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Adam Grubb

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Coming from a country town which had two interchangably mediocre AM stations and one local ABC radio with lots of cattle price reports, Triple R…

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Amy Mullins

How did you first connect with Triple R?

In 2011, Michelle Bennett, then presenter of Triple R’s Spoke and producer for the Breakfasters asked me to do a book review on Breakfasters

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Andras Fox

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Simon Winkler interviewed me on Breaking & Entering and I enjoyed the experience so much that I decided to volunteer. 

What/when was your first show? 

Neon Sunset

Annaliese Redlich

How did you first connect with Triple R?

As a fresh faced young pup having recently migrated from warmer states and curious about all the bumper stickers. Wig Wam Bam used to make…

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Anthony Boxshall

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I started listening to RRR when I was about 15 when a mate of mine told me about this wild show that played 50s and…

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Anthony Carew

How did you first connect with Triple R?

As teenager, lovingly listening to Karen Leng's Station to Station in a pre-internet era. I first appeared on air when I was 20. Richard Moffat…

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Areej Nur

How did you first connect with Triple R?

First connected on the airwaves! I came in to chat about a panel I was moderating about Beyoncé on a show hosted by the wonderful…

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Autonomy

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Baby Doc

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Interview guest on Radiotherapy, then stuck around doing regular segments, finished up as host/panelist/producer!

What/when was your first show?

Started in Radiotherapy in 1998, still…

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Bethany Atkinson Quinton

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I blame the bumper stickers! I started listening when I was a teenager and became hooked, Triple R really introduced me to a whole new…

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Brian Wise

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I saw a Triple R presents Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons gig (MC'd by Geoff King) on the back of a trailer in the…

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Bron Burton

How did you first connect with Triple R?

In the 1980s my school friends were listening to the likes of Rick Astley and the Pointer Sisters, neither of whom did anything for me.

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Bruce Milne

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Before she was the first RRR station manager, Sue Mathews had a Radio National show and did a special on punk in early ’77. When…

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Bushy

How did you first connect with Triple R?

1993. My year 10 History teacher was a major music fan and pointed me in the right direction. Top effort JS.

What/when was your first…

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Cameron Smith

How did you first connect with Triple R?

My first experience with the mighty R's was listening to it in its first incarnation: 3RMT.

The first time I tried to listen to it…

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Capri

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Casey Bennetto

How did you first connect with Triple R?

In a late-night flick around the dial, as a suburban (Greensborough) teenager sometime in the mid-1980s. I accidentally stumbled across James Baker doing an in-studio…

Plato's Cave

Cerise Howard

Presenting Plato's Cave

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Chris Gill

How did you first connect with Triple R?

A long long time ago when I was little and interested in finding out about music other than the Frank Sinatra which came out of…

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Christos Tsiolkas

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I was in high school in suburban Melbourne and someone at school must have been talking about this weird new station that played strange weird…

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Clem Bastow

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I have fond memories of listening to the Sunday programs when I was a teenager; I would sit in the family shed, painting and drawing…

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Dan Dare

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Dave Graney

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Listening to it. Punter to Punter, Film Buffs Broadcast with John Flaus and Paul Harris and the electronic show Alan Bamford used to run…

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Denise Hylands

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I first hooked up with RRR in 1984. I had just finished High School and applied for a job at RRR as Administrative Assistant. To…

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Didvid S

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Mum turned it on in the car. It was a 1981 Ford Laser (red).

What/when was your first show?

The Graveyard, of course. The first…

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Dolittle

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Dr Beach

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I was an interview guest on RM.

What/when was your first show?

May 2008.

Your favourite other Triple R program and why?

Skull Cave -…

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Dr Mal Practice

Radiotherapy

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Dr Nic

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Dr Shane

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I had listened to the weekend programs for about a year when I was asked to be a guest on Einstein-A-Go-Go during my PhD years…

Radio Marinara

Dr Surf

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Interview guest

What/when was your first show?

Radio Marinara - Feb 2008

What's your favourite Triple R story?

Fee B Squared playing the crickets chirping…

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Dylan Bird

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Began listening to Breakfasters in my teens and gradually discovered a whole lot of other gems. I first walked in the door as a volunteer…

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Emerald Cowell

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I first got involved with Triple R through RMIT University. I was taking the radio course in my final year and we got to create…

Plato's Cave

Emma Westwood

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Ennio Styles

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I started listening to Triple R in my early teens, starting off on the more general shows like New Used & Abused (I still remember…

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Epipen

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Eva Lubulwa

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I connected through a friend who said I should email Bec. The following script is kinda what happened next:

Bec (being nice) - Sure come…

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Fee B Squared

How did you first connect with Triple R?

As a listener, on a school bus in Whittlesea in the 80’s.

What/when was your first show?

VPL with Mel Northrope.

What's your favourite Triple…

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Geraldine Hickey

How did you first connect with Triple R?
I’m pretty sure it was when I was a guest on Breakfasters in 2007. Fee came to my comedy festival show and made me feel…

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Headly Gritter

Mr Gritter works in the dead of night.

He is joined, with perfect regularity, by this aquamarine t-shirt.

They both started some time in the 20th Century.

This, is all we know.

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Hugo Spiceland

How did you first connect with Triple R?

First connected w RRR in the early days. I had a few friends on-air so naturally we pulled up a chair to listen. Being the…

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Jason Moore

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I had seen a couple of Triple R stickers around Albury, and was curious. I moved to Melbourne and decided to take a walk around…

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Jed Macartney

Greening the Apocalypse

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Jeff Sparrow

How did you first connect with Triple R?
As a kid growing up in the eastern suburbs, Triple R was a lifeline in a sea of crap commercial pop. I used to listen…

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Joe Brnadic

How did you first connect with Triple R?

