Melbourne Program Guide

Below is the current program guide for Vision Australia Radio Melbourne 1179AM. This guide also covers the Melbourne VAR Digital and IRIS digital services (DAB+) and the Melbourne web streaming service.

Please note this schedule is also simulcast on the VA Radio services in Darwin and Warragul.

This grid is subject to change and where possible we will endeavour to advise of any changes on air and online.

Please note – any program with (R) next to it indicates it a repeat broadcast.

Any program with (VARN) next to it indicates it is broadcast across all VAR stations.

If you have any queries or suggestions on programming please submit here.

MONDAY

Time Program
05.00 Politically Correct (R)
05.30 Leading the Way
06.00 Insight for Living
06.30 Christianity Works - A Different Perspective
06.40 TV Today and What's On Guide for VA Radio
07.00 ABC News/On This Day
07.30 The Morning Paper Round: Readings from The Age and Herald Sun includes ABC News breaks at 8am and 9am
09.30 Studio 1 (R)
10.00 National Press Program: Readings from the Australian & Australian Financial Review (VARN)
12.00 Online Review: news sourced from national and international news websites (VARN)
13.00 Afternoon Live: magazine style articles featuring arts, entertainment and more (VARN)
14.00 People in Profile (R)
14.30 Comment is Free (R)
15.00 Computalk
15.30  Time of Your Life 
16.00 Something Novel
16.30 It's All About The Music
16.45 On This Day
17.00 National News Hour: today's news from national and international news websites (VARN)
18.00  The Conversation
18:30 Crikey
19.00 Opinion Hour including an ABC News break at 7pm
20.00 Kintsugi Heroes
20.30 Our Aussie Gardens (R)
21.00 Behind the Scenes
22.00 Book at Bedtime
22.30 Something Novel (R)
23.00 Leading The Way
23.30 Guardian International
00.00 BBC World Service

TUESDAY

Time Program
05.00 Hear This (R)
05.30 Leading the Way
06.00 Insight for Living
06.30 Christianity Works - A Different Perspective
06.40  TV Today and What's On Guide for VA Radio
07.00 ABC News/On This Day
07.30 The Morning Paper Round: Readings from the Age and Herald Sun includes ABC News breaks at 8am and 9am
09.30 What's News in Aged Care (R)
10.00 National Press Program: Readings from the Australian and the Australian Financial Review (VARN)
12.00 Online Review: news sourced from national and international news websites (VARN)
13.00 Afternoon Live: magazine style articles featuring arts, entertainment and more (VARN)
14.00 National Magazine
14.30 Australian Geographic
15.00  Healthy Minds
15.30 Seeing Eye Dogs Show
16.00 Something Novel
16.30 Talking Tech
16.45 On This Day
17.00 National News Hour: today’s news from national and international news websites (VARN)
18.00 The Conversation
18:30 Crikey
19.00 Opinion Hour including ABC News Break at 7pm
20.00 The Saturday Paper
20.30 Talking Law (R)
21.00 The Uncertainty Principle 
22.00 Book at Bedtime
22.30 Something Novel (R)
23.00 Leading the Way
23.30 Guardian International
00.00 BBC World Service to 6.00am

WEDNESDAY

Time Program
05.00 Green Advocate
05.30 Leading the Way
06.00 Insight for Living
06.30 Christianity Works - A Different Perspective
06.40 TV Today and What's On Guide for VA Radio
07.00 ABC News/On This Day
07.30 The Morning Paper Round: Readings from The Age and Herald Sun includes ABC News breaks at 8am and 9am
09.30 What's News in Disability
10.00 National Press Program: Readings from the Australian & Australian Financial Review (VARN)
12.00 Online review: news sourced from national and international news websites (VARN)
13.00 Afternoon Live: magazine-style articles featuring arts, entertainment and more (VARN)
14.00 Good News Week
15.00 Studio 1
15.30  Talking Vision
16.00 Something Novel
16.30 New Horizons
16.45 On This Day
17.00 National News Hour: today's news from national and international news websites (VARN)
18.00  The Conversation
18:30 Crikey
19.00 Opinion Hour including an ABC News break at 7pm
20.00 Vision Extra
20.15 Christian Science Diary
20.30 Planes, Trains & Automobiles
21.00 Leisure Link 2.0
21.30 Reading the Play - All Things Footy
22.00 Book at Bedtime
22.30 Something Novel (R)
23.00 Leading The Way
23.30 Guardian International
00.00 BBC World Service

