Welcome to Southern FM!

Southern FM is home to one of the most diverse range of programming on radio. We have music shows in a wide array of genres, including Jazz, Soul, Rock, Pop, RnB, Dance and Country, as well as regular live music spots. We also have shows that discuss topics ranging from health, parenting, community news and local sport. We also support Ethnic communities with programming in languages other than English including Samoan, Fijian, Indian, Croatian, Russian, Greek and Spanish. Check out our Program Guide to find a show that may interest you.

Film review: ‘AUSTRALIA: WILD TOP END 3D’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Australia: Wild Top End 3D is a typically brief but superb IMAX documentary celebrating the stunning environment and remarkable wild life of Northern Australia. Written and directed by Emmy-nominated (for Life on the Reef) cinematographer Nicholas Robinson and narrated by the sadly departed indigenous elder and actor, Balang T.E. Lewis (The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith), the film follows the life

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Grace Slick was a true pioneer in the rock music field, fronting the legendary San Franciscan band Jefferson Airplane in the 1960s, who were best known for classic songs such as “White Rabbit” & “Somebody To Love”. Grace discusses her extremely successful career in very frank terms of her many adventures: At the White House, with Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin,

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Film review: “THE FAREWELL”, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Chinese-American film The Farewell tells what initially seems like a predictable story of a family trying to cope with a loved-one’s terminal illness but infuses this with refreshing and often very moving honesty. In a wonderfully unaffected performance, Awkwafina, stars as Billi, a 30-year-old Chinese-American woman struggling to survive financially and succeed professionally in New York. Frequent phone chats with

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WRITE NOW – tonight – Garry will give us a film review & travel piece; then Helen Brown will talk with me about her beautiful, moving children’s book: Cleo & Rob. Plus I have notices and lots more. Please join me, Gaytana

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