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Buckley Opera: Local history ready to make beautiful music

Sometimes, opera can be a little elitist – but local writer and historian Richard Cotter and Rye opera singer and conductor Antony Ransome have written an opera on a local theme and sure to appeal to audiences of all demographics: the experiences of convict William Buckley in the Collins Settlement at Sorrento in 1803, his escape […]

RPP FM Bayside Buzz

Looking trim, tanned and terrific – RPP FM’s Heather & Michelle dazzled onlookers during their first broadcast from RPP FM’s pop-up studio at the Bayside Shopping Centre in fabulous Frankston. Fresh from a pacific cruise, the girls entertained and informed listeners and onlookers with their funny, cheerful – and insightful banter. Special guests Ron & […]

Interview with Frank Vajda

This week on RPP FM’s entertainment program ‘Getting to Know You, presenter Gavin Williams will take you on a journey that tells the captivating and compassionate life of Frank Vajda, professor of neurology at Melbourne University. Professor Vajda, a Holocaust survivor from Hungry now 81 years old, has paid tribute his whole life to the man […]

Denor Homewares continues to support RPP FM

DENOR HOMEWARES IS ALL ABOUT CUSTOMER SERVICE Clive at Denor Homewares, together with RPP FM presenter Bruce Stewart, are delighted to announce the continuation of a special friendship through a sponsor partnership with the local community radio station. “The station has been good for Denor Homewares and our connection with Bruce and the station go […]

Was there an ‘elephant in the room’?

There was anything but, an ‘elephant in the room’ when RPP FM presenters Bob Phillips and his witful wife Judy Banks-Phillips invited former County Court Judge and Australia’s first independent Road Safety Camera Commissioner, his Honor Gordon Lewis AM as their special guest on Sugar and Spice. The candid interview was engaging with a ripened […]

Listeners delighted with new program

RPP FM prides itself on providing the best variety of music and programming across the airways – so you can imagine  delight of listeners when the stations offered yet, another fantastic program to its music repertoire….. Enter Mission Impossible – a special music based show that’s all about ‘the music’. Mission Impossible is a program […]

For the love of Jazz on RPP FM

It all started when Dr Peter Wright saw a movie in 1957 based on a Jazz legend titled ‘The Benny Goodman Story’. Steve Allen played Benny Goodman and his band played all the jazz music. “I was very taken with the strong swing of the band and the beautiful sound of the BG clarinet,” says […]