LThe Wire is a daily current affairs program, broadcast exclusively on Community and Indigenous radio stations around Australia. Since 2004, The Wire has prided itself on covering news and current affairs from a different perspective to other major media outlets.
Produced in collaboration by three of Australia’s leading progressive community broadcasters – Radio Adelaide, 2SER Sydney and 4EB Brisbane, The Wire is Australia’s flagship national program for the community radio sector.
The Wire airs on Lofty every weekday morning at 8am.
Latest stories from The Wire can be found below.
What a roller coaster of a year for everyone! We'll be having a well-deserved break, and we'll be back next year with more stories that matters to you. Have a restful, amazing Christmas with your loved ones! See you in 2021. The Wire team - Rod, Annie, Sarah, Steven, Eduardo. https://t.co/k5TuR2qouZRead More
A new report from @CSIRO found that solar and wind continue to be the cheapest source of energy in Australia.Read More
Welfare advocates including @ACOSS and @anglicare_aust have condemned the cut, stating it would make many Australians suffer from poverty during Christmas and in 2021.Read More
Advocates are calling for governments to work together to reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness. @CHPVic @David_C_Pearson @AAEH0Read More
The @ASRC1 pleads for the Australian Government to release the refugees and asylum seekers in detention hotels in Brisbane and Melbourne. @janafavero @1PaulPower @OzRefugeeCouncRead More
Australia has not been invited to The United Nations’ ‘Climate Ambition Summit’ on Saturday @SHamblinWang @AngusTaylorMP @ProfMarkHowden @ScottMorrisonMP @AmandaCoppNewsRead More
Hello hello from our studios @radio4eb in Brisbane! Today's our last show of 2020, but we're chasing the stories you're interested in. Check us out at 5.04pm AEDT on the Community Radio Network. Watch this space! @2ser @radioadelaide @CBFgrants @CBAA_ @byronbayfm https://t.co/gWKPnZWYhtRead More
The star of Bethlehem? No - December celestial show is just Jupiter and Saturn getting closer than they have for many centuries #thewireRead More
Decentralisation and the revitalisation of country Australia could be one of the positive spin-offs of the pandemic #thewireRead More
On the back of a year which saw many countries tackle period poverty, South Australian Commissioner for Children and Young People Helen Connolly is calling upon SA leaders to make period products free in schools. #PeriodPovertyRead More
The Wire's @jazer1985 spoke with Oliver Hunter, who is a Sydney based #disability advocate, consultant and stand-up comedian about the evidence he gave to the @DRC_AU on difficulties he has faced with open employment. #TheWireRead More
Good morning from @radioadelaide in SA! We can guarantee we're having a great program today. Check us out at 5.04pm AEDT on the Community Radio Network. Keep an eye on us! @2ser @radio4eb @CBFgrants @CBAA_ @byronbayfm https://t.co/eqNPwrdHWuRead More
Australia's spy laws are set to be modernised, after the largest inquiry into the nation's intelligence sector since the 80s has been made public. The #RichardsonReview calls for surveillance laws to be updated in the age of the smartphone. @ASPI_orgRead More
Barry Jones applies his considerable intellect to the problem of saving the planet in his new book What Is To Be Done #thewireRead More
Good morning from our studios @radioadelaide in SA! Our journos are searching for those stories you like from us. Check us out at 5.04pm AEDT on the Community Radio Network. See you then! @2ser @radio4eb @CBFgrants @CBAA_ @byronbayfm https://t.co/EXbqk2BJ1RRead More
With more uncertainty ahead for next year, the Wire's Evan Wallace took to the streets to find out what the big challenges Lismore residents felt Australia were facing as 2021 fast approaches. #thewireradio #lismorenswRead More
Tabare Vazquez, former Uruguayan President passes at 80, but leaves years of political influence and legacy in his wake. #thewireradio #UruguayRead More
600 songs written over 60 years by music legend Bob Dylan, are all now owned by Universal Music Group, after the singer/songwriter sold his entire back catalogue for $400 million. #thewireradio #BobDylanRead More
Good news! Kangaroo Island’s most adorable inhabitants have been confirmed to have survived the horror of last bushfire season. #thewireradioRead More
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