ABC Radio

ABC Radio

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

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The ABC Radio App gives you access to over 20 radio stations from the ABC. Designed to give you fast, and easy, access to your favourite ABC radio stations, the ABC Radio App also offers track and program information; weekly online schedules; automatic bookmarking of stations; sharing on Facebook, Twitter or via email; and an alarm so you can wake up to your favourite ABC Radio station.

The ABC Radio App lets you listen to ABC Radio anywhere, anytime.


-ABC Local Radio, including: 891 ABC Adelaide, 612 ABC Brisbane,666 ABC Canberra, 105.7 ABC Darwin, 91.7 ABC Gold Coast, 936 ABC Hobart, 774 ABC Melbourne, 1233 ABC Newcastle, 720 ABC Perth, 702 ABC Sydney
-RN (ABC Radio National)
-ABC Classic FM
-ABC NewsRadio
-triple j, triple j Unearthed, Dig Music
-ABC Jazz
-ABC Country
-ABC Grandstand, ABC Extra
-Special event stations – e.g. Emergency broadcasts, festivals, speeches and addresses, celebrations and commemorations, big unfolding stories and small conferences discussing big ideas.

These are all the ABC Radio stations that currently have live radio streams for the web or mobile.

Unfortunately Cricket Australia has kept the rights to stream the Ashes on mobiles and on websites, contact Cricket Australia for more details.


-Changes to streaming via the mobile network to, potentially, resolve an issue with some device versions and some mobile networks.
-Support For Kitkat (Android 4.4)
-Resolved layout issues on some devices, including issues with the volume control.
-Bug fixes and stability improvements


-v1.0 streams ShoutCast mp3 at 96kbps, which uses about 43 MB/hour.
-v1.2 streams ShoutCast AAC+ at 64kbps, which uses about 29 MB/hour. Note that ShoutCast AAC+ at 64kbps has comparable audio quality to ShoutCast mp3 at 96kbps.

* Note that you are responsible for the data transfer and consumption charges incurred by you when using any ABC app. The ABC disclaims all liability for such charges.


The ABC Radio App is designed for devices running Android 2.1 and above and has been optimised for viewing on 480x800, 720x1280, 240x320, 800x1280 screens.

Because some content needs to be restricted at various times to Australia only, the app may check your location to ensure that you're in Australia.


We value your feedback; please send us compliments, suggestions and criticisms. Please contact us using the Email Developer link.

We have used the latest Android SDK and have tested the app on a wide range of Android devices, but if you have any issues we would really like to hear from you with details of your phone, Android version and problem.

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Recently changed in this version

Thanks ABC Radio listeners, for helping us make ABC Radio for Android better. Please continue to help by using the in-app Feedback button to report issues.

1.2.113 includes:

VOLUME CONTROL FIX so the app takes its initial volume from the device, rather than the last volume for the app



Comments and ratings for ABC Radio
  • (70 stars)

    by Ian Gray on 25/03/2014

    Galaxy S3. Wireless or mobile network it doesn't matter...when the screen turns off to save battery, the player stops.

  • (70 stars)

    by Michael Axelsen on 22/03/2014

    Get abc around the world

  • (70 stars)

    by James Bishop on 21/03/2014

  • (70 stars)

    by Brett Farley on 20/03/2014

    You can set any ABC station as your alarm with this. Been waking up to Triple J for months now!

  • (70 stars)

    by Joel Moe on 19/03/2014

    Fast clean and it just works :)

  • (70 stars)

    by Md Tanvir Hossain on 18/03/2014

    sound quality is fantastic. very responsive when within wifi coverage. the only thing that I would be expecting is the ability to play past programs

  • (70 stars)

    by 유예원 on 14/03/2014

    Abc is my friend ")