Presentation Night

Our Awarded Members

979fm held its annual presentation night on Saturday October 17th. Winners on the night were… Read more

Want to be on the Radio?

979fm will be holding a one day introduction to radio course in early 2015 and we are taking expressions of interest from people wanting to take part. Read more
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

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
BFL Grand Final

Ballarat Football League on 979fm

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

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
Ray Goodwin

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
Summersault 2014

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
Jon, Dave, Patsy

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