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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Fawkner Festa

The Fawkner Festa was held on Sunday November 10, 2019

North West FM attended the Fawkner Festa on Sunday November 10. 2019 at CB Smith Reserve, Jukes Road Fawkner.

Thanks to all the folks and presenters who helped to make it a great day out.

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 cricket matches in the Victorian Turf Cricket Association (VTCA) (6 pm – 7.30 pm) and the Victorian Sub-District Cricket Association (VSDCA) (7.30 pm – 9 pm).

Presented by Glenn “Scatters” Scarborough.

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The Saturday Sports of All Sorts program is presented by Hannah Gentz 9 am – 10 am.

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The Tuesday Sports of All Sorts program is presented by Ivor Jenkins 8.30 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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