Monday, 8 September 2014

Digital receiver; Stroke Awareness Week; Airzooka

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.45am: NBN Television Technical Director, Greg Williams. On September 10th, 2014 most viewers in Newcastle and surrounding areas will need to re-tune their digital receivers. Phone 1800 201 013
  • 11.15am: Dr Neil Spratt, John Hunter Hospital, Urologist, discusses National Stroke Awareness Week. Stroke is Australia's second biggest killer after coronary heart disease and a leading cause of disability
  • 11.35am: Prof John O'Connor talks about an experiment people can do at home – build a vortex cannon, sometimes known as an airzooka

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Opel Cards; Jaye Ford; Mark Widdup; Sonia Walkom Memorial Flower Festival

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 09.15am: Sonia Hornery, Member For Wallsend and opposition spokeswoman for Hunter says the rollout of Opal cards is a disgrace. The Maitland Railway Cafe and the newsagent Beresfield Newspower are the only two places in this region where people can buy the new Opal transport cards
  • 09.35am: Jaye Ford, author of Beyond Fear (which won Best Debut Novel), Blood Secret and Scared Yet is back with her latest Already Dead
  • 11.15am: Mark Widdup, Director, Cooks Hill Galleries, shares some stories marking the galleries' 40th Anniversary
  • 11.35am: The 2014 Christ Church Cathedral Sonia Walkom Memorial Flower Festival is on this Friday to Monday

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Jim Jose; Aussie Pickers; Tim Roberts; Katie Porritt

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 09.15am: Dr Jim Jose looks at state and federal politics
  • 10.45am: Adam McDonald and Lucas Callaghan, Aussie Pickers TV Show. Aussie Pickers will scour the Maitland Markets as part of its roadshow looking for collectibles and yarns for upcoming episodes
  • 11.15am: Prof Tim Roberts discusses bioenergy biochar and carbon into the soil
  • 11.35am: Katie Porritt, University Of Newcastle's External Relations Spokesman, discusses the 2014 Alumni Awards

Monday, 1 September 2014

Prof. Clare Collins; Jessica Lambert; Alek Schulha

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.45am: Professor Clare Collins discusses diet and macular degeneration. There are some specific foods you can eat to help protect your eyesight
  • 11.15am: Jessica Lambert is raising funds by raffling a decorated surfboard for The Australian Cancer Council
  • 11.35am: Alek Schulha, for the 65th Anniversary of the Greta Migrant Camp is writing a book about the experiences of those who stayed in the camp

Friday, 29 August 2014

Arts News; Ride for Sick Kids; NeW Space

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.15am: Lindsay Carr's Arts News
  • 11.15am: Ross Bingham, CEO Ronald McDonald House Hunter. The Ride For Sick Kids fundraiser has seen Ross spending five days on the road cycling through Inverell, Grafton, Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie, Forster, and he arrives in Newcastle today
  • 11.35am: An information session about NeW Space is being held at Newcastle City Hall tomorrow from 2.00-5.00pm

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Lawson Panner; Anthony Burke; Prof. Andrew Boyle

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 09.15am: Lawson Panner talks about this Friday's Wear it Purple Day – the day to show support for sexuality and gender diverse young people
  • 11.15am: Anthony Burke. The charity weight loss challenge, Drop Kilos 4 Kids, is coming back to Cessnock Sportsground on Sunday, August 31
  • 11.35am: Andrew Boyle, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Newcastle, delivers the New Professor's Talk -- Journey Of The Heart: How Heart Disease and its treatments are changing -- Newcastle Museum, today at 6:30pm

Monday, 25 August 2014

Prof. Caroline McMillen; Dr Julie McIntyre; Lex Lindsay; Prof. John O'Connor

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.15am: Professor Caroline McMillen, Vice Chancellor, talks about developments at the University of Newcastle - the New Professor's talks to delivered August 27 2014 by Professor Andrew Boyle, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • 11.45am: Dr Julie McIntyre, Research Academic School of Humanities and Social Science. A new study shows that Australians are shifting from beer to wine
  • 11.15am: Lex Lindsay talks about the Dungog Festival featuring film, music and food. Thurs 28 August to Sun 31 August
  • 11.35am: Professor John O'Connor looks at how nature gives us hints on how to develop new transparent safety products for eye protection