17 episodes

Meet Dianne who has worked tirelessly with St Vinnies in one of their local night patrol vans, camp quality and the Orange Sky Van. I first meet Dianne at the Griffin Center in Canberra helping people wash their clothes.

We talk about her passions and what supporting really means.

Join me on the Podcast to gain an insight into her journey.

THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH DIANNE Mike G

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Meet Dianne who has worked tirelessly with St Vinnies in one of their local night patrol vans, camp quality and the Orange Sky Van. I first meet Dianne at the Griffin Center in Canberra helping people wash their clothes.

We talk about her passions and what supporting really means.

Join me on the Podcast to gain an insight into her journey.

    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G 5 AUGUST IN CONVERSATION WITH WALLID

    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G 5 AUGUST IN CONVERSATION WITH WALLID

    If you have visited the Fyshwick markets on the weekend you may have meet Walid inspiring the general public about the merits of mangos, or if you want expert advice on what to buy, he’s the man who you go to get his wise advice on what in season. 
    Tonight, we get to known his story, about his young life in war torn Lebanon, his journey to Australia and interest in marine life.
    Join me on the Confab to gain an insight into his passions and life journey.
    If you want further information about the program or would like to nominate a guest with a special story pls visit www.theconfab.net

    • 53 min
    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH VANITA AND LEXXIE

    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH VANITA AND LEXXIE

    A masters in Forensic Medicine provides the participants expertise and specialised knowledge enabling them to become highly sought after in the forensic medical, or science fields.  Building on their qualification in medicine and associated disciplines , they  will be able to apply your knowledge in the interests of justice. 
    Tonight you will meet two key people who are instrumental in this program and we talk about gaining an understanding of the provision of medical and forensic care of victims of sexual assault and domestic violence and a understanding of the sex industry and people engaged in this industry. 
    Join me on the Confab with Michael G to gain an insight into their story and the program.
    If you want further information about the program or would like to nominate a guest with a special story pls visit www.theconfab.net

    • 53 min
    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH VANITA

    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH VANITA

    We will meet Dr Vanita Parekh OAM who is a senior staff specialist in sexual health and forensic medicine based in Canberra. Vanita is the director of the Clinical Forensic Medicine Services which includes the provision of medical and forensic care to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence funded under health. 
    Vanita established a clinical forensic medical service almost overnight following a rape case in Canberra. 17 years later her work has been recognised with a Medal of the Order of Australia for Significant service to medicine as a specialist in the fields of sexual health and forensic medicine.
    Join me on the Confab to gain an insight into her passions and life journey.
    If you want further information about the program or would like to nominate a guest with a special story pls visit www.theconfab.net

    • 54 min
    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBYN

    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBYN

    Science journalist and broadcaster Robyn presents RN's The Science Show and Ockham's Razor. He has conducted countless interviews with scientists on ABC TV on programs such as Quantum and Catalyst, narrated the Nature of Australia series and appeared in World Safari with David Attenborough.
    Roybn was born in Buckinghamshire, England, and educated in Vienna and London.  He graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree.  During this period, he was active in university acting and, like many other notable students, made guest appearances in BBC series The Goodies, Monty Python's Flying Circus and Doctor Who.
    Join me on the Confab with Michael G to gain an insight into his life journey and passions.
    If you want further information about the program or would like to nominate a guest with a special story pls visit www.theconfab.net 

    • 56 min
    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH TINY

    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH TINY

     
    Meet Tiny who was the co-founder of The Green Shed.   Locals have purchased nearly 69 million items sold by the iconic Canberra business since it first opened its doors in 2010.
     The enterprise has saved more than 65,000 tonnes of goods from going to landfill. And they’ve given away almost 3.4 million items of clothing. But the milestone they celebrated in March 2020 was making more than $1 million in donations.
     Tiny has taken on a new adventure, opening a maze and amusement park in his home country of Serbia which he and his wife have been building for the past seven years.
     If you have donated a skateboard to Canberra's recycling shop the Green Shed in the past few years - the chances are, it is on its way to Serbia. 
     Join me on the Confab to gain an insight to Tiny passions and his life journey.

    If you want further information about the program or would like to nominate a guest with a special story pls visit www.theconfab.net 

    • 52 min
    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH THE MAMMALS

    THE CONFAB WITH MICHAEL G IN CONVERSATION WITH THE MAMMALS

    Meet Mike and Ruthie the founding members and principal songwriters of the US band the Mammals.  The Mammals are a contemporary folk-rock band based in the Hudson Valley area of New York, in the United States.
    The Mammals sing and play in a style heavily influenced by traditional folk, soul, old-time, blues, Cajun, Celtic and rock and roll. Their lyrics sometimes address political and environmental concerns; topics such as war, social justice, and sustainability.
    We talk about their passions, musical careers and their love of music.
    Join me on the Confab to gain an insight into their journey.

    If you want further information about the program or would like to nominate a guest with a special story pls visit www.theconfab.net 

    • 56 min

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