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Afternoons with Deborah Knight

English, Talk, 1 season, 1545 episodes, 1 day, 22 hours, 52 minutes
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Join Deborah Knight from 12pm-3pm AEST on 2GB and 4BC.
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 23rd May

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5/23/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 28 seconds
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Screen Talk with Anna Cordaiy 🎥🎬🎭

Entertainment expert, Anna Cordaiy, joins Michael for their weekly chat about the hottest movies and TV shows, including Mad Max: Furiosa, the tv series Trying and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/23/20247 minutes, 29 seconds
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Leadership woes and public skepticism plague Australian republican movement

Michael McLaren highlights internal controversies within the Australian Republican Movement, and urges for more clarification on how our democracy would be more robust under such a model.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/23/20244 minutes, 25 seconds
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Energy expert deems Eraring power station essential until renewable infrastructure advances

Matthew Warren, Principal at Boardroom Energy, has joined Michael to discuss the NSW govt's move to keep Eraring power station open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/23/202412 minutes, 9 seconds
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Energy Management Expert reflects on CSIRO grim view of nuclear

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5/22/20248 minutes, 58 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 22nd May

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5/22/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 27 seconds
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Finance, with Blake Wendt 💲

Blake Went from Pretzel Finance discusses the latest RBA minutes, interest rate expectations, stage three tax cuts, and answers listener questions on superannuation, investment strategies, and more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/202413 minutes, 12 seconds
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CSIRO report fuels debate over viability of nuclear energy in Australia

A new report from CSIRO suggests renewables are cheaper than nuclear, stirring controversy and challenging Peter Dutton's energy policy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/20245 minutes, 12 seconds
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Former Australian Foreign Minister criticises ICC's arrest warrant for Israeli leaders

Former Foreign Minister and Australian Ambassador to the UK, Alexander Downer, joins Michael to discuss the arrest warrants against Israel's Prime Minister and Defense Minister. Downer condemned the move as politically motivated and a breach of the ICC's jurisdiction, arguing it could destroy the Court's credibility.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/202412 minutes, 27 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 21st May

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5/21/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 29 seconds
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Travel: Europe on a budget🤑🌍

Michael is joined by Travel editor at 9Travel, Jemima Skelley, to discuss how to travel Europe on a budget. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/202410 minutes, 3 seconds
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Health: Spinal Health Week 🦴

Professor Christine Lin, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, Sydney School of Public Health at University of Sydney, joins Michael to discuss all things spinal health.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/20247 minutes, 30 seconds
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'Kids can get to know themselves' - Wippa advocates for raising social media age limit

NOVA Radio Host and Co-Founder of 36 Months, Michael "Wippa" Wipfli, has joined Michael to discuss his 36 month initiative, which seeks raise the social media age limit to 16 to protect children's mental health and development.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/202412 minutes, 19 seconds
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Why voters are turning on their governments worldwide

Michael McLaren argues that official GDP growth masks the real economic struggles faced by citizens, leading to a call for change in government policies.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/20244 minutes, 43 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 20th May

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5/20/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 29 seconds
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BREAKING - 'No sign of life' at helicopter wreckage carrying Iran's President

Michael has shared a recent update regarding the helicopter crash which carried Iran's President and Foreign Minister. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/20/202451 seconds
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Australian Made Week and how to incentivise local manufacturing

Michael is joined by Innes Willox, CEO of Australia Industry Group, to discuss the concept of 'Australian Made' and how to incentivise local manufacturing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/20/20248 minutes, 18 seconds
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Impact of declining tobacco excise revenue on legal sales

Shane Wright, Senior Economics Correspondent with the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, joins Michael to discuss how the Australian federal budget's reliance on tobacco excise has led to revenue shortfalls due to declining legal sales and increased illegal tobacco purchases.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/20/202412 minutes, 4 seconds
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Afternoons with John Stanley - Friday, 17th May

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5/17/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 22 seconds
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Pet Health, with Charlene Carig 🐶🐱

On this week's Pet Health segment, Charlene Carig from the Animal Welfare League discusses the challenges and specialised care requirements of Maremma Sheepdogs, highlighting their suitability for rural environments and the importance of proper research before adoption.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/20249 minutes, 30 seconds
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Long-term Unemployed & Migration 🚫👷🏼‍♀️

John Stanley reveals the stark reality of long-term unemployment, with 320,000 individuals out of work for up to a decade, raising concerns about the effectiveness of current employment systems amid significant job creation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/202414 minutes, 52 seconds
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Foreign ownership of housing🌎🏠

Andrew Gee, Independent Member for Calare, joins John Stanley filling in for Michael, to discuss foreign ownership and housing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/202411 minutes, 20 seconds
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First Responders Day 🚑

Retired Paramedic and Disaster Response Specialist Paul Featherstone joins Michael McLaren, as we celebrate First Responders Day.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/20247 minutes, 37 seconds
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Sydneysiders, with Jim Haynes 🏙️📚

In this weeks Sydneysiders segment, author, historian and entertainer Jim Haynes brings us the story of Reverend Samuel Marsden.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/202413 minutes, 41 seconds
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Screen Talk, with Anna Cordaiy 🎬🎭

From heartwarming family adventures to thrilling political dramas, entertainment expert Anna Cordaiy reveals what's hot in entertainment this week.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/20247 minutes, 11 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 16th May

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5/16/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 19 seconds
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Inside NSW Parliament's $22 million dollar renovation

A $22 million renovation of Australia's oldest Parliament unveils fascinating discoveries, challenges, and craftsmanship.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/20247 minutes, 8 seconds
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Lawrence Wong becomes new Prime Minister of Singapore

Singapore's political landscape shifts as Lawrence Wong replaces Lee Hsien Loong, sparking discussions on the nation's future direction.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/202411 minutes, 19 seconds
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Senator Fatima Payman's Israel rally fuels national identity debate

Amidst divisive debates over Israel, Senator Fatima Payman's controversial stance thrusts her into the national spotlight, prompting reflections on identity and allegiance.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/20245 minutes, 31 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 15th May

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5/15/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 28 seconds
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Finance, with Blake Wendt 💲

Finance Expert Blake Wendt joins Afternoons discussing the recent budget's implications for inflation, retirement planning, and the economy, with a focus on managing superannuation and financial strategies.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/202412 minutes, 44 seconds
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The process of library digitisation 📚🖥️

Explore the fascinating world of political history through the lens of digitised artifacts, preserving the vibrant and diverse landscape of Australian democracy for future generations.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/202412 minutes, 6 seconds
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Budget analysis: examining inflation impact and pre-election economics

Terry McCrann, Business Commentator for The Australian analyses the budget's impact on inflation and fiscal sustainability, while addressing concerns about pre-election economic motives.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/20248 minutes, 22 seconds
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Budget raises concerns for future generations

Michael McLaren criticises the budget's impact on future generations, highlighting concerns about inflation and fiscal sustainability.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/20245 minutes, 16 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 14th May

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5/14/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 42 seconds
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Travel: Oman

Travel Writer Belle Jackson, shares her recent experiences in Oman, highlighting its uniqueness and appeal as a travel destination.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/14/20248 minutes, 33 seconds
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Health: Kidney Action Week

Professor Carol Pollock, Chair of Kidney Health Australia, sheds light on the importance of Kidney Action Week and the alarming number of Australians unaware of their kidney health status.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/14/20249 minutes, 26 seconds
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Dilmah CEO Dilhan Fernando reflects on family values, tea heritage, and social impact

Dilhan Fernando, CEO of Dilmah Tea, shares the heartwarming family story behind the brand's commitment to integrity and kindness, with a focus on purity of origin and ethical business practices.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/14/20249 minutes, 15 seconds
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'It's pivotal for Albanese's success' - Budget Preview 💰🏦

As anticipation mounts for the evening's budget release, KPMG Chief Economist Brendan Rynne weighs in on the delicate balance between pre-election promises and inflation control.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/14/20247 minutes, 58 seconds
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Budget speech set to unveil pre-released plans

Treasurer Jim Chalmers' budget speech tonight is anticipated to be a scripted affair, revealing pre-released details and buzzwords but lacking in decisive action on pressing issues like racism in universities.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/14/20244 minutes, 22 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 13th May

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5/13/20241 hour, 45 minutes, 37 seconds
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"The lies, the lies, the lies" - Government to ban live sheep exporting

The government announces plans to get rid of live sheep exporting by 2028, sparking controversy and accusations. President of WA Farmers John Hassell joins Michael McLaren.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/13/20245 minutes, 36 seconds
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'Kids running out in their cossies' - Fire at Sydney Olympic Park

Michael is joined by another listener who has given details on a fire at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic centre. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/13/20241 minute, 4 seconds
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Excessive smoke coming from Sydney Olympic Park

A 2GB listener has advised Michael of a potential fire at Sydney Olympic Park. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/13/20242 minutes, 39 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 10th May

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5/10/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 38 seconds
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Friday Food: Beef Week!🥩

Bryce Camm, Chairman of Beef Australia, joins Michael for this week's edition of Friday Food, as the pair delve into all things beefy!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/10/20248 minutes, 53 seconds
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'Hypocrisy' - Cultural appropriation at pro-Palestine protests

Michael is joined by Brendan O’Neill, Chief Political Editor at Spiked, to discuss the concept of cultural appropriation and its place within the current pro-Palestine protests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/10/202410 minutes, 16 seconds
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Restoration and sale of Don Bradman’s childhood home🏡🏏

Michael is joined by Andrew Leeming, a self-proclaimed Don Bradman fan, to discuss the restoration of his childhood home. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/10/20249 minutes, 40 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 9th May

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5/9/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 14 seconds
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Screen Talk with Anna Cordaiy

Michael is joined by entertainment expert, Anna Cordaiy, to talk all things movies and TV shows, including Planet of the Apes, Dark Matter, Beatles documentary and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/9/20249 minutes, 43 seconds
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Treasurers ‘lucky’ to have large tax revenue 🤑📈

Michael is joined by Assistant Professor of Economics at George Washington University, Steven Hamilton, to discuss the benefits Australia has gained from its natural resources, and whether Australia has effectively managed its windfalls. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/9/202411 minutes, 2 seconds
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Transport chaos looms over Western Sydney airport

Michael McLaren challenges the government's ineptitude and half-baked transport plans that jeopardise Western Sydney Airport's potential, leaving commuters facing hour-long bus rides and fuel logistics challenges.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/9/20244 minutes, 59 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 8th May

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5/8/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 47 seconds
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Are we recycling batteries correctly? 🔋♻️

Emma Malinowski, Education Officer at Cleanaway, joins Michael to discuss on how to recycle batteries. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/20247 minutes, 26 seconds
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Public prefers ethical business over political activism by big brands reveals study

Carl Rhodes, Prof. Organisation Studies & Dean of UTS Business School, joins Michael to discuss how big brands are getting involved in societal and political discussions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/20248 minutes, 40 seconds
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British Woman pleads guilty to participation in global monkey torture network

A British woman pleads guilty to involvement in a global monkey torture network, raising questions about the depths of human depravity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/20242 minutes, 56 seconds
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'No right' - Michael McLaren slams council for banning same-sex parenting book

Michael McLaren has voiced his disapproval of Cumberland City Council's decision to ban same-sex parenting books from the local libraries. He raises concerns about the potential clashes between social conservatism and multiculturalism in the area. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/20248 minutes, 12 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 7th May

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5/7/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 19 seconds
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30th anniversary of the opening of the Channel Tunnel 🚘

Michael is joined by Ken Muir, an engineer who worked on Channel Tunnel, following the 30th anniversary of its opening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/20248 minutes, 43 seconds
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Travel: Nude Travel 👙

Michael is joined by David Smeidt, Lists Editor at Escape, to discuss the rising popularity of nude travel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/202411 minutes, 48 seconds
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Callers share experiences of excessive data requests at restaurants and beyond

Further concerns over invasive data collection practices emerge as callers share experiences of excessive information requests at restaurants and other establishments.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/20248 minutes, 51 seconds
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Data privacy concerns escalate amid increasing cyber threats and breaches.

