15 episodes

The “Making Airwaves” project is a partnership between Windgap Foundation and Eastside Radio 89.7 FM. “Making Airwaves” is an opportunity for people with disabilities to learn radio presentation and production skills, creating their own radio show. The project has brought together a diverse group of people to share stories, news, views, interviews, humour, insights and music to listeners across the City of Sydney and Eastern Suburbs.

Making Airwaves Eastside Radio 89.7FM

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The “Making Airwaves” project is a partnership between Windgap Foundation and Eastside Radio 89.7 FM. “Making Airwaves” is an opportunity for people with disabilities to learn radio presentation and production skills, creating their own radio show. The project has brought together a diverse group of people to share stories, news, views, interviews, humour, insights and music to listeners across the City of Sydney and Eastern Suburbs.

    Making Airwaves Episode 15

    Making Airwaves Episode 15

    This episode of Making Airwaves is produced with the assistance of the Community Broadcasting Foundation – www.cbf.com.au

    On Friday 22nd of December at 6pm, Eastside Radio broadcast the 15th instalment of Making Airwaves! In this special Xmas episode, we hear from the Cool Cucumbers, Shai, Alex, Michelle, Rae, Yanni,
    This episode is full of Xmas wishes, lots of fun music and general excitement and anticipation of everyone’s upcoming presents and New Year celebrations!
    Making Airwaves always welcomes new participants, volunteers and donations. For more information or to express you’re interest email Kate Wadey at KWadey@windgap.org.au

    • 26 min
    Making Airwaves Episode 14

    Making Airwaves Episode 14

    This episode of Making Airwaves is produced with the assistance of the Community Broadcasting Foundation – www.cbf.com.au
    On Tuesday 19th of September at 6pm, Eastside Radio broadcast the 14th instalment of Making Airwaves!
    In this episode, we hear from Andre, Alex, Kirsty, Michelle, Gerard, and Craig and is a special NDIS focused program where questions are asked and answered about the changes to come for people Living with disabilities. We hear Interviews and discussions around fears, excitement and what is going to change for people who are eligible for NDIS.
    Making Airwaves always welcomes new participants, volunteers and donations. For more information or to express you’re interest email Kate Wadey at KWadey@windgap.org.au

    • 27 min
    Making Airwaves Episode 13

    Making Airwaves Episode 13

    This episode of Making Airwaves is produced with the assistance of the Community Broadcasting Foundation – www.cbf.com.au
    On Tuesday 25th of July at 6pm, Eastside Radio broadcast the 13th instalment of Making Airwaves! In this episode, we hear from Kurt, Natalie, Maddie, Parico and Julian.
    The group talks about love of Australia Rock bands, their favorite and least favorite things, pop singers  and the importance of music, friends, and stories from holidays.


    Making Airwaves always welcomes new participants, volunteers and donations. For more information or to express you’re interest email Kate Wadey at KWadey@windgap.org.au

    • 29 min
    Making Airwaves Episode 12

    Making Airwaves Episode 12

    On Tuesday 18th of April at 6pm, Eastside Radio broadcast the 12th episode of Making Airwaves!
    Making Airwaves is a Windgap Foundation initiative, which allows adults who live with an intellectual disability to create their own half hour radio show.
    In this broadcast we hear from the talented Lance, Alex, Toohey, Nathan, Susie and Ailsa. This fabulous group from 3 Bridges discuss what its like to live with being visually impaired or blind and challenges for families with children with a disability. Susie talks about her trip around the world on a sailing boat and being totally blind. Dating tips, Alex’s opinions on 60’s Rock n Roll music and his ever growing record collection and insightful information on the NDIS and how it will affect you!!!
    Making Airwaves always welcomes new participants, volunteers and donations. For more information or to express you’re interest email Kate Wadey at KWadey@windgap.org.au!

    Making Airwaves Episode 11

    Making Airwaves Episode 11

    On Tuesday 7th of June at 6pm, Eastside Radio broadcast the 10th instalment of Making Airwaves!
    On the eleventh episode of Making Airwaves, we hear a lovely interview with Naz Campanella. Campanella is a journalist, and she speaks about working in radio and having a disability. We also hear some 60s Rock and Roll music, Elvis impersonations, heart-warming family interviews, and much more!
    This broadcast features Aaron, Alex,  Simone, William, Craig, and Michelle.
    Be sure to listen in to hear one of the most diverse and engaging shows yet!
    Making Airwaves always welcomes new participants, volunteers and donations. For more information or to express you’re interest, email Kate Wadey at kwadey@windgap.org.au!

    Making Airwaves Episode 10

    Making Airwaves Episode 10

    On Tuesday 7th of June at 6pm, Eastside Radio broadcast the 10th instalment of Making Airwaves!
    Making Airwaves is a Windgap Foundation initiative, which allows adults who live with an intellectual disability to create their own half hour radio show.
    In this broadcast we hear from the talented Stuart, Stephen, Bobby, Darren, Conrad and .
    You’ll learn all about flying pets, hear an interview about working out and staying in shape, dreams of being on the water on a boat, opinions and personalities of our animated hosts plus beautiful voices singing their favourite songs. Our concluding number is a particularly wild crescendo!
    This show simply keeps getting better and better with each production!

    • 31 min

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