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UGFM Marysville Studio New Home

On the 6th of November 2011 UGFM officially opened the new home of the Marysville Studio in the Resouce and Recovery building in the heart of Marysville. The studio was initially built in a portable building located at the temporary village established following theVictorian Bushfires with funds from the Lord Mayors charitable foundation and Regional […]

UGFM – An Official State Broadcaster – Emergency Information

UGFM BECOMES FIRST COMMUNITY EMERGENCY BROADCASTER                28/4/2010   UGFM – Radio Murrindindi has become the first Australian community broadcaster to have official emergency broadcaster status, Minister for Police and Emergency Services Bob Cameron announced Friday.   The station on Friday signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for emergency broadcasting with the Victorian Government in […]

UGFM Wins Prestigious National Award

        The CBAA’s prestigious Tony Staley Award for Excellence in Community Broadcasting has gone to UGFM based in Alexandra, which battled the Victorian Bushfires and continues to play an important role in the recovery process for local communities. As the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) celebrates innovation at its National Conference […]


Story from UG FM’s Peter Weeks could not hold back the tears as he accepted the Tony Staley award on behalf of his station at the Community Broadcasting Awards last night. Upper Goulburn Community Radio, known as Radio Murrindindi, was right in the middle of last year’s disastrous Victorian bushfires. It lost two transmission […]

UGFM Bushfire Info

**DURING BUSHFIRES OR EMERGENCIES TUNE TO UGFM – IN THE MURRINDINDI SHIRE** Alexandra/Lake Eildon 106.9FM Marysville/Triangle/Lake Mountain 98.5FMFlowerdale/Hazeldene 98.8FMKinglake Ranges 94.5FMYea/Highlands/Strath Ck 88.9FM Also streaming on the web at             ***  UGFM is an official Emergency Broadcaster for the State of Victoria  ***                                                                    ………………………..                                                       Bushfire Warnings & Emergency Life Threatening Information will be aired every 15 minutes. Bushfire Information & Incident Information will be aired every half hour or hourly depending on the threat level.   All Emergency Warnings given will be relevant to UGFM’s listening area and surrounds.(Murrindindi, Mansfield, […]