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
  • (72 stars)

    by Anthony Muscio on 14/04/2014

    To ABCs diverse amd high quality content.

  • (72 stars)

    by Ron Taylor on 14/04/2014

    Great to see Emergency coverage of local radio for cyclone It's! Let's keep the local coverage now that we know its possible. We really want information about our area not Brisbane traffic reports!

  • (72 stars)

    by Stuart Millgate on 13/04/2014

    Brilliant, love it!

  • (72 stars)

    by Andy G on 12/04/2014

    Almost perfect. Just add footy description. My constant companion.

  • (72 stars)

    by Marilyn O'Brien on 11/04/2014

    If it was in my time zone I would give it 5 stars. Annoying that it isn't a smooth transition from listening to the radio

  • (72 stars)

    by Maree Aldwinckle on 10/04/2014

    Just love it!

  • (72 stars)

    by Peter Turnbull on 09/04/2014

    Great programs. App crashes sometimes.