6 episodes

It's Been a Week... of news, sport, work, kids, family, food and fun. And we're just trying to hold it all together. Join us every week for the news you want, the laughs you need and a reality check from two Mums getting it done. It's news you can use…for whoever you are. Hosted by Jacqui Felgate and Alicia Grabowski.

Produced by Wildcard
www.wildcard-tla.com.au

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    • 4.5 • 66 Ratings

It's Been a Week... of news, sport, work, kids, family, food and fun. And we're just trying to hold it all together. Join us every week for the news you want, the laughs you need and a reality check from two Mums getting it done. It's news you can use…for whoever you are. Hosted by Jacqui Felgate and Alicia Grabowski.

Produced by Wildcard
www.wildcard-tla.com.au

    It’s Been a Week… for council insensitivity, issues in Alice Springs, meeting Billie Jean King and Australia’s rental crisis

    It’s Been a Week… for council insensitivity, issues in Alice Springs, meeting Billie Jean King and Australia’s rental crisis

    The girls sent their kids back to school and were pumped to record another episode of the podcast.

    A local council is in the firing line after removing a memorial chair that was dedicated to a young girl who passed suddenly in 1997.

    Alice Springs is in the midst of increasing crime rates, after drinking bans were abolished. The girls have differing opinions on how the situation should be handled.

    A housing rental crisis in Australia has the girls looking for answers on how stand out from the crowded market, enlisting the help of a real estate expert.

    Jacqui sheds light on interviewing one of her heroes at the Australian Open. Trailblazer, Billie Jean King.

    Would you rather send your child to a co-ed or single sex school?

    And finally, the kids are in the firing line for this week’s embarrassment of the week. See what mischief they have been getting up to.

    We are so excited to announce the winner of the Tempur bed giveaway. @melturner. Listen to the podcast to hear how you can enter in the race for a new Queen bed.

    Hosts: Jacqui Felgate and Alicia Grabowski

    Production Agency: WILDCARD www.wildcard-tla.com.au

    Produced by: Sam Bromley-Lynch

    Audio Technician: Dan Ryan

    • 45 min
    It’s Been a Week… for Henry the seal, the taxi industry, Michael Clarke and fast fashion.

    It’s Been a Week… for Henry the seal, the taxi industry, Michael Clarke and fast fashion.

    Jacqui and Alicia are here for a great episode of It’s Been a Week.

    Henry the seal has been spotted causing havoc in parts of Victoria. The girls reveal the reason he has made Victoria home for the last few weeks.

    Alicia puts her PR hat on for the taxi industry, as revelations of ongoing price gouging and horrible customer experiences emerged over the past week.

    Have you been sucked into fast fashion? Listen how one particular person avoided buying clothes for a WHOLE YEAR!!!

    School is back for the kids, and the girls have got an expert on to share how to make the transition back to the classroom easier for the kids….and parents.

    Alicia has done her homework for the week and listened to Prince Harry’s audiobook ‘Spare’. Did Harry’s dulcet voice change her opinion?

    Michael Clarke’s public outburst and Kanye West’s pending visit to Australia some fires up the girls.

    This episode is released on January 26th, a day of much contention in Australia. Jacqui and Alicia share their thoughts on the date, and what the people in power should do.

    We are so excited to announce the winner of the Tempur bed giveaway. @chloeaedgar

    For your chance to win a queen size mattress valued at $5000. All that you need you to do is write @itsbeenaweekpodcast a message in 50 words or less, explaining your best tactic when saving money on clothes. Is it hand-me-downs for the kids? Making your own clothes?

    We want to hear from you! Best suggestion will win.

    *Terms and conditions apply.

    Hosts: Jacqui Felgate and Alicia Grabowski

    Production Agency: WILDCARD www.wildcard-tla.com.au

    Produced by: Sam Bromley-Lynch

    Audio Technician: Dan Ryan

    • 40 min
    It’s Been a Week… for Instagram hackers, contrasting reactions to George Pell’s death, royal book releases and private parts.

    It’s Been a Week… for Instagram hackers, contrasting reactions to George Pell’s death, royal book releases and private parts.

    Jacqui and Alicia are back for another huge episode of ‘it’s been a week’.

    Jacqui shares a horrible story of a Melbourne business owner who was hacked on multiple social platforms, potentially causing catastrophic consequences to her company.

    Both Alicia and Jacqui  are critical at some responses from high profile figures regarding the death of George Pell.

    Sand prices are at an all-time high, Alicia finds out how it could affect us all. Not just kids playground pits.

    Jacqui couldn’t ‘spare’ us a week of royal chat. Reviewing Prince Harry’s new book, the openness regarding his private parts and his deep affection for his Mother. Potentially even convincing Alicia to have a read for herself.