Michael McLaren calls for restraint in data collection as concerns about privacy escalate amid increasing cyber threats and breaches.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/20247 minutes, 43 seconds
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De-Radicalisation efforts under scrutiny

Recent incidents raise doubts about the efficacy of de-radicalisation programs, underscoring the complexities of countering extremism in modern society.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/20244 minutes, 51 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 6th May

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5/6/20241 hour, 48 minutes, 8 seconds
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Dirty money finding its way into the Australian property market

Michael is joined by Clancy Moore, CEO of Transparency International Australia to discuss implementation of the anti-money laundering laws in Australia.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/6/202412 minutes, 24 seconds
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Fear around data breaches👾🧑🏼‍💻

The growing concerns over digital security have sparked discussions about the risks of handing over personal data, prompting the development of a federal digital ID system.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/6/202411 minutes, 24 seconds
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Australians Jake & Callum Robertson formally identified in Mexico

Tragic news unfolds in Mexico as Australian brothers and their American companion are confirmed dead, highlighting the dangers of gang crime in remote areas.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/6/20244 minutes, 26 seconds
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Muslim communities' political shift in UK elections sends ripples to Australian Labor

The British local council elections reveal a seismic shift in political allegiance within Muslim communities, prompting concerns for Australian Labor's electoral future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/6/20245 minutes, 49 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 3rd May

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5/3/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 27 seconds
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NSW Shadow Gaming and Racing Minister calls for modernisation of club rules and data security

NSW Shadow Gaming and Racing Minister, Kevin Anderson, joins Michael to discuss the need to update outdated club rules and enhance data security. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/3/20247 minutes, 22 seconds
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Legal expert raises concerns over club data collection amid major data leak

Principal at Macedone Legal, Sam Macedone, joins Michael to discuss club data collection practices following the major data leak scandal.The pair raise questions about the legality and necessity of scanning driver's licenses. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/3/20247 minutes, 46 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 2nd May

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5/2/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 53 seconds
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Sydneysiders, with Jim Haynes: Louisa Albury 🏙️📚

Discover the untold story of Louisa Albury, the pioneering woman behind Australia's women's suffrage movement.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/2/202411 minutes, 47 seconds
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Screen Talk, with Anna Cordaiy 🎬🎭

Entertainment expert Anna Cordaiy joins Michael for this week's edition of Screen TalkSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/2/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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Jim Chalmers Foreign Investment changes & national security💰🔐

Head of Northern Australia Strategic Policy Centre at ASPI, John Coyne, has joined Michael to discuss the complexities of Chalmers' foreign investment decisions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/2/202412 minutes, 42 seconds
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'Typical virtue signalling' - Michael McLaren comments on increase in flag displays

Michael has discussed the widespread appearance of flags, particularly non-Australian ones, questioning their motivations and implications. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/2/20245 minutes, 52 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 1st May

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5/1/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 27 seconds
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Ghost Night for Australian Heritage Festival👻🎊

Old Government House Property Manager, Nadine Johnson, joins Michael to discuss Ghost Night for the Australian Heritage Festival.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/1/20249 minutes, 12 seconds
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Rising dropout rates and classroom disruption spark national response

Glenn Fahey, Education Program Director at the CIS, joins Michael to discuss the worsening student behavior problems in Australia, as well as reasons behind dropout rates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/1/202412 minutes, 38 seconds
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'Epidemic' - Michael calls for significant reform against domestic violence

Michael has discussed the alarming rates of domestic violence, as the National Cabinet met to discuss the issue. He called for significant reforms rather than mere inquiries or statements. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/1/20245 minutes, 18 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 30th April

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4/30/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 23 seconds
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Solomon Islands PM steps down amid political tension

Emeritus Professor from UQ, Clive Moore, joins Michael to discuss the resignation of Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, delving into the internal concerns surrounding Sogavare's pro-China stance and its implications for the nation's directions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/30/202410 minutes, 27 seconds
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Shadow Minister calls for industry protection amid CFMEU influence claims

Michael is joined by Shadow Attorney-General and Workplace Relations Minister, Michaela Cash, to discuss the Workplace Watchdog's leniency on CFMEU.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/30/20249 minutes, 55 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 29th April

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4/29/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 43 seconds
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Government’s fiscal policy working against RBA efforts on inflation

Michael is joined by Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, to discuss the government's fiscal policy and its implications for inflation efforts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/29/202412 minutes, 8 seconds
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ANZAC Day Long Weekend reveals rising drug driving rates

Michael has discussed the recent figures which showed higher positive tests for drug driving compared to drink driving, highlighting the need for increased awareness and enforcement measures.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/29/20244 minutes, 35 seconds
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'Using children to further political cause' - Michael challenges pro-Palestine activists

Michael McLaren has challenged a university protest which saw the involvement of children engaging in anti-Israel chants. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/29/20246 minutes, 23 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 26th April

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4/26/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 12 seconds
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& Juliet at the Sydney Lyric Theatre 🌹🎭

Actor and performer Rob Mills discusses the empowering twist on Romeo and Juliet in the musical "& Juliet" and its uplifting impact on audiences.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/26/202411 minutes, 46 seconds
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Anniversary of Chernobyl Incident highlights changes in Nuclear tech ☢️🖲️

Reflecting on the legacy of the Chernobyl disaster and the evolution of nuclear technology, alongside the current discourse surrounding nuclear power in Australia.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/26/202412 minutes, 17 seconds
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Freedom of Speech v Censorship 💬🔇

Delving into the complexities of online censorship and freedom of speech amidst the clash between Anthony Albanese and Elon Musk over a controversial video.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/26/202413 minutes, 1 second
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ANZAC Day Reflections: unveiling the silent struggles of Prime Ministers

Michael McLaren reflects on the hidden burdens of leadership amidst ANZAC Day commemorations.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/26/20245 minutes, 15 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 25th April

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4/25/20241 hour, 42 minutes, 59 seconds
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Sydneysiders: ANZAC Day Special, with Jim Haynes

Jim Haynes brings us the military story of Oliver Hogue, also known as 'Trooper Bluegum'See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/25/202411 minutes, 57 seconds
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Screen Talk, with Anna Cordaiy🎬🎭

Anna Cordaiy discusses the latest movies and streaming releases, from action-packed adventures to supernatural comedies, offering insights and recommendations for your entertainment.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/25/20248 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Battle of Villers Bretonneux on Anzac Day 1918

Author and historian Will Davis explores the pivotal role of Australian troops in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux during World War I, a significant moment often hailed as one of the greatest feats of the war.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/25/202411 minutes, 4 seconds
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Private William Halliday’s ashes laid to rest after hunt for family⚱️

Paul Altamore, Secretary of the Trafalgar-Thorpdale RSL Sub Branch delves into the heartwarming story of Private William Halliday, an Australian soldier whose identity was uncovered through a nationwide search after his ashes were anonymously delivered to a local RSL sub-branch.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/25/20246 minutes, 28 seconds
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ANZAC Day 2024: A reflection on sacrifice, freedom, and the ongoing debate on free speech

Michael McLaren reflects on the significance of ANZAC Day in 2024, acknowledging the blessings and freedoms of living in Australia, intertwined with the ongoing debate over free speech and responsibility.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/25/20245 minutes, 11 seconds
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International Guide Dog Day🦮👩🏼‍🦯

Ryan Jones, Guide Dogs Mobility Expert with Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, joins Michael to shed light on the invaluable role of guide dogs, highlighting their professional work and the challenges they face in ensuring accessibility for people with low vision and blindness.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/24/202410 minutes, 18 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 24th April

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4/24/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 42 seconds
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Taxpayers forking out for empty public service offices💸🏢

John Kehoe, Economics Editor at the AFR joins Michael to explore the implications of widespread work-from-home policies, balancing productivity, economic impact, and the need for empirical evidence amidst evolving workplace norms.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/24/20249 minutes, 9 seconds
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Finance, with Blake Wendt 💲

Finance expert Blake Wendt from Pretzel Wealth, joins Michael McLaren to give advice on how to navigate the latest inflation data and government spending initiatives, providing valuable insights for individuals managing their finances amidst economic uncertainty.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/24/202413 minutes, 33 seconds
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Senate Committee calls for COVID-19 Royal Commission🦠😷

The push for a COVID-19 Royal Commission gains momentum amidst calls for transparency and accountability.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/24/202410 minutes, 1 second
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Battle for Leichhardt Oval: a community's fight to save a sporting icon

Leichhardt Oval faces an uncertain future as funding debates loom large, Mayor of the Inner West Council Darcy Byrne joins Michael McLarenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/24/20248 minutes, 9 seconds
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Australian leaders confront challenges of diversity

As tensions rise globally, Australian leaders grapple with the challenges of multiculturalism and unity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/24/20244 minutes, 54 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 23rd April

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4/23/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 42 seconds
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Health: Strokes🧠💪🏼

Dr Lisa Murphy, CEO of Stroke Foundation Australia, joins Michael McLaren to discuss strokes, highlighting the indicators and prevention methods.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/23/202414 minutes, 9 seconds
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Misinformation and free speech on social media💬

Dr Jay Daniel Thompson, Senior Lecturer in Professional Communication at RMIT University, joins Michael to delve into the complex debate on regulating social media content and free speech amid growing concerns over graphic violence.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/23/20249 minutes, 7 seconds
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Michael McLaren questions the efficacy of drug decriminalisation

As drug policy debates surge, Michael McLaren argues against drug decriminalisation, "advocates of treating illicit drug use as a health matter rather than a criminal one are now given the red carpet at health Summits."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/23/20244 minutes, 46 seconds
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Michael McLaren's big plan for Leichhardt Oval

