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Southern FM is home to one of the most diverse range of programmes on radio. From music shows from a wide array of genres (including Jazz, Soul, Classical, Rock, Pop, Dance & Country) as well as regular live music spots, to shows on topics ranging from Health, Parenting, DIY & Sport (both local and international). Put that together with some live comedy, and several ethnic interest programmes in languages other than English including Samoan, Fijian, Indian, Croatian, Russian, Greek and Spanish, and you have a station with something for everyone! Check out our Program Guide to find the shows that meet your interest. And keep it locked to 88.3 Southern FM – you’ll be amazed at what you’ll find there.
Southern FM 88.3 is a non-commercial community radio station based in Brighton, Victoria and is supported by the Community Broadcasting Foundation.
It is licenced by the Australian Broadcasting Authority to broadcast within guidelines prescribed by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia.
Southern FM is the local community radio station for the south, south-eastern and bayside area of Melbourne with a population of over 473,000.
The station is governed by the following board members:
President – Cameron Heyde
Vice President – Mark Seymour
Secretary – Rowland Hill
Treasurer – Mick Todd
Program Manager – Karl Bianco
Technical Manager – Cameron Heyde
Membership Secretary – Pauline O’Brien
Based on the latest McNair survey, Southern FM has a listening audience of upwards of 20,000 per week, with the bulk of these located in the affluent Sandbelt region of Melbourne.
Deborah Welch, President of the Community Broadcasting Authority of Australia (CBAA) said the results are a testament to the high standard of community radio in Australia and the important role it plays in the Australian media landscape.
Community radio attracts a huge number of listeners for the specialist music programs, local news and information and the desire to support Australian artists.
There is a great local flavour to community radio, and you are bound to hear something you won’t hear anywhere else on Australian radio,” said Ms Welch.
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Southern FM also streams live worldwide at www.southernfm.com.au – click the Listen Live link.
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