Ace Radio

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ACE Radio
Industry Broadcast radio
Headquarters Melbourne, Australia
Area served
Regional Victoria

Ace Radio is an Australian radio company that owns and operates several AM and FM stations in Victoria. It is jointly owned by the Handbury and Paterson families[1] and includes 13 radio stations, one newspaper (The Weekly Advertiser - free to Wimmera residents), Country Directories Australia, ACE Direct Sales, Radio Training Institute (Australia's only network owned radio school)[2] and employs over 160 people.


Callsign Frequency Branding Location Format Notes
2AY 1494 AM 2AY Albury, New South Wales
Wodonga, Victoria
News talk
Classic hits
Acquired from Macquarie Regional RadioWorks in 2005[3]
3CCS 106.3 FM
92.7 FM
95.9 FM
MIXX FM The Great South West Colac, Victoria
Lorne, Victoria
Apollo Bay, Victoria
Contemporary hit radio
3CS 1134 AM 3CS Colac, Victoria Classic hits
3GV 1242 AM Gippsland's 1242 Traralgon, Victoria Classic hits
3HA 981 AM
92.9 FM
3HA and 3HA FM Hamilton, Victoria
Portland, Victoria
Classic hits
3HFM 88.9 FM
93.7 FM
MIXX FM Western District Hamilton, Victoria
Portland, Victoria
Contemporary hit radio
3SH 1332 AM 3SH Swan Hill, Victoria Classic hits
3SHI 107.7 FM
98.7 FM
MIXX FM The Mallee Swan Hill, Victoria
Kerang, Victoria
Contemporary hit radio
3TFM 99.5 FM
99.9 FM
TRFM Traralgon, Victoria
Bairnsdale, Victoria
Contemporary hit radio
3WM 1089 AM 3WM Horsham, Victoria Classic hits
3WWM 101.3 FM
94.5 FM
98.5 FM
MIXX FM Wimmera Mallee Horsham, Victoria
Nhill, Victoria
Ararat, Victoria
Contemporary hit radio
3YB 882 AM 3YB Warrnambool, Victoria Classic hits
3YFM 95.3 FM Coast FM Warrnambool, Victoria Contemporary hit radio


While programming varies in each market, both AM and FM stations broadcast a variety of locally produced, as well as nationally networked, programmes.

AM stations

FM stations

Radio Training Institute[edit]

The Radio Training Institute is owned and operated as a division of ACE Radio Broadcasters, making it the only broadcast school in Australia directly connected to an active commercial radio network.


  1. ^ Smith, Faye (25 November 2004). "Tributes flow for Helen Handbury". The Wimmera Mail-Times. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ace Radio buys Melbourne Radio School". Radio Info. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ace Radio announces acquisition of 2AY from MRRWorks". 1 September 2005. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 

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