Michael McLaren says a developer is needed to help bring Leichhardt Oval to its former glory. Who will get on board? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/22/20243 minutes, 54 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 22nd April

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4/22/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 57 seconds
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Drive, with Sam Purcell 🚗

Off-Road Editor for Drive Sam Purcell answers a variety of listener questions around cars.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/22/20249 minutes, 1 second
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How Australia would be mobilised if we do see war break out ⚠️

Defense expert Jennifer Parker express concerns over the absence of mobilisation strategy in recent defense strategy release.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/22/202410 minutes, 52 seconds
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French supermarkets combat shrink inflation with bold legislation

French supermarkets take bold action against shrink inflation with mandatory labeling.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/22/20245 minutes, 44 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 19th April

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4/19/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 12 seconds
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Friday Food: Air Fryers ♨️🍟

Air fryer Queen Steph De Sousa shares tips and recipes for maximizing your air fryer's potential.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/20249 minutes, 57 seconds
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Pet Health, with Charlene Carig🐶🐱

Charlene Carig from the Animal Welfare League provides expert advice on pet health, including tips for traveling with pets in cars and addressing common concerns such as excessive licking and coughing.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/202410 minutes, 40 seconds
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Taste of Ireland coming to Sydney! ☘️

Ceili Moore discusses a Taste of Ireland's upcoming tour, showcasing the best of Irish dancing, music, and storytelling, blending tradition with modern interpretation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/202410 minutes, 34 seconds
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Looking at the issues facing Fed Gov right now, with Angus Taylor

Shadow Treasurer Angus Taylor discusses the need to align immigration levels with housing supply and explores potential measures to increase competition in the supermarket sector.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/20247 minutes, 2 seconds
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"Better off being hit by a car": Pedestrian Council warns of 'Fat Bike' dangers

The rise of motorised "fat bikes" poses serious safety concerns on footpaths and roads, Harold Scruby from the Pedestrian Council calls for stricter regulations and enforcement.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/202412 minutes, 4 seconds
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Unveiling the hidden drivers of knife crime: familial absence and social media influence

Michael McLaren examines the hidden factors behind the rise of knife crime in Australia, including familial absence and social media radicalisation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/20246 minutes, 2 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 18th April

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4/18/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 49 seconds
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Sydneysiders: Bea Miles 🏙️📚

Jim Haynes brings us the story of Bea Miles, in this week's edition of Sydneysiders.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/202411 minutes, 27 seconds
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Screen Talk, with Anna Cordaiy

Discover the latest must-watch releases, from intense psychological tennis drama to gripping war epics, with Anna Cordaiy's weekly edition of Screen TalkSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/20246 minutes, 41 seconds
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Millions in unclaimed Centrelink benefits💰✅

Learn about the latest updates on unclaimed Medicare refunds and pension concerns with Services Australia's General Manager, Hank Jongen, who answers listeners calls.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/202417 minutes, 58 seconds
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Rise of crossbenchers challenges Australia's two-party system

With Climate 200 eyeing more seats, the rise of crossbenchers challenges Australia's two-party system, sparking debates about the future of democracy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/20244 minutes, 29 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 17th April

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4/17/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 57 seconds
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ALP’s new National Defence Strategy and cuts to spending🛡️📉

Defense Minister Richard Marles announced cuts and shifts in defense spending, emphasizing a focus on ocean projection over land-based projects, with concerns raised about future funding commitments and personnel shortages.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/17/202410 minutes, 25 seconds
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Tombstone expert’s tours as part of the Australian Heritage Festival

Discover the fascinating world of cemetery symbolism and uncover the stories behind the tombstones with the renowned "tombstone talker" Kerima-Gae Top, during the Australian Heritage Festival's walking tour.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/17/202412 minutes, 48 seconds
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Made in Australia Act - "A big fat gift to the green carpet baggers"

Federal government unveils controversial "Made in Australia Act." Michael McLaren questions the government's economic interventionism and push for taxpayer subsidies for green industries.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/17/202410 minutes, 14 seconds
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'Hopefully her head will urge moderation' - Tanya Plibersek unveils Nature Positive Act

Michael McLaren urges for moderation by Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek, after announcing the next phase of the 'Nature Positive Act.'See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/17/20245 minutes, 43 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 16th April

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4/16/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 48 seconds
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World Liver Day | Professor Elizabeth Powell's insight into Liver health

 Professor Elizabeth Powell from School of Medicine at UQ chats with Michael ahead of World Liver Day. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/16/202412 minutes, 28 seconds
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Michael calls for urgent action amid rising violence

Michael confronts the alarming surge in knife crime across Sydney, reflecting on recent tragedies and urging for decisive action amidst rising concerns.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/16/20245 minutes, 23 seconds
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Gaza Protests vs. Global Crisis Silence

Michael McLaren confronts the stark contrast in protest fervor between Gaza and other global crises, demanding accountability for selective outrage.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/16/20243 minutes, 20 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 15th April

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4/15/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 23 seconds
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Court reporter Josh Bryant live at the Federal Court

Following Justice Michael Lee's findings in the Federal court, court reporter Josh Bryant was live at the Federal Court as the parties exited.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/20243 minutes, 34 seconds
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Lisa Wilkinson speaks out amid Lehrmann Channel 10 verdict

Following a federal court decision in the Lehrmann/Channel 10 saga, Lisa Wilkinson speaks out amid controversy, emphasising the significance of truth.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/20243 minutes
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Call for Transparency as Petrol Prices Soar

As petrol prices soar to unprecedented heights, Michael McLaren demands transparency and action to tackle the ever-increasing cost burden on consumers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/20244 minutes, 52 seconds
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Four million Australians living with Food Allergies🥜🤮

As food allergies become more prevalent, CEO of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia Maria Said advocates for mandatory allergy training in hospitality sector to ensure safetySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/202410 minutes, 15 seconds
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Food: History of the Flat White☕📜

Alan Preston, owner of Moore's Espresso Bar, talks about the flat white's origin and its significance in Australian coffee culture, expressing his preference for traditional espresso machines over modern alternatives like capsule coffee pods.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/12/202411 minutes, 8 seconds
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Afternoons with John Stanley - Friday, 12th April

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4/12/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 13 seconds
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Are loyalty programs worth it?💳💲

Alexandru Nichifor, Associate Professor of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne, joins John to discuss loyalty programs and whether they truly benefit consumers or may lead to hidden costs and reduced savings.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/12/202411 minutes, 14 seconds
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School Holiday Travel 🎒🛩️

John is joined by Margy Osmond, CEO the Tourism & Transport Forum, to discuss school holiday travel ahead of next week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/12/20249 minutes, 8 seconds
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Remembering Sydney's legendary race caller Ken Howard

In this week's edition of Sydneysiders, Jim Haynes tells the story of Sydney race caller Ken Howard, known for his colorful commentary and catchphrases, including "London to a brick."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202413 minutes, 56 seconds
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Screen Talk, with Anna Cordaiy

Entertainment expert Anna Cordaiy discusses upcoming entertainment releases, including a rumored Bruce Springsteen biopic and the Amy Winehouse film "Back to Black."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/20249 minutes, 39 seconds
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Afternoons with John Stanley - Thursday, 11th April

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4/11/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 24 seconds
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Wildlife scientists talks new book: ‘Humpback Highway’ 🐳

John Stanley is joined by Vanessa Pirotta, wildlife scientist, to discuss her new book!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202416 minutes, 17 seconds
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New pumped-Hydro project to power 500K homes

John Stanley is joined by Finn Adamson, Zen Energy Project Manager, to discuss the giant pumped hydro project set to be built in Western Sydney. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202413 minutes, 49 seconds
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Afternoons with John Stanley - Wednesday, 10th April

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4/10/20241 hour, 54 minutes
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How brain games are good for your brain health🧠🧩

John is joined by Professor Henry Brodaty, from the University of NSW Centre for Healthy Ageing, to discuss how games can enhance brain health. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/10/202412 minutes, 29 seconds
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'Cleaning up your mess!' - John Stanley RIPS into Shadow Transport Minister

John Stanley went head-to-head with Shadow Minister for Transport and Roads, Natalie Ward, when discussing who is responsible for the Rozelle Interchange issues. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/10/202411 minutes, 42 seconds
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Afternoons with John Stanley - Tuesday, 9th April

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4/9/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 46 seconds
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Why aren’t young people voting for the Liberal Party?

Federal Member for Menzies, Keith Wolahan, has joined John Stanley to discuss why the Liberal Party is struggling to connect with young voters and the need to change focus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/9/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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Taronga Zoo's program revives snapping turtle population after deadly virus

John is joined by Adam Skidmore, Taronga Zoo Turtle Expert, to discuss Taronga Zoo's efforts in reviving the snapping turtle, which was severely affected by the Bellinger virus in 2015.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/9/20248 minutes, 55 seconds
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Health: Muscle Building as you age🏋🏼‍♀️💪🏼

John Stanley is joined by Dr Desmond Graham, Geriatrician, to talk all things muscle building for this week's health segment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/9/202410 minutes, 59 seconds
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Inside the extraordinary story of Winx's legacy and a record-breaking sale

In the high-stakes world of horse racing, a record-breaking purchase raises questions about the future of WinX's legacy and the profitability of bloodlines.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/9/20248 minutes, 38 seconds
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Afternoons with John Stanley - Monday, 8th April

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4/8/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 43 seconds
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3G Shutdown and online crime videos

John Stanley is joined by David Coleman, Shadow Communications Minister, to discuss the Australia's 3G shutdown. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/8/20247 minutes, 17 seconds
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Empowering communities, first aid and being a good Samaritan⛑️☮️

John Stanley is joined by the 2022 Senior Australian of the Year, Val Dempsey, to talk about her initiative for first aid and being a good Samaritan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/8/20249 minutes, 55 seconds
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'Hot air' - Mayor of Hawkesbury slams Federal Member's flood mitigation comments

UPDATE: Mayor of Hawkesbury, Sarah McMahon, has pushed back on Templeman's comments, expressing frustration over government inaction on crucial flood mitigation projects despite its priority status for two years.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/8/20245 minutes, 58 seconds
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Urgent calls for action on flood mitigation in Lismore and Hawkesbury region

John Stanley (filling in for Michael McLaren) is joined by Susan Templeman, Federal Member for Macquarie, to discuss the flooding impacting major parts of NSW over the weekend and the need for flood mitigation changes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/8/202414 minutes, 11 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 5th April

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4/5/20241 hour, 52 minutes
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Brian Cadd talks new album ‘Dream Train’

Aussie musician, Brian Cadd, joins Michael to discuss his new album 'Dream Train' out today!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/5/202413 minutes, 53 seconds
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Carbon output from energy production jumps🔋💡

Aidan Morrison, Director Energy Program at the Centre for Independent Studies, joins Michael to discuss the recent jump in energy production.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/5/202411 minutes, 44 seconds
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Should we be geo-tracking our children?

