Hadfield, Victoria, Australia
v 2012 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.
v 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. This will explain bypassing the popup blocker that most computers use.
Then every time you want to hear us streaming, simply click on the orange “Listen Live” button at the top right of this page.
v Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (2013)
v Essendon District Football League (EDFL) 2013 Season
Listen to the broadcast on 98.9 FM or via our live streaming on the internet.
Tune to Sports Of All Sorts for the EDFL show on Saturdays from 10 am to 11 am.
v Radio Training Course
v Presenters of the EDFL Match of the Day wins 2012 AFL Media Award
v Additional news items older than 12 months can be found in our News Archive.
New Program Highlights
v Check out our new programs: Worldly Music, Melbourne's Best Mix of Smooth Jazz, The Variety Show, Tuesday Breakfast Patrol, It's Not Rocket Surgery, Shaken & Stirred, Melbourne’s Musos, Dance To The Radio, Centrelinked, The Independent Music Show, Radio Roarhouse, Assyrian, The Bash, The Late Show, Keep Left, Croatian Forum, Barely Breaking Even, The Jump Off, Overload, Environmentality and the Samoan Program.
v Football returns on Sunday April 14 for the 2013 season:
· The North West Amateur Footy Report (VAFA) Sunday review 6 pm - 9 pm
- Review and results of VAFA matches - Glenn Scarborough
v Check out our full Program Guide.
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Portions of some of our programs (EDFL Match of the Day and Environmentality) are now available through the CBAA podcast website.
Click here and scroll down to “Stations and Feeds” and select “98.9 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.
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Codes of Practice
Community radio stations are required by the ACMA to have accessible copies of licences other specified documents.
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23 May 2013