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Media Access Australia

Disability access to the media

'Lend us your ears, and we'll read you the world'

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.

Radio 2RPH is part of the RPH Network.

Latest news

Attention: Newcastle listeners

Wed, 16 October 2019

Problems with a transmitter have interrupted broadcasts to the area.

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All newspapers now available on demand

Fri, 27 September 2019

A recent update to the Newspapers on Demand section of the website means you can now listen back to the live-to-air readings of all newspaper programs.

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Ablequest goes from strength to strength

Fri, 27 September 2019

The team behind program Ablequest continue to strive for excellence in their mission to inform the community on assistive technology.

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Board profile: Di Collins

Wed, 25 September 2019

Introducing our Chair, Di Collins. Read about how she found 2RPH and her love of radio.

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Little Fictions Call-out

Thu, 19 September 2019

Our friends Little Fictions are looking for stories on rats! Read all about it here.

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