About Station

ABC Radio Melbourne (official call sign: 3LO) is a local ABC radio station, which began broadcasting on October 13, 1924, and was the second to be licensed in Melbourne. The station airs a mix of local and national news, talkback, current affairs and sports programming. ABC Local Radio is one of Victoria's official emergency broadcasting services.

Language: English.

Format: Talk, News.

First air date: 13 October 1924

Call sign: 3LO

Owner: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Broadcast area: Melbourne RA1

ABC Radio Network


  • Breakfast with Sammy J Breakfast with Sammy J Samuel Jonathan McMillan Weekday
  • Mornings with Virginia Trioli Mornings with Virginia Trioli Every Weekday from 9:45 and10:30 AM
  • The Conversation Hour The Conversation Hour Richelle Hunt Each weekday from 11am
  • Afternoons Afternoons Jacinta Parsons Weekday
  • Drive with Rafael Epstein Drive with Rafael Epstein Weekdays from 3:30 PM
  • Evenings Evenings David Astle Weekdays
  • Nightlife with Philip Clark, Indira Naidoo Nightlife with Philip Clark, Indira Naidoo Monday - Thursday and Friday to Sunday
  • Overnights Overnights Trevor Chappell, Rod Quinn Monday - Sunday
  • The full program guide can be seen here.


All frequencies of ABC Radio Melbourne that broadcast on FM or AM in Victoria state cities can be seen here.

  • Melbourne 774 AM & DAB+ 9C
  • Mount Donna Buang 96.1 FM
  • Apollo Bay 89.5 FM
  • Portland 96.9 FM
  • Omeo 720 FM
  • Sale 828 AM
  • Warrnambool 1602 AM
  • Horsham 594 AM


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