Phone: (08) 8984 4174
Fax: (08) 8984 4192
ABN: 24609472742
ICN: 8109

About Yolŋu Radio

Yol?u Radio is a community development radio station providing information, music and entertainment to the Yol?u people of North East Arnhem Land. We broadcast in the languages of the Yol?u people.

We broadcast to six major communities and 30 homelands in North East Arnhem Land as well as Darwin and Palmerston. 13 of our 20 transmitter sites are remote homelands where Yol?u radio is the only media service freely available.

The aims of Yol?u radio are:

Radio Content

ARDS produce a range of content for radio including in-depth educational audio programs, community service and event announcements, and traditional music and ceremonies.

Audio Education Programs

We partner with communities, homelands and other service providers to develop audio education programs. Audio programs can be broadcast on radio, podcast on ARDS website or used for activities like face to face education sessions. To find out more email  or call 89 844174

Community service announcements

We provide a community service announcement service for information and events happening in our broadcast area.


ARDS provide a sponsorship service for organisations wanting to broadcast messages. For more information on our sponsorship packages email  or call 89 844174


We work with clan groups to record and broadcast traditional song cycles. We also play a range of contemporary local and national Indigenous music.

Oral Histories

Oral histories are recorded with Yol?u elders and in many different Yol?u languages.

Radio Plays

The ARDS team is developing radio plays as a creative and entertaining way to address important issues affecting Yol?u people.

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  • Darwin 1530AM
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  • Yirrkala 102.1 FM
  • Galiwin’ku 102.7 FM
  • Gapuwiyak 102.3 FM
  • Milingimbi 102.9 FM
  • Mäpuru 89.5 FM
  • Ban’thula 89.1 FM
  • Gurrumuru 89.5 FM
  • Garrthalala 89.9 FM
  • Gängan 89.3 FM
  • Balma 90.1 FM
  • Dhuruputjpi 88.9 FM
  • Donydji 90.3 FM
  • Ramingining 102.5 FM
  • Wandawuy 89.1 FM
  • ?adayun 88.9 FM
  • Mirr?atja 89.7 FM
  • Mata Mata 89.7 FM