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Noongar Radio's Phil Walley-Stack to perform at Commonwealth Games

Monday 26 March, 2018

The Perth 100.9FM 'Indigenous Beats' host will perform with a 500 piece didgeridoo group.

An answering machine message started Papa J's Aussie radio journey

Wednesday 03 January, 2018

Noongar Radio Perth is currently seeking expressions of interest for more volunteers.

One of the station's current high profile volunteers, Papa J tells the story of how he came to volunteer at the station to Marley Amphlett.


Raymond ‘Pappa J’ Jones has been lending his smooth, Barry White-esque voice to Noongar Radio’s ‘Motown Get Down’ program for almost six years. Despite his popularity among listeners and the Noongar Radio family, he remains humble:

Jeremy Garlett, founder of Noongar Radio 100.9fm

Thursday 07 December, 2017

Perth's Noongar Radio is an important part of the indigenous radio landscape, and has had a significant influence on the sector since its beginnings in the late 1970s.  Marley Amphlett looks back at the beginning of the station and its founder for radioinfo. 

Noongar Radio wraps up NAIDOC 2017

Friday 14 July, 2017

In a year when “our languages matter”, Perth’s Noongar Radio said a Kaya, wanjoo ! (Hello welcome)  to more during NAIDOC 2017 than ever before.

40 hours of specialised outside broadcasting at 11 events over 10 locations.

Noongar Radio broadcast everywhere from Perth’s iconic Elizabeth Quay for the NAIDOC Perth Opening Ceremony to suburban primary schools and even live from within one of Perth’s best-known prisons.

Calling, calling Dr Love!

Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Clinical studies suggest the power of music can improve medical outcomes, reduce pain and anxiety and improve the overall quality of life*.

Music is even said to participate in medical treatment and shorten stays.

Following seven years of 100.9FM’s award-winning radio program connecting those on the outside with their loved ones on the inside - Inside Out, Noongar Radio now gets admitted into hospitals across WA bringing together patients out of country with family, friends and shout outs.

Noongar Radio announces new program

Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Noongar Radio now has two Christian radio programs in its lineup.


The latest is “Gospel Celebration” presented by Anthony Ward; Aboriginal Evangelist, Street Chaplain and Christian Counsellor.

The opening show on its regular to be spot of 7am-9am Sundays was a "hit" on the weekend. Anthony Ward says, ‘’my dream was to take the word of God for Christians from the streets into your homes’.

No prayers were needed to gather a great line up and deliver two hours of Christian programming.

Noongar Radio praised in WA Parliament

Thursday 31 March, 2016

Perth’s 100.9FM Noongar Radio was thrilled to get a plug in WA Parliament recently when MP John Quigley praised the station saying:

“I would like to recommend to members the radio station I listen to…”.

IRIS digital radio service for print-handicapped launches in Perth

Wednesday 16 September, 2015

A new digital Radio service for the Print Handicapped (RPH) has been launched in Perth, returning radio reading services to those in the community with a print disability.

The service, called IRIS Perth, is part of a suite of free-to-access Perth community digital radio services. IRIS, is restoring a radio reading service for the local blind and low vision community.

Noongar Radio's Carol Dowling wins Human Rights Award

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Carol Dowling of Noongar Radio in Perth has won the Radio Award as part of the 2014 Human Rights Awards ceremony in Sydney.

Awarded for the program Another Stolen Generation, this feature highlighted the disproportionate placement of Aboriginal children in out-of-home care in Western Australia, and was originally created as part of the CBAA and CMTO's National Features & Documentary series.

Aboriginal radio producer wins Human Rights award

Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Carol Dowling of Noongar Radio Perth has been awarded the 2013 Human Rights Award in the radio category. The awards were announced at Sydney’s MCA yesterday evening.

Carol’s series, produced for Noongar Radio, and funded by the Department of Health and Ageing, consisted of a 30-part series on the subject of ear disease. Preventable ear disease is the leading cause of hearing loss among Aboriginal Australians and is a contributing factor in ongoing Indigenous disadvantage.

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