Derby Media Aboriginal Corporation commenced radio broadcasting on 1st March, 2003 on frequency 97.9fm. We currently broadcast live-to-air to the township of Derby and nearby communities including Mowanjum.
In our short history we have gained credibility locally with a survey revealing that 95% of the local population listen to 97.9FM at some stage during the week for local news, views, music and events, with many admitting to being dedicated Larrkardi Radio listeners. We have also won 6 national CBAA awards to date.
We have added a recording studio and a training area to our existing studios to better provide for our local musicians to meet and record their music.
6DBY Larrkardi Radio,has been nominated as a finalist in the 2016 CBAA Community Radio Awards in the category Contribution to Australian Music. we are very excited! Thank you to our listeners, staff and volunteers for their contributions. The winners of the 2016 CBAA Community Radio Awards will be announced at the CBAA’s annual Awards Gala dinner on the 12th November. and we will keep you updated!
What a stunner! Congratulations to Bekah O'Meara for receiving runner up for the Boab Quest for 2016 .... working hard to raise funds for such needed music program for youth in the Derby region ... Well done to Bodacious Bubbly Bekah making the airwaves in Derby a little bit bit brighter every day