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)
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 Seeing Eye Dogs Show
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 Time Magazine
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 Leisure Link 2.0
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 Australian Geographic
14.30 Downunder
15.00  Healthy Minds
15.30 New Statesman
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 True Crime Stories (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 Women's Health (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 Disability
10.00 National Press Program: Readings from the Australian & Australian Financial Review (VARN)
13.00 Online review: news sourced from national and international news websites (VARN)
14.00 The Inquirer
15.00 Money Magazine
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 Choice Magazine
21.30 Healthy Minds
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 Seeing Eye Dogs Show (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 Melbourne Update
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 Readers Digest
21.00 AFL Record Show
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 Computalk (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
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 Green Advocate
21.30 Women's Health
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
06.00 Choice Magazine
06.30 The Conversation & Crikey (R)
07.30 Saturday Morning News: Readings from The Age, Herald Sun and Weekend Australian including ABC News breaks at 8am and 9am
10.00 Green Guide
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
16.00 Time Magazine
17.00 What's News in Disability (R)
17.30 Comment is Free
18.00 Planes, Trains & Automobile
18.30 New Statesman
19.00 Behind the Scenes (R)
20.00 BBC Arts
21.00 Weekend Online Review
22.00 Topical Island: lively and light-hearted readings, discussion and music
23.00 BBC World Service to 6.00am

SUNDAY

Time Program
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
9.00 Literary Ear (R)
9.30 Studio 1 (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
14.00 Weekend Online Review (R)
15.00 Readers Digest (R)
16.00 Hear This 
16.30 Connections
17.00 A Christian Science Weekly Perspective 
17.30 Downunder
18.00 Messages of Hope 
18.15 The Lord’s Challenge 
18.30 New Horizons
18.45 City of Melbourne Update (R)
19.00 Stories of our Lives
19.30 Talking Vision (R)
20.00 BBC History
21.00 True Crime Stories
22.00 Sunday Book at Bedtime
22.30 Green Advocate (R)
23.00 BBC World Service