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Radio Roadtrip Episode 10: Nimbin

Our road trippers, Jay and Nikki, sure have covered some ground this week. Zig-zagging cross-country on a strikingly spontaneous route, the podcasters have punished the bitumen between Australia’s tropical north, outback settlements and southern cross-roads. They’re knackered. So when Jay’s dad, Richard, suggested they kick

The Essentials: Episode Ten

Michael McClean is a paramedic in Canberra. Working through the Covid-19 pandemic created unique challenges for emergency response workers around the country. Paramedics dedicate their lives to helping others, so what changes are made when the risk of attending to strangers is increased with the

The Essentials: Episode Eleven

Steve and Clint are both seasoned Lifeguards from the Northern Beaches of Sydney. They have spent their lives rescuing people and doing the best they can to preserve life. So it comes as no surprise that they were well equipped to deal with the challenges

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

Radio Roadtrip Stop Eight: Hervey Bay

Tropical heat, impossibly white beaches, sprawling nature reserves: a visit to Hervey Bay leaves little to be desired. When the Radio Roadtrip podcasters ran into car troubles on their way into Hervey they figured there was worse places to be stuck for a day. Local

The Essentials: Episode Eight

John Lyons is one of many of the unsung heroes of Australian society that helped us through the Corona Virus. Working at the service centre at Paddington’s Woolworths, John has in many ways been on the frontlines of the pandemic from the very start. While

A Great Vast Land

Radio Roadtrip Stop 7: Tennant Creek In the barren interior of the Northern Territory, where little else survives, there is a town. Ten hours from Darwin and fringed by some of Australia’s largest cattle stations, living in this community means existing without some of the

The Essentials: Episode Seven

Meet Kristin Sweeney: A loving mother whose parents and daughter returned from an overseas holiday with the dreaded Corona Virus. Kristin is without doubt a caring family person who places her family first and foremost in her life. She is also however, a dedicated professional

Grafton Go-Tos

Jay and Nikki kicked off their leg of the ‘Radio Road-trip’ podcast in Grafton this week. The streets of this northern NSW town are decorated with plush Jacaranda dripping with papery flowers. The sub-tropical climes make the wide, bending Clarence River a tempting prospect year-round. Their local guide, Brandon, did such a fabulous job of touring us virtually that we