Radiothon 2021 - on now

Radiothon is on now!

Radiothon 2021 - on now

Radiothon is on now!


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Spider Drama, Footy Excitement & Shotgun Gone Wrong

Bobby tells a tale of a dramatic spider encounter; Melbourne Football Club historian Adam Woolcock talks about his new book The Last Hurrah: Melbourne Premiers 1964; Chandi Bates from GetUp! discusses the…


Dodgy Phones, Big Tobacco & Neverending Negroni

The team go hard on credit loopholes and phone flaws; Human Rights Law Centre's Hugh de Kretser explores the the pros and cons of mandating vaccines; Book critic Elizabeth McCarthy reviews Rachel Cusk's…


Radiothon, Wagging School & Swoopy Birds

Geraldine Hickey pays a visit to kick off day one of Radiothon; investigative journalist Michael Warner talks about his new book The Boys Club; the team chats about wagging school; journalist Antony…


Progressive Dinners, Nature Strips & a Rebel at a Formal

The team talks about the concept of progressive dinners; filmmaker John Daschbach chats about the MIFF screening of his film Come Back Anytime; Justin ‘Digga’ Calverly tells us what we should grow…


True Crime, Queue Etiquette & Taking one for the Team

True Crime enthusiast Meshel Laurie chats about her new book CSI Told You Lies; Bobby recounts a time she took one for the team; Director James Ashcroft talks about the premiere of…


Funnel Web Spiders, Failed Auditions & a Furniture Icon

Comedian and actor Celia Pacquola chats about the final season of Rosehaven; the team share stories about interviews gone wrong; Entomologist Simon Hinkley sheds positive light on deadly funnel web spiders; Bobby…


Divisive Shorts, Going Full Psycho & Tablescaping

Actor Virginia Gay talks about why she adapted the literary classic Cyrano; the team question the role of shorts in society; comedian and actor Nick Boshier chats about new sketch comedy series…


Uncoordinated Scooters, Word Blanks & Getting thru Lockdown

The team chats about reasons to not hire a scooter on your holiday; book lover Fi Wright reviews Deborah Levy’s memoir Real Estate; journalist Andrew Dodd talks about the issues and upheavals…


MIFF 2021 Screenings, Superstitions and the Science of Screams

Artistic Director Al Cossar launches the program for the 69th Melbourne International Film Festival; bookworm Veronica Sullivan reviews the debut novel Small Joys of Real Life by Allee Richards; the team discuss superstitions…


Disgusting Stories, Dirty Bloomers, and Late Bloomers

Award-winning Author Boori Monty Pryor chats about his new illustrated book Story Doctors; Dr. Jen shares some science about disgust, and the team share their most disgusting stories; Nat Harris reports on her…

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





Khruangbin - People Everywhere (Still Alive)

Weekly segments

Monday 7:15am Andrew "Donno" Donninson 'Sports Wrap'
8:15am Brass Tacks – Various Presenters
Tuesday 7:45am Elizabeth McCarthy / Fi Wright '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'
Thursday 7:15am Simone Ubaldi / Hayley Inch 'Film Review'
8.15am 'Feature Creatures' with Sean "The Birdman" Dooley / Entomologist Simon Hinkley / Marine Biologist Ricky-Lee Erickson
Friday 7:45am 'Friday Funny Bugger' with local comedians

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