Hadfield, Victoria, Australia
2014 Community Radio National Listener Survey
News at 98.9 North West FM
98.9 North West FM is a community radio station and we broadcast from the North West suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Check out the links on this page to our broadcast map, program guide, streaming, presenters, ethnic radio programs and our radio training school.
Christmas Special with a difference on Sunday December 21
Indo-Fijian Program Special on Saturday December 27 on North West FM
The Indo-Fijian Program will run a special end-of-year program on Saturday December 27 from 9 am until 4 pm.
Robert Kumar and a host of presenters from the Indo-Fijian and Radio Mastana Programs will bring you 7 hours of entertainment.
· Top 30 countdown (Bollywood)
· Top news items of the year
· Major events of 2014
· Sports winners – AFL, NRL, EPL, Rugby, Seven’s rugby
· Movie reviews - Bollywood
· Fijian achievements including General Election
· Indian Achievements
· Kaindia Masala
· Northwest community activities for 2014/2015
· Community involvement with Northwest FM
· Violence against children and women – How we can all help.
North West FM is Now Available on Smartphones
Streaming on the internet
We have been streaming live on the internet since July 2011.
If you have not used our radio streaming feature before, click on the “Streaming Information” link below the orange “Listen Live” button at the top right of this page.
Then every time you want to hear us streaming, simply click on the orange “Listen Live” button at the top right of this page.
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (Thursday May 1st, 2014)
Radio Training Course
Additional news items older than 12 months can be found in our News Archive.
New Program Highlights
Check out our new programs: Sunset Dreaming, Somebody’s Music, Kev’s Country Music Revival, Radio Outlaw, One Extreme To Za Other, Worldly Music, Melbourne's Best Mix of Smooth Jazz, The Variety Show, Shaken & Stirred, Melbourne’s Musos, Dance To The Radio, Centrelinked, Radio Roarhouse, Assyrian, The Bash Radio Show, The Late Show, Barely Breaking Even, The Jump Off, Environmentality, Overload and the Samoan Program.
The North West Cricket Report returns for the 2014-15 season.
· The North West Cricket Report (VTCA) Sunday review 6 pm - 9 pm
- Review and results of VTCA matches with Glenn Scarborough.
Check out our full Program Guide.
Website created and maintained by Frank McHugh
Website hosted by James Buchanan Photography and Multimedia
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Portions of some of our programs (Environmentality, North West Breakfast on Tuesday and Thursday plus the EDFL Match of the Day) are now available through the CBAA podcast website.
Click here and scroll down to “Stations and Feeds” and select “North West FM”.
Youth On Air
Youth On Air is a program designed to be implemented into any secondary school's curriculum in order to introduce them to community radio while teaching them new skills and helping expose them to new opportunities.
The program can run from a minimum five weeks to eight weeks and takes students from program development all the way to production and eventual broadcast.
More on Youth On Air
Codes of Practice
Community radio stations are required by the ACMA to have accessible copies of licences other specified documents.
More on Codes of Practice
15 December 2014
This Saturday, April 26th, the broadcast match of the day will be Pascoe Vale v Essendon Doutta Stars.