COVID-19 SERIES - ANRA RESPONSES
ANRA replied to the Minister for Communications, Minister for Finance, along with the Department of Communications and ACMA thanking them for thier support.
Dear Minister Cormann, The Australian Narrowcast Radio Association (ANRA), on behalf of all our members, would like to congratulate and thank you for supporting changes to the Parliamentary Business Resources (Office Expenses No 2) Regulations 2020, which now enables Federal MPs representing rural or provincial electorates to use a percentage of their electorate allowances to communicate with constituents using community, commercial and/or open narrowcasting radio. We are advising Regional Narrowcasters to contact their local members to establish a greater awareness of the benefits that exposure on open narrowcast radio can provide. With the industry facing significant challenges due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, this Government support will assist our Regional Members in maintaining their services and providing vital information to their local communities.