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2009 radio investigations

The table below contains details of the ACMA's 2009 radio investigations and investigation reports. Details of ACMA radio investigations in other years are available on this page. Details of television investigations are available on this page.

Date Finalised Service Type Call Sign Program Name Outcome Reports
18/12/2009 Community Radio 4CCR Breach - Corporate Governance policy; Membership policy; Conflict resolution policy; Complaints handling policy; Participation policy; Volunteering policy; Freely available policies 2261 Management
1/12/2009 Community Radio 3TSC Breach - General programming; Complaints handling 2277 News
27/11/2009 TCBL Breach - Advertising; Sponsorship 2212 Advertising; Sponsorship; Conflict resolution; Volunteer policies and procedures
26/11/2009 Community Radio 2RES Monika Geetmala Breach - Maintaining records of matters broadcast 2295 Monika Geetmala
24/11/2009 Commercial Radio 2DAY The Kyle and Jackie O Breakfast Show Breach - Clause 1.5(a) of the Commercial Radio Codes of Practice and Guidelines 2004 (the Codes) [Contemporary standards of decency]; Clause 5.6 of the Codes [Complaints handling]

2266 The Kyle & Jackie O Show 

(29 July 2009) Additional licence condition on Licence No. 3032 (Gazetted 3 March 2010)

