Episode 326: Co-founder of the Australia’s largest women’s media company – Mamamia – Mia Freedman on Work, Strife, Balance

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Mia Freedman is the former magazine editor and newspaper columnist who launched Mamamia – a personal blog she started writing in lounge room in 2007. The Mamamia Network now reaches 4 million women per month, and spawns a website, podcasts and social media. In her new book, Mia explores feeling overwhelmed in a fast-paced world, and asks “am I the only one … Read More

Episode 325: Globetrotting mum and author Courtney Adamo talks about travelling with kids and her new book ‘9 Months’

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Courtney Adamo and husband Michael lived in London for 12 years, where four of their kids were born. In spring 2015, the family sold their house and most of their belongings to take a year out to spend time with their children. What followed was an around the world trip, taking in the US, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, New Zealand, Japan, Sri Lanka, Italy, France, Portugal and of … Read More

Episode 324: Gary Pinto on CDB’s return, how God influenced their new album and touring with other 90’s stars

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Andrew De Silva, brothers Gary and Brad Pinto and Danny Williams formed CDB in 1991 and were signed to Sony Music in their late teens. Their debut album Glide with Me went platinum thanks in part to lead single Let’s Groove, which topped the ARIA chart and was the bestselling Australian single of 1995. At their peak, they supported the likes of Boyz II … Read More

Episode 323: Baked Relief – the organisation making a big difference in times of need

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Danielle Crismani started Baked Relief after severe flooding devastated parts of Queensland a few years ago. While she wasn’t affected, many of her friends and family were. Realising that sandbagging wasn’t her bag, Danielle looked for another way to help – baking treats for the hard working SES and emergency workers. The movement has since grown, helping communities all over Australia … Read More

Episode 321: ANZAC Day 2017 Special

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As we remember those Australian and New Zealand diggers who landed at Gallipoli but didn’t make it home, we talk to some special guests for whom ANZAC Day has a special meaning. Stuart Robert served in the Army for 12 years in Infantry and Intelligence Corps units. Leaving the Army in 2000, he started an IT business and charity, before being elected as … Read More

Episode 320: Founder of The Remarkable Woman, Shivani Gopal on equality and respect in the workplace

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Shivani Gopal was building her career in the finance industry when an instance of harassment was swept under the rug. The experience led her to create The Remarkable Woman – a website and program designed to educate and empower women in the workplace and in life. Shivani joined us to explain the incident that started it all, what TRW offers, … Read More

Episode 319: Lee Strobel gives us insight into his book, and now feature film “The Case For Christ”

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Lee Strobel considered a divorce when his wife came home one day as a Christian. As a journalist, legal editor of The Chicago Tribune, author and sceptic, Lee set about researching the origins of Christianity to debunk his wife’s beliefs. Instead, his riveting quest for the truth led him to a life of faith – and his story is now a major motion picture … Read More

Episode 318: Jon Stevens on fronting multiple bands, appearing in one of Australia’s most successful theatre productions and his new solo record

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Jon Stevens started his singing career in New Zealand at the tender age of 13. After some success in his homeland, he set his sights on Australia, and proceeded to start the chart-topping band Noiseworks. In 1992, he appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar alongside John Farnham, Kate Ceberano and Angry Anderson. The cast recording album was the highest selling album in Australia … Read More