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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: MYSTIFY: MICHAEL HUTCHENCE by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

I’ve never been a big INXS fan, I thought apart from ‘Don’t change’ and the rawer sounding early work, too much of their music was bland white funk. Still, that doesn’t mean that a documentary about INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence won’t be fascinating, even to a non-fan. Written and directed by Richard Lowenstein, the documentary Mystify: Michael Hutchence pulls

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

Even in rock’s most outrageously extravagant and theatrical period, early to mid-70’s glam, Elton John managed to stand out. This was due to a combination of raw musical talent, remarkable drive, gleefully absurdist showmanship and his ability – along with lyricist Bernie Taupin – to write enduring radio-friendly hits. Only some of these qualities shine through in the engaging but

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WRITE NOW – tonight – I’ll talk with Phil Cummings about his children’s book: Touch the Moon; then I’ll speak with the very talented Vikki Petraitis about her latest book: Inside the Law: 25 Years of true Crime Writing. Please join me, Gaytana

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