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2014 Community Radio National Listener Survey

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5,027,000 listen to community radio each week with the average listener tuning in for 14.5 hours per week. 
The First Release 2014 National Listener Survey is the first in the new semi-annual format. In the face of a rapidly changing media environment and increased listening options the results indicate a consistent, strong and dedicated community radio audience.
These figures were provided by McNair Ingenuity. Read more.

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

Tired of all the standard Christmas songs on the radio? Blue Christmas, White Christmas and We Wish You A Merry Christmas?  Want something different?
Tune in to That’s Country’s 20th annual Non-Traditional, Honky Tonkin’, Rockin’ Country Christmas Show on Sunday December 21 from 12 noon til 3 pm.
You’ll hear songs like Santa Got Lost In Texas, Christmas In Rehab, Santa Got Busted By The Border Patrol and Randolph, The Brown Nose Reindeer.

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

You can now listen to North West FM on your smartphone, iPhone or android, simply by visiting our website on your phone.
Alternatively you can download our free iPhone app from the Apple App Store or our Android app from the Google Play Store.
Our app lets you stream live on your smartphone - as well as providing information about all your favourite shows and presenters.
It also lets you contact the station directly from your device.

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)

Thanks to all who came along to our Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea on Thursday May 1st 2014 to be a part of our annual fundraiser for the Cancer Council.

Radio Training Course

Our radio training course starts with a half day introductory session to ensure our training is what you expected, and that it will be of use to you.

Courses are run at our studio at 100 Middle Street, Hadfield 3046 and attendance on all 5 days is compulsory to get on air.

Bookings and expressions of interest are now being taken for the next course in 2015. Read more

News Archive

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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98.9 North West FM - Your local station

Phone: (03) 9304 4989

Web: www.northwestfm.org

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Email: info@northwestfm.org

Studio SMS: 044 77 77 989

      

Snail mail: PO Box 403, Glenroy, Vic, 3046 (Australia)

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Program Podcasts

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.

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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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Reviewed

15 December 2014

 

This Saturday, April 26th, the broadcast match of the day will be Pascoe Vale v Essendon Doutta Stars.