The Tamworth RSL sub-Branch is pleased to be able to bring ANZAC Day back to Tamworth and appreciates your assistance to adhere to the current COVID guidelines so that we can pay our respect to the Fallen, the Injured, the Returned and the Serving.


DAWN SERVICE - ANZAC Gates Memorial (05.30am):

• 04:30am - Disabled car-park access is available from the corner of Upper Street and Brisbane Street in the carpark of the Tamworth Public School.

• 05:25am the lights will be dimmed in preparation for the commencement of the service at 05.30am.

• 05:30am Dawn Service begins.


VETERANS MEMORIAL March – Kable Avenue behind the Council Chambers (10.00am):

• Veterans who wish to participate are to form-up in (Kable Avenue) at 09.45am for a 10.00am Step Off. Veterans requiring jeeps are asked to contact the sub-Branch directly on 02 6762 3949 by 3pm Wednesday 20th April to arrange pick up.

This is a VETERANS and Invited ONLY March from Kable Avenue (behind Council Chambers) to Tamworth Memorial Town via Hill Street, Peel Street and Fitzroy Street.

MAIN COMMEMORATION SERVICE – TAMWORTH WAR MEMORIAL TOWN HALL (10.45am):

• Veterans and members of the community are invited to attend the Main Commemoration Service in the Tamworth War Memorial Town Hall. The service will commence at 10.45am


VETERANS LUNCHEON – WEST TAMWORTH LEAGUE CLUB (PHILLIP STREET) 12.00noon:

Tamworth sub-Branch Members and Veterans are invited to attend the ANZAC Day Luncheon at West Tamworth League Club (Phillip Street) commencing at 12.00noon. Tickets are available from the sub-Branch office ONLY – STRICTLY NO DOOR SALES:

• Veterans: $10 (Partner/Carer $10), non-Veteran $35 (Partner/Carer $35)

• CUT OFF DATE 3pm Thursday 14th April 2022.


ANZAC APPEAL FUNDRAISING:

Tamworth RSL sub-Branch volunteers will be at the following locations around town in the lead up to ANZAC Day:

• 23rd April: Shopping World, Bunnings, Peel Street.

• 25th April: Tamworth Town Hall


If you can help financially, make a purchase, and help the Tamworth RSL sub-Branch continue supporting our local veterans.


The Tamworth sub-Branch is open 10:00am-14:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 107 Bridge Street, ph. 6762 3949.

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Updated: Jun 10

YOUR CAREER IN RADIO STARTS HERE!


UPDATE: This position has now been filled.


88.9fm/96.3fm is looking for a trainee radio sales and marketing representative with a flair for the creative. This role will provide you with the key building blocks needed to set you on your way to a career in radio.


Creativity is a key aspect to the role.

You will learn the art of radio marketing, from pitching campaign and promotional ideas, to working closely with clients to create scripts, overseeing the production process, and ultimately scheduling airtime.


If you would like to be part of a dynamic and creative team, here is your opportunity!


This role would be suited to a junior committed to learning the craft of radio marketing, and who has a creative flair.


If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.


Applications providing personal details, education and work experience to the attention of: The Chief Executive Officer, Tamworth Broadcast Services Pty Ltd. [email protected]


Application close: Friday, 29th April 2022

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The Board of Tamworth Broadcasting Society Inc. (TBI), operators of Radio 88.9/96.3fm announced today that they have established

a new company and will be known as Tamworth Broadcast Services (Operations) Ltd., TBS.


Two other companies TBS Licences Pty Ltd and TBS Assets Pty Ltd have also been established.


Board President Mr John Brand said that “the current company, TBI, as a society had outgrown its status as a state operation under Fair Trading. The company would now provide services operating within Federal legislation. The station operates broadcast licences under the Broadcast Services Act with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) under Federal Legislation.


Mr Brand said “national programming under license with iHeart Australia has meant the station now broadcasts its programs across Australia and internationally. The company is building business interests outside of NSW, and the new structure will allow the company to expand these new services. There will be


no changes to broadcast programs on 88.9/96.3fm.


The company will be split up into TBS Operations which produces program services and operates as not-for-profit, TBS Assets which controls studios, transmitters in Tamworth and Quirindi and contracts with organisations that broadcast services from the company’s transmission facilities situated on Bald Hill, overlooking Tamworth and TBS licenses which will hold various broadcast, ACMA radio communications licences and licence agreements with national and international companies.


The station also released today the results of an independent survey by McNair yellow Squares, for a national Community Radio listener survey. Commissioned by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) the survey covers the listening habits of Australians. Other than the Capital Cities, the Greater Tamworth region was one of only three regional areas surveyed. McNair conducted a hybrid telephone and online survey of a representative sample of 1,100 over the age of 15.


The station’s CEO George Frame said “the results exceeded our expectations and revealed the station had over 31,000 listeners per week in the Greater Tamworth Region. Our breakfast program and morning show reaches over 22,000 people daily.


“The survey shows we are predominant in our target audience market of 25 plus and our regional news regularly attracted 66% of the station’s regional listening audience. This was due to listeners wanting the latest COVID-19 and local information, with the staff working long hours to provide a continuous report on air and the station’s Facebook page.


“In the Johnny Mac 9 to 12 Morning Show, the station has been trialing a system for people to leave their recorded messages on any local issues of concern. It has been extremely successful, so we have now installed new equipment to allow talkback live-to-air with our listeners across the New England Northwest and Liverpool Plains.”

The talkback segments will commence on the 27th of September.


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