What we are doing
In response to the pandemic, King Island Radio immediately implemented physical distancing and hygeine practices. The station is considered an essential service for King Island. The Station Manager is the only person authorised to enter the studio or approve any other access. The maximum number permitted in the station studio, Parenna Studio and Town Hall foyer prerecording including the station manager is 2 people and where permitted gathering numbers differ, physical distancing and other safety measures will be applied . We have a COVID19 Satefy Plan as requred by Tasmanian and Federal Government Workplace legislation and guidelines.
We are broadcasting latest updates with the Mayor Julie Arnold. The Podcast is available on our facebook page and Any update is after the Tasmanian State and National reports to be factual and clarify King Island impacts, local modifications (if any) and King Island Council actions and responses.
All Podcasts of broadcasts can be found on our facebook page facebook.com/kingislandradio and on the facebook King Island Noticeboard page.
Subscribe (free) www.mixcloud.com/KingIslandRadio and our Podcast link to past, new programs and interviews are automatically delivered via email notifcation, link and/or through the free Mixcloud App for Apple and Android devices. This app can be downloaded from Google Play or Apple
Programs are time extended with more interviews, more local news, more King Island voices
Changes and New Programs
As required: Mayor Julie Arnold and COVID-19 live update
King Island Voices: Throughout the day, King Islanders will hear information and messages from the diverse island sectors, organisations and residents.
10:30 a.m. Church Services are broadcast and podcast
12:00 COVID-19 live update with Mayor Julie Arnold when required
Followed by Sunday Magazine including interviews and specials
Continues with a changing theme each episode
Continues every Friday 2 - 4 pm with guests, latest King Island Wots On activities and news
Notification of program specials will be on air and posted on facebook
'Springfest' Sunday October 4
King Island Radio's sponsor 2 Course lunch and celebrating original music and local performers King Island Hotel - Ticketed, restricted numbers. Tickets available King Island Hotel & Currie Post Office
The Big Mix
New Aussie music and favourites continues 24 x 7
On the Council website and facebook page.
More We have more programs underway - like our facebook page and subscribe to our podcasts on MixCloud (free) and programs will come straight to you when uploaded online and tune in to 100.5FM.
Let us know if you have an idea, a program or a segment you would like to hear, share or have 100.5 FM create
ANZAC Day Saturday 25 April
We prerecorded the Dawn Service, Commorative Service followed by our King Island ANZAC Day program
Missed an interview? want to catchup? Offisland?- Past programs, specials, interviews can be found www.mixcloud.com/KingIslandRadio
For all COVID 19 medical enquiries and assistance contact the King Island GP practice 64620200 or King Island District Hospital 64629900
We acknowledge that many are feeling the distress, hardship and isolation at this time. For support contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636 or our on lsland counselling services. Healthy Islands (03) 6701 5227 (Robyn McKinnon Counsellor) Anna De La Rue Psychologist 0439394794 For emergencies Call 000