Breakfast with Ross Solly
How does Canberra's Jewish community feel about the Gaza...08/08/14
... and where does the line, between being anti-Israel and being anti-semitic, fall?
Coldest Canberra morning in 20 years - take this advice
We've had the coldest Canberra morning for 20 years. Here are some survival tips from the myth-busting Dr David Caldicott.
HECS interest rates up for debate
The 2014/15 Federal Budget contained a number of surprises, many of which are still being hotly discussed by those affected. The proposed change to university funding is one area that has excited particular debate. The government proposes giving...
Gore awful job: investigating the MH17 crash site
Could this be the world's saddest job?
A very simple eye test might be the best way for researchers to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer's according to new research from CSIRO. But, if you were going to develop a disease that has no effective treatments, would you really want to know? Phil...
Replacing Ronaldo with a robot
Welcome to the future, football fans.
Nick comes home!
Nick Kyrgios has returned to Canberra and here at 666 we were keen to welcome our golden boy back. Now he's home there are many decisions to be made. Philip Clark spoke to him about how's he's handling it: Download audio (Nick Kyrgios, sister Hali and...
Catch a cab to the bus stop - and fix Canberra's public transport?
One of Canberra's leading tech-heads has a plan to save us all from those long, soul shattering waits at the bus stop. It's called BusPlus, and is the brainchild of Philip Kilby (pictured), a research leader at Australia’s Information Communications...
Heeding warnings from your heart.
If you had a heart attack, how much about your life would you change? Recent research from the Heart Foundation showed that women who have heart attacks aren't necessarily getting the information they need to recover properly. It's a big problem when...
What's the point of going back to work?
Children are delightful, entertaining and challenging bundles of joy covered in snot and breakfast cereal. They are also very, very expensive. For working parents of young children, childcare contributes a huge amount to the cost of raising children....
What is Australia's place in the world of heritage?
As the world meets in Doha for UNESCO World Heritage Committee talks, the future of some of Australia's most cherished natural assets like the Great Barrier Reef and Tasmanian forests appear to hang in the balance.
Ancient Tomato Lives!
Canberrans love gardening but would guess that not many Canberrans love gardening as much as 666 listener Jim Cleaver of Yarralumla. Jim has just successfully grown tomatoes from seeds that are 70 years old!
What makes our gum trees so good? Kulheim's cracked the code
Australian researchers have joined an international team, spanning 18 countries, to sequence the genome of the eucalypt for the first time.
A history of service: Professor Tom Griffiths AO
Professor Tom Griffiths spends his days delving into the history of our environment, and is passionate about shaping its future for the better.
Tiananmen Square massacre, 1989: where were you?
Odds are, you weren't as close as Gregson Edwards. He was the First Secretary (Information) with the Australian Embassy in Beijing in 1989.
Female 'firie' douses fears of sexism
Kari Harlovich is part of a minority group. But you won't hear her complaining.
Can women be as good as men at fire-fighting?
Radical changes have taken place to the workforce over the past 100 years, which include a redefinition for what are ‘women’s jobs’ and what are ‘men’s jobs’. Even so, true gender equality in the workplace is yet to be achieved with many professions...
A history of good spelling?
Is there a better way to teach kids to spell, than giving them long lists of words to memorise?
Is putting your child in care irresponsible?
This morning on 666 Breakfast, Philip Clark spoke to Early Childhood Australia's Samantha Page about her concerns for childcare payments as outlined in the 2014/2015 Budget. While the Government has commited to continuing to pay up to $7,500 towards...
Stuck in the middle with who? Budget to target public service...
Tomorrow's federal budget will provide for $580m in savings from the public service over four years. In pursuit of this objective, the government will target 'middle management' jobs - those at executive level (EL) 1, EL 2 and senior executive service...
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