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We share what’s happening in Mildura and Sunraysia, with you, and chat with friendly locals who are in the know. We talk everything Mildura! – including, social events, cafes/restaurants, night life, weekend activities, culture, upcoming festivals, sporting events, local businesses, local growers, and health support, clubs/bars, shops, local artists + exhibitions, authors, musicians, hobbies/interests, tourist spots, fundraisers, even real estate, and more! If you would like to contact us, send us a message at our FB page https://www.facebook.com/HelloMildura

We share what’s happening in Mildura and Sunraysia, with you, and chat with friendly locals who are in the know. We talk everything Mildura! – including, social events, cafes/restaurants, night life, weekend activities, culture, upcoming festivals, sporting events, local businesses, local growers, and health support, clubs/bars, shops, local artists + exhibitions, authors, musicians, hobbies/interests, tourist spots, fundraisers, even real estate, and more! If you would like to contact us, send us a message at our FB page https://www.facebook.com/HelloMildura

Location:

Australia

Description:

We share what’s happening in Mildura and Sunraysia, with you, and chat with friendly locals who are in the know. We talk everything Mildura! – including, social events, cafes/restaurants, night life, weekend activities, culture, upcoming festivals, sporting events, local businesses, local growers, and health support, clubs/bars, shops, local artists + exhibitions, authors, musicians, hobbies/interests, tourist spots, fundraisers, even real estate, and more! If you would like to contact us, send us a message at our FB page https://www.facebook.com/HelloMildura

Language:

English


Episodes

31: Donna & guest co-host Ivan chat with Bill Sauer - The Voice of Sunraysia - about life, career, memories & laughs in Mildura, and now retirement plans. We say thank you and farewell to a much loved man in our community.

7/13/2022
Ivan Behsmann is Donna's guest co-host today. Ivan is known as a co-host of the popular Friday night show called Talking Taboo with Fiona & Ivan on 106.7 Hot FM, and he is also the Station Coordinator at Hot FM community radio station, and just recently a new show The Early Morning Breakfast Show on Tuesday & Thursday with Donna as co-host. Today they chat with a well known colleague, to say thank you and farewell. Bill Sauer is a well know name and voice in Mildura and Sunraysia. We call...

Duration:01:06:12

30: Donna chats with Rohan Morris from Workspace 3496 and Mikaela Stafrace from WomenCAN Australia

7/6/2022
Rohan Morris is the Artistic Director of Workspace 3496. Rohan has worked across multiple industries including not-for-profit, community, corporate, arts, events, education, and health. Motivated by desire, community and sustainability, Rohan is constantly working to generate leading ideas and outcomes along with a vibrant vision for a sustainable industry as a respected leader of creative teams, organisations, and community. Born in Mildura, Rohan after completing VCE at Red Cliffs...

Duration:00:43:40

29: Donna chats with Sunraysia’s top-level motorcycle riders, brothers Brodie & Nick Waters

6/29/2022
Brodie and Nicholas Waters are adventurous brothers and Sunraysia’s top-level motorcycle riders. It's fair to say that racing is in their family’s blood, as their older brother Josh, too is a multiple time Australian Superbike Champion. In 2021 both Nicholas and Brodie finished well inside the top 10 of the Finke Dessert Race. They have just completed the long trek to Alice Springs for the 2022 Finke Desert Race which is a very fast track of approx. 240ks each way with an overnight stay...

Duration:00:49:01

28: Donna chats with Pamela Quennell owner of Coffee Que, and Miranda Lamattina the Aged Care Connector from SMECC.

6/22/2022
Pamela Quennell and partner Geoff are the owners of Coffee Que. 16 years ago, their adventure into coffee roasting began. They have a love for really good coffee, so Geoff set about enquiring as to buying a small 250g coffee roaster and then sourced some green beans from various countries through an importer in Melbourne. Coffee roasters, and good freshly roasted coffee was just starting to become the latest trend, particularly in Melbourne, and instant coffee from the supermarket was not...

Duration:00:52:08

Donna chats with organisers of the Mildura Antique Fair Robyn Blackie and Sue Clohesy

6/15/2022
Robyn Blackie is the Secretary of the Mildura/Merbein Rotary Club. Sue Clohesy who is the past organiser of the Mildura Antique Fair, which has been an annual advent in Mildura for almost 20 years. The Mildura/Merbein Rotary Club are the new organisers of the Mildura Antique Fair at the Mildura Airport Hanger. The Mildura Antique Fair has many stalls with treasures to be found. It has an all-day BBQ and, morning and afternoon tea, with homemade sandwiches & cakes, and barista...

