 2021

Just as the range of experiences of disability is vast, so the stories people tell come in all kinds of unpredictable shapes and colours. For our 5th "We Can All Be Leaders" podcast, Jade Taylor interviews Carly Findlay, a mind-bogglingly talented blogger, activist and author. Wth a loyal and ever growing national and international audience, Carly challenges people's thinking about what it's like to move through the world with a visibly different appearance.Carly findlay

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The dramatis personae starring in this episode of The Antiques Radio Show range from Winnie The Pooh, to Dr David Livingstone to the father of the gramophone, Emile Berliner. Join popular 2RPH presenter Jolyon Warwick James as he explores the relationship between objects and their creators.Emile Berliner a son bureau

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