Paediatrician, researcher and child health advocate Dr Anthea Rhodes joins Michael  to discuss the risks of geo-tracking your children, and if it actually helps keep them safe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/4/20249 minutes, 19 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 4th April

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4/4/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 50 seconds
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Qantas helps Aussie family with flights for daughter's surgery✈️♥️

South Coast resident Chris reached out to Michael McLaren after his Qantas Frequent Flyer points expired, meaning he needed to drive his young family to Brisbane to visit a surgeon. Qantas found this unacceptable, and has stepped in to help the family.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/4/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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Did Harry Houdini really disturb a body in the Yarra River?

Author, Alan Attwood, joins Michael to discuss his new novel 'Houdini Unbound'. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/4/202413 minutes, 35 seconds
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Nearly a third of new jobs last year were in NDIS-related roles

Carlos Cacho, Chief Economist at Jarden Australia, joins Michael to discuss the recent statistics surrounding the NDIS.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/4/20249 minutes, 29 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 3rd April

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4/3/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 27 seconds
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Navigating the Maze of Donation Reform

Amidst calls for donation reform, Michael McLaren raises questions over the efficacy of proposed caps and the influence of big money in politics.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/3/20244 minutes, 47 seconds
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Friends come together for new stage show ‘In Tails’

Colin Lane & David Hobson, Comedian & Tenor join Michael McLaren ahead of their new stage show.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/3/202415 minutes, 42 seconds
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'Extremely successful' - Reflecting on 75 years of NATO

Michael is joined by Professor Stephan Frühling, ANU’s Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, to discuss the evolution, challenges and future prospects of NATO. He further discusses internal tensions of the organisation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/3/202412 minutes, 17 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 2nd April

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4/2/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 52 seconds
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'Limits on Clive Palmer effect' - Allegra Spender supports political donation caps

Independent MP for Wentworth, Allegra Spender, has advocated for donation caps to prevent individual influence on politics. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/2/20248 minutes, 18 seconds
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Government Accountability Under Scrutiny: A Call for Transparency

"Talk is cheap." - Michael McLaren calls out the governments tendency for secrecy, and asks for more transparency in the Federal Government.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/2/20244 minutes, 43 seconds
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Travel: The Kimberley with Coral Expeditions

Michael is joined by Jeff Gillies, Commercial Director of Coral Expeditions, diving into the best coral experiences!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/2/20249 minutes, 4 seconds
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Hordern Pavilion celebrates 100 years!

Playbill Group Managing Director, Michael Nebenzahl, joins Michael to discuss the 100th year anniversary of Sydney’s most iconic entertainment venue. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/2/202415 minutes, 3 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday 1st April

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4/1/20241 hour, 50 minutes, 40 seconds
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Success of the 2024 Sydney Royal Easter Show 🐣🎠

Michael is joined by Murray Wilton, General Manager at Sydney Royal Easter Show, to discuss the immense success of this year's show.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/1/20247 minutes, 10 seconds
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Reforming Stamp Duty: The Elusive Goal of Australian Real Estate

Despite widespread acknowledgment of the need for reform, disagreement persists on how to reshape stamp duty, hindering fluidity in property transactions and perpetuating housing cost hurdles, as highlighted by recent data and expert analysis.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/1/20243 minutes, 39 seconds
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Generational clash - Should superannuation be available for housing access?

Michael is joined by Andrew Bragg, Shadow Assistant Minister for Home Ownership, to discuss the idea of allowing access to superannuation funds for housing to address affordability challenges for younger generations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/1/20248 minutes, 54 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 29th March

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3/29/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 14 seconds
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Friday Food: Seafood 🐟

Frank, Food Exhibitor at Get Fish joins Michael McLarenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/29/20248 minutes, 31 seconds
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Heritage at the Royal Easter Show🗝️🖼️

Laura Anderson, Heritage Manager at the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW joins Michael McLaren.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/29/20246 minutes, 40 seconds
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What money and finance skills do we need in the modern world?

Dr Angel Zhong, RMIT Finance Academic & Expert joins Michael McLarenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/29/20247 minutes, 26 seconds
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Federal Government’s Solar Announcement☀️🔋

Steven Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Economics at George Washington University joins Michael McLarenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/29/202411 minutes, 44 seconds
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Unveiling the Timeless Significance of Good Friday

Michael McLaren explores the importance of Good Friday, highlighting its universal themes of love, sacrifice, and forgiveness. Stressing the value of embracing these principles in a world where religious influence diminishes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/29/20243 minutes, 38 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 28th March

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3/28/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 40 seconds
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High Speed Rail Authority CEO argues for its development

CEO of the High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA), Tim Parker, joins Michael to discuss the potential for a high speed rail service in Australia, arguing that the upfront costs are high and long-term benefits are worth the investment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/28/202412 minutes, 51 seconds
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'Vote of no confidence' - SA Opposition Leader reflects on low voting in Voice elections

South Australia Opposition Leader, David Speirs, has discussed the low voting turnout in the state-based Voice elections, and raised concerns about dividing representation based on race.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/28/20249 minutes, 40 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 27th March

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3/27/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 4 seconds
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'Before Dawn' - New film using real WWI diaries to detail Australian victory

Michael is joined by Australian Filmmaker, Jordon Prince-Wright, to discuss his upcoming film 'Before Dawn', which uses real WW1 diaries of ANZAC soldiers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/202411 minutes, 24 seconds
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Detectives arrest 15 in takedown of high-profile criminal group

Michael is joined by Clinton Maynard, 2GB Senior Reporter, to discuss the Strike Force Wessex's arrests of 15 people linked to a high-profile gang. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/20244 minutes, 21 seconds
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Fire and Rescue New South Wales celebrate 140 years of service!

Brendan Cox, Acting Assistant Commissioner Fire+Rescue NSW, joins Michael to discuss the major milestone, 140 years of history on display at the Royal Easter Show and major fire issues. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/20246 minutes, 19 seconds
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Graham Linehan's newest memoir ‘Tough Crowd’ 📚🖊️

Michael is joined by Graham Linehan, Irish Writer of 'Father Ted', to discuss his new memoir 'Tough Crowd'.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/202413 minutes, 44 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 26th March

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3/26/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 21 seconds
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Aussie seafood and fire ants at the Royal Easter show🎡🦞

Michael is joined by Tara Moriarty, NSW Minister for Agriculture, Regional NSW and Western NSW, to discuss Aussie seafood and fire ants at the Royal Easter Show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/26/202414 minutes, 18 seconds
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Can Australia adapt to a cashless future?

As cash usage declines rapidly, the future of currency distribution hangs in the balance, prompting discussions on innovative solutions and potential government intervention.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/26/20245 minutes, 58 seconds
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Australia's Population Surge: A Looming Crisis Without a Plan

As population growth surges, Australia faces critical challenges in housing, infrastructure, and sovereignty, with no clear plan in sight.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/26/20244 minutes, 6 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 25th March

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3/25/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 18 seconds
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Central District Exhibit wins best display at Royal Easter Show!

Alison Kernaghan representing the Central District Exhibit at the Royal Easter Show, has joined Michael following her win of the best design display.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/20248 minutes, 10 seconds
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Erskineville is becoming a public toilet black spot🚽🚫

SMH Sydney Editor Michael Koziol joins Michael McLaren.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/20246 minutes, 5 seconds
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V'landys pays tribute to rugby league media legend Ian Heads

The Australian Rugby League Commission chairman, Peter V'landys has today paid tribute to a legend of rugby league media, Ian Heads, who died this morning following a long illness.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/20241 minute, 1 second
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Was the F1 worth it, and what does it say for big events like the Olympics?

Michael is joined by commentator, Steve Price, to discuss major sporting events in Australia. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/20248 minutes, 27 seconds
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Friday Food: Carnival Foods 🎠🍦

Food exhibitor Big Tony joins Michael McLaren live from the Royal Easter Show.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/22/20248 minutes, 6 seconds
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Pet Health, with Charlene Carig 🐶🐱

Animal Welfare League vet Charlene Carig joins Michael McLaren live from the Royal Easter show.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/22/202413 minutes, 48 seconds
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Looming gas shortage threatens Australia's economic stability

Australia's gas sector faces a looming shortage crisis amid policy flip-flops and environmental concerns, Michael highlights the policy failures and environmental dilemmas.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/22/20243 minutes, 29 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 22nd March

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3/22/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 36 seconds
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What Arts & Crafts are on show at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, and who were the winners? 🧶🎨

Michael is joined by Alison Renwick, Chair of Arts & Crafts Competition and Vice President of the RAS, to discuss the Arts and Crafts on display. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/22/20247 minutes, 54 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 21st March

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3/21/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 19 seconds
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Sydneysiders, with Jim Haynes 🏙️📚

Author, historian, and entertainer Jim Haynes tells the story of Sydneysider Kate Leigh.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/21/202413 minutes
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Screen Talk, with Anna Cordaiy 🎬🎭

Entertainment expert Anna Cordaiy joins Michael McLaren for this weeks edition of screen talk.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/21/202410 minutes, 39 seconds
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Drug de-criminalisation in NSW

Michael McLaren highlights the negative consequences of drug de-criminalisation policies, suggesting that current policies may be more effective.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/21/20244 minutes, 19 seconds
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'He's My Idol': Who is Matteo Bocelli's surprise pop-music hero?

Michael is joined by Italian singer and son of music icon, Matteo Bocelli, for a chat about his headline tour, 'A Night with Matteo'. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/21/202412 minutes, 26 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 20th March

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3/20/20241 hour, 51 minutes
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The face behind the name: Ghostwriters for the famous

Michael is joined by Liam Pieper, Author and Ghostwriter to discuss his new novel about a ghostwriter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/20/202410 minutes, 50 seconds
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A reality check for the Australian governments emissions reduction targets

Terence J Collins, Principal Policy Advisor for New Zealand Automobile Association joins Michael to discuss the Australian governments plan to reduce vehicle emissions which look to follow in the steps of NZ.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/20/20249 minutes, 59 seconds
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What makes the cut for the new Canberra Monopoly?

Stephen ‘Mr Canberra’ Cenatiempo, 2CC Breakfast host joined Michale to reveal the best of Canberra in the newest Monopoly. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/20/20249 minutes, 11 seconds
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What defines discrimination? Man is denied entry over his gender in Tasmanian Art Museum

Mona Art Museum, Tasmania denied a man entry to a dedicated 'women's space' in the museum.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Who is really paying for your childcare subsidies?

Michael busts the myth of 'free' childcare for low-income earners that MP Zoe Daniels suggests is the new future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/20/20244 minutes, 55 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 19th March

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3/19/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 35 seconds
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Why would Paul Keating meet with the Chinese Foreign Minister?

