According to Australia government's census report, among Sydney's ethnic Chinese people who speak Mandarin or Cantonese, more than 30% described their English level as unsatisfactory. Facing an audience from different places of origin, 2ac provides the opportunity for access to information and entertainment overcoming present language barriers.
Brief news reports are updated hourly, while news bulletins, covering comprehensive and breaking news from Australia, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), and all over the world are broadcasted four times a day. Proximity of our news segments rivals any local mainstream English radio.
2ac Australian Chinese Radio has also broadcasted many informative programs which deepen the audience's knowledge of mainstream society and reinforce communication and collaboration between the Chinese community and the overall Australian population. And for sure, 2ac caters for the needs of audience from all age groups and all walks of life. We produce various programs covering the categories of medicine, education, culture, cooking, finance & economics, history, and other entertaining programs. There are also phone-in programs which enable the audience to express their aspirations, inquire program schedules, and voice their opinions. The Radio has also worked with many travel agencies cooperatively to run holiday tours which included sightseeing around Australia and various countries overseas. These activities having numerous participants, received a large amount of praise from all.
Apart from broadcasting of radio programs, 2ac is always providing different activities of our audience, such as local tours, overseas travelling, dinner events, computer classes and some relaxing and interesting gatherings.