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The Australian Open Grand Slam is live across Vision Australia Radio

22 January 2020

The worlds friendly grand-slam, the Australian Open is back for 2020. Once again our valued audience right across Australia will be able to hear the action in partnership with AO Radio, as we simulcast the tournament from January 20 to February 2.

Once again all Rod Laver Arena matches, plus regular score updates from the outside courts, will be broadcast across Vision Australia Radio network along with news, player interviews and more, directly from the presenting team at AO Radio.

How to hear all the action daily from Melbourne Park:

Adelaide: IRIS Digital Radio Adelaide from 10:45am

Melbourne: IRIS Digital Radio Melbourne from 11:15am

Perth: VAR Digital Perth from 3:30pm

Regional Victoria and Albury: Vision Australia Radio local services from 6:30pm

Find your local radio service here

Outside of the above mentioned time slots, you will be able to hear all our regular programing, and programs taking a break will immediately resume following the Tennis on the 3RD of February.

For those tuning in to Vision Australia Radio across the country for the first time, we welcome you to our service and we hope you will consider listening to our diverse programing outside of our Australian Open broadcasts. The Vision Australia Radio Network operates to address the information needs of people who are blind, have low vision or a print disability.

600+ volunteers keep the service going strong, across 15 radio services nationwide, with AM radio services in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth and seven services in Regional Victoria. There are also five digital radio services. You can support our not for profit community radio network by making a tax deductable donation (over $2) here:

Special thanks to the AO Radio production team including Patrick Bonello, Louie Bulzomi, Matt Dwyer, Darren McKenzie, Rhys McLeod, James Parkinson and Jason Taylor and last by not least the team at Tennis Australia.