    With the help of a weather expert, Jacqui and Alicia explore the reason why summer feels as though it is later and later each year. Should the seasons be changed?

    Jacqui again finds herself entangled in another addition of embarrassment of the week.

    We are so excited to announce the winner of the Tempur bed giveaway. @sarah_adventure_travel.

    Same prize this week for a lucky winner. For your chance to win a queen size mattress valued at $5000.  All that you need you to do is.


    Follow the ‘@itsbeenaweekpodcast’ Instagram and '@tempuranz'
    Like the Instagram video announcing the giveaway
    And then sharing the video on your Instagram story tagging ‘@itsbeenaweekpodcast’

    *Terms and conditions apply.

    Hosts: Jacqui Felgate and Alicia Grabowski

    Production Agency: WILDCARD www.wildcard-tla.com.au

    Produced by: Sam Bromley-Lynch

    Audio Technician: Dan Ryan

    • 29 min
    It’s been a week… for summer holiday stories, house prices and snake sightings

    It’s been a week… for summer holiday stories, house prices and snake sightings

    Jacqui and Alicia are back for another huge episode of ‘It’s Been a Week’. The gals catch up on summer holiday tales and share the back story of their 20 year friendship.

    The girls inform us of the changing landscape for house prices. They then share some mortgage hacks to combat rising interest rates. Oh, and Jacqui gets Alicia squirming, alerting her to the amount of snake footage she’s been sent over the last few weeks.

    Find out why Jacqui has been fielding calls from local police over her break. It wouldn’t be an episode without a royal family chat. All that, and so much more on this weeks episode. Enjoy.

    We are so excited to announce that our friends at TEMPUR are offering ‘It’s Been a Week’ listeners’ a chance to win a queen size mattress valued at $5000!  All you need you to do is:


    Follow the ‘@itsbeenaweekpodcast’ Instagram and '@tempuranz'
    Like the Instagram video announcing the giveaway
    And then sharing the video on your Instagram story tagging ‘@itsbeenaweekpodcast’

    *Terms and conditions apply.

    Hosts: Jacqui Felgate and Alicia Grabowski

    Production Agency: WILDCARD www.wildcard-tla.com.au

    Produced by: Sam Bromley-Lynch

    Audio Technician: Dan Ryan

    • 33 min
    It’s been a week…for food prices, Bali ‘bonk bans’ and Meghan and Harry’s Netflix debut. 

    It’s been a week…for food prices, Bali ‘bonk bans’ and Meghan and Harry’s Netflix debut. 

    On this week's episode, Jacqui and Alicia chat about the rising food costs around the world and provide some saving hacks when it comes to Christmas time.

    The girls question Indonesia's announcement regarding sex bans and how it may detur tourists from travelling to the popular holiday destination.

    Jacqui and Alicia are at loggerheads again after the release of Meghan and Harry’s Netflix series.

    Alicia calls out Jacqui for a misconstrued comment in last week's episode that left one of the production crew a little red faced.

    We hope you have a safe and happy Christmas, we’ll be back on January 11th 2023. Thanks for supporting it’s been a week.

    Please feel free to slide into our DMs and give us a follow. https://www.instagram.com/itsbeenaweekpodcast/?hl=en


    Produced by Wildcard

    www.wildcard-tla.com.au

    • 29 min
    It's been a week...for baggage handlers, Meghan Markle and Mum guilt

    It's been a week...for baggage handlers, Meghan Markle and Mum guilt

    On the first ever episode of ‘it’s been a week’ Jacqui and Alicia let the listeners know what they can expect from the podcast.

    In ‘news you can use’, the gals chat through the Qantas baggage handling saga, the Reserve Bank of Australia’s tone deaf comments regarding interest rate rises and debate their thoughts on Meghan Markle.

    Jacqui and Alicia admit to some moments of ‘Mum guilt’ they have experienced recently.

    One of the girls husbands are in the crosshairs over some recent liking on Instagram.

    Please feel free to slide into our DMs and give us a follow. https://www.instagram.com/itsbeenaweekpodcast/?hl=en

    Produced by Wildcard

    www.wildcard-tla.com.au

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

Emsy_02 ,

Fave pod!

Love listening to these two ladies! Great conversation and banter, and covering all things topical and interesting for the week. Enjoy hearing from the experts too! A great pod for the drive to work or whilst walking the dog!

Poppajuice ,

1/2 great

Jacquie is great to listen to and gives excellent balanced views, unfortunately her co-host Alicia will argue her opinions and bash down others like the painful person at the dinner party no one wants to sit next to. I’ll come back when Jacquie has a new co-host

Poddy4lyfe ,

A pleasure to listen to!

Love these ladies! They have great energy together and I love their variety of topics. Nothing too heavy but thoughtful and engaging. Perfect length episodes in my view and a pleasure to listen to. Keep them coming!

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