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2011 radio investigations

The table below contains details of the ACMA's 2011 radio investigations and investigation reports. Details of radio investigations in other years are available on this page. Details of ACMA television investigations are available on this page.

Date Finalised Service Type Call Sign Program Name Outcome Reports
23/12/2011 ABC Radio 2BL Breakfast with Adam Spencer No Breach - Impartiality 2631 (.doc 1 mb) Breakfast with Adam Spencer
21/12/2011 ABC Radio 2RN Background Briefing Breach - Accuracy No Breach - Accuracy; Correction of significant errors 2648 (.docx 813 kb) Background briefing
20/12/2011 ABC Radio 4JJJ Lunch No Breach - Harm and offence 2700 (.docx 801 kb) Lunch
13/12/2011 Commercial Radio 3AW Sunday Morning Breach - Complaint handling No Breach - Factual accuracy 2606 Sunday Morning
17/11/2011 Community Radio 4SFM Breach - Advertising 2624 (830 kb .docx) Sunshine FM Radio Association Inc
2/11/2011 Commercial Radio 2UE 2UE Afternoons with Michael Smith No Breach - Inciting hatred; Factual accuracy 2627 Afternoons with Michael Smith
28/10/2011 Commercial Radio 2GB Afternoons with Chris Smith Breach - Standards of decency No Breach - Proscribed matter; Complaints handling 2598 Afternoons with Chris Smith
19/10/2011 ABC Radio 3RN The Science Show Breach - Complaints handling No Breach - Impartiality; Factual accuracy 2595 (.docx 840 kb) The Science Show
18/10/2011 Commercial Radio 2ONE 'S&M' & 'Last Night' (song lyrics) No Breach - Standards of decency 2601 (1 mb) S&M and Last Night (song lyrics)
18/10/2011 ABC Radio 3LO Mornings No Breach - Impartially; Balance; Stereotypes and discrimination 2632 (981 kb) Mornings
17/10/2011 ABC Radio 5AN Breakfast Breach - Impartiality No Breach - Discrimination / Stereotyping 2582 (.docx 857 kb) Breakfast
9/10/2011 Commercial Radio 4HOT Marty & Jess Breakfast Show (HOT FM) No breach of Section 6 of Broadcasting Services (Commercial Radio Advertising) Standard 2000  No Breach of Clause 8(1)(b) of Schedule 2 of theBroadcasting Services Act 1992 2685  The Marty & Jess Breakfast Show
29/09/2011 Commercial Radio 2GB Alan Jones Breach - Factual accuracy and presentation of significant viewpoints No Breach - Inciting and/or encouraging violence 2540 - .PDF, .doc (1.1 mb) & .docx (855 kb) formats The Alan Jones Breakfast Show
26/09/2011 ABC Radio 3LO PM No Breach - Accuracy; Impartiality; Balance; Serve the public interest 2603 (987 kb) PM
20/09/2011 Commercial Radio 7SEA No breach - "Material of local significance" quota requirements 2465 Sample audit - local content
20/09/2011 Commercial Radio 4MIC Breach - "Material of local significance" quota requirements 2466  Sample audit - local content
20/09/2011 Commercial Radio 6RED Audit into local content No breach - "Material of local significance" quota requirements 2467 Sample audit - local content
19/09/2011 Commercial Radio 3AK Harf Time No Breach - Hatred, contempt or ridicule 2641 (962 kb) Harf Time
16/09/2011 Commercial Radio 6PPM Lisa, Baz and Sam No Breach - Standards of decency 2589 (973 kb) Lisa, Baz and Sam
13/09/2011 Commercial Radio 2PM advertisement No Breach - Standards of decency Breach - Complaints handling 2596 Advertisement for Tumblegum Bakehouse and Cafe
8/09/2011 Community Radio 3MBS Breach - Corporate governance policies and procedures; Internal conflict; Complaints handling; Volunteering; Rights to make complaints; Resolution of complaints No Breach - Financial membership 2591 (Word 973 kb) Music Broadcasting Society of Victoria Limited
2/09/2011 Community Radio 8TFM Breach - Advertisements 2607 Sunday NRL with Ray Hadley and the Continuous Call Team
31/08/2011 Community Radio 3BBB Breach - Broadcast advertisements 2608 Community Voices
