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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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NAIDOC WEEK on NIGHTSHIFT

It’s NAIDOC WEEK July 3-10. NIGHTSHIFT (Weeknights 6pm til Late) is celebrating Indigenous Music & Cutlure by playing a truckload of Indigenous artists, including Montaigne, Thelma Plum, Briggs and MANY more all across weeknights. Also your favourite shows including BRL & Tuesday Nightshift, will be chatting with Indigenous artists across the week. …

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Keep Community Radio!

SIGN THE PETITION – CLICK HERE KEEP THE COMMUNITY IN YOUR RADIO PETITION UPDATE: The Labor Party has announced that they would restore community radio funding if elected. The Australian Greens have committed to restoring funding. We’re still calling on the Coalition Government maintain funding to keep community radio stations …

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Station Sponsor The House Of Tartan Live broadcast

        Ian & Frank from Caledonian Connections took the station (with our trusty Technical Team) down to Station Sponsor The House of Tartan.               The show went off without a hitch, Big thanks go to our great sponsor The House Of …

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