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107.9 MHz FM
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
107.9 ABC Ballarat, callsign 3CRR, is an ABC Local Radio station in Ballarat, Victoria. ABC Ballarat is one of the newest stations in the network, opened on 30 June 2003. The station is the largest regional ABC station in Victoria and serves Ballarat, Ararat and Daylesford, as well as parts of south-west Victoria including Hamilton, Port Fairy, and Warrnambool through ABC South West Victoria.
A local breakfast program is presented by Dominic Brine from 6.00am to 7.45am, in addition to a south-west Victorian morning program hosted by Steve Martin between 8.30am and 11.00am. Two journalists work at the station producing content for both ABC Ballarat and ABC South West Victoria. The regional Statewide Drive program (3 - 6 PM) is also broadcast from the Ballarat studios. It is presented by Nicole Chvastek and covers Victoria, southern New South Wales and a small part of eastern South Australia. It does not broadcast into the Melbourne metro area.