Become a member


Apple 98.5fm is a community-run station committed to providing media access in the Moorabool Shire. To reflect this, Apple98.5fm is open to a wide diversity of volunteers and members.

Volunteers can be, on-air announcers, DJ,  receptionists, members of the management committee and participate at every level in the running of the station.

To become an Apple 98.5fm member /  volunteer fill out the form below or email

Why become a member of Apple 98.5fm?

  • Become an independent on-Air Announcer, providing alternative news, analysis, debate, or music
  • Be involved in a community
  • Meet like-minded people
  • Be part of the diversification of media

Do you want to become a member?

If yes, here are some points to consider:

  • Apple98.5fm is a non for profit radio station.
  • Volunteers / members need to agree with the general Apple 98.5fm rules and regulations and should have some understanding of the history of the station.
  • You will need a current working with children check.
  • New programs are required to adhere to the Apple 98.5fm philosophy.

What can a volunteer / member do?

    • Broadcasting
    • Building and maintenance
    • Fundraising – events, ideas and financial consulting
    • Helping in Events – fundraising events, such as sausage sizzles, and outside broadcasting.
    • I.T. – advice, and support
    • Management committee – governance, meets monthly
    • Promotions – publicity, marketing, stalls, merchandise, design
    • Full Voting Rights at Annual General Meetings (AGMs)
    • Full Voting Rights at Special General Meetings (SGMs)
    • Newsletter Subscription
    • Attendance at Station Functions

If you’re interested in on-air announcer, general volunteering, radio training, or have an idea for a new program you will need to:

  1. Fill out the membership registration form below.
  2. If accepted, you’ll be invited to an orientation which takes about an hour. This includes an opportunity to discuss your involvement with Apple98.5fm and a tour of the station.
  3. All volunteers and announcers need to be current Apple 98.5fm members.


  • Fees are very affordable and can vary depending on your circumstances.  Feel free to contact one of the contacts for advice.

RoleNameContact NumberEmail
Sponsorship CoordinatorDotty0402 611
General Enquiries0459 277
Studio / Request(03) 5367 6671

Become a Member

Become a Member