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Breakfasters 3 - 7 February 2020

The team explore their thoughts around coloured $2 coins; Professor Tim Entiwsle, Director and Chief Executive at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, talks about the future conservation of the Botanic Gardens in the face…


Breakfasters 28 - 31 January 2020

They’re back! Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine kick off 2020 by summing up their holidays, with a highlight being swimming; The water theme continues as Gez explains her Jetty adventures in Busselton, WA; Daniel…


Breakfasters 9 - 13 December 2019

In their last podcast for 2019, Breakfasters speak to senior curator at Museums Victoria, Matthew Churchward, about the restoration of the Great Melbourne Telescope; at least 50,000 young people in Australia are missing…


Breakfasters 2 - 6 December 2019

Dr Amee Baird discusses her new book, Sex in the BrainBreakfasters book reviewer Elizabeth McCarthy offers her take on Chris Fleming’s On Drugs; Writer, Musician and Superfluity host Casey Bennetto…


Breakfasters 25 - 29 November 2019

Scientist Chris KP explains the concept of dog years; Award-winning author Bri Lee’s new essay, Beauty, reflects on how beauty standards impact the way we interact with ourselves, and when she joins the…


Breakfasters 18 - 22 November 2019

The team get a visit from Melbourne illustrator and designer Beci Orpin, who talks about the inspiration behind her new book Take Heart, Take Action; Michelle Bennet returns to the studios and gives…


Breakfasters 11 - 15 November 2019

This week, filmmaker Em Baker joins Breakfasters to talk about her new film I Am No Bird; What is the proper etiquette for karaoke? Find out as the team discuss it; Apocalypse Meow:


Breakfasters 4 - 8 November 2019

Daniel kick-starts things by telling a story fit for a horror film; Egyptian-American author, anarchist and feminist Mona Eltahawy is here for Broadside festival, and tells the team about her new book The


Breakfasters 28 October - 1 November 2019

This week, the team explore the intricacies of zip lining; Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey joins the studio for a talk about her latest documentary Happy Sad Man; Netflix series The Standups gives…


Breakfasters 21 - 25 October 2019

Film score composer Burkhard Dallwitz talks to the team about his award-winning work, and what it was like to score the new film Locusts;  Comedian, actor and writer Dylan Moran is busy with…

About this program

Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning.

Monday to Friday from 6am. We post updates throughout the show (including links to books mentioned etc.) on Facebook and Twitter. You can also email us at breakfasters@rrr.org.au.




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Weekly segments

Monday 7:15am Andrew "Donno" Donninson 'Sports wrap'
8:15am Toby Halligan 'Politics'
Tuesday 7:45am Elizabeth McCarthy / Michelle Bennett - 'Book Review'
8:15am Vanessa Toholka 'Tech Talk' / Adam Christou 'Game Changers'
Wednesday 7.15am Justin "Digga" Calverley 'Down And Dirty' / Michael Harden 'Food Interlude'
7:45am Dr Jen 'Weird Science'
Thursday 7:15am Simone Ubaldi / Hayley Inch 'Film Review'
8.15am 'Feature Creatures' with Sean "The Birdman" Dooley / Simon Hinkley / Ricky-Lee Erickson
Friday 7:45am 'Friday Funnybugger' with Nat Harris / Laura Dunemann / Matt Stewart
8:45am 'Breakfasters Live' with different live bands each week

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.