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Great Australian Lives with Laura Turner

Great Australian Lives with Laura Turner

Great Australian Lives

Laura Turner will celebrate the lives of some of Australia's most influential and prolific personalities from a diverse range of backgrounds - entertainers, humanitarians and those with untold stories.

280 - Rick Morton's Great Australian Life
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  • 280 - Rick Morton's Great Australian Life

    This week Laura Turner's guest is Rick Morton. Rick is an award-winning journalist and the author of three non-fiction books, the author of One Hundred Years of Dirt (MUP, 2018) and the extended essay On Money (Hachette, 2020). He is the winner of the 2013 Kennedy Award for Young Journalist of the Year and the 2017 Kennedy Award for Outstanding Columnist. He appears regularly on television, radio and panels discussing politics, the media, writing and social policy. Rick's latest book My Year of Living Vulnerably is out now.

    Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 39min
  • 279 - Kate Austin's Great Australian Life

    Join Laura Turner and her guest Kate Austin - founder and CEO of Pinchapoo, the biggest not-for-profit supplier of personal hygiene essentials in Australia. From a simple modern-day Robin Hood concept, Pinchapoo now works with over 600 leading organisations, community groups and government institutions to provide a reliable source of customised, culturally appropriate and gender-inclusive hygiene packs to EVERYBODY. Pinchapoo encourages us 'pinch' the shampoos and toiletries provided in your hotel room, and donate them to those who need them most. For more information about Pinchapoo head to their website www.pichapoo.org.au HERE. Great Australian Lives is proudly brought to you by Tobin Brothers Funerals - to see videos of our guests like their Facebook page HERE. Great Australian Lives is produced, engineered and edited by Jane Nield.

    Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 38min
  • 278 - Tim Ross' Great Australian Life

    This week Laura Turner chats with comedian, TV presenter and self-proclaimed design nerd, Tim Ross. He may be best known for his work on TV and radio (at different times hosting both the number one breakfast and drive shows in Sydney) but Tim Ross has also always had a passion for architecture and design which he explores in his new ABC TV show Designing A Legacy. You can watch Designing a Legacy on I view HERE.

    Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 39min
  • 277 - Dr Sally Cockburn's Great Australian Life

    Laura Turner chats with GP and Australia's favourite health communicator - Dr Sally Cockburn. Dr Cockburn best known for her 30-year media career in radio, TV and print, often under her alias as Dr Feelgood.

    Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 41min
  • 276 - Kate Jenkinson's Great Australian Life

    Laura Turner chats with Kate Jenkinson actor and star of Channel 9s Amazing Grace, a medical drama about life's most surprising and precious moments. The storyline focuses on midwife Grace (Kate Jenkinson) and her passionate colleagues at an unconventional birth centre attached to a major city hospital. Great Australian Lives is proudly brought to you by Tobin Brothers Funerals - to see videos of our guests like their Facebook page HERE. Great Australian Lives is produced, engineered and edited by Jane Nield.

    Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 39min
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