Welcome to 98.9 North West FM Community Radio (Melbourne, Australia)

98.9 North West FM is a community radio station broadcasting from Hadfield in the North West suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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Our Next Radio Training Course

Our Next Radio Training Course Starts On Saturday August 31, 2019

The training course runs over 4 days on weekends until Sunday September 15, 2019.
For more details on our training course, go to our training page.
For more specific queries contact the Training Co-Ordinator Jean (0427 024 620) or at admin@northwestfm.org.
2019 EDFL Football Season

2019 EDFL Football Season

The Essendon District Football League has chosen the Division Two Elimination Final game between Coburg Districts and Burnside Heights to be the broadcast Match of the Day for Saturday 24th August between 2 pm and 5 pm.

Join Adem Saricaoglu and the rest of the EDFL media team for the coverage of EDFL Match Of The Day on your local community radio station. Directly after Match Of The Day, on the EDFL Post Game Show between 5 pm and 5.30 pm, the call team will have interviews with players and coaches.

They will also review all the around the grounds scores in Premier Division, Division 1 and Division 2. Listen to the coverage on 98.9 FM on the radio dial or via our live streaming on the internet.

2018 EDFL Finals Series

2019 EDFL Finals Series

North West FM will broadcast the 2019 EDFL Men’s Finals Series starting on Saturday 31st August.

The finals series dates are shown below. All matches will be broadcast from 2 pm to 5.30 pm.

Saturday 31st August
Sunday 1st September

Saturday 7th September (Division Two Grand Final)
Sunday 8th September

Saturday 14th September (Divison One Grand Final)
Sunday 15th September (Premier Division Preliminary Final)

Saturday 21st September (Premier Division Grand Final)

Our Programs

Our Programs

Our Community

Our Community

North West FM is pleased to promote any event for your non-profit organisation – for free.
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You can become a sponsor – and promote your own business on North West FM. Contact us.
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Besides being a listener, there are several ways you can become involved with North West FM.
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Our Sporting Community

Our Sporting Community

A review of the weekend’s footy matches in the Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) (6 pm – 9 pm).

This is the program’s 22nd season.

Presented by Glenn “Scatters” Scarborough.

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The Saturday Sports of All Sorts program is presented by Hannah Gentz 8.30 am – 9.30 am.

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The Tuesday Sports of All Sorts program is presented by Ivor Jenkins 9 am – 10 am

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Our Upgraded Studios

North West FM recently underwent a major refit of our studios.

Both studios are now equipped with new mixing desks and other equipment.

Our listeners have already noticed a clearer signal on their radios and our streaming.


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