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So Many Way’s to Listen…

We strive to make our service as widely accessible as possible. That is why we engage industry standard tech to deliver to you (the listener) world class FM & Online listener experiences! Once you’re outside of our Perth broadcast (FM 89.7) area you can take us on the road using …

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Australia Day on 89.7FM Perth

HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY: Remember to Celebrate the Day respectfully and enjoy our diverse, wonderful country with a smile and sanga on the barbie! We are playing NOTHING but Aussie Music today!! We have Gav on your radio from 9am, then Ries from Midday and Alan & Rhonda from 4pm. THEN: …

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KOI CHILD WINS WA TOP 20 on LIVE & LOCAL 897

Top 20 WA Songs of 2016 Thank you for voting for your favourite Western Australian songs of 2016 in this years countdown. It is the fourth time Live and Local 89.7fm have conducted the unique public poll which attracted over 2,500 votes this year. Produced by Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, …

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WA TOP 20 on Live & Local 897, VOTE NOW!

Grace & The Crew are counting down YOUR favourite WA tunes on December 19 from 6pm! Grate Gable came from NOWHERE to defeat the much favoured Methyl Ethel and win last years countdown! This year, it’s the 4th Edition of the Countdown and it’s ANYONE’s to win in 2016.   …

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Wanneroo Show 2016

What a show! We pulled this massive broadcast together in 5 weeks. From the Hogs Breath competition to Gav talking to lifestock with a cool recording device and emailing that to the studio, and it airing minutes later. Lots of organisation. This broadcast was a massive amount of teamwork and …

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897FM TURNS 15!!!

89.7FM turns 15 on November 16 2016. It’s been a fun ride for the last 15 years, through the early days at the Wanneroo Works Depot studio from 2001-2008 and our current location at ECU Joondalup. We’ve birthed many a career, including Ross Edwards from the top rating Mix 94.5 …

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Brand new Android & Apple Apps!

Grab our new smoother & faster apps now! Click on your App store logo to download & install now!           Features: Listen Live with our new improved bit rate (48kbps  HE-AACv2) On-Demand your favorite shows anytime, updated each time the latest show airs! Request a song …

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897FM at Relay For Life

The 2016 Relay for Life took place last weekend on Saturday 22nd and Sunday the 23rd. This was the ninth such event with an overall total of $2,5000,000 funds raised. Numbers were down a little this year but as usual the enthusiasm was as strong as ever. The Lord Mayer …

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89.7FM’s Sue Myc – Chats to Jimmy Barnes

89.7fm‘s own Sue Myc will be having a sit down Q&A with Jimmy Barnes – Official about his new autobiography. The event will be held at Joondalup Resort THIS SATURDAY October 2nd! Head down and hear Jimmy talk about his debut book with Sue. Make sure you listen to Sue’s show …

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ECU Open Day 2016 – Live Broadcast

We are broadcasting LIVE from 10am til 3pm. NIGHTSHIFT takes over for the day. And we will have TONS of giveaways!! Come down and see and meet the crew! Win stuff and maybe even join your local community station 897fm.

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