The ' Party show'  is my first memory of a real connection with the station. I felt that every time i was tuning in i…

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John Bailey

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I first came to Australia for a wedding. It was for my girlfriend’s (now wife) best friend back in the tail end of the ‘90s…

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Johnny Topper

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I was exhibiting my collection of rare plastic beatle wigs at the Royal Melbourne Show, when I was approached by a shadowy cabal of radio…

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Jonathan Alley

How did you first connect with Triple R?

One afternoon, aged 21, I walked into the offices of Radio Active in Wellington New Zealand where I had been a broadcaster for three years…

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Jonnie von Goes

Name:

Jonnie von Goes, as opposed to my real name, Jon von Goes. Subtle yeah? I have an ever so subtle change in demeanor when I'm behind the console

Show:

JVG Radio Method

Radio Marinara

Kade Mills

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Kate Dundas

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Kulja Coulston

How did you first connect with Triple R? 

Via my dad who had it on when I was growing up. It was very influential and not just music-wise – once I heard an…

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Lauren Taylor

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I started out at Triple R by volunteering to do graveyard shifts. I had always been really into music, and had a rather large collection…

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Lewis Fidock

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Lolly Doc

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Malice

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Matt Steadman

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Max Crawdaddy

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Stumbled across RRR in the late 70's, when I was fiddlin' with the dial one night.

What/when was your first show

The CRAWDADDY CLUB. Mid-late…

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McZiff

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Melissa Cranenburgh

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Miss Medic

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Monique Sebire

Monique Sebire

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I first vaguely remember my older sister doing Year 10 work experience at the station. A school friend of mine also did it and I…

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Neil Morris

Presenting Still Here

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Neil Rogers

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Firstly as a listener, and then working as a band manager/tour booker and placing interviews for artists/bands on the station (circa 1983).

What/when was your…

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Nereaders Digest

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Nicole Tadpole

Baby baby.

O' Tomorrow

Patrick O'Brien

How did you first connect with Triple R?

WhenI was about 13 or 14. On a transistor radio down at the Rosebud foreshorecaravan park. I think it was a song by the Pogues…

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Pauly P

How did you first connect with Triple R?

After listening to Triple R for many years, I heard about a production course the station was running, possibly to raise some much needed funds…

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Peri Partum

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Richard Watts

How did you first connect with Triple R?

It was actually my dad who introduced me to RRR, back in the early 1980s. Every time we drove up to Melbourne from the Latrobe…

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Rob Jan

On-air name:

Air? Typical Earth-centric conceit! I rarely use the stuff myself. It promotes rust, unsightly tentacle dandruff and hazardous spontaneous combustion. In any case, Earthlings lack the necessary vocal dexterity to pronounce…

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

How did you first connect with Triple R?

In 2001 I was a 17-year-old wannabe punk who was very busy being bored with everything and rolling my eyes at everyone. One day, while…

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Simon Lukic

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I was first a listener and then a graveyarder.

What/when was your first show?

If I remember correctly it was in December 2004. I could…

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Simon Winkler

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I first connected with Triple R as a curious listener when I arrived in Melbourne - as a way to discover music and culture it…

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SK

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Space

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I blame those damn bumper stickers

What/when was your first show?

I did a summer broadcasting fill for Patrick O’Brien’s O’Tomorrow doing a thing called…

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Steezy

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Proud to say my old man was a Triple R subscriber back when I was a lil’ tike. Still have memories of him driving us…

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Stephen Walker

Stephen Walker and 3RRR ‘s relationship is special. Having devoted 21 years in some capacity to RRR, he has helped define the message and direction of the station that equally gives him the…

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Steve Cross

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I applied for a gig on Breakfasters in 1986. I didn't know what Breakfasters actually was cos I had no concept of mornings at that…

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Steve Wide

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Listening to late night Saturday RRR, boy... the freaks that used to send messages to each other over the air...made me realise that there was…

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Systa BB

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Radio Marinara

Terri Allen

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Tim Scott

How did you first connect with Triple R?

Taping songs off Karen Leng's old show Station to Station. Bands like Archers of Loaf, Superchunk and Fugazi, all left a big impression on…

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Tim Thorpe

How did you first connect with Triple R?

First really brought to my attention thirty years ago at my then place of work when a taciturn middle-aged fairly straight-looking technician (aren't they all?)…

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Tony Biggs

How did you first connect with Triple R?

So I'd moved down from Sydney. One black mark (even though I'm originally from Brissie). For some reason, a reputation for wanton destruction at the…

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Training Wheels

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Tristen Harris

How did you first connect withTriple R?

Sincethere is nothing better than being in an empty radio station with nothing butcoffee, a bag of CDs and a microphone, I have been a proud…

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Vanessa Toholka

Co-ordinator and presenter of Byte Into It

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Vaughan Quinn

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I grew up close by, so think I first connected with Triple R looking at the posters while at the bus stop just after the…

Warren Davies

Warren Davies

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Woody Mcdonald

How did you first connect with Triple R?

I was already a volunteer in the music department but never considered being on air. I was working full time so graveyards were tricky. But…

Zara Kravchenko

Zara Kravchenko

How did you first connect with Triple R?

My Uncle L, or some may know him as Leaping Larry L, is a long time Triple R announcer and RRR was always around me…