Michael is joined by Dr John Lee, Senior fellow (Non-Resident) at the Hudson Institute in DC, to discuss why former Prime Minister Paul Keating met with the Chinese Foreign Minister.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/19/20248 minutes, 34 seconds
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Health: Veneers and Dental Health 🦷

Michael is joined by Dr Dominic Aouad, President of the Australian Dental Association to answer listener queries concerning everything related to teeth.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/19/202414 minutes, 24 seconds
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Queensland's Olympic plans criticised for lack of clarity ahead of hosting

Michael is joined by Jamie Walker, Associate Editor at The Australian, to discuss Queensland decision to rejection of key recommendations for Brisbane Olympics proposals. Walker highlights the lack of clarity and foresight in the states approach to hosting the games. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/19/202411 minutes, 37 seconds
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'Who's going to pay?' - Michael reflects on childcare debate

Michael reflects on the debate over childcare in Australia, considering its rising costs and access issues. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/19/20244 minutes, 21 seconds
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Australian Energy Regulator caps costs but customers still bear the burden

Michael is joined by Joshua Stabler, Managing director at Energy Edge, to discuss the Australian Energy Regulator's draft decision on the default market offer, signaling a decrease in prices. Stabler emphasised the significant financial burden on customers in the electricity market.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/19/202410 minutes, 53 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 18th March

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3/18/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 30 seconds
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Upper-middle class seeing state’s cocaine use skyrocket 💊💉

NSW Crime Commissioner Michael Barnes joins Michael McLarenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/20249 minutes, 44 seconds
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Drive, with James Ward 🚗

Director of content at Drive.com.au James Ward answers your car questions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/202415 minutes, 24 seconds
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Lab leak 'cannot be ruled out' as possible COVID origin

UNSW Infectious Diseases Expert, Professor Raina McIntyre, has discussed her research, which suggests that a lab leak cannot be ruled out as a potential origin of COVID-19.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/202414 minutes, 15 seconds
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Flood risk zoning repercussions

Insurance premiums are on the rise due to flood risk zoning, Michael McLaren questions the credibility of flood maps and urges for a reassessment of zoning practices.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/20244 minutes, 39 seconds
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Aged care industry pushing for user-pays model

Michael is joined by Tom Sydmondson, CEO for Aged & Community Care Providers Association, to discuss the need for increased funding in Australia's aged care sector, as well as the proposal to tap into savings of wealthier Australians, sparking debate over fairness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/202412 minutes, 7 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 15th March

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3/15/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 18 seconds
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Celebrating World Sleep Day

Sleep expert and Resmed Ambassador Olivia Arezzolo joins Michael McLaren.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/15/202410 minutes, 36 seconds
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What’s involved with restoring historical artefacts?

Otto Lowe, Restorer at Factum Foundation joins Michael McLaren.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/15/202410 minutes, 34 seconds
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Port of Newcastle hiking up fees

Michael is joined by Stephen Galilee, CEO of NSW Minerals Council, to discuss the Port of Newcastle increasing their user fees. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/15/202411 minutes, 10 seconds
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China's relentless coal expansion: a global climate conundrum

Amid China's unchecked coal growth, global emissions surge, raising questions about the effectiveness of international climate efforts.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/15/20243 minutes, 56 seconds
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Screen Talk w/Anna Cordaiy

Michael is joined by Entertainment expert, Anna Cordaiy to discuss the hottest movies and TV shows, including Love Lies Bleeding, Population:11 and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/14/20247 minutes, 32 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 14th March

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3/14/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 34 seconds
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Vehicle emissions standards 🚗💨

Michael is joined by John Roca, Sydney City Lexus and Toyota to discuss the government's vehicle emissions standards. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/14/202414 minutes, 47 seconds
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‘Enhanced Games’ promises safe oversight of athletes using performance enhancers

Michael is joined by a former Olympian and current Associate Director of Athlete Relations for the Enhanced Games, Christina Smith, to discuss the sporting event which would allow athletes to safely use performance supplements. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/14/20247 minutes, 57 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 13th March

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3/13/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 28 seconds
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Uncertainties surround US-Australia submarine deal amid budget discussions

Michael is joined by Jennifer Parker, Expert Associate at ANU’s National Security College, to discuss the concerns over the US-Australia submarine deal, as the US Navy considers cutting a Virginia-class submarine from its budget. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/13/202411 minutes, 2 seconds
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Interview | Clive Palmer

Clive Palmer's ambitious plans for "Titanic Two" resurface amidst political commentary on peacebuilding efforts and funding controversies.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/13/20248 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ongoing conflict in Ukraine persists amidst diplomatic controversy

Amidst the overshadowing Gaza situation, the ongoing war in Ukraine persists, with lives lost, territories contested, and diplomatic complexities arise, including controversial remarks from the Pope on negotiation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/13/20244 minutes, 20 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 12th March

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3/12/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 40 seconds
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What is the relevance of the Commonwealth?

Michael is joined by Prof. Derek McDougall, University of Melbourne Social and Political Sciences expert, to discuss the history, challenges and potential future of the Commonwealth. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/12/20248 minutes, 26 seconds
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'Things have changed significantly' - Energy expert pushes for Nuclear Energy preparation

Energy Management expert and adjunct professor Stephen Wilson joins Michael to discuss in-detail how Australia will launch a new Nuclear industry if the Coalition takes government.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/12/202412 minutes, 16 seconds
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Michael advocates for four-year federal terms

Michael has advocated for extending the length of federal parliamentary terms, arguing that current three year terms limit effective governance, hinder long-term planning for reforms and influenced by pressure of media cycles and re-election.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/12/20245 minutes, 8 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 11th March

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3/11/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 21 seconds
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'Status symbol' - Greens Transport spokesperson pushes for SUV and Ute regulations

NSW Greens transport spokesperson, Cate Faehrmann, has joined Michael to discuss the need to reconsider SUV incentives. Faehrmann proposed measures to discourage their purchase, citing safety concerns and the impact on road infrastructure, whilst Michael questioned the role of government in regulating vehicle choices.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/11/202412 minutes, 48 seconds
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Interim report into toll roads

Michael is joined by former ACCC Chair, Allan Feels, to discuss the interim report into toll roads. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/11/20249 minutes, 18 seconds
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Transurban to 'continue work with' government in wake of Toll Review

General Manager for Customer Experience at Transurban, Chris Jackson, joins Michael to discuss the new recommendations for toll roads in Sydney.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/11/202411 minutes, 22 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 8th March

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3/8/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 18 seconds
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Friday Food: Jewish Food Festival ✡️

Michael is joined by Rabbi Alon Meltzer, Director of Programs for Shalom, to discuss Shalom's Jewish Food Festival on this weekend in Sydney. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/8/20249 minutes, 5 seconds
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Pet Health🐶🐱

Michael is joined by Charlene Carig, Animal Welfare League Vet, to provide listeners with answers to anything pet health!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/8/202414 minutes, 50 seconds
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Michael McLaren on Sam Kerr's alleged remarks

Michael McLaren rejects the claim by an academic that only white people can be racist.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/8/20245 minutes, 39 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 7th March

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3/7/20241 hour, 55 minutes
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Screen Talk w/Anna Cordaiy

Michael is joined by Entertainment expert, Anna Cordaiy, for a weekly dose of Screen Talk, where the pair discuss the hottest, up-and-coming movies and TV shows, including Michael Caine's final movie, The Gentlemen spinoff and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/7/20247 minutes, 36 seconds
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The 2024 Sydney Eisteddfod is open for entries 💃🏼🎻

Michael is joined by the General Manager of Sydney Eisteddfod, Annette Brown, to discuss this years performing arts festival. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/7/20249 minutes, 11 seconds
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Celebrating Stadium Australia…and should it have a roof?

Rod McGeoch, Sydney businessman and former CEO of Sydney’s Olympic bid joins Michael McLaren.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/7/202411 minutes, 23 seconds
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Debating the role of single-sex private schools ahead of International Women's Day

Michael McLaren criticises single-sex private schools, and argues that despite changes in school demographics, issues like the gender pay gap and sexism will persist.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/7/20244 minutes, 21 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 6th March

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3/6/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 17 seconds
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New York Post Opinion Editor reflects on the Super Tuesday showdown

Michael is joined by Kelly Jane Torrance, New York Post Opinion Editor, to discuss Super Tuesday, which sees 15 states vote in their respective primary elections. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/6/202412 minutes, 53 seconds
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Business groups clash with Unions over proposed reproductive health leave

As Queensland unions push for expanded health leave, business groups express concerns over national implementation, sparking ideological battles over workplace policies.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/6/202410 minutes, 50 seconds
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Is Australia's petrol pricing system due for a revolution?

Michael McLaren calls for transparency and fairness in Australia's volatile fuel market, following recent changes to 7-Eleven's price lock on petrol prices.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/6/20243 minutes, 59 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 5th March

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3/5/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 53 seconds
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Australia set for 60 million uncrewed flights per year by 2043

Michael is joined by Luke Gumley, Airservices Australia's Head of Transformation Uncrewed Services, to discuss Australia's traffic control system for unmanned flights and airtaxies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/5/20246 minutes, 50 seconds
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Car insurance premiums going up

Michael McLaren is joined by Rachel Wastell, Mozo Money Expert, to discuss the rising costs of car insurance premiums.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/5/202411 minutes, 54 seconds
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Nuclear energy sparks contentious debate in Australia's political arena

"Bring it on," Michal McLaren welcomes the political debate over nuclear power, suggesting it's a debate this country should have had a long time ago.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/5/20244 minutes, 52 seconds
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Energy expert calls for immediate work to prepare for nuclear future

Adjunct Professor and Energy Management Expert, Stephen Wilson, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss the potential launch of a nuclear industry in Australia, following his extensive research. Wilson emphasised that the results of the research pointed towards Australia being "capable of deploying nuclear energy". See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/5/20246 minutes, 58 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 4th March

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3/4/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 40 seconds
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Can our ‘woke world’ take a joke?

Managing Director of Strategy and Policy at Agenda C, Parnell Palme McGuinness, has joined Michael McLaren to explore whether society has become excessively sensitive towards comedy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/4/202410 minutes
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Former PM Scott Morrison defends the intersection of religion and politics

Michael McLaren reacts to Scott Morrison defending the intersection of religion and politics in his valedictory speech.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/4/20245 minutes, 5 seconds
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Australia's Billion-Dollar card transaction dilemma

Brad Kelly, Managing Director of Payment Services, joins Michael McLaren to discuss the $1b Australians have lost as a result of card surcharges. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/4/202411 minutes, 3 seconds
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Does Australia Post actually need to turn a profit? 📮📈

Michael McLaren is joined by the Associate Dean of Business Systems and Operations and Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at ECU, Flavio Macau, to discuss the challenges Australia Post faces. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/4/202413 minutes, 37 seconds
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Friday Food: Are plant-based diets as healthy as they’re made out to be?

