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Star FM (Australian radio network)

For the DMG Owned Central Coast Station, see Star 104.5 FM.
Star FM
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Broadcast area Australia New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Australia
Slogan Your #1 HIT Music Station
Frequency Various
Format Mainstream CHR (pop, rock, rap)
Owner Southern Cross Austereo
Website www.theradio.com.au

Star FM is an Australian radio network, consisting of stations in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.

The brand was created in 1999 by DMG Radio Australia. In 2004 Macquarie Regional RadioWorks (now Southern Cross Austereo) bought all the stations except Star 104.5FM on the New South Wales Central Coast which is still owned by DMG Radio Australia. Southern Cross Austereo have arrangements with DMG for the use of the Star FM and other brands.

Programming

The network's stations are aimed at the under 35's section of the market, playing Top 40 and popular music. For most stations, the only local programme heard on these stations is the breakfast programme, all other programming is networked from the Gold Coast Media Centre and Albury, with some programming coming from the Southern Cross Austereo's metropolitan stations FOX FM in Melbourne and 2DAY FM in Sydney.

National News is networked from Albury, Monday to Friday and from the Gold Coast, Saturdays and Sundays.

In 2007, Star FM changed its major positioning statement from "Todays Best Music" to "Your HIT Music Station". The positioning statement was changed again in June 2011 to "Your #1 HIT Music Station" and following the Southern Cross Media/Austereo merger has become "Fresh & First" in 2013.

On-air hosts

  • Brendo - (Albury only)
  • Jase & Jess (Mount Gambier only)
  • Bryan Madigan - All The Hits (Selected regional stations)
  • JK's Workday
  • Augus O'Loughlin - The Bump
  • Charli Robinson - The Dirt
  • Fifi & Jules - (Weekdays at 4pm)
  • Hamish & Andy - Happy Hour
  • Miriam - Truck Radio
  • Maude Garrett - The Hot Hits from L.A.
  • Danny Lakey - Red Eye Radio
  • Kyle & Jackie O - Take 40 Australia & The Hour of Power
  • Ella Hooper & Ben Wasley - Australian Top 20 Countdown
  • Dan & Maz - Party People
  • Marea, Pickle, JK, Madigan & Anna - All The Hits Weekend (Saturdays & Sundays)

Star FM stations

New South Wales

Victoria

  • 3BDG 91.9 MHz Bendigo
  • 3MDA 99.5 MHz Mildura
  • 3SEA 94.3 MHz Warragul (formerly Sea FM)
  • 3SUN 96.9 MHz Shepparton (formerly Sun FM)

South Australia

External links

  • Star FM
  • Wild Revolution
  1. REDIRECT
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