Sunshine FM 104.9 rated No 1 People 15+ in the 2021 McNair National Listener Survey. They were just ahead of Hot FM followed by Sea Fm, Mix FM and then Triple J. According to the station, its weekly weekly reach from 104,000 people in Survey 1, 2020 grew to o 112,000* in the latest survey. Sunshine FM was also No 1 People 40+ followed by SEA FM and then Hot FM.
After a radio career spanning 53 years, 47 years in senior management, Al Kirton has announced his retirement from Coastal Broadcasters Pty Ltd, the operators of 4KZ, 4AM, KOOL FM, KIK FM & 4AY. In his career, Al has been on the Board of Directors of various companies of nine Radio stations.