Nutrition scientist and dietician Dr Joanna McMillan joins Michael McLaren.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/1/202415 minutes, 51 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 1st March

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3/1/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 20 seconds
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Friday Food: Are plant-based diets as healthy as they’re made out to be?

Nutrition scientist and dietician Dr Joanna McMillian joins Michael McLarenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/1/202415 minutes, 51 seconds
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Why do sinkholes keep popping up?

Dr. Stephen Fits explains sinkhole formation, attributing it to natural or human factors, with increased occurrences likely due to underground activities.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/1/20248 minutes, 44 seconds
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'Enjoys being PM too much' - Senior Fellow reflects on Albanese leadership ahead of by-election

Senior Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs, John Roskam, has reflected on Albanese's leadership ahead of the Dunkley by-election. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/1/202410 minutes, 25 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 29th February

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2/29/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 41 seconds
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Sydneysiders: George Druitt

Jim Haynes joins Michael McLaren to tell the story of George Druitt, who had the area of 'Mount Druitt' name in his honour.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/29/20248 minutes, 40 seconds
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Screen Talk with Anna Cordaiy

Entertainment expert Anna Cordaiy joins Michael McLaren for this weeks edition of Screen Talk.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/29/20246 minutes, 54 seconds
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Foreign drivers forced take a test to drive on Australian roads

"It's the right move" - Michael McLaren endorses the NSW Government's move to force temporary visa holders to take a driving test.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/29/202410 minutes, 56 seconds
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Strategic Policy analyst calls for prosecution of politician who betrayed the nation

Malcolm Davis, Senior Analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, joins Michael to discuss the unnamed politician who betrayed the country in collaboration with foreign spies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/29/202415 minutes, 25 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 28th February

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2/28/20241 hour, 49 minutes, 38 seconds
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Stamp duty reform could drive 100,000 more annual home sales in NSW

Michael McLaren argues that the leadership in our country is not brave enough to eliminate stamp duty. "Stamp duty is bracket creep on steroids, it's just a license to print money and it destroys aspiration, fluidity, and flexibility."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/28/20245 minutes, 17 seconds
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British pop legend Engelbert Humperdinck discusses Aussie farewell tour

British music icon, Engelbert Humperdinck, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss his Australian farewell tour. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/28/202410 minutes, 4 seconds
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Man shot in Sydney CBD

A local business owner, Jasmine, has told Michael McLaren of a shooting on Bathurst Street in Sydney CBD. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/28/20241 minute, 58 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 27th February

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2/27/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 15 seconds
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Travel: Viva Las Vegas!

Sarah Swain, Senior Travel Writer at 9Travel joins Michael McLaren for a discussion on Las Vegas as the ultimate travel destination.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/27/202411 minutes, 22 seconds
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NSW Police uninvited to Mardi Gras

Michael McLaren criticises the Mardi Gras board for failing to demonstrate leadership by succumbing to a narrative that tarnishes the entire police force based on the actions of one individual.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/27/20245 minutes, 4 seconds
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Health: Hearing, a Call to Action for Ear Health Awareness

Karen Hirschhausen, principal audiologist at Hearing Australia, urges Australians to take advantage of free hearing checks and emphasises the importance of regular screenings in combating hearing loss.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/27/202410 minutes, 29 seconds
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Should we simplify the tax system?

Shane Wright, SMH Economics Editor, discusses the surprising revelation that there are now more accountants than farmers in Australia, questioning the complexity of the tax system and the need for simplification to boost productivity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/27/202411 minutes, 13 seconds
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In the wake of Taylor-mania, what was ABBA-mania like on this day in 1977?

Michael is joined by Ian Cole, Author of ABBA: Song By Song, to discuss ABBA-mania and how it compares to the current Taylor Swift wave of popularity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/27/202411 minutes, 2 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 26th February

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2/26/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 45 seconds
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Gender Pay Gap Data ♂️💲

Mark Humphrey-Jenner, Associate Professor of Finance at UNSW Business School, joins Michael to discuss the release of WGEA gender pay gap data, what it means and what we can expect. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/26/20249 minutes, 46 seconds
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'The performer of my lifetime' - 2GB listener recalls concert after winning Taylor Swift tickets

The daughter of a 2GB listener, Bronwyn, who won Taylor Swift tickets and gifted them to her, has joined Michael to describe her experience at the concert. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/26/20243 minutes, 49 seconds
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New curriculum mandates democracy and legal studies in NSW schools

Mandatory curriculum changes in New South Wales schools aim to bolster democracy education, addressing concerns over youth disillusionment with democratic principles.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/26/20244 minutes, 2 seconds
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'Need to see lowering of standards' - Academic reviews Universities Accord

Professor in the Practice of Higher Education Policy at ANU, Andrew Norton, has joined Michael to review the recent Universities Accord. The two discussed the feasibility of achieving a 55% target for Australians aged 25-34 to to obtain a degree, as well as the costs associated. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/26/202412 minutes, 56 seconds
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Concerns mount over new Euro 6 emissions standards

Michael McLaren questions the feasibility of the new Euro 6 emissions standards, urging flexibility in policy implementation to avoid market disruptions, and to ensure a smooth transition towards greener transportation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/202413 minutes, 13 seconds
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Push for remote working rights gains momentum

Would you work from home? Michael McLaren warns that the Labor-left influence on industrial relations could negatively reshape workplace dynamics, "bad legislation and over regulation can kill a golden goose."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/20244 minutes, 36 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 23rd February

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2/23/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 30 seconds
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NSW Police officer charged with murder of missing couple

NSW Police have charged Lamarre with murder of Jesse Baird and his boyfriend Luke Davies.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/20244 minutes, 21 seconds
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British High Commissioner urges continued support for Ukraine two years after invasion

British High Commissioner to Australia, Vicki Tred, has called for continued global support in the face of Russia's aggression and emphasises the importance of aiding Ukraine's resistance, two years after the invasion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/20248 minutes, 20 seconds
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Man ARRESTED in relation to disappearance of two men

Nine News reporter, Damien Ryan, has given an update on the missing couple, Jessie Baird and Luke Davies, with Beau Lamar, a former boyfriend of Baird, handing himself in for questioning. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/20244 minutes, 17 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 22nd February

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2/22/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Australian Editor-at-Large rips into PM's anti-semitism response

The Editor-at-Large, Paul Kelly, joins Michael to discuss the rising anti-Semitism in Australia, and the perceived lack of leadership by the current government to tackle the issue. The pair further discuss the broader implications of the Middle East conflict on Western democracies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/22/202410 minutes, 45 seconds
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Greens housing spokesperson urges policy overhaul

Greens Housing Spokesperson, Max Chandler Mather, has joined Michael to discuss Australia's housing crisis, with Mather suggesting vacancy tax, phasing out investor tax benefits and capping rent increases. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/22/20248 minutes, 18 seconds
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Screen Talk with Anna Cordaiy

Michael is joined by Entertainment expert, Anna Cordaiy, for a weekly discussion on the hottest movies and TV shows, including Hugo, Driveaway dolls, Sylvester Stallone's Family reality show and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/22/20247 minutes, 19 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 21st February

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2/21/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 53 seconds
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Former Venues chair calls for roofs to be added to stadiums ahead of rainy Taylor Swift show

Former chair of Venues NSW, Tony Sheppard, joins Michael to discuss the benefits of adding a roof to major Sydney stadiums, which may boost the economy, improve acoustics and has the potential to attract big acts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/21/202412 minutes, 44 seconds
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Graffiti Buster - The man who's been cleaning graffiti for 28 years

Michael is joined by local legend, Ted Bickford, who has spent nearly 30 years removing and painting local graffiti. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/21/202410 minutes, 25 seconds
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Youth crime figures spike amongst teenage girls

 Professor Rick Sarre, Criminologist from University of SA, joins Michael to discuss the recent rise in youth crime numbers, particularly amongst teenage girls. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/21/20247 minutes, 41 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 20th February

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2/20/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Government’s new Defence plans could cause problems with Germany ⚓🛡️

Expert Associate at ANU’s National Security College, Jennifer Parker, has discussed the government's new Defence plans and its potential impact on international relations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/20249 minutes, 39 seconds
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Discover Eastern Europe's charms with Eva Santo of Eva European Tours

Join Eva Santo, founder of Eva European Tours, as she shares insights into exploring Eastern Europe's rich history, culture, and renowned spas, offering a unique perspective on travel in the region.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202412 minutes, 58 seconds
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45 Years since the Shah of Iran was secretly diagnosed with cancer

Dr Alam Saleh, Senior Lecturer in Iranian Studies at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University, discusses how these events shaped Iran's transformation from a progressive ally to a destabilising force in the Middle East.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202410 minutes, 21 seconds
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Cybersecurity strategist warns of China's cyber warfare threat

Chief Strategy Officer at Cyber Six, Alastair MacGibbon, has discussed the increasing threat of cyber warfare from China, emphasising the potential for attacks on critical infrastructure, such as power grids and water treatment plants.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202411 minutes, 11 seconds
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From costly cleanup to cultural solutions: unveiling the battle against graffiti

"It is a stain" - Michael McLaren addresses the costly and pervasive issue of graffiti, and delves into its senselessness, and potential solutions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/20244 minutes, 21 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 19th February

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2/19/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 41 seconds
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Decline of Australia's nickel industry

Michael McLaren warns of industrial decline as seen in Australia's nickel industry, stating that despite all the climate pledges and promises from countries at climate conferences "on the ground, it's business as usual for them."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/19/20244 minutes, 47 seconds
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Tall Ship James Craig celebrates 150 years over the weekend

Peter Cole, James Craig Executive Master joins Michael McLaren highlighting the tall ship's significance and the vital role of volunteers in preserving maritime heritage for future generations.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/19/202410 minutes, 20 seconds
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Immigration expert warns against asylum seekers arriving via plane

Population and Immigration Expert, Abul Rizvi, has discussed the rising number of asylum seekers arriving by plane, amid concerns regarding boat arrivals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/19/202412 minutes, 51 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 16th February

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2/16/20241 hour, 50 minutes, 28 seconds
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Friday Food: Italian Food (and Prime Ministerial proposals!)

Michael is joined by Pasquale Trimboli, the Co-owner of Italian and Sons, to talk all things Italian food, and how Albanese dined at his restaurant pre-proposal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/16/202411 minutes, 31 seconds
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70 years since Australians established a research station in Antarctica ⚗️

Cat Humphries, Former station leader at Mawson Station joins Michael McLaren.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/16/202412 minutes, 44 seconds
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Local Government: Stick to the basics, leave geopolitics aside

Michael McLaren criticises local councils for straying from their core responsibilities of managing infrastructure and services, and urges councils to focus on local issues like road maintenance and community engagement rather than engaging in geopolitical debates.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/16/20244 minutes, 19 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 15th February

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2/15/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 1 second
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Victory claimed in Indonesian election, why should we care?

