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VAR Bendigo 88.7 FM

Listeners located within the Greater Bendigo region; as well as surrounding areas including Echuca, Maryborough, Carisbrook, the Macedon Ranges and Heathcote, can tune into Vision Australia Radio (VAR) on the 88.7FM frequency.

Programs coming live out of the Vision Australia radio complex in McIvor Rd include a twice daily reading of the latest edition of the Bendigo Advertiser (Every Monday- Saturday) and an ‘Around the Region’ program which encompasses newspapers from the various localities within our listening area (Some of these news titles include The Carisbrook Mercury, the Welcome Record, The Maryborough Advertiser, The Riverine Herald, The Kyabram Free Press, The Bendigo Weekly, and the Weekly Times. ‘Around the Region’ airs every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (Weekly Times only) and Friday afternoon.

In addition to readings from various newspapers, local content may also encompass the Bendigo Magazine, the Bendigo Business Enterprise Magazine and other associated boutique publications.

Interviews with local organisations and personalities include such topics as entertainment, health, safety, consumer affairs and local government, as well as services provided by Vision Australia.

The Vision Australia radio 88.7FM station in Bendigo is staffed by a team of over 40 dedicated volunteers, who each week professionally deliver over 16 hours of local content to their listeners. The Bendigo station is one of only a few VAR stations within the network, which is coordinated almost entirely by a volunteer steering committee.

We hope that you enjoy listening to the local programming, as much as the VAR volunteers enjoy delivering it to you!

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