Do we need a wind farm commissioner?06/19/15
Australian wind farms are under scrutiny, with the Federal Government proposing a national wind farm commissioner to investigate complaints about their operation. Critics accuse wind turbines of creating a range of problems, from headaches and...
666 Canberra to lose its dedicated rural reporter
Recent changes to the ABC budget saw a restructure to the corporation, which included the creation of a new regional division. These changes will impact on 666 ABC Canberra's rural reporter, whose job will move to Parliament House from July 1st. The...
How did Canberra become the sex capital in the first place?
The reason that Canberra is known as Pornberra by some is due to the progressive legislation which was introduced in the ACT Assembly in the early 1990s. Michael Moore was an independent member of the Legislative Assembly at the time and instrumental...
A sexual education at CMAG
As part of our Outside Broadcast at the new X-Rated exhibition at Canberra Museum and Gallery, Genevieve Jacobs spoke to Kristy Leigh, Manager of local store Hello Sexy. Kristy talked to us about how the sex store industry has changed in the last...
Domestic violence has different faces
Rosie Batty has taught us that domestic violence doesn't always look the way you might expect and today 666 Mornings heard a personal story from a local victim. Our special domestic violence panel also included the ACT Police for information on how...
Katy Gallagher - before she goes to the big house
In her final interview before she starts her life as an ACT Senator, a relaxed Katy Gallagher opened up to Genevieve Jacobs about looking forward - and back. Katy shared her thoughts about what she hopes to achieve as a Senator, how she plans to...
Five book club members = one rural romance novel
Writing a book seems like a huge task but what if you could divide that task and write with four of your friends? This is exactly what happened when five members of a Sydney book club got together to write The Painted Sky, under the pseudonym Alice...
What does the 'Pollen app' reveal about Canberra?
Who are Canberra's biggest sneezers? The first round of results of a Canberra pollen survey are now out. The Australian National University's Simon Haberle, creator of a mobile app, has been forecasting pollen levels in Canberra since late last year....
'Put the wet stuff on the red stuff': training to be a...
Meg Henry, a firefighter with the ACT Rural Fire Service (Jerrabomberra Brigade), says she's grown accustomed to the heat after five years in the job of "putting the wet stuff on the red stuff" — but it still gets to her on some days.
What’s it like to work for State Emergency Services?
What’s it like to work for State Emergency Services? As we continue to profile some of the hardworking emergency services personnel in our region on 666 Mornings, let's meet Marlana Butters, a volunteer with the ACT SES Majura unit. How does she cope...
'You don't ever really switch off': a paramedic's...
This week on 666 Mornings, we're featuring some of the remarkable people working hard to keep you safe over summer: emergency service workers.
Emergency service workers on 666 Mornings
This week on Summer Mornings with Chris Coleman, we’ll profile some of the men and women who have been making sure your safe: from firefighters to ambulance workers to support services.
Two prominent Canberrans share their experiences of severe...
Given the stigma which still unfortunately surrounds mental illness, it can be extremey hard to talk about in public. On our show this week two sucessful Canberrans told their personal stories about living with severe mental illness. Tatjana Clancy,...
Duke of Canberra prepares for Glasgow
The countdown is on for the start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and it's been an arduous final few weeks of preparation for Canberra's own Duke Didier.
Artistic trio celebrate NAIDOC week
Togther, the talented artistic trio joined Genevieve Jacobs for on 666 Mornings Arts Panel to discuss poetry, film and future artistic aspirations.
The ins and outs of farting
To understand why we fart, you need to know something about the volume of gases produced in the bowels first.
Bursting the bubble of breakfast television
By Becca Posterino Adam Boland exploded into television in his youth, albeit behind the scenes as a television producer. Following his professional successes as an architect of breakfast television programming, Adam has been publically forthright with...
Honest History: The Bone Collectors
Collecting Aboriginal bones and body parts was a widespread, active trade in the nineteenth century. At the Mitchell repository in Canberra, the remains of over seven hundred Indigenous people continue to be held today.
Canberra's master orienteer
On the eve of his 90th birthday, Herman Wehner told 666 he'd celebrate the occasion by going for a run in the bush.
This week on the Nutrition segment, local dietician Caroline Salisbury introduced fellow dietician Joan Breakey. Joan is the author of a number of books about food sensitivity including ‘Tolerating Troublesome Foods’, 'Fussy Baby' and 'Are You Food...
- Canberra, ACT
GPO Box 9994
Canberra 26011300 681 666