Listen to Breakfasters 9 - 13 December 201950:1213 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 from our school system, and Dr Jim Watterston, the Dean of Melbourne Graduate Schools, sheds some light on this complex issue; Gez tells Sarah and Daniel how TV-series The L Wordmade quite an impact in her life; With holidays just around the corner, the team trade stories of  Christmas morning traditions; and food journalist Michael Harden takes a closer look at the increase in non-alcoholic beverages in dining experiences. With presenters Sarah Smith, Daniel Burt and Geraldine Hickey. Please note: this podcast will resume in the last week of January, 2020.

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





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Weekly segments

Monday 7:15am Andrew "Donno" Donninson 'Sports wrap'
8:15am Toby Halligan 'Politics'
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 / Simon Hinkley / 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.