Healthy living

Radio programs and podcasts

The Department of Health partners with radio stations in Perth and health industry experts in the WA health system to produce a number of engaging and insightful health-themed radio programs and podcasts.


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RTR FM – Fitter, Happier

The Department of Health has teamed up with independent, non-profit, community radio station, RTR 92.1FM (external site) to produce a weekly radio program that addresses topical health issues. Fitter Happier features experts from the WA health system, community organisations and consumers about a range of health related topics.

Fitter Happier airs weekly on RTR FM 92.1, Thursdays from 10.30am or listen to the podcasts.

Fitter, Happier: Listen to the podcasts.

This podcast could save your life

The Department of Health has a number of health industry experts in the WA health system, featuring in many of the news articles read in newspapers and online. 

Through this series of podcasts, big, complex, important health topics are tackled.

This podcast could save your life.

Curtin Radio

Curtin Radio (external site) explores a range of health topics, focusing on positive health promotion and healthy living behaviours.

Curtin Radio: Listen to the podcasts.

Noongar Radio – Health Matters

Health Matters was a partnership between the Department of Health and Noongar Radio (external site). The show focused on positive promotion of health topics to an Aboriginal audience, with input from Aboriginal and other health professionals.

This program is not currently running.

Health Matters: Listen to the podcasts


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