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RTRFM is an entirely self-funded community radio station – our annual subscriber Radiothon drive is the station's main source of income.

By subscribing during Radiothon, you can help ensure RTRFM continues to deliver unique programs and events and remains a high-quality alternative to mainstream radio in Perth.

Radiothon 2018 Prizes

Everyone that subscribes to RTRFM during Radiothon 2018 goes in the running to take home one of our amazing major prizes.

Check out a selection of the prizes below. More details and a full list of major prizes are on the Radiothon page.

Rhubarb Records

Audio-Technica LP60 turntable, two pairs of headphones and a Bluetooth speaker system

From Infinite Energy

A 1.5kw home Solar Package

From Lambretta and Ace Scooters

A Lambretta V-special scooter

From Satchmo Café

Jewish Baking Night for 4

Salt and company Cooking School

Cooking and Feasting Night for Six

From William Street Cycle Co

A Tokyo push bike of your choice

From Alex Hotel, The Standard, Bivouac, Black Swan State Theatre Company, Chicho Gelato, Shadow Wine Bar

Northbridge Spring Staycation

Latest Stories

Stolen Gen Survivors experiencing intergenerational trauma – Recent Report Reveals

Thursday 16th August

Stolen Gen Survivors experiencing intergenerational trauma – Recent Report Reveals

Moordijt Mag spoke with Noongar human rights lawyer Hannah McGlade and Tony Hansen (Co-Chair of Bringing Them Home Committee) in discussing […]

Big Orange on the Vitality of Community Radio

Thursday 16th August

Big Orange on the Vitality of Community Radio

RTRFM was the first station to play their first recorded track back in ’16… Fast Forward to […]

Weather with J.R. (All the people singing hoorah hoorah for *J-R!*)

Thursday 16th August

Weather with J.R. (All the people singing hoorah hoorah for *J-R!*)

Regular local weatherman here on the station J.R discussed with Breakfast host Jessica Warriner his own RTRFM journey; while at same time dishing out […]

Exciting Exclusives with Superstar Famous Sharron here on RTR!

Thursday 16th August

Exciting Exclusives with Superstar Famous Sharron here on RTR!

Breakfast host Jessica Warriner had superstar guest Famous Sharron visit so she could rap a couple of bars, talk toasting skills, […]

FITTER | HAPPIER: Sexual Health Awareness

Thursday 16th August

FITTER | HAPPIER: Sexual Health Awareness

This week’s Fitter Happier saw RTRFM speaking to Department of Health’s Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus […]

Falling Through The Net

Thursday 16th August

Falling Through The Net

Falling Through The Net: The Digital Divide In Western Australia is a report released by Bankwest […]

Science with Sarah: Radiothon 18 edition!

Thursday 16th August

Science with Sarah: Radiothon 18 edition!

Resident science genius Sarah Lau talks the concept of Citizen Science and reflects on her journey here at RTRfm. She […]

The Adventures of NASA

Thursday 16th August

The Adventures of NASA

Though this week’s Radiothon is about choosing your own adventure, RTRFM was able to speak to […]

Shalom House and Community

Wednesday 15th August

Shalom House and Community

Shalom House is a residential rehabilitation centre for men founded in 2012 by Peter Lyndon James, […]

Live at RTRFM

Thursday 16th August

Slightly Odway: Fraeya V New Nausea

Fraeya joined special guest presenter Naomi Baltyn for a very special #Radiothon2018 edition of #SlightlyOdway yesterday […]

Friday 10th August

The View From Here #27: New Talk

If there is one building in Perth that defines the city, 108 St Georges Terrace would […]

Wednesday 8th August

Slightly Odway: Noah Dillon & Band v Timothy Nelson

Noah Dillon and his band treated us to a beautiful rendition of classic Timothy Nelson tune, […]

Wednesday 1st August

The View From Here #26: Skullcave

RTRFM’s long-running video series The View From Here returns in 2018 with a set of WA […]

