On A Spectrum: New Program Begins Thursday 2nd July

- With Vanita Sathasivam All of us have stories to tell and share.  These are our many experiences as we skip or trudge through the ups and downs of life. Vanita explores each week on how our stories can be


Listen: Radio Active Interview Local Government Minister’s on Amalgamation

The local government amalgamations that have been proposed by the New South Wales government are a hot topic at the moment with councils bitterly opposed. To find out more, we asked Paul Toole, the local government minister to give us an outline of


Community Survey – Fit For the Future

Council seeks your opinion on the options available to local residents in response to reforms proposed by the NSW Government. If you haven’t already done so, we invite you to participate in an online survey, which is an important process

Album of the Week


Dirtwire – Riptide

The new one from electro-acoustic extraordinaires is an amazing and heavily atmospheric melting pot of the two distinct styles much of modern music is broken down into. the electronic and the acoustic each with their own voicings. Riptide is a

Catherine Britt

Catherine Britt – Boneshaker

Catherine Britt’s Boneshaker is the latest release from the singer/songwriter out of Newcastle. Boneshaker is 11 honest country tracks of excellent story telling, you know the type, perfect for when the road stretches out in front of you with the


The Tango Saloon, Suspicion

The Tango Saloon, Sydney’s experimental Tango band. Suspicion is their 2015 release and it is far more at ease and with a softer sound and a gentler pace then previous releases by The Tango Saloon. The warm vocals of Elana

Featured Programs


Country Roads

Sunday 5th July8 – 9am Country RoadsThis week I again  have a mess of Cds to give away, so if you ring in to say you are listening i will put your name in the “Station mop bucket” for Pedro


Pop Heads Hour of Power

Friday 3rd July3 – 4pm Pop Heads Hour of PowerThe best of the vinyl years.  This week, The British Invasion of the Aussie Singles Charts, 1964 – 1966


Sonic Stew

Thursday 2nd July 5 – 6pm Sonic StewThursday 2nd July at 5pm will find Sonic Stew chock full of platform shoes, glitter, trinkets and baubles as we celebrate the largely misunderstood and marginalised original era of Glam Rock. Then on



Blues Album of the Month: Sugaray Rayford “Southside”

Sugaray Rayford – “Southside” When Texan born Sugaray Rayford belts out a song, you not only hear it, you feel it. His dynamic voice is large just like the man, in an old school vocal style echoing that of Muddy


New Australian Music Highlights

Here is some new music for our over night, all Australian playlist for those who like new, alternative music. Some of the highlights are; Vance joy- Mess Is Mine By the same artist as ‘Riptide’,  ‘Mess is Mine’ is a


Yes Sir Boss “King in a Rocking Chair”

Imagine for a second; you’re in the air, trampoline below – the sun on your face. You land and up you go again. King In A Rocking Chair by Yes Sir Boss, an English ska band lifts you up with