(actual ACMA call sign: 3FUN
) is a community radio station
. It was founded as Bulla FM
, and changed its name to 3NRG in 1999.
3NRG is a not for profit
The Australian Broadcasting Authority
(ABA) issued a radio licence area plan for the Sunbury region on 22 June 2000, which determined that a community radio station license should be granted for the area. 3NRG was the only applicant, and was granted a permanent licence to replace the temporary licence under which they had previously operated, which had just expired.
The station was established to provide local news, information and community access to the township of Sunbury
, in outer north west metropolitan Melbourne
, as well as to the surrounding localities of Diggers Rest
, The Gap, Couangult and Toolern Vale
. 3NRG broadcasts on frequency 99.3 MHz FM.
With 28,794 (15+) people in their service area, 3NRG is estimated to share in a community radio audience reach of 6,047 in a typical week (21% of the 15+ population) and s estimated to share in a community radio audience reach of 13,245 in an average month (46% of the 15+ population).
Community broadcasters are required (as part of the conditions for licencing) to have open membership policies. The Management Team of the radio station—as is typical of community based radio Australian—is determined by the members of the Association at... Read More