Body Movin’: Radiothon Edition

Wednesday 15th August

Body Movin’: Radiothon Edition

On a special edition of Body Movin’, Marnie Downer shared various stories about her adventures with […]

Understorey: Shepherd and Sustainability v2

Wednesday 15th August

Understorey: Shepherd and Sustainability v2

For almost 40 years West-Australian born Rowe Morrow has worked around the globe – in places […]

This Week's Featured Music

Listen to the feature albums and our selection of the best new tracks Listen in Jukebox

RTRFM Feature

Mind Full by Leisure Centre

Local Feature

Fame Erotic Dream by Hideous Sun Demon

RTRFM Sound Selection

Our favourite 14 new tracks

Don't Act Like You Thought I Was Going To Be Here For Long

Kahn

Carbon Birds

Emlyn Johnson

The Human Heart

Ferla

We Should Be Free

Marquis Hawkes & Jamie Lidell

Humans of RTRFM

Humans of RTRFM: Razor Jack

16th November 2017

Humans of RTRFM: Razor Jack

All year we’ve been celebrating RTRFM’s 40th anniversary and the many people and programs that have […]

Humans of RTRFM: Paul Gamblin

9th November 2017

Humans of RTRFM: Paul Gamblin

All year we’re celebrating RTRFM’s 40th anniversary and the many people and programs that have made […]

Humans of RTRFM: (Re)Introducing Gemma Pike

2nd November 2017

Humans of RTRFM: (Re)Introducing Gemma Pike

All year we’re celebrating RTRFM’s 40th Anniversary!!!! Our year of celebrations will be culminated in a […]

Taking Care of Business: Small Business Development

Monday 13th August

Taking Care of Business: Small Business Development

The Taking Care of Business segment has now been a regular feature for over a year. […]

Filthy Rich and Homeless

Monday 13th August

Filthy Rich and Homeless

Filthy Rich & Homeless airs over three nights – Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 […]

Rupert Guenther & Valanga Khoza – Songs of the Future.

Monday 13th August

Rupert Guenther & Valanga Khoza – Songs of the Future.

Perth-based international concert violinist and composer Rupert Guenther, and South African born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Valanga […]

The Brow throws in the towel

Monday 13th August

The Brow throws in the towel

Graeme has The Brow in for a chat about why they’re playing their final show together.

Off Your Dial

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Bob Evans AKA Kevin Mitchell

Monday 13th August

Bob Evans AKA Kevin Mitchell

Graeme has a chat with Kevin Mitchell aka Bob Evans about his music and Kevin’s persona […]

Sup-paw-ting Perth Pets

Monday 13th August

Sup-paw-ting Perth Pets

Taking donations of pet food and paraphernalia, this animal organisation helps pets of people who are […]

DATURA4

Saturday 11th August

DATURA4

Hailing from Freo, DATURA4 is the creation of Dom Mariani, Greg Hitchcock, Stu Loasby and Warren […]

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  • Dog: Come in Houston... Houston? Houston!? This is urgent I'm not kidding

Houston: This is Houston 
Dog: *nom* 😂

So yeah,  my dog ate the props.  At least he's cute though

#Radiothon2018
#ChooseYourOwnAdventure #doggo #spacedog 🌟 🐾
  • Since it's #NationalScienceWeek, AND #Radiothon2018 where we're asking you to #ChooseYourOwnAdventure, we figured it's only fair to make a Spotify playlist so you can go on a #space adventure of your own.

Before you ask - 
Yes we rhymed A LOT in this playlist, don't judge us.
Spoiler - Space Jam made the cut, you can judge this one if you want.

And hey, feel free to give us your space tune suggestions below!
Or call 9260 9210, subscribe to RTRFM and tell our amazing phone room volunteers your suggestions!
  • Willy Slade is about to jump into Full Frequency - are you ready to call in and subscribe? Call 9260 9210 now! #radiothon2018 #chooseyourownadventure
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