Michael is joined by Dr Nathan Franklin, a lecturer in Indonesian Studies from Charles Darwin University, to discuss the recent results of the Indonesian election. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/20246 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ex-Wallaby Owen Finegan addresses childhood cancer awareness

Michael is joined by Owen Finegan, Ex-Wallaby and CEO of The Kids Cancer Project, to discuss International Childhood Cancer Day, as well as Say “K’Day” and raise funds  for the cause. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/20244 minutes, 29 seconds
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Calls for practical measures over symbolism in Indigenous policy

Michael McLaren fears the Government is avoiding practical solutions in favor of symbolic gestures, resulting in some of our most vulnerable, remaining victims.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/20244 minutes, 25 seconds
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Why are Sydneysiders choosing private over public school?

Catholic Schools NSW Chief Executive, Dallas McInerney, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss why Sydneysiders are choosing private schools over public. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/202410 minutes, 48 seconds
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BREAKING: Car on fire causes chaos in the Eastern Distributor

A car has caught on fire in the Eastern Distributor, closing all southbound lanes, with delays building up towards the Harbour Tunnel.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/202441 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 14th February

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2/14/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 38 seconds
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BREAKING: Liverpool West school shut down for weeks over asbestos contamination

2gb state political editor, Clinton Maynard, has confirmed that Liverpool West Public School will closed for several weeks, with 700 students needing to find another school following the discovery of asbestos contamination.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/14/20242 minutes, 1 second
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The War Memorial's search for transcribers of love letters and diaries

Michael is joined by the head of Australian War Memorial’s digital experience, Terri-Anne Simmonds, as they are seeking volunteers to transcribe love letters and diariesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/14/20249 minutes, 12 seconds
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'It won't close the gap' - Senior Fellow reflects on push for truth-telling

Senior Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs, John Roskam, has discussed the government's push for truth-telling and treaty. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/14/202411 minutes, 34 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 13th February

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2/13/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 34 seconds
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Taylor Swift's jet tops celebrity CO2 Emissions

Taylor Swift's frequent use of private jets contributes to a significant carbon footprint, according to a British analysis. Michael McLaren highlights the contrast between Swift's emissions and her fans' climate-conscious attitudes, suggesting hypocrisy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/13/20244 minutes, 55 seconds
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Travel: Ruins & Archaeology

Dr Chris Carter, Archaeologist and Tour Guide joins Michael McLarenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/13/202411 minutes, 41 seconds
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The story of KGB spy Lev Koshlyakov

Cameron Stewart, Chief International Correspondent for The Australian tells the story of KGB spy Lev KoshlyakovSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/13/202412 minutes, 41 seconds
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'More people leaving than we're hiring' - Senator reflects on ADF recruitment difficulties

Former Senator, Rex Patrick, has commented on Australia's Defence Force's recruitment and retention challenges. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/13/20249 minutes, 24 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 12th February

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2/12/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 34 seconds
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'Needs every vote' - Senior Fellow reflects on potential Biden resignation

Senior Fellow at the US Studies Centre, Bruce Wolpe, has lifted the lid on potential outcomes if President Biden steps down.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/12/20248 minutes, 2 seconds
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Original 60 Minutes journalists reflect on 45 years anniversary

Michael is joined by two of the original 60 Minutes Journalists, Ian Leslie and Ray Martin, to discuss the iconic current affairs program. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/12/202412 minutes, 16 seconds
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Brisbane Olympics faces uncertainty as Gabba Stadium plans are axed

Michael is joined by the Associate Editor of The Australian, Jamie Walker, to discuss the concerns and uncertainties surrounding the organisation of Brisbane Olympics following its cost predictions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/12/202410 minutes, 57 seconds
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'Wild West' - Fire bombs linked to illicit tobacco trade sparks major concern

The Age Investigations Reporter, Chris Vedelago, has commented on the rise in fire bombings in Melbourne, believed to be related to organised crime wars over illicit tobacco trade.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/12/20249 minutes, 9 seconds
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Friday Food: Aphrodisiacs…just in time for Valentine’s Day! 🍒🌹

Aphrodisiac expert Lillian Zeltser joins Michael McLaren for this weeks editions of Friday Food.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/9/202411 minutes, 52 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 9th February

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2/9/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 10 seconds
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Second set of Labor’s IR laws

Shadow Employment & Workplace relations Minister Michaelia Cash, joins Michael McLaren to discuss Labor's new IR laws.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/9/202413 minutes, 2 seconds
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Robin Zander, Lead singer of Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick are currently Touring Australia, celebrating 50 years.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/9/20249 minutes, 40 seconds
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The President of Mexico, opening up the gate to Gaza?

Michael McLaren has his say on the declining cognitive ability of Joe Biden "Before one runs as president or runs as prime Minister they should have to take some sort of cognitive test."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/9/202411 minutes, 27 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 8th February

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2/8/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 24 seconds
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Sydneysiders: The story of Gwen Plumb, with Jim Haynes

Entertainer, author, and historian Jim Haynes brings us the story of Australian Gwendoline Jean Plumb.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/8/202413 minutes, 27 seconds
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Screen Talk, with Anna Cordaiy

Entertainment expert Anna Cordaiy joins Michael McLaren for this weeks edition of Screen Talk.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/8/20245 minutes, 44 seconds
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Tax cuts won’t help when the NDIS continues to grow in cost

John Kehoe, AFR’s Economics Editor joins Michael McLaren to discuss the impact of the tax cuts on the NDIS.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/8/20248 minutes, 46 seconds
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New report into increasing disruption in classrooms

Senator Matt O'Sullivan, Chair of the Education and Employment References Committee joins Michael McLaren to discuss the new report into increasing disruption in classrooms.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/8/202411 minutes, 11 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 7th February

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2/7/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 2 seconds
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Heart Health Awareness Month: Risks and Prevention

Heart health concerns prompt discussions about risk factors, symptoms, and preventative measures, urging early screenings and lifestyle adjustments. Cardiologist Dr Usaid Allawala joins Michael McLaren and emphasises proactive care.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/7/202413 minutes, 36 seconds
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The importance of improving children's literacy through reading

The eighth Australian Children’s Laureate, Sally Rippon, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss the need for early intervention for struggling young readers and highlights the enduring impact of literature on childhood development.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/7/202411 minutes, 2 seconds
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David Littleproud | Climate Protest, Tax Cuts, Right to Disconnect, Price Gouging

Nationals leader, David Littleproud, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss a range of political issues. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/7/20249 minutes, 43 seconds
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The 'Right to Disconnect’ and how would it work in legislation

Associate Prof. at Swinburne School of Business, Dr. John Hopkins, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss the proposed changes to industrial relations laws, which considers employees' 'right to disconnect'. Hopkins further considers how it may work in legislation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/7/20248 minutes, 37 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 6th February

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2/6/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 57 seconds
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The curious legal battle of a Pigeon Racing Club

Michael McLaren is joined by Chief Investigative Reporter at the Sydney Morning Herald, Kate McClymont, to discuss the bizarre legal battle involving members at the Rooty Hill Pigeon Racing Club. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/6/20247 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Love Boat actress opens up about being a child star

Michael McLaren is joined by US Actress and star of The Love Boat, Jill Whelan, as she shares insights into her experiences growing up as a child star and reveals what exactly she’s doing in Australia. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/6/202410 minutes, 5 seconds
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A PNG team for the NRL?

Michael McLaren is joined by SMH Sports Reporter, Dan Walsh, to discuss the potential of a PNG team for the NRL. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/6/20246 minutes, 57 seconds
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Drive, with Trent Nikolic 🚗

Managing Editor of Drive.com.au, Trent Nikolic, answers listeners vehicle questions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/5/202413 minutes, 50 seconds
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Afternoons - Monday, 5th February

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2/5/20241 hour, 51 minutes, 11 seconds
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Are traditional fire management strategies increasing forest flammability?

Professor David Lindenmayer, ANU’s Fenner School of Environment & Society, joins Clinton to discuss new research that suggests traditional fire management strategies like hazard reductions have increased forrest flammability.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/5/20247 minutes, 41 seconds
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Treasurer Daniel Mookhey warns of a San Francisco-like housing shortage

Treasurer Daniel Mookie warns of a San Francisco-like housing shortage in Sydney, and stresses the importance of balancing affordability, standards, and the state's ethos of homeownership for those who work hard.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/5/202412 minutes, 25 seconds
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How different is out farming to Europe?

David Jochinke, President of National Farmers Federation, joins Michael McLaren the different between farming in Australia vs Europe, and if the EU's climate agenda makes collaboration difficult for Australian farmers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/2/20248 minutes, 28 seconds
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Friday Food: Crepes, with Marianne Poirey 🥞

Marianne Poirey, General Manager of Four Frogs Creperie joins Michael McLaren for this weeks edition of Friday Food.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/2/202415 minutes, 8 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 2nd February

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2/2/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 46 seconds
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Jacinta Nampijinpa Price Interview | Environment Defenders Office drama, Indigenous governor-general & more

Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Jacinta Nampijinpa Price, stops by for a chat with Michael McLaren to discuss a host of topics impacting the nation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/2/20248 minutes, 53 seconds
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"Not pretty enough" - Australia's farmers face produce waste due to supermarket standards

Supermarkets insist something looks perfect on the shelf, as a result produce often goes to waste.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/1/20248 minutes, 36 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 1st February

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2/1/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 44 seconds
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Screen Talk with Anna Cordaiy

Entertainment expert Anna Cordaiy joins Michael McLaren for this weeks edition of Screen Talk.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/1/20247 minutes, 30 seconds
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Evaluating Medicare after 40 years: What’s working, what’s not?

Michael McLaren chats with Rachel David, the CEO of Private Healthcare Australia, as Medicare celebrates 40 years.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/1/202411 minutes, 40 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 31st January

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1/31/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 8 seconds
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“Poo Buckets” and “Poo Tubes” for our national parks?

Olivia Hickey, Wilderness Ranger with Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, calls for “Poo Buckets” and “Poo Tubes” to be used in our national parks.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/31/20246 minutes, 52 seconds
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Debunking Antidepressant Myths

Psychiatrist Dr. Tanveer Ahmed joins Michael McLaren to delve into the global debate on antidepressant prescriptions, sparked by the world's first psychiatry guidelines on deprescribing.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/31/202412 minutes, 45 seconds
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Kevin McCloud talks 'Home Truths'

Kevin McCloud, British designer and writer, joins Michael McLaren live in the studio to discuss his upcoming 'Home Truths' tour. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/31/202415 minutes, 13 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 30th January

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1/30/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 48 seconds
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Unveiling Overrated Tourist Hotspots Worldwide

Rowena Ryan, the digital editor at escape.com.au, discusses the overhyped nature of popular tourist destinations, including iconic landmarks and cultural attractions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/30/20249 minutes, 26 seconds
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Is our vocabulary crumbling?

