168 episodes

Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning.


The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.
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    • Society & Culture

Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning.


The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.
https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

    Film Noir, Orcas, & Sarah's S****y Birthday

    Film Noir, Orcas, & Sarah's S****y Birthday

    Margaret Simons talks about her Quarterley Essay Cry Me A River: The Tragedy of the Murray-Darling; Simone Ubaldi reviews the film noir icon, The Third Man; Victor Steffensen explains his new book Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia; Ricky-Lee Erickson chats about new sightings of orcas around the Victorian coast, and finally, Sarah blows off some steam regarding her corona-impacted birthday. With presenters Sarah Smith, Daniel Burt, and Geraldine Hickey.

    • 51 min
    Vegetables, COVID-19, Dinner talk, plus: hidden talents revealed!

    Vegetables, COVID-19, Dinner talk, plus: hidden talents revealed!

    Dr. Vyom Sharma (from Triple R's Radiotherapy) talks about essential actions re: coronavirus; The team chats about Geraldine’s giant zucchini, and has a closer look at each other’s dinner ambitions; Justin ‘Digga’ Calverley explains the top three easy vegetables to grow; Stephanie Convey talks about her new book After The Count: and for the grand finale: 'The Breakfasters Talent Show'. With presenters Sarah Smith, Daniel Burt, and Geraldine Hickey, and fill-in presenters Sam Cummins and Elizabeth McCarthy.

    • 54 min
    Sing-a-longs, Footy, Whale Season, & Tatt Tech

    Sing-a-longs, Footy, Whale Season, & Tatt Tech

    Former Breakfaster Tony Wilson chats about his new book, 1989: The Great Grand Final; playwright Michele Lee explores single ladies; Vanessa Toholka talks leaps and bounds in tattoo technology; the team explore holidaying like a boomer during whale season, and 90s sing-a-longs. With presenters Sarah Smith, Daniel Burt, and Geraldine Hickey.

    • 49 min
    Alex Rance, Sanam Maher, kids, and citrus

    Alex Rance, Sanam Maher, kids, and citrus

    Former Richmond AFL player Alex Rance talks about his new kids' book, and whether his AFL days are really behind him; the team get a Baby Gabe (formerly Chub-Fish) update; Adam Christou talks about the game Wide Ocean, Big Jacket, Justin ‘Digga’ Calverley talks citrus; Sanam Maher discusses her book about Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch; and the team talk about the concept of well-deserved sick days. With presenters Sarah Smith, Geraldine Hickey, Daniel Burt, and fill-in presenter Nat Harris. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Marieke Hardy, seahorses and pan-flutes

    Marieke Hardy, seahorses and pan-flutes

    Marieke Hardy explores living eulogies; the team riff ideas around lost and stolen and returned objects; foodie Michael Harden espouses the loveliness of ugly vegetables; Simone Ubaldi reviews 'Honey Boy'; marine biologist Ricky-Lee Erickson talks about seahorses; and Nat Harris muses on the magic of panpipes. With presenters Sarah Smith, Geraldine Hickey, and fill-in presenters Daniel James and Nat Harris.

    • 57 min
    Breakfasters 17 - 21 February 2020

    Breakfasters 17 - 21 February 2020

    Maya Newell’s documentary In My Blood It Runs takes a closer look at the difficulties First Nations people face in raising their children with an Arrernte education, and the documentary filmmaker talks to team about her new film; Psychologist Margaret Klein Salamon talks about her book Facing the Climate Emergency: How to Transform Yourself with Climate Truth; Fortnightly segment 'Down and Dirty' with Digga spills the dirt on which winter vegetables to start growing now; The Wheeler Centre is turning ten years old, and former Breakfaster and Director of the Centre, Michael Williams, talks about the Centre’s evolution and what’s going to happen next; Gez gives an update on her kitchen renovation progress;  And last, but certainly not least, Daniel Burt phones in with the low-down on the birth of Chub Fish. With presenters Sarah Smith, Geraldine Hickey, and Daniel James (filling in while Daniel Burt is on parental leave).

    • 58 min

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