ABC celebrates Anzac Day

Staff Writer

As Anzac Day grows in stature each year, the ABC have announced the launch of a special event digital radio station for Anzac Day 2012.

The station will broadcast national and international dawn services from Sydney, Melbourne, Townsville, Turkey and France. Additionally, they will showcase stories and music to commemorate the day. The digital station will broadcast for 36 hours, starting at 6pm on Tuesday 24 April.

“This is the third year we have broadcast ABC ANZAC Day on digital radio, bringing together the magnificent coverage that ABC Radio gives this significant day. It's fantastic to be able to commemorate ANZAC Day in such a manner," Manager, Network Development, ABC Local Radio, James O’Brien said.

A number of ABC broadcasters will be hosting on the station including Richard Fidler and Margaret Throsby. For the complete rundown on the programming go here.

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