Leaders in Local - LAFM and 7SD Launceston and North East

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LAFM has been broadcasting in Launceston in Tasmania's North since 1930 (as 7LA), while 7SD broadcasts across the North East, and both stations are 100% committed to supporting their local community.

Year after year LAFM and 7SD have sponsored local charities, sporting clubs and community groups and events, including Agfest, Women's 5k Walk/Run, Relay for Life, MND Big Freeze, Junction Arts Festival, Mega Indoor Cycle-a-thon for Diabetes Tasmania, Loaves and Fishes Winter Solstice Splash, Volunteer Emergency Services Awards, Cancer Council Daffodil Day, White Lion Bailout, hOurs 2 change, the Launceston Christmas Parade and Tas Special Children’s Christmas Party.

Below are some highlights of the ways LAFM and 7SD give back to their community.


Tasmania's premier, multi-award-winning agricultural field days event, which LAFM and 7SD broadcasts live from each year.

White Lion Bailout

Every year, announcer Fairsy gets locked up in jail overnight to help raise funds for disadvantaged youth in Tasmania.


Mega indoor cycle-a-thon

More local news and sport coverage

And with a commitment to supporting hyper local, both stations have introduced more local and regional news in 2021 and have strengthened their sports coverage, adding The Sideline View.

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