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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:

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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

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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…

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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…

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Breakfasters 7 - 11 October 2019

Daniel confidently predicts that he can win bronze in archery at the next Commonwealth games; Alcohol policy researcher Michael Livingston from La Trobe University explores the event “Alcohol: What Kind of Drinker are…

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Breakfasters 30 September - 4 October 2019

Gez tells Sarah and Daniel about her “New Year’s Random Aspiration”, and how she ended up as a boat captain; Michael Harden comes by for another “Food Interlude”, and talks about the history…

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Breakfasters 23 - 26 September 2019

This week, journalist Jill Stark talks about her new book When You’re Not OK: A Toolkit for Tough Times; Book reviewer Elizabeth McCarthy casts her eyes over Argentinian writer Roque Larraquy's first…

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Breakfasters 16 - 20 September 2019

This week, Toby Halligan talks about bushfires and climate change; independent journalist, author and filmmaker Antony Loewenstein chats about his new book Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs

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Breakfasters 9 - 13 September 2019

This week, director Sophie Hyde joins the team to talk about her new Dublin-based film Animals; Sarah, Daniel and Gez discuss what makes a good rider; “Men at Work: Australia’s Parenthood Trap” is…

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Breakfasters 2 - 6 September 2019

This week, we get to hear the details behind Fringe production “Off Off Off Broadway Karaoke” when Jess McGuire and Emma Smith visit the studio; Daniel shares some information about his living arrangements…

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Breakfasters 26 - 30 - August 2019

For the last week of August, Tai Snaith joins Breakfasters to talk about her new book “You Might Find Yourself” and her event at Melbourne Writers Festival; Australian comedian and actor Dave Lawson…

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Breakfasters 12 - 16 August 2019

This week, Tim Costello visits the studio to talk about his book "A Lot With A Little”; Sarah, Daniel and Gez chat about the sentimentality of jackets; An interview with Omar Musa focuses…

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Breakfasters 5 - 9 August 2019

This week, Geraldine teaches Sarah and Daniel how to dance to Rock The Boat; the team engage in a conversation about Geraldine’s missing wallet; Tait Brady, the producer behind MIFF film Suzi

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Breakfaster 29 July - 2 August 2019

This week on Breakfasters, writer Emina Ashman and director Stephanie Ghajar chat about their theatre show “Make Me A Houri”, at the La Mama Courthouse; Sarah, Geraldine and Daniel talk about the perks…

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Breakfasters 22 - 26 July 2019

This week, Anne Hunter, relationship coach and co-founder of PolyVic talks about polyamory and non-monogamy; Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine talk about what they are grateful for, resulting in a highly entertaining story from…

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Breakfasters 15 - 19 July 2019

This week on Breakfasters, Daniel, Sarah and Geraldine discuss relaxing, driving and feeling so relaxed while driving that you miss a turn. Food Interlude this week is all about the Australian classic: jaffles…

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Breakfasters 8 - 12 July 2019

Another week is over, and here are the highlights from this week on Breakfasters. Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine starts the week by talking about camping, wine and boobies. Melbourne International Film Festival is…

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Breakfasters 1 - 5 July 2019

The first week of July is an eventful one on Breakfasters. We start off with an interview with Ed Hill from Friends of the Earth, who talks about extinction and the future of…

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Breakfasters 24 - 28 June 2019

Breakfasters are back, and as promised, they do a recap the community cup. Geraldine shares her favourite experience from her trip to New Zealand: the glow worm cave. Noni Hazlehurst visits the breakfast…

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Breakfasters 17 June - 21 June 2019

Sarah is back from Italy, and the trio is finally whole again. Sarah shares observations from her Italian holiday with Daniel and Geraldine. They follow up by having a really great talk with…

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Breakfasters 10 June - 14 June 2019

Sam has been filling in for Sarah this week, and along with Geraldine and Daniel they’ve had an exciting week following Queen Lizzie’s Birthday. Daniel ran a Marathon in the Otways, and shares…

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Breakfasters 27 May — 31 May 2019

It’s the last week of May, and the Breakfasters have been busy talking about both the big and little things in life. First out is Muriel Bamblett from the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care…

