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Radio 2RPH aims to inform, educate and entertain New South Wales’ listeners. The radio reading service features readings from the top daily newspapers, international and Australian magazines, and books for those with print disabilities, lack of access to published material or lifestyles that limit time for reading and remaining informed.

The on-air programs, including book readings, are read and presented by volunteers from all walks of life.

Radio 2RPH operates daily between 6.30 am and 11.30 pm with BBC World Service on overnight. On AM 1224 and FM 100.5, Newcastle and Lower Hunter on FM 100.5 and on digital.

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New Voices #7 - Diary of a Mail Order Bride

Mon, 29 June 2020

Or - Electro-shock therapy for cultural stereotyping. In episode #7 of New Voices, Olga Ivanova is critiqued by Lisa Creffield.

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New segment: News for older people

Fri, 26 June 2020

We are excited to launch News for older people, a new segment presented by Natalie Shea.

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ABC and SBS launch audio description service

Wed, 24 June 2020

Both ABC and SBS have announced the launch of audio description (AD) services across their networks, allowing blind or visually-impaired audiences to enjoy their content.

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Support the station. Become a 2RPH member today!

Fri, 19 June 2020

The 2020-21 membership year is now open. Support our service by becoming a member for as little as $16.50 (concession holders) for one year.

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New Voices #6 - BBQ’ing the myths and the memoir

Fri, 12 June 2020

Tune in for the latest episode of New Voices, where Therese Warfield critiques Sarjeet Arkan.

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