Now on PBS

Be Suburban local lo-fi with Madi, Thu 12:00am - 2:00am
Interstellar Overdrive experimental, psych & jazz with Alexander W. Sims, Thu 2:00am - 6:00am
The Breakfast Spread your summer musical alternative with various presenters, Thu 6:00am - 9:00am
What The Folk! world & folk with Susi Lanagan, Thu 9:00am - 11:00am

About PBS audio

PBS offers two distinct services;

We offer audio in AAC (best quality), AAC+ and MP3.

Desktop Software for PBS Audio

With most recent HTML5 browsers, you no longer need the Adobe Flash Player to play the live streams or archived PBS audio, but just in case you do ...

IMPORTANT: you may need to give Flash permission to access PBS audio in your web browser. Click where the audio player should be, and respond to the pop-up.

Apps for Mobile devices


  • The free PBS Radio iPhone™ app includes live streaming, schedule information, reminders & social networking (up to iOS10 only. We are working on getting an update for iOS11.)



Want to join our team as a developer? Please Contact us.

How much data?

  • Low bandwidth AAC+ (dial-up, slow mobile internet) - 12MB per hour
  • High bandwidth AAC or MP3 (ADSL, cable, NBN, mobile 3G/4G) - 29MB per hour

Who can access PBS audio?


  • There are no restrictions and everyone can listen to the best quality stream available (currently 64k AAC).
  • Data rates may be increased to 128k in future, delivering superb quality with AAC, however this may be restricted to PBS Members only.

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