Leo "The Tiger" Johnson

Passing of a Great Man

It is with great sadness that I announce that long time volunteer and life member of 979fm Melton Community Radio Leo “The Tiger” Johnson passed away last night after a long battle with brain tumours.  Read more
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Support Community Radio

Community radio stations across the country could be forced off air if the Commission of Audit recommendation to scrap funding for the Community Broadcasting Program is accepted by the Government. Read more
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Ballarat Football League on 979fm

Daylight Saving has ended and the weather’s turned bad, so it must be footy season. Read more
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Upcoming Interviews on 979fm

Not one but two ARIA Hall Of Fame members will be interviewed on 979fm in the near future. Read more
Ray Goodwin Farewell

The Final Buff Program – A Tribute to Ray Goodwin

Tune to 979fm this Tuesday February 25 from 2-4 pm for a very special tribute to Ray Goodwin. Read more
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Farewell to a True Gentleman

We at 979fm were saddened today to hear of the passing of one of our most valued members, Ray Goodwin. He passed away quietly after a long illness and our sincerest sympathies go out to his family. Read more
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There’s a Big Weekend Ahead

There’s a big weekend ahead in Melton City and 979fm will be right in the thick of it. Read more
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The Long and Short of it on 979fm

**A 979fm Exclusive** On Valentines Day our own Jon Peppin host of the West’s Best Country chatted to the Long and Short of it and got the low down on their upcoming album You Made Me Stronger. Read more
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Emmanuel Kelly & Tyler Wilford at Cruise for Krissy

One of the great things about working at 979fm is some of the great people we get to meet and talk to and at the recent Cruise for Krissy outside broadcast we were privileged to meet and chat with... Read more
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CRUISE FOR KRISSY

Today 979fm is supporting a very special event, the CRUISE FOR KRISSY A Cruise for charity and we want you to support it too. Read more