Casey Macklinay – Author of ‘Girls Don’t Lay Bricks’

Mel Fry

We love a good inspirational story and Casey’s is just that! Casey Mackinlay was a VCAL student with a bricklaying apprenticeship when she became a teenage single mum with no idea what was ahead of her.  In this podcast, we’ll find out more about her new book, Girls Don’t Lay Bricks.  Casey will open up about her personal journey and the life and … Read More

EPISODE 1006: Artist RIVAH reminds us not to Worry Bout It

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RIVAH joins Luke and Susie in the studio to talk about Faith, Family, and surprisingly…Culture. God got ahold of RIVAH in some very powerful ways over the past few years to make her faith more and more front and centre of what she does. She explains what that looked like for her while also sharing about living with her sister … 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 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

Episode 316: Aussie songstress Rachael Leahcar talks about her new album and keeping her blindness a secret from The Voice producers

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Adelaide singer Rachael Leahcar wowed Australia with her rendition of “La Vie en rose” on The Voice. Coached by Australia’s superstar sweetheart Delta Goodrem, Rachael came third in the competition, and scored a record deal with Universal Music. After releasing three Top 40 albums under the label, she’s going independent for her latest release Shadows, featuring songs she’s penned over the last … Read More

Episode 314: The swimwear business that started in the outback – we chat to Coola Cozzies creator Julie Brown

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Outback Queensland is the last place you would expect to find the headquarters of a swimwear business, but that’s exactly where you’ll find the home base of Coola Cozzies. Founder Julie Brown thought of the idea while on holiday in Yeppoon, failing to find a fun rashie in her size. In between working on the farm, she drew up a … Read More

Episode 312: Colin Buchanan on the National Day of Thanks PLUS Muffy Churches’ tips for public speaking

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Colin Buchanan is a diverse entertainer, who has been seen on Play School, Playhouse Disney and Carols In The Domain. As well as an extensive catalogue of children’s music, Colin is a Golden Guitar winning country artist, accomplished Christian artist and his Christmas albums as Bucko & Champs became Aussie classics. As an ambassador for the National Day of Thanks, … Read More