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14th April 2018 will be in the books as a great day in station history. We were included at the last minute  as guests of “Toast to the Coast” festival at The Marina, Mindarie. We scrambled our best and brightest together and packed the cars for a short trip to Mindarie. …

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Outside broadcast : McDonald Reserve, Padbury April 8th 2018: They say time flies when you are having fun…and fun is what I had with the outdoor broadcast last Saturday, 8th April at the McDonald Reserve for the annual Whitford Lions Community Fair. Nothing better than seeing the local community get …

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A Massive CONGRATULATIONS to Mark Brenton aka MB from Feelgood Fridays! He’s got himself a job with 2NZ 1188​ in Inverell, NSW! We’ve had Mark on our station for 4 years, he’s worked really hard on his radiocraft and now has scored himself a paid gig over East. We thank Mark …

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ECU Breakfast from Mt.Lawley

Our Programming Coordinator, Gavin Crossley (BRL & Brahtown) was invited to take a tour of the Mt.Lawley Studios where you hear ECU Breakfast from Fridays from 8am. He describes his time there for 897fm.com.au. The ECU Breakfast show has been running for several years now from our sister studio at …

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Greenwood College Outside Broadcast August 16 2017

Movers & Shakers (Wednesdays from Midday) host a weekly program run by students of schools named “School of Thought” (2pm Wedensdays). A show ran, presented and written by students of their respective schools. On the 16th of August 2017, Greenwood College hosted an entire 3 hour program from their school! …

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ECU Open Joondalup Day OB 2017

July 23 2017, On a wet and blustery day at ECU Joondalup Campus, on the bottom floor of the Building we are situated in (Building 18) some of the best Nightshift presenters hosted a showcase program from 11am til 3pm. The first 2 hours were hosted by the guys from …

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Programming News

Here at 897FM some of your favourite presenters are making the move to Brand New time slots! It all starts with a brand new show from 6-7pm this Sunday 16th July. The Program features the return of Alan Simpson to the airwaves with a show focused on Perth Pub Band …

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Halidion And North Woodvale Primary School OB

STUDENTS from schools in Kingsley and Woodvale are taking over the airwaves. The Halidon and North Woodvale primary school students hosted a two-hour program 897FM on Today from noon to 2pm, broadcast live from Halidon. It is part of presenter John Logan’s School of Thought program, which he launched three …

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