Kate Burridge, linguist at Monash University suggests that while claims of a shrinking vocabulary are inaccurate, certain words are becoming less prominent, but the overall English language vocabulary is expanding.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/30/202410 minutes, 46 seconds
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Rising costs associated with Australia's childcare system

Trisha Jha, Education Research Fellow at the CIS, joins Michael McLaren to discuss Australia's childcare system, emphasising the rising costs and limited availability despite government subsidies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/30/202411 minutes, 12 seconds
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Are we looking at a major regional war in the Middle East?

Military expert Mick Ryan joins Michael McLaren to discuss the potential of a major regional war in the Middle EastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/29/20246 minutes, 30 seconds
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James Ward, Director of Content of Drive.com

James Ward delves into driving-related topics with Michael McLaren, addressing concerns such as the impact of stop-start systems on car batteries, Mazda's use of artificial intelligence for electric vehicle development, the evolving electric car market, and more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/29/202412 minutes, 39 seconds
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Chinese property giant Evergrande ordered to liquidate by court

A Hong Kong court orders the liquidation of China Evergrande, the world's most indebted property developer, prompting discussions on broader implications for Australia, including potential impacts on iron ore demand and the challenges faced by the Chinese economy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/29/20247 minutes, 26 seconds
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50 year old women might be better than you at Mario Kart

Ron Curry, CEO of the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association, joins Michael McLaren to delve into the growing trend of women in their fifties embracing video games and challenging stereotypes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/29/20248 minutes, 54 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 29th January

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1/29/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 45 seconds
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Risks caused by lithium-ion batteries & Electric Vehicle Inquiry | Greg Warren MP Interview

Greg Warren, Campbelltown MP & Chair of Road Safety Committee has joined Michael McLaren to discuss the risks associated with lithium ion batteries.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/29/202410 minutes, 31 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 26th January

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1/26/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 31 seconds
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Friday Food | Talking Rum, with Mark “Dr Rum” Wyatt

Michael McLaren chats with Mark “Dr Rum” Wyatt for Friday Food! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/26/20249 minutes, 29 seconds
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'Get a life': Michael McLaren's epic response to protesters blocking Gabba Test

A passionate Michael McLaren didn’t hold back when pictures and footage emerged of Invasion Day protestors blocking the main gates of the Gabba Test while fans attempted to enter the stadium.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/26/20241 minute, 45 seconds
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Does Australia have a waste problem? ♻️🚮

Director of Blue Environment, Joe Pickin, joins Michael McLaren to discuss Australia's waste problem. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/26/202411 minutes, 33 seconds
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Crackdown on price gouging cabbies over long weekend

Anthony Wing, Point To Point Transport Commissioner, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss the hotline which allows customers to report price gouging taxis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/26/20246 minutes, 48 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 25th January

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1/25/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 37 seconds
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Government's emission targets questioned amid renewable energy challenges

Prof. Bruce Mountain, Director of the Victoria Energy Policy Centre at Victoria University, joins Michael McLaren to discuss the government's emission targets and the challenges regarding reliable power. Mountain emphasised that the inability to meet targets could result in legal consequences.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/25/20249 minutes, 27 seconds
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Andrew McKellar, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry | Reaction to Albo's tax changes

Michael McLaren chats with Andrew McKellar, the chief executive of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), over the latest developments surrounding the stage 3 tax cuts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/25/20248 minutes, 14 seconds
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BREAKING: Seaplane crash landing in Sydney harbour

Eyewitness Warren, on a boat near Rose Bay, described the seaplane attempting a landing before crashing into the water, with one of its floats detaching. Fortunately, all passengers were safe and evacuated to the remaining float, with the plane partially submerged near the ferry stop.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/25/20242 minutes, 11 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 24th January

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1/24/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 2 seconds
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'We can't be ignored' - Lindsay MP fires up about flight paths at Western Sydney Airport

Federal MP for Lindsay, Melissa McIntosh, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss the submissions close for flight paths at Western Sydney Airport and the need for more impacting Lindsay residents. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/24/202410 minutes, 57 seconds
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Stage Three Tax Cuts explained

Economist, Judith Sloan, joins Michael McLaren to explain the stage three tax cuts and the implications of the reform. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/24/20248 minutes, 25 seconds
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Trump wins Republican primary in New Hampshire

Former President, Donald J. Trump, has prevailed in the Republican primary election in New Hampshire, ahead of rival Nikki Haley.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/24/202443 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 23rd January

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1/23/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 3 seconds
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NSW fire ant infestation creeps further south 🐜

Red fire ants not only pose a threat to agriculture but also present a severe danger to humans, with their venomous sting capable of causing fatal reactions. Reece Pianta, Advocacy Manager for the Invasive Species Council, discussed the issue with Michael. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/23/20247 minutes, 10 seconds
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World's friendliest and unfriendliest travel destinations revealed

Travel Writer, Sue Williams shares her insights on the world's friendliest and unfriendliest countries. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/23/202412 minutes, 31 seconds
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Former PM Scott Morrison announces resignation

Former Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has announced he will be stepping down as Member for Cook at the end of February, triggering a by-election for his seat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/23/20245 minutes, 33 seconds
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Maths anxiety affecting both adults and kids ➗😧

Glenn Fahey, Education Policy Program Director for the Centre for Independent Studies, joins Michael McLaren to discuss maths anxiety impacting both children and adults. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/23/202410 minutes, 17 seconds
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'You destroy hope' - Former Deputy PM warns against growing cynicism of the West

Former Deputy PM, John Anderson, has joined Michael McLaren to discuss a growing cynicism of Western civilization, and how the Australia Day debate has become a reflection of that. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/23/202412 minutes, 43 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 22nd January

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1/22/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 22 seconds
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Is La Nina coming back, and when will we see better weather forecasting?

Rob Sharpe, Sky News Australia Meteorologist, joins Michael McLaren to discuss the heavy rain conditions across Australia and the predicted dry and hot weather. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/22/202411 minutes, 38 seconds
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Strategic Analysis Director calls for inquiry into helicopter disposal

Peter Jennings, Director of Strategic Analysis Australia, joins Michael McLaren to discuss the Government's decision to ground $1bn worth of helicopters, without considering international markets. This comes amidst Australia's refusal to donate its MRH-90 to help Ukraine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/22/202411 minutes, 47 seconds
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Australian Open - Weekend wrap and what to expect this week 🎾🏅

Craig Gabriel, 2GB Tennis Correspondent, joins Michael McLaren for an update on the tennis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/22/20246 minutes, 43 seconds
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'Cultural tug of war' - Michael McClaren defends Australia Day

Michael McLaren discusses the importance of January 26th and the controversies that have arisen in connection with it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/22/20243 minutes, 52 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Friday, 19th January

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1/19/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 41 seconds
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Friday Food: Unveiling the secrets of the ultimate hot chip

This week we delve into the world of hot chips, a versatile and beloved summer treat.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/20248 minutes, 51 seconds
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Rebecca Gibney interview | New Stan Original Series ‘Prosper’

Michael McLaren chats with Rebecca Gibney about an exciting new Stan Original Series, ‘Prosper’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/20247 minutes, 36 seconds
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The art of maintaining Sydney Harbour Bridge

John Dirienzo, Painting and Blasting Team Leader for the Sydney Harbour Bridge reveals the extensive and specialised efforts involved in preserving the bridge's aesthetic and structural integrity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/20249 minutes
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Another lithium-ion battery blaze sparks safety concerns

E-Bike Batteries seem to be more volatile than other batteries we rely on. Why is this, and do they need tighter regulation? Dr Matthew Priestley from the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at UNSW discusses.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/202410 minutes, 24 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Thursday, 18th January

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1/18/20241 hour, 50 minutes, 46 seconds
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Screen Talk w/ Anna Cordaiy 🎬🎭

Entertainment Expert Anna Cordiay chats to Michael about the latest films and shows hitting our screens.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/18/20248 minutes, 4 seconds
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Are Sydney's heritage listed suburbs actually impacting housing targets?

David Burdon, Conservation Director of the NSW National Trust, speaks to Michael about the impacts heritage listings have on our housing targets.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/18/202410 minutes, 5 seconds
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Adjunct Professor urges ADF to consider personnel recruitment from Fiji

Former honorary director and adjunct professorial fellow at the University of Fiji, Richard Herr, joins Michael McLaren to discuss the possibility of recruiting personnel from Pacific Islands to address ADF's recruitment gaps. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/18/202410 minutes, 5 seconds
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Calls for First Aid training to be a requirement for drivers license

Brendan Maher, National CEO of St John Ambulance, speaks to Michael McLaren about the push for all drivers to pass a first aid course.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/18/20245 minutes, 29 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Wednesday, 17th January

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1/17/20241 hour, 50 minutes, 7 seconds
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Melanoma rates, brain cancer research and health advice | Professor Richard Scolyer

Professor Richard Scolyer AO stops by for a chat with Michael McLaren over the latest figures on Melanoma figures and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/17/202412 minutes, 5 seconds
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Sydney’s historic pubs with historian Lisa Murray

Michael McLaren chats with historian Lisa Murray about Sydney's historic pubs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/17/202410 minutes, 45 seconds
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Is High Speed Rail just a pipe dream that won’t happen?

Independent Transport Expert, Marion Terrill, joins Michael McLaren to discuss the challenges of building high-speed rail in Australia, considering its vast size and the exorbitant costs associated with it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/17/20249 minutes, 58 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Tuesday, 16th January

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1/16/20241 hour, 51 minutes
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The challenges of building iconic new Metro stations

Michael McLaren chats with Hugh Lawson, the Project Director of the Sydney Metro City and Southwest, over the challenges of building iconic new Metro stations like the one at Barangaroo.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/16/20248 minutes, 14 seconds
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Generational wealth and the new scale of wealth transfer

Michael McLaren chats with Catherine de Fontenay, the Commissioner for the Productivity Commission, over a new report and study documenting how generational wealth transfer is now the norm.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/16/202410 minutes, 58 seconds
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Santos given green light for gas pipeline in the Timor Sea amid evidence drama

Michael McLaren chats with Saul Kavonic after Tiwi Islanders lost their challenge against Santos' gas pipeline in the Timor Sea.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/16/20248 minutes, 12 seconds
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Afternoons with Michael McLaren - Monday, 15th January

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1/15/20241 hour, 53 minutes, 40 seconds
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Making a monach: The deportment coach who prepared Queen Mary for royalty

Teresa Page, a Sydney-based deportment coach, played a pivotal role in preparing Mary Donaldson for her fairy tale transformation into Queen of Denmark.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/15/202410 minutes, 12 seconds
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Update on the Australian Open

2GB Tennis Correspondent, Craig Gabriel, joins Michael McLaren for an update on the Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.