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.


The Cryan’ Shames were easily one of the most popular groups emanating out of Chicago in the late 1960s, & immortalized in the legendary Nuggets compilation record anthologized by Lenny Kaye. Best known for their cover of “Sugar & Spice” the Cryan’ Shames also released 3 albums, 2 of them being the brilliant “A Scratch in the Sky” released in

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Film review: ‘THE NUN’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

The Nun is the latest spin-off from the Conjuring supernatural horror movie series. The two Conjuring films themselves were thrilling, intense and unnerving spookfests but the spin-offs to date, such as Annabelle, have been underwhelming. Unfortunately, despite some extravagant set-pieces, The Nun is also a disappointment. Set in the 1950’s, the film sees Jesuit Priest, Father Burke (Demian Birchir) despatched

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Film review: ‘JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

In the Johnny English films Rowan Atkinson plays the titular character, a bumbling British secret agent whose stupidity proves more destructive than any plot hatched by the terrorists and megalomaniacs he battles. Like the love child of Maxwell Smart, Mr Bean and inspector Clouseau, English manages to bumble his way through a case inadvertently wreaking havoc and vanquishing villains by

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Film review: ‘McQUEEN’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Apart from a general awareness that he was a renowned fashion designer I knew almost nothing about Alexander McQueen prior to the documentary simply entitled McQueen. The film provides fascinating insights into McQueen’s life and career revealing him to be a brilliant but deeply troubled, maverick artist. Lee Alexander McQueen was a rebellious but artistically-inspired lad who left school with

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