About the wire

The Wire is a daily current affairs program, broadcast exclusively on Community and Indigenous radio stations around Australia. The flagship national program for the community radio sector since 2004, The Wire is a significant alternative voice in Australian current affairs. Radio listeners to local community and Indigenous radio are the foundation audience for The Wire.  More than 5 million people across Australia can tune into any weekday.

Our broadcast stations are spread across city, country and remote parts of Australia. They include including many remote Indigenous communities and places with no other broadcast media. The Community Radio Network satellite and the CAAMA Radio satellite deliver the live program to more than 200 stations each weekday. Click here to find your local station. Our online audience can subscribe to our whole program or story podcasts and connect via  our social media channels.

Want  a quick way to listen online?  Listen live online at 17.30pm Australia Central Time, by choosing Listen Online here. Or listen to full programs from the last four weeks by choosing Listen Again here.

Please Note: The Wire is delayed broadcast. Each edition is aired at 5pm on the Community Radio Network with Edge Radio rebroadcasting at 9am the next day. Some dates and times may be inaccurate as a result.

More information: thewire.org.au

Listen to latest episodes

31 Mar 2023, 3:30pm

31 Mar 2023, 3:30pm The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-31

31 Mar 2023, 9am

31 Mar 2023, 9am The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-31

30 Mar 2023, 3:30pm

30 Mar 2023, 3:30pm The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-30

30 Mar 2023, 9am

30 Mar 2023, 9am The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-30

29 Mar 2023, 3:30pm

29 Mar 2023, 3:30pm The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-29

29 Mar 2023, 9am

29 Mar 2023, 9am The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-29

28 Mar 2023, 3:30pm

28 Mar 2023, 3:30pm The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-28

28 Mar 2023, 9am

28 Mar 2023, 9am The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-28

27 Mar 2023, 3:30pm

27 Mar 2023, 3:30pm The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-27

27 Mar 2023, 9am

27 Mar 2023, 9am The Wire (s) The Wire (s) On Demand – 2023-3-27