ABC Classic FM

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ABC Classic FM is a station that is the primary classical station operated by the Australian broadcasting Corporation. The station plays primarily classical music and live concerts from the area. The main slogan of ABC classic FM is “Where music lives”.

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Information about ABC Classic FM
Programs and SpeakersClassic 2, Evenings (ABC Classic FM), Julie Howard, Middays, Margaret Throsby, Classic Breakfast, ABC News (Australia), Julian Day, Mairi Nicolson, Julia Lester, Classic Drive, Afternoons (ABC Classic FM), Mornings (ABC Classic FM).
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ABC Classic FM


The history of ABC classic FM get started first in the year 1976 in which ABC FM was once called ABC fine music. The entire station was inspired by the BBC radio three, a channel that had extensive success in the UK. Classic FM studios were first established in Collins would in Adelaide South Australia and the program infrastructure has since moved to Sydney for a larger audience. There is now a sister station ABC classic 2 that can extend the range of this company and its programming.

Where to listen

Listening to this station can be done through DAB, Internet radio and through the FM band which varies by state. In Adelaide the frequency is 103.9 FM, In Canberra its 102.3 fm in Perth its 97.7fm and in Sydney it's 92.9 FM. For a full listing and frequency guide the website offers a listing number.

Shows and Personalities

Some of the main shows and personalities are the weekday afternoons program, classic breakfasts, mornings program and the classic drive program. The main hosts include Philip Sametz, Martin Buzacott, Mairi Nicolson, Alice Keath and Graham Abbott to name a few.


On the website listeners can find a fairly clean interface to discover Australian music, to discover the appropriate station frequency for each area across Australia and to find live streams of the programming. The station site also features biographies on every one of the radio hosts.

How to connect

Connecting with the station can be done on the site, through their Instagram account, on facebook and through youtube. The Australian broadcasting Corporation I view app and the shop are also great places to connect with the program managers and the creators or programming.

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