Duration:00:24:13

Donna chats with Vernon Knight - Mildura author, & Angylina Kiyomorét G. Zayn - Founder of The Zayn Act

6/8/2022
Vernon Knight discovered the joy of creative writing six or seven years ago. He is the author of “Happenstance” and “Deaths in Paradise,” and more. His work has been widely recognised with Membership of the Order of Australia in 2002, the Tattersalls Enterprise and Achievement Award and the Centenary Medal in 2003. Today Vernon has come to chat with us about his most recent book “From Cradle to Grave”. This is about hiking in the Tasmanian High Country when a blizzard hit Cradle...

Duration:00:56:24

Donna chats with Zoey Andrews from Mildura Weekly, who ends up interviewing Donna!

6/1/2022
This podcast is a little different when the mics are swapped. Donna invited Zoey in for a chat, and Zoey then ended up interviewing Donna about returning to Mildura and diving into a new project in her tree change. Zoey Andrews was born in Mildura and grew up in Werrimull, and considers herself a country kid at heart. Zoey is involved in local basketball, football, and speedway. She absolutely loves Mildura, our community and everything it has to offer. Zoey started a cadetship at...

Duration:00:35:56

Donna chats with Vincent Morfuni from the Australian Calabrese Cultural Association, about the event happening in Mildura

5/25/2022
Vincent Morfuni is Chairman of the Australian Calabrese Cultural Association (ACCA). Vincent was born in Calabria and arrived in Australia as a child. In 2017 a group decided to found ACCA to advocate on behalf of the community, and to project a positive image of the Calabrese community. ACCA is a not-for-profit association that is member based. They held an international conference in Calabria in 2019 to establish cultural and commercial links between Calabria and Australia. The...

Duration:00:29:06

Donna chats with Katrina Lee The Village Catch Ups in Sunraysia, & Anna Kilpatrick from Early Years in Robinvale

5/19/2022
Katrina Lee is a local woman who started The Village Catch-Ups. This was an initiative she began last year based on the knowledge and experience of the impact of isolation on mental health, the benefits of community, connection and being physically active as well as from a desire to help small ‘active lifestyle based' businesses. The Village Catch-Ups focuses on making it easy for individuals or friend groups to all come together and socialise again, have the opportunity to meet new...

Duration:00:45:55

Donna chats with Kylie Dew from Sunraysia Farmers Market, Tegan Douglas from Outback Almonds, and Ivan Behsmann from 106.7 Hot FM Mildura

5/11/2022
Kylie Dew is the Coordinator of the Sunraysia Farmers Market, Kylie shares with us about Australian designer & tv personality Jamie Durie is coming to Good Earth Fare, on June 11. As a committed environmentalist, Jamie has worked with numerous outstanding organisations dedicated to conservation and environmental responsibility. The market will be a super-sized event with many free activities and attractions for all ages. Running from 8am-3pm on June 11 Jamie will appear between...

Duration:00:38:26

Donna & Em chat with Don Carrazza about his book 'My Story' and his life in Mildura

5/4/2022
Donna's enthusiastic guest co-host is Em, from SATURDAY NIGHT MAYHEM. Emily Tasci plays a variety of all things heavy....from classic 70s hard rock, occult & stoner jams to thrash, death & doom metal every Saturday night from 9pm on your local community radio station 106.7 HOT FM Mildura! Listen live or stream the show from www.hotfm.org.au Follow on instagram @saturday_night_mayhem Don Carrazza is an Italian-born entrepreneur who has called Mildura home since he migrated in 1955. Don...

Duration:00:55:23

Episode 20: Donna chats with Dianne Butler & Jo Rodda

4/27/2022
Dianne Butler is a Volunteer for Red Cliffs - Renew Op Shop and Foodbank. She came in to tell us all about the wonderful work they do. Renew is a shop run by the Anglican Parish of Mildura South. (APOSS) at 33 Indi Avenue, Red Cliffs P: (03) 5024 2731 E: office@aposs.org.au Jo Rodda grew up in Buronga/Gol Gol on a dried fruit property, and it was there she developed an appreciation of life on the land. Much of her working life has involved agriculture, from propagating plants, to...