19/11/2009 Commercial Radio 3MMM Triple M's Porn Star Competition No Breach - Contemporary standards of decency 2194 Triple M's Porn Star Competition
19/11/2009 Commercial Radio 2WFM Sonia & Todd Remixed No Breach - Contemporary standards of decency 2218 Sonia & Todd Remixed
19/11/2009 Commercial Radio 6MIX AMI Breach - Complaints handling No Breach - Programs unsuitable for broadcast No Breach - Must not broadcast audio of actual sexual acts 2226 AMI advertisement
19/11/2009 Community Radio 2NVR Breach - No programming practices which protect children from harmful material No Breach - Consider audience; Context; Degree of explicitness 2269 My After School Show
10/11/2009 Commercial Radio 3BAY Morning News Breach - Complaint handling 2274 News
30/10/2009 Commercial Radio 2ONE No Breach - Limitation on providing commercial radio services in digital mode; Providing a commercial radio service without a licence; Overspill of commercial radio service 2280 Digital Radio Broadcasting
29/10/2009 Community Radio 2OOO Breach - Advertising; Failing to keep a record of matter broadcast 2267 Advertising; Failing to keep a record of matter broadcast
27/10/2009 Community Radio 3ZZZ Macedonian Program Breach - Respond within 60 days No Breach - Acknowledge complaints; Conscientiously consider complants; Inciting hatred; News and current affairs 2254 Macedonian Program
22/10/2009 ABC Radio 2RN Sunday Story Breach - Warning No Breach - Language 2252 Sunday Story
22/10/2009 Community Radio 3CH Breach - Advertising 2276 Advertising
7/10/2009 Commercial Radio 4BC 4BC Drive with Michael Smith No Breach - Hatred or vilification (Religion) 2196  Drive with Michael Smith and Morning Show with Greg Gary
29/09/2009 Community Radio 4FCR Breach - Encouraging participation 2260 Management
28/09/2009 Community Radio 2MIA Breach - Encouraging participation; Conflict resolution policy 2268 Encouraging participation; Conflict resolution policy; Policy documents will be freely available
23/09/2009 Community Radio 6HFM Breach - AdvertisingNo Breach - Encouraging participation 2211Advertising. Encourage participation
17/09/2009 TCBL Breach - Encouraging participation 2193 Encouraging participation
10/09/2009 SBS Radio 3EA Tamil Language Program Breach - Balance No Breach - Impartiality; Accuracy; Investigation of complaints 2182 Tamil Language Program
10/09/2009 SBS Radio 3EA Tamil Language Program Breach - Accuracy No Breach - Balance; Impartiality; Non-SBS sources; Prejudice; Racism and Discrimination 2198 Tamil Language Program
8/09/2009 TCBL The Run Home Breach - Advertising; SponsorshipNo Breach - Community interest 2336 The Run Home
1/09/2009 ABC Radio 3LO Breakfast with Red Symons No Breach - Offensive content; Discrimination and stereotypes 2227 Breakfast with Red Symons
20/08/2009 Commercial Radio 4EL Mornings with John MacKenzie Breach - Section 6 of the Advertising Stand 2180  The John MacKenzie Show
6/08/2009 Community Radio 2GLF Lehren Breach - Broadcast advertisements 2230 Broadcasting advertisements
6/08/2009 Community Radio 4DDB Breach - Advertising & Sponsorship Announcement exceeding 5 minutes per hour 2234 and 2296 Advertising; Sponsorship
5/08/2009 LAP Open Narrowcasting Breach - Not providing a narrowcasting service  1999 Category of service 
27/07/2009 Community Radio 2EAR Breach - Broadcast advertisements 2154 and 2155 Advertising
20/07/2009 ABC Radio 3RN Various No Breach - Impartiality; Complaint handling 2178 AM, PM and The World Today
16/06/2009 Community Radio 2MCR Breach - Conflict resolution policy; Programming policy; Sponsorship policy; Complaints handling 2197 Conflict resolution policy; Programming policy; Sponsorship policy; Complaints handling
10/06/2009 Commercial Radio 2KM political advertisement Breach - Broadcasting political matter at the request of another person without the required particulars 2171 Advertisement [First Home Owners Boost]
10/06/2009 Commercial Radio 3FOX The Matt and Jo Breakfast Show No Breach - Vilification on grounds of ethnicity, nationality or race 2192 Matt & Jo Breakfast Show
29/05/2009 Commercial Radio 2SYD AMI No Breach - Contemporary standards of decency 2187 AMI advertisement
28/05/2009 Commercial Radio 2SYD Merrick & Rosso & Kate Ritchie Breakfast Show No Breach - Incite or perpetuate hatred against or vilify any person or group on the grounds of nationality 2215 The Merrick & Rosso & Kate Ritchie Breakfast Show
20/05/2009 Community Radio 2CHY Breach - Encourage participation 1887 Participation
8/05/2009 Open Narrowcasting Radio Service Breach - Providing a commercial service without a licence  1871 Category of service 
5/05/2009 Commercial Radio 6PR Afternoons No Breach - Vilify a group of persons on the grounds of race 2189 Afternoons
28/04/2009 Open Narrowcasting Radio Service KIX Breach - Providing a commercial broadcasting service without a licence  1926 N/A 
22/04/2009 Community Radio 4DDB Breach - Advertising; Sponsorship; Announcements exceeding 5 mins p/h 2089 Advertising; Sponsorship
15/04/2009 Commercial Radio 2DAY The Kyle and Jackie O Show No Breach - Incite or perpetuate hatred against or vilify any person or group on the grounds of sexual preference; Contemporary standards of decency 2105 The Kyle and Jackie O Show
9/04/2009 Open Narrowcasting Radio Service Breach - Broadcasting a commercial service without a licence  1946 Category of service 
8/04/2009 Commercial Radio 2SYD Everyone's At It No Breach - Presents illegal drugs, narcotics or tobacco as desirable; Complaints handling 2156 Everyone's At It
3/04/2009 Community Radio 4OUR Breach - Broadcast advertisements; Sponsorship announcements in excess of five minutes 2116 Advertising; Sponsorship
11/03/2009 ABC Radio ABC Summer Breakfast No Breach - Offensive content; Discrimination and stereotypes; Complaint handling 2096 Summer Breakfast
23/02/2009 Commercial Radio 2DAY New Years Eve 2008 Radio No Breach - Contemporary standards of decency; Gratuitous use of language; Explicit sexual themes; Complaint handling 2132 Sydney New Year's Eve Broadcast 2008
17/02/2009 TCBL Breach - Broadcasting advertisements 2107 Mornings with Geoff Morris
12/01/2009 Commercial Radio 4EL John McKenzie's Morning Show No Breach - Failure to disclose a commercial agreement 2121  The John MacKenzie Show
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