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98five's June Appeal : Speak Hope Share Hope

98five is a non for profit, listener-supported community radio station & proud of it. We’re for the community and supported by it.

Because of our community broadcasting license, we’re sponsorship restricted. So over 50% of our funding has to come from listeners and the community. (But this means we’re also limited to 5 minutes of ads an hour compared to the 22+ minutes an hour you’ll hear on commercial stations!)

So every year in June we host a week-long appeal where we invite our listeners and communities to financially support the work of 98five, so we can keep broadcasting on air 24/7!

Nearly half of our annual fundraising income is generated in our June Appeal so you can understand how crucial it is that we get near our target of $595,000. This takes care of our operating expenses. Including funding our great team at 98five as well as paying the bills like electricity and our license and music royalties.

As a listener supported radio station, if it wasn’t for your support there wouldn’t be a voice of hope for families on the airwaves in Perth and across WA! Join with us on this journey of faith and belief, call now 9313 0800 or


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