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A look at life from the vantage point of The Holy Bible, examining spirituality in everyday life and personal experiences. Visit www.vantagepoint.org.au for more information.

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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 and 100.5FM, Newcastle and Lower Hunter on 100.5FM and on digital.

Radio 2RPH operates daily between 6.30am and 11.30pm with BBC World Service broadcast overnight.

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.

2RPH Audio-Book Services

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We now provide an end-to-end Audio Book Service for self-published and small-publisher manuscripts. Our high quality product is accessible, affordable, and finished to the global standards of mainstream distributors such as Audible and other audio platforms.

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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."

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!

COVID-19 Protocols and Programming 

The 2RPH Covid-19 Committee is dedicated to balancing the needs of the listener and the safety of all our staff and volunteers. We apologise for any disruption to your listening routine as a result of ongoing adaptations.

As long as restrictions remain in place, 2RPH will provide the following ‘live-to-air’ news programs:

  • Breakfast program.
  • Compilation program comprising Sydney Morning Herald/Daily Telegraph, The Australian, & Newcastle Herald.
  • Features Forum.

We know you rely on us. Please stay safe, reach out to family and friends, and remember we are here for you 7 days a week. Happy listening!

Latest news

Spoonerisms

Tue, 19 October 2021

Handmade ‘villages’ of spoons that first sprouted on nature strips during the coronavirus lockdowns have brought welcome enjoyment, especially for children, reports Lynne Foley-Jones in the next edition of Junior Journal - or should that be Spoonier Spoornal?20211016 092400

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Playful Genius

Tue, 19 October 2021

Next on Monday Profile we feature the first indigenous Australian to win the prestigious Bulgari Art Award, Daniel Boyd. A Kudjla/Gangalu man from North Queensland, he has exhibited his playful, articulate work nationally and internationally since 2005, bringing an alternative lens to Australia’s foundational myths. Boyd's eerily beautiful paintings of historic events and people have placed him at the vanguard of Australian arts.Daniel Boyd copy

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Too Catty For You?

Wed, 13 October 2021

Are you done with social media or still attached to family and friends by your facebook feed and Insta account? This month The New Yorker explores The Moral Bankruptcy of Facebook with a typically incisive and well researched piece by Andrew Morantz. And at last there is an explanation for Donald Trump's obsession with Cats... Just what you've been waiting for?Haugen

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Latest podcasts

Loveable Humanoids

Tue, 19 October 2021

If you find human faces confusing to read and emotions difficult to deal with – your new best friend could be a nice gentle, patient, well programmed humanoid robot! In this episode of Ablequest, Elaine Wziontek delves into the world of the sophisticated computers being used in therapy settings to transform the lives on children of the autism spectrum. Robot

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Barry Melville In Conversation

Wed, 13 October 2021

For those of you yet to meet our new General Manager Barry Melville, Ablequest presenter Barbara Sullivan has conducted a very thoughtful interview with Barry. It will be available through all our podcast partners next week. IMG 4239 (2)

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Dancing With Disability

Mon, 27 September 2021

Dr Kim Dunphy was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for her work with dance therapy in the disability field in 2020. Just a few months later her own dance with life and death ended with pancreatic cancer. We pay tribute to her life's work with this repeat of an Ablequest interview by Barbara Sullivan.Kim Dunphy small

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