25/08/2011 Commercial Radio 5MMM The Hot Breakfast No Breach - Presents as desirable the misuse of alcohol 2575 (870 kb) The Hot Breakfast
24/08/2011 Community Radio 2UUU Breach - Advertisements; Record of matters broadcasting No Breach - Advertisements; Represent community interest; Encourage participation 2587 Advertisements; Record of Matters broadcasting
23/08/2011 Commercial Radio 5AA Leon Byner Show Breach - clause 3.1(a) for the broadcast of The Leon Byner Show on 1 October 2010; No Breach - clause 3.1(a) for the broadcasts of The Leon Byner Show on 12 and 19 October 2010; and Breach - clauses 5.5 and 5.6 2553 The Leon Byner Show
11/08/2011 Community Radio 6NR Breach - Advertisements; Time limits on sponsorship announcements 2592 Advertisements; Time limits on sponsorship announcements
12/07/2011 Commercial Radio 4TOO tobacco advertising No Breach - Licence condition (tobacco advertising) 2602  Anti-plain standardised packaging of tobacco products advertisements
6/07/2011 ABC Radio 3LO Mornings with Jon Faine No Breach - Accuracy; Impartiality; Discrimination/stereotypes; Provide adequate response to complaint 2549 (.doc) Mornings with Jon Faine
29/06/2011 ABC Radio 3LO Saturday Morning No Breach - Discrimination and stereotypes 2554 (.doc) Saturday Morning
23/06/2011 TCBL Breach - Represent community interest; Encouraging participation No Breach - Records of matter broadcast 2571 Represent community interest; Encouraging participation; Records of matter broadcast
7/06/2011 Commercial Radio 2CC political advertisement No Breach – Identification of certain political matter 2566 Announcement for the 'no carbon tax' rally
27/05/2011 Commercial Radio 6PER Ryan, Monty and Wippa No Breach - Generally accepted standards of decency 2552 Ryan, Monty and Wippa
17/05/2011 ABC Radio 2RN The Science Show No breach - Diversity of perspectives 2530 (.doc) Science Show
14/04/2011 TCBL Breach - Represent community interest; Encourage participation in programming 2454 Represent community interest Encourage participation
14/04/2011 Community Radio 3ECB Breach - Complaints handling process  No Finding - Clearly distinguishing factual material from commentary 2550 Distinguish clearly between factual material and commentary; Complaints handling
11/04/2011 Commercial Radio 3FOX Hot 30 Countdown No Breach - Generally accepted standards of decency; Complaints handling 2516 (828 kb) Hot 30 Countdown
5/04/2011 Community Radio 3WPR Breach - Policies and procedures that enable community participation; Volunteer policy; All policy documents will be freely available; Resolving complaints; Complaint handling No Breach - Principles of diversity and independence; Complaint handling 2543 Wangaratta Community Radio Association Ltd
22/03/2011 Commercial Radio 3FOX The Matt and Jo Breakfast Show No Breach - Hatred, contempt or ridicule 2502 Matt & Jo Breakfast Show
28/02/2011 Community Radio 2GLF Breach - Broadcast advertisements Breach - Community interest 2532 Croatian National Radio (Croatian language program)
24/02/2011 Community Radio 4BI Breach - Continue to represent the community interest it represented at the time the licence was allocated or last renewed 2509 Representing community interest
8/02/2011 Commercial Radio 2DAY The Kyle and Jackie O Hour of Power No Breach - Hatred, contempt or ridicule 2491 The Kyle and Jackie O Show
27/01/2011 Community Radio 4CCR Breach - Availability of policies and procedures; Complaints handling 2488 Availability of policies and procedures; Complaints handling
12/01/2011 Commercial Radio 3TTT Mix Mornings with Brig & Lehmo No Breach - Generally accepted standards of decency 2512 Mix Mornings with Brig & Lehmo
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