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Breakfasters 20 May - 24 May 2019

Informative talks and funny stories is what it’s all about this week on Breakfasters. Journalist Jane Gilmore is in the studio to talk about the future of feminism, in light of her participation…

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Breakfasters - 13 May - 17 May 2019

This week on Breakfasters, Daniel Burt officially joins Sarah Smith and Geraldine Hickey to create a new power trio. To get to know the new addition, Geraldine quizzes Daniel to find out which…

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Breakfasters - 6 May - 10 May 2019

It is Jeff's last time on Breakfasters, and this week has been filled with quality interviews, great stories and heart-warming chats. Sarah shares a story from her surf adventure and the characters she…

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Breakfasters - 29 April - 3 May 2019

As we transition into the month of May, Jeff has a big announcement to make on Breakfasters this week. Mish Grigor is joins the crew in the studio to talk about "The Temple"…

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Breakfasters - 27 April - 1 May 2015

Byte Into It co-host joins the Breakfasters for "Tech Talk", where she unpacks the technology behind batteries. Editor of "The Monthly" magazineNick Feik drops by ahead of the 10th anniversary of The Monthly…

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Breakfasters - 22 April - 26 April 2019

The Breakfasters are back from Easter, and kicks off with a short and sweet week. Rebecca Traister, the author of book Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Womens Anger is in the…

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Breakfasters - 15 April - 18 April 2019

The Breakfasters share life advice about how being a girl guide can set you up to manage a bin fire, how to fit in with surfers and how to celebrate Easter. Plus, Leif…

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Breakfasters - 8 April - 12 April 2019

Geraldine tells Sarah and Jeff about what it's like to go to your parents' 50th wedding anniversary, drink half a bottle of coke from the side of the road and be mistaken for…

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Breakfasters - 1 April - 5 April 2019

This week, Uncle Larry Walsh and Isobel Morphy-Walsh talk about the significance of Wominjeka Festival; Comedians Nina Oyama and Lloyd Langford chat about their Comedy Festival shows; writer Sophie Cunningham fleshes out her…

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Breakfasters - March 30 - April 2 - 2015

On this week's podcast Comedian Susie Youssef drops by to chat about her show at this year's Melbourne International Comedy Festival as well as doing her first hook turn in Melbourne. Former broadcaster…

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Breakfasters - 18 March - 22 March 2019

The team is back together in their full glory, and this weeks Breakfasters is packed with good stuff. We start off with a talk with Tom Griffith and his new essay The Planet…

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Breakfasters - 11 March - 15 March 2019

Sarah has been away this week, but that has not stopped the Breakfasters having fun. We kick things off with a new Food Interlude, and this week Michael Harden is in the studio…

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Breakfasters - 4 March - 8 March 2019

This weeks Breakfasters offer hard-hitting discussions and light-hearted conversations. We start off in the serious corner as the show is visited by Kassem Eid, who talks about the Arab Spring, his life prior…

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Breakfasters - 23 February - 27 February

Tony Biggs drops by to offer his thoughts on a bookby Jonathan Alter called"The Centre Holds: Obama and HisEnemies" which offers an analysis of Barack Obama's second electoral win. Filmmaker Laura Nix joins…

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Breakfasters - 25 February - 01 March 2019

This week on Breakfasters, we get a quick lesson in what sort of questions NOT to ask the trio (and people in general, really). Food Interlude is back, and food critic Larissa Dubecki…

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Breakfasters - 18 February - 22 February 2019

From supernatural encounters to fictitious crushes, this weeks Breakfasters podcast is packed with interesting chats. Claire Coleman stops talks about the upcoming Wheeler Centre Gala, where this years topic is fictional crushes. Richard…

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Breakfasters - 11 February - 15 February 2019

On Breakfasters this week, Geraldine shares her experience from being a co-host for RAW comedy. Toby Halligan visits the studio to give us all the juicy details about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Geraldine…

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Breakfasters - 4 February - 8 February 2019

This week, Breakfaster Sarah shares not only one, but two real-life stories with a strong Seinfeld vibe. We get to hear all the details from a visit to Australia's famous Big Banana. Adam…