THURSDAY

Time Program
05.00 Connections (R)
05.30 Leading the Way
06.00 Insight for Living
06.30 Christianity Works - A Different Perspective
06.40  TV Today and What's On Guide for VA Radio
07.00 ABC News/On This Day
07.30 The Morning Paper Round: Readings from the Age and Herald Sun includes ABC News breaks at 8am and 9am
09.30 Talking Tech (R)
09.45 Around Vision Australia (R)
10.00 National Press Program: Readings from the Australian and the Australian Financial Review (VARN)
12.00 Online Review: news sourced from national and international news websites (VARN)
13.00 Afternoon Live: magazine style articles featuring arts, entertainment and more (VARN)
14.00 Choice Magazine
14.30 Arts & Entertainment
15.00  Travel (R)
16.00 Something Novel
16.30 It's All About The Music (R)
16.45 On This Day
17.00 National News Hour: today’s news from national and international news websites (VARN)
18.00 The Conversation
18:30 Crikey
19.00 Opinion Hour including ABC News Break at 7pm
20.00 The Digest
21.00 Time of Your Life (R)
21.30 Focal Point
22.00 Book at Bedtime
22.30 Something Novel (R)
23.00 Leading the Way
23.30 Guardian International
00.00 BBC World Service

FRIDAY

Time Program
05.00 Kintsugi Heroes (R)
05.30 Leading the Way
06.00 Insight for Living
06.30 Christianity Works - A Different Perspective
06.40 TV Today and What's On Guide for VA Radio
07.00 ABC News/On This Day
07.30 The Morning Paper Round: Readings from The Age and Herald Sun includes ABC News breaks at 8am and 9am
09.30 Talking Vision (R)
10.00 National Press Program: Readings from the Australian & Australian Financial Review (VARN)
12.00 Online Review: news sourced from national and international news websites (VARN)
13.00 Afternoon Live: magazine style articles featuring arts, entertainment and more (VARN)
14.00 Uncertainty Principle (R)
15.00 Hear This
15.30  Literary Ear (R)
16.00 Something Novel
16.30 Vision Extra (R)
16.45 On This Day
17.00 National News Hour: today's news from national and international news websites (VARN)
18.00  The Conversation
18:30 Crikey
19.00 Opinion Hour including an ABC News break at 7pm
20.00 Cover to Cover
21.00 Money Magazine
21.30 Sites, Sounds & Songs (R)
22.00 Book at bedtime
22.30 Something Novel (R)
23.00 Leading The Way
23.30 Guardian International
00.00 BBC World Service

SATURDAY

Time Program
05.00 Australian Geographic (R)
05.30 Healthy Minds
06.00 Reading the Play - All Things Footy (r)
06.30 Money Magazine
07.00 Our Aussie Gardens
07.30 Saturday Morning News: Readings from The Age, Herald Sun and Weekend Australian including ABC News breaks at 8am and 9am
10.00 Happy Pants
10.30 Vision Sports (VARN)
12.00 Travel
13.00 Weekend magazine: Readings from the Saturday Newspaper Supplements
15.00 Politically Correct
15.30 Computalk (R)
16.00 Time Magazine
16.30 Green Guide
17.00 What's News in Disability (R)
17.30 Comment is Free
18.00 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (R)
18.30 Seeing Eye Dogs Show (R)
19.00 Behind the Scenes (R)
20.00 National Magazine
21.00 Good News Week (R)
22.00 Guardian Weekly
23.00 Rhythm and News

SUNDAY

Time Program
05.00 Guardian Weekly (R)
06.00 A Christian Science Weekly Perspective
06.30 Leading the Way
07.00 Hymns for Sunday Morning
07.30 Insight for Living
08.00 Hour of Power
09.00 Literary Ear (R)
09.30 Happy Pants (R)
10.00 Sunday Morning News: Readings from the Sunday Age and Sunday Herald Sun including ABC News Breaks at 10am and 12noon
12.30 People in Profile
13.00 Cover to Cover (R)
14.00 Sites, Sounds & Songs
14.30 What's New in Aged Care
15.00 The Digest (R)
16.00 Hear This 
16.30 Connections
17.00 A Christian Science Weekly Perspective 
17.30 Green Guide (R)
18.00 Messages of Hope 
18.15 The Lord’s Challenge 
18.30 New Horizons (R)
18.45 Around Vision Australia
19.00 Stories of our Lives
19.30 Talking Vision (R)
20.00 Koori Mail
20.30 Talking Law
21.30 New Statesman
22.00 Sunday Book at Bedtime
22.30 Focal Point (R)
23.00 BBC World Service  
23.30 Arts and Entertainment (R)