Duration:00:24:53

Episode 19: Donna & Ivan chat with Paul Mensch about Anzac Day events in Mildura

4/20/2022
Ivan Behsmann joins Donna as a guest co-host on this episode. Ivan is known as a host of the popular Friday night show called Talking Taboo with Fiona & Ivan on 106.7 Hot FM, and he is also the Station Coordinator at Hot FM community radio station. Thanks for being a fun co-host Ivan! Paul Mensch is the Manager of Veteran Services, for the Mildura RSL. His role includes coordinating and planning memorial events such as Anzac Day and Remembrance Day, running the RAAF Museum, facilitating the...

Duration:00:44:02

Episode 18: Donna & Bill chat with Heath Kendall and Nathan Carnie

4/13/2022
Bill Sauer joins Donna as a guest co-host on this episode. Bill is known in Mildura as a host of the popular Saturday Morning Sports Show on 106.7 Hot FM, and a local live football commentator too, AND he is the President of the Hot FM community radio committee. Thanks for being a fun co-host Bill. Keath Kendall is a board member of the Sunraysia Football Netball League. He came to chat with us about Sunraysia football starting again this weekend on Good Friday! You can follow what is...

Duration:00:36:07

Episode 17: Donna chats with Aaron Hawkins, Joanne Dichiera & Miranda Lamattina

4/6/2022
Aaron Hawkins is a Sunraysia based photographer. He is the owner of Hawkeye Photography. Aaron is a photographer with a passion for capturing the magic of a moment, including weddings, family photos, award winning landscapes, events, portraits, sport photography and freelance work. He even does product photography, night skies as well as wildlife and architecture and drone photography. Aaron loves capturing magic moments and is not afraid to push the boundaries. His photography journey...

Duration:00:54:41

Episode 16: Donna chats with Michelle Adams & Dag Demarkow

3/30/2022
Our guests share more things to do in Mildura - Dag & Michelle chat about their restaurant Botanica Cuisine, in Mildura. Michelle Adams & Dag Demarkow are the owners of BOTANICA CUISINE by DAG DEMARKOW & CO RESTAURANTS MILDURA Dag Demarkow was born in Denmark. During Dag’s extensive career he has had the pleasure to cook for many well-known personalities including the Danish Royal Family, Princess Diana, Bill Gates, and Brendan Fraser just to mention a few. In January 1998 saw Dag make...

Duration:00:31:56

Episode 15: Donna chats Akash Cheema,Mario Mammone & Michael Robertson

3/23/2022
We have three guests today! Akash Cheema is the owner of the new café The Coffee Palace in Mildura. Situated at The Grand Hotel at 127 Seventh St, Mildura Akash and his family have had a long-standing background in hospitality. They have recently acquired and reopened the Spanish Grill and reinstated the Coffee Palace at the Bistro. They currently run a variety of hospitality venues across metropolitan and regional Victoria, with a strong focus on customer experience. Growing up around...

Duration:00:47:57

Episode 14: Donna chats with Dave O'Neil & Stephen Wait

3/16/2022
Our guests are from the entertainment industry, Dave speaking about a comedy show coming to Mildura, AND Steve chatting about a music festival happening in Mildura. David O'Neil is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor, bass guitarist, writer, television and radio presenter living in Melbourne. We are very excited as Dave is coming to do a live act at Cafe 1909 with Brad Oakes & Billy Stiles. Dave is well known for his frequent appearances on TV show Spicks and Specks, and Nova 100 radio...

Duration:00:34:58

Episode 13: Donna chats with Amanda Bernaldo & Paul Costa

3/9/2022
Our guests today are from Mildura and Robinvale, listen up, and enjoy! Amanda Bernaldo is involved in the cat rescue program through Mallee Cats and always provides a professional and caring attitude in all her work. Amanda has worked at Riverbend Veterinary Service for the last 20 years. She is a qualified veterinary nurse and passionate advocate for responsible pet ownership. Amanda has also been a ranger in NSW so has firsthand experience in dealing with the repercussions of unwanted...

Duration:00:46:31

Episode 12: We chat with Renae Pennicuik & Stephen Hegedus

3/2/2022
Donna is going alone in this episode again, while Jason is away, with two guests in the studio, enjoy! Renae Pennicuik is a Red Cliffs based ceramist and sculptor and has been making and teaching pottery since 2000. Her practice The Studio at Red Cliffs consists largely of wheel thrown functional and sculptural pottery with an emphasis on form, glazing and varied firing techniques. Having always been drawn to art and creative pastimes, Renae dabbled hard in clay as a side gig to the...

Duration:00:38:48