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.
RT @VicGovDHHS: Yesterday there were no new cases and no lost lives reported. Cases with unknown source are down, as is the 14 day rolling…Read More
Good morning everyone from our studios at @2ser in Sydney! We're ready to deliver amazing stories for you today at 5.04pm AEDT on the Community Radio Network. Stay tuned! https://t.co/d89EEOCA9eRead More
Evidence given at a recent senate estimates hearing has revealed only around $50 million of the $250 million arts support package has been spent. @Griffith_UniRead More
A model found out that, if 1% of the Pacific’s population was permitted to work permanently in Australia, this would bring more benefits to the region than Australia’s annual aid contribution. @jonathan_pryke @LowyInstitute @KaldorCentreRead More
Why is it important to open a Federal ICAC? @KKeneallyRead More
Experts and organisations are concerned that refugees will become more vulnerable in the middle of a pandemic. @welcomingaus @kateleaney @ArifHuss @RACSaustraliaRead More
Experts are suggesting Australia should develop a scheme for displaced citizens from the Pacific nations. The Wire's @ingcardioide will bring that story with @jonathan_pryke today at 5.04pm AEDTRead More
@kateleaney Hi @kateleaney we're doing a radio story about this issue for today's show (Friday) and I was wondering if you would be available for a quick pre-recorded phone interview with us today Friday 23 October 2020. Looking forward to chatting with you! Thanks, @thewireradioRead More
@welcomingaus Hi @welcomingaus we're doing a radio story about this issue you posted, and we're wondering if you're available for a quick pre-recorded interview with us today Friday. Look forward to hearing from you! Thanks!Read More
Hello from our studios at @radio4eb in Brisbane! We're chasing great stories for you to end the week. We're on air at 5.04pm AEDT. See you shortly! @2ser @radioadelaide @CBFgrants @CBAA_ @byronbayfm https://t.co/GRh7ZHEwC7Read More
Kakadu set for tourism boost – but what about that mine? #thewireRead More
Last week's @DRC_AU public hearing on accessing a safe, quality and inclusive education and life course impacts heard from @DrDArmstrong, who spoke about how punitive behaviour management approaches/methods in schools are outdated and flawed. #TheWireRead More
Firestarter – The Story Of Bangarra is a documentary telling the tale of Stephen, Russell, and David Page who use art as a weapon to survive, and to help a nation heal deep scars. Screening now at @AdlFilmFest @BangarraDanceRead More
We're about to start another day for great stories from @radioadelaide in SA! Tune us in at 5.04pm AEDT on the Community Radio Network. @2ser @radio4eb @CBFgrants @CBAA_ @byronbayfm https://t.co/d56o8yIXcrRead More
OzAsia becomes OzAsia talks for the time being #thewireRead More
Hello from @radioadelaide in SA! Check out the great radio stories you're interested at 5.04pm AEDT on the Community Radio Network. See you shortly! @2ser @radio4eb @CBFgrants @CBAA_ @byronbayfm https://t.co/RHDZr7tKMdRead More
A coalition of 280 female scientists are calling for urgent measures to be imposed to protect the fragile marine environment of the Western Antarctic peninsula. @HoggCarolyn #thewireRead More
The resurgence of accusations claiming Hunter Biden used his influence to connect his father with Ukrainian presidents has led to renewed discussion about Russian influence in the upcoming election. #thewireradio #JoeBidenRead More
Terrorism has made another ugly appearance in France. Late last week, a French high school teacher lost his life due to his teachings on freedom of expression. #thewireradio #France2020Read More
A breakthrough has been discovered in the fight against COVID-19. Test results will come back faster and more accurately with this new technology being put in place. #thewireradio #coronavirus2020Read More
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