Hadfield, Victoria, Australia
v 2013 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 North West FM is Now Available on Smartphones
v The Fun Police triumphant return to the North West FM airwaves
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 Radio Training Course
v Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (2013)
v Additional news items older than 12 months can be found in our News Archive.
New Program Highlights
v Check out our new programs: Jammin’, One Extreme To Za Other, Thursday Breakfast Patrol, Worldly Music, Melbourne's Best Mix of Smooth Jazz, The Variety Show, Tuesday Breakfast Patrol, Shaken & Stirred, Melbourne’s Musos, Dance To The Radio, Centrelinked, Radio Roarhouse, Assyrian, The Bash, The Late Show, Barely Breaking Even, The Jump Off, Overload, Environmentality and the Samoan Program.
v The Cricket Report returns for the 2013-14 season:
· The North West Cricket Report (VTCA) Sunday review 6 pm - 9 pm
- Review and results of VTCA matches - Glenn Scarborough
v Check out our full Program Guide.
Website created and maintained by Frank McHugh
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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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22 February 2014