Australian Radio Station

  • Australian Radio station prank leads to nurse's death, donates USD 550,000 to her family September 13, 2014

    Melbourne: An Australian radio station, which aired a prank on an India-born nurse who later took her life after the broadcast of the prank, has donated USD 550,000 to her family to help them rebuild their lives. Southern Cross Austereo said it was donating the money to a trust fund...
  • UK hospital denies being contacted by Aus FM station December 10, 2012

    London: The London hospital, where a prank call was made that apparently led to an Indian-origin nurse's death, today denied being contacted by the Australian radio station before they broadcast the hoax. 46-year-old Jacintha Saldanha was found dead at nurses' quarters next to the private King Edward VII hospital in...
  • Hoax call death: 'Tried to contact hospital before airing prank' December 10, 2012

    The Australian radio station at the centre of the hoax call death controversy has defended its act saying that it did try to get in touch with the hospital before airing the prank call. ...
  • Listen to the 'Royal Prank' that has gone viral December 6, 2012

    News of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy and her hospitalisation has generated a media frenzy all over the world with minute to minute updates about each and everything that one can imagine. In what is being called "the best international scoop so far" by the Australian press, announcers Mel...
  • The 'Biggest Royal Prank Ever' has gone viral! December 6, 2012

    The London hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate for severe morning sickness admitted on Wednesday it had fallen for a prank call from an Australian radio station, relaying personal details about her condition. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in central London on...