In the same week Zan Rowe announced she will be leaving her triple j role at the end of the yearDouble J has revealed some equally-shocking news, today confirming the departure of Myf Warhurst.

After three-and-a-half years as Double J's lunch host, Warhurst will move into a new position at ABC Radio in 2018, where she can be heard across the country in capital cities (excluding Hobart) from 12.30pm-2pm.

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ABC has confirmed that Warhurst will still present her Bang On programme alongside Rowe next year.

"It's with a heavy heart that I'm leaving Double J Lunch," Warhurst said in a statement.

"It was such an honour to be part of Double J right from the very beginning, with the bonus of being able to share some of the most lovingly and intelligently curated music you’ll hear anywhere in the world.

"Along the way I got to work with an extraordinary team whose vision made the station what it is, who quickly became my new musical family. So, like an old Aunty, I guarantee I’ll be back to annoy everyone at future family functions."

There is some exciting news coming from Double J's 2018 line-up announce however, as You Am I frontman Tim Rogers will join the network to present weekly show, Liquid Lunch, every Friday from 2pm-3pm.

Meanwhile, Gemma Pike will present the weekly J FilesHau Latukefu takes over Sky High and Karen Leng, Henry Wagons, Stu Buchanan and Richard Kingsmill will all return to their regular slots in 2018. 

Double J's regular programming will finish up on Sunday 17 December, with the new line-up beginning on Monday 22 January.