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Your Local Community Radio Station
897fm is your local community radio station in the northern coastal suburbs of Perth. And we’re proud to be local!

We broadcast 24/7.  Our coverage area takes in approximately 600,000 people, giving 897FM a unique presence on the Perth radio dial. We also stream live online and mobile as well as provide on-demand playback features of your favourite programs. Listen here

Don’t forget to find & like us on Facebook!

We offer FREE on-air promotion for community groups & volunteer organisations. submit your community Announcement.

Download our Media Kit Here!



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Our Location
Our studios overlook the lake from Level 4 in Building 18 at the Edith Cowan University Campus in Joondalup.

And we’re only a stone’s throw away from the Joondalup Pines Outdoor Cinema as well as the Peter Cowan Writer’s Centre.



Our Mission Statement
897fm will serve the local community within the Cities of Wanneroo & Joondalup by providing an accurate, timely & entertaining broadcast. This includes local news, current affairs & information that affect the residents within our broadcast area.

We endeavor to broadcast music from local WA artists, unsigned & alternative Australian artists as well as products, services & events from community groups & volunteer organisations within our region.



897Fm Perth (6TCR) is a member of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia.