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Daily Archives: June 11, 2020

What’s in Your Backyard?

During the COVID-19 lockdown, Junior Landcare held a competition across Australia asking kids to take photos of the flora and fauna in their backyards and describe why it was important to them. This was all part of their What’s in Your Backyard? campaign which encouraged

Need a Mini-Break? Why Not Mudgee?

As more and more restrictions are being lifted, we started thinking about all the beautiful places across Australia we would love to visit. And the rolling hills of Mudgee in NSW is very high up the list! Mudgee is one of Australia’s greatest wine towns

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Vale: The all-you-can-eat buffet

There’s been a lot of talk about life returning to almost normal in Australia. We have so many reasons to count our blessings, and Jenna and Wendy at The Lounge on 2NRS from 7 pm weekdays have been counting them. Here’s their top five. We

Radio Roadtrip Episode 9: Port Augusta

On tonight’s Radio Roadtrip Jay and Nikki bomb through the desert en-route to Port Augusta. Port Augusta is beautiful: a place where vivid red earth kisses glassy water. With a stable population of 13,000, this outback oasis sits at the crossroads of three major Australian

The Essentials: Episode Nine

While we go about our lives, spare a thought for the homeless people who are ultimately doing it way tougher than we could ever imagine. In this epsiode we speak to community worker ‘Joel’ who shines the light on the inner strength and resilience of

Remote learning is nothing new for the School of the Air

There’s a school in Australia that stretches over a million square kilometres. The School of the Air, founded in 1944, once relied on radio. Now classes are conducted via satellite. Educator Adelaide Miethke – then vice president of the South Australian branch of the Royal

14 Year Old Missing Boy Found

14-year-old William Callaghan who was separated from his family on Mount Disappointment just north of Melbourne, on Monday afternoon.Has been found. Despite temperatures dropping to near zero degrees, the 14-year-old avoided hypothermia and managed to walk away with a suspected broken foot, and some cuts

Amazon Australia launches alcohol delivery

Internet shopping giant Amazon has launched an alcohol delivery service in its latest expansion in Australia. The point of difference for Amazon is that for anybody who pays the site’s monthly subscription, which includes streaming of films and TV shows on Amazon Prime, delivery is