Chris Smith Afternoon Show
Music legend IVA DAVIES drops by to announce a tour –...07/22/14
One of the backbones of Australian music – IVA DAVIES performs Great Southern Land in studio – as a birthday wish for CHRIS SMITH. Iva Davies has been part of the music scene since 1977 – originally with Flowers, a band later renamed Ice House.
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Sandcastles banned on the beaches at Noosa
Chris Smith speaks to AARON McCORMICK, an artist who for years has entertained crowds at Noosa on the Sunshine Coast by building sand castles. He was banned last week, after placing a donations hat near one of the sculptures. Now he’s been forced to...
The things people are too polite to say about Vladimir Putin
Chris Smith says its time to stop pussyfooting around – and out Russian President, Vladimir Putin, for the terrible person he is. Chris makes the statement on the back of Bronwyn Bishop speaking so eloquently at a Book of Condolence launch in Canberra...
Surviving Toxic Shock Syndrome
LUKE GRANT thoroughly recommends everybody read a new book by Diane and Matthew with Kate Ames. It’s called “Will to Live” and out through Penguin (rrp $29.95). It is Matthew’s story. Diagnosed with Toxic Shock Syndrome, he was given just a one...
Should non-Mandarin readers be forced to pay more for Chinese food?
LUKE GRANT speaks with JOHN HART – head of the Restaurant and Catering Association about a Chinatown restaurant charging almost THIRTEEN PERCENT more for food on an English menu – when compared to an identical menu in Mandarin. Should the practice be...
The downing of MH17, the Ukraine and the world handling the tragedy.
LUKE GRANT speaks to Sydney Morning Herald Columnist, PAUL SHEEHAN about the politics of MH17. With the Ukraine so divided, Prime Minister TONY ABBOTT is negotiating the almost impossible, to ensure Australians are repatriated and proper...
Movies with Bridget
Bridget joins Luke to discuss the new Movie SexTape.http://www.2gb.com/competitions/win-family-pass-event-cinemas
Dr John Di Martini
Dr John Di Martini joins Luke to discuss the terrorist attack in Iraq
Dr Binoy Kampmark
Dr Binoy Kampmark joins Luke to talk about the latest act of terror in the Ukraine
Liesel Jones talks Commonwealth Games
With the Commonwealth Games kicking off next week – LUKE GRANT speaks to LIESEL JONES, part of the NETWORK TEN COMMENTARY TEAM – before she heads over to Glasgow. Liesel, an Olympian and Australian Champion, will be the main host of the coverage. 2GB...
Environmental Scientist speaks on Carbon Tax Repeal
Professor Stuart Franks, an Environmental Scientist with the University of Tasmania, tells Luke Grant that the Carbon Tax repeal is a good thing – as it didn’t deliver outcomes and was an impost on the economy. He says the way forward is to adapt to...
Carbon Tax repealed
Leader of the Government in the Senate – Eric Abetz – makes time to join LUKE GRANT to talk about the repeal of the CARBON TAX, voted on around an hour before. It’s a momentous day for the Coalition, finally getting the numbers it needed to fulfil a...
Luke Grant speaks with ANDREW BOLT about the CARBON TAX repeal – and whether its passage demonstrates that TONY ABBOTT actually has got a Senate he can work with and get legislation through. Andrew Bolt, cautions Luke’s optimism, questioning whether...
Is there still a place for the cane?
Luke Grant speaks to a retired school teacher, DAVID MORRISON who used the cane before it was banned. He says it was an effective tool when used wisely. The debate has flared up again, after academic and co-Chair of the National Curriculum Review, Dr...
Senator David Leyonhjelm - Liberal Democratic Party
Luke Grant speaks with cross-bench Senator David Leyonhjelm about the repeal of the carbon tax, small government, giving power back to schools on whether to use the cane or not and marriage equality. The Senator believes there are too many Government...
Turner Freeman Legal Help: July 15
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To rent or buy?
The RBA has just released a paper, where they warn, unless growth in home prices remains at an average 2.4%, people might be better off renting. Luke Grant discusses the issue with host of Foxtel’s, Your Property Empire – CHRIS GRAY. He reveals there...
Should Council rangers be allowed to issue fines to motorists breaking...
The MAYOR OF MOSMAN, PETER ABELSON has a controversial plan to expand the role of council rangers, to include fining motorists for making illegal turns and so on. The Telegraph presented the Mayor as a character from the wild west, suggesting that...
Four Corners on ABCTV investigates the death of 11 year old Luke Batty at the hands of his father at a mid-week cricket match. In it, Victorian top cop – Ken Lay reveals that despite the issue being known for decades, it’s only now politicians are...
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