PBS has been busy restoring its archive of analogue reel-to-reel tapes to preserve the incredible collection of live performances recorded by keen volunteers during our early days; fledgling local bands and already famous international artists passing through Melbourne, recorded in the pubs and concert venues of the time.

We’re now proud as punch to be able to bring these historic and valuable audio documents to you From The Vault.

News

Mon 18 May 2020

As well as being time for PBS Radio Festival, this week is also National Volunteer Week. PBS would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of the volunteers that dedicate so much time, energy and passion to the station, on and off the air, making PBS everything it can be.

Wed 8 Apr 2020 to Thu 30 Apr 2020

Some businesses have had to change dramatically to keep going and are now working hard to get their new messaging out to the public. We can help.

40 years of PBS book cover
Wed 20 Nov 2019 to Fri 20 Nov 2020

It's finally here! For the first time, PBS’ history has been collated in print and made available to the public. PBS' 40-year book features rare and (in some cases) previously unseen photos, posters and other historical artefacts to capture the rich and diverse history of the station and our music community.

PBS RF18 by Stavros Sakellaris
Thu 10 Oct 2019 to Wed 20 Nov 2019

It is with great pleasure we announce that PBS is being inducted into the Music Victoria Hall of Fame.

Josh Kelly 2019
Sat 8 Jun 2019

Listen back to the Young Elder of Jazz performance Displacement by saxophonist and composer, Josh Kelly.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Listen back to the Mighty Warped, live from Last Chance Rock n Roll Bar as part of Melbourne Music Safari 2018.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

From the PBS Vault – a live set from Laughing Clowns, recorded at the Seaview Ballroom on 12th September 1981.