Community radio vital for natural disaster emergencies

Community radio across Australia has become vital in informing the community about natural disasters and climate action, a new report shows.

Wangki Yupurnanupurru Radio in Fitzroy Crossings in WA, BayFM in Byron Bay, and 3MGB in Mallacoota, Victoria are some examples on how community media are supporting their communities in climate action and in natural disasters.

Image: Wilcannia River Station.

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Dr Bridget Backhaus – Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media Studies at Griffith University

First aired on The Wire, Monday 30 January 2023