Monday, 7 April 2014

Prof. Carolin McMillen; Nick Earl; Prof Suzanne Ryan

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.15am: University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor Professor Caroline McMillen. The University has released the early concepts for its $95 million CBD landmark education precinct - NeW Space - creating a 10 storey 'vertical' campus
  • 11.15am: Nick Earl, a critically acclaimed author, visits Maitland as part of the Look Who's Talking Program with Maitland City Library
  • 11.35am: National Tertiary Education Union Newcastle President, Associate Professor Suzanne Ryan, addresses the concerns of University of Newcastle Health Faculty Lecturers who have complained of overcrowded tutorials and increased teaching demands making their workplace unsafe

Friday, 4 April 2014

Lindsay Carr; Rick Prosser; Ray Collins

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.15am: Lindsay Carr looks at arts activities and events in and around our area
  • 11.15am: Newcastle Citizen of the Year Rick Prosser and RUSH Mentoring welcomes you to attend the ASPIRE Today Competition Launch in National Youth Week, Monday 7th April, 10.00am-11.30am at Newcastle High School Staff House
  • 11.35am: Catholic Schools Office Director of Schools, Ray Collins talks about a survey that will focus on the future of secondary education across the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Diocese

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Tony Elliot; Michelle Magee; World Austism Awareness Day

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.45am: Tony Elliot talks about activities supported by Lake Macquarie Council for National Youth Week with this year's Theme "Our Voice -- Our Impact"
  • 11.15am: Research Officer, School Of Psychology, Monash University, Michelle Magee, discusses a study into Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder which is particularly prevalent in adolescents
  • 11.35am: On World Autism Awareness Day we hear about this disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non verbal communication, and by restricted, repetitive or stereotyped behavior

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Dr Jim Jose; Paul Hmphreys; Prof. Tim Roberts; David Strassman

Good morning. Today on the morning show:
  • 09.15am: The University Of Newcastle's Associate Professor Dr Jim Jose looks at State and Federal Politics
  • 10.45am: NewRun Events Director Paul Humphreys talks about Newcastle's First Marathon to be held in over two decades. The marathon is on Sununday 6th April, and starts from the top of King Edward Park at sunrise
  • 11.15am: Professor Tim Roberts discusses koalas in NSW
  • 11.35am: Ventriloquist David Strassman has the latest on Chuck Wood and Ted E Bare as they visit our area for their Careful What You Wish For tour

Monday, 23 December 2013

Richard Howard; Peleena Street; Peter Brereton; Kate Munro; Prof. John O'Connor

Good morning. On the show today:
  • 09.35am: Newcastle Yacht Club CEO Richard Howard looks at preparations and conditions for the 2013 Sydney too Hobart Yacht Race
  • 10.15am: Solar Sailor Event Manager Peleena Street tells us about the annual Santa Cruise on Lake Macquarie for Christmas Eve
  • 10.45am: Westpac Rescue Helicopter Maitland Support Group's Peter Brereton looks back at 2013 for the Hunter Westpac Rescue Helicopter
  • 11.15am: Lifeline Hunter Spokesman Kate Munro has some tips on how to stress less at Christmas time and throughout the holiday season
  • 11.35am: Prof. John O’Connor, head of Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle, gives people a reason to look skyward over a period when the skies are clear - we will talk about the website www.heavens-above.com which predicts when we can see the space station and a myriad of satellites pass over head - including one brilliant one at 3:40 am Christmas morning

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Tim Owen; Pastor Andrew Dodd; Prof. Tim Roberts

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 09.35am: Member For Newcastle Tim Owen. Light rail could return to Newcastle's east end more than 60 years after the city's tram network came to a halt, under a proposal on the table as part of the state government's transport deliberations. Hamilton has emerged as the front-runner for the location of a new transport interchange where heavy rail would end and light rail would begin, with bureaucrats warming to the Woodville Junction area to the west of the existing station
  • 10.45am: Hamilton Baptist Church, Pastor Andrew Dodd. The 10th Annual Carols In Gregson Park is on this Saturday with X-Factor finalists Luke and Joel to perform. The event is free, though donations can be made to the church's community development projects in Nepal
  • 11.15am: Prof. Tim Roberts from the Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Ann Howard; Jan Ross; Bill Hillier; Todd McKenney; Movie Review

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 09.35am: Popular Historian, Ann Howard, is Researching the experiences of Australian Child evacuees from 1941 - 1944 with the project Hidden History, looking for Australian children evacuees from World War II
  • 10.45am: Jan Ross, NCC Tourism Manager, discusses coal tourism – is it a goer? Surfing legend Mark Richards has suggested Newcastle celebrate its industrial past and organise Coal Tours in the Port
  • 11.15am: Spokesman, Bill Hillier, tells us about the unveiling of the Victoria Lifeboat Memorial Sculpture for those who served in the Newcastle Lifeboats from 1838 – 1946
  • 11.35am: Performer, Todd McKenney, talks about his Encore Performance of Todd McKenney sings Peter Allen at Belmont 16's on Friday 13 December
  • 11.45am: Garth Weiley and Jack Lodge review the movie American Hustle