ABC Radio Australia will be heard in the Republic of Marshall Islands for the first time in more than five years.
Under a new Memorandum of Understanding, ABC Radio Australia programs will be carried on the Republic of Marshall Islands’ national broadcaster, V7AB.
ABC Managing Director, David Anderson, said the new partnership is a first step towards the aim of establishing a full FM radio service in RMI: “Radio is a critical information source, especially where communities are scattered and remote. This initiative is an expression of the ABC’s commitment to Pacific audiences.”
Head of ABC International Services, Claire Gorman, acknowledged the support of the Australian Embassy in Majuro for brokering the agreement.
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