Formats and content regulation

28 February 2022

A Format document sets out the type of broadcast output that each commercial radio station is required to deliver. It encapsulates the character of the service a station is obliged to deliver as a condition of its licence.

About radio formats (PDF, 44.7 KB)

The regulation of Format changes (PDF, 63.7 KB)

For community radio, the Key Commitments document serves much the same purpose.

Guidance on Key Commitments (PDF, 270.8 KB)

Current formats and Key Commitments

Look up current analogue radio Formats

Look up current digital radio Formats

Look up current community radio Key Commitments

Changes to content

Look up recent analogue Format change requests

Look up recent digital format change requests

Look up recent Key Commitments change requests