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Neil is one of Australia’s most experienced journalists with success in newspapers, radio and television. Listen to the best bits of his show & exclusive interviews here - and don't forget to tune in live between 8.30am and midday. (


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Neil is one of Australia’s most experienced journalists with success in newspapers, radio and television. Listen to the best bits of his show & exclusive interviews here - and don't forget to tune in live between 8.30am and midday. (




Radio 3AW Melbourne GPO Box 369 Melbourne, Vic 3001 Australia 03 96 900 693


'Marathon and a half': Runner provides update ahead of 1300k Antarctica run

A runner who plans to run 1300k in Antarctica in a bid to encourage more girls to stay in sport has provided an update before she heads out in two weeks time. See for privacy information.


John Howard slams high court for delay of reasons for asylum seeker decision

Former prime minister John Howard has shared his take on a high court decision to release asylum seekers from indefinite detention. See for privacy information.


FROM THE ARCHIVES: Neil Mitchtell reflects on 1996 editorial after the Port Arthur Massacre

Neil has looked back at an editorial from 1996 over gun lobbyist's campaigning following the Port Arthur massacre. See for privacy information.


3AW Mornings with Neil Mitchell, November 29th (2023)

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Peter Hitchener looks back on his career as he moves to weekend news

Nine News Melbourne weeknight news anchor Peter Hitchener has discussed his move back to weekend news as he congratulated Neil Mitchell on finishing up 35 years on full-time radio. See for privacy information.


Bill Shorten grills Neil Mitchell following AFL grand final bet

In his last week before retiring from full-time radio, Neil Mitchell has been interviewed by minister for the national disability insurance scheme, Bill Shorten, after Neil lost a bet over the winner of the 2023 AFL grand final. See for privacy information.


Neil Mitchell looks back 15 years on the inspiring story of Tate Kemp

Back in 2008, Neil Mitchell met Tate Kemp, a young boy with cerebral palsy who was told he would never walk or talk. But at five years old, he set himself a goal to complete the five kilometre leg of the Melbourne Marathon, completing the race in four hours with a smile on his face the whole time! The 3AW Mornings host then spoke with Tate's mum Sue on how he is going 15 years on. See for privacy information.


Sally Capp: Carnival Australia pulling ships from ports would be an 'enormous loss'

Lord mayor Sally Capp says Carnival Australia's decision to dump ships coming into Melbourne ports will come as an "enormous loss" to the state's economy. See for privacy information.


'Really positive step' in Neil Mitchell's push for federal road toll action

Neil Mitchell has applauded the "really positive step" in Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and opposition leader Peter Dutton coming together to address the road toll. Last week, the 3AW Mornings host asked Dutton to read out the letter in Parliament, with the opposition leader fulfilling his promise. See for privacy information.


The man from Monbulk who helped rescue 41 trapped workers over in India!

A man from Monbulk has helped rescued 41 trapped workers, after a tunnel collapsed in the Uttarkashi District in northern India on November 12. His name is Professor Arnold Dix, who spoke to Neil Mitchell last week as he was about to go underground to complete the mission. See for privacy information.


FROM THE ARCHIVES: Some of Neil Mitchell's highlights from more than 35 years at 3AW

Neil is finishing daily radio at 3AW after more than 35 years. So we've wound back the clock to take a look at some of his most memorable moments including: See for privacy information.


Federal Teal MP Monique Ryan explains benefits of bike-only highway

A 10km highway between Box Hill and Hawthorn for the exclusive use of bikes could be built. Monique Ryan MP is an advocate for it and joined Neil Mitchell. See for privacy information.


3AW Mornings with Neil Mitchell, November 28th (2023)

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Senator blasts federal government as one asylum seeker remains on the run

Victorian Liberal Senator and shadow Home Affairs spokesman, James Paterson, has called on the federal government to be "more transparent" with the public on the asylum seeker who is in hiding. See for privacy information.


Food forum: Coles COO and Victorian Farmers Federation debate the food system

Coles chief operating officer Matt Swindells and Victorian Farmers Federation president Emma Germano joined Neil Mitchell in the studio to talk food. There was some common ground, but it's fair to say they didn't see eye-to-eye on a lot of things... See for privacy information.


Neil Mitchell pays tribute to renowned fruiterer Pino Narduzzo following passing

Pino Narduzzo from Pino's Fine Produce at Prahran Market passed away on Monday. Neil Mitchell has paid tribute to a "legend" of the fruiterer game. See for privacy information.


Lex Lasry cross-examines Neil Mitchell in his final week on full time radio

Retired Supreme Court Justice Lex Lasry joins Neil Mitchell to cross examine him in his final week on radio! See for privacy information.


Former governor calls out 'abhorrent' anti-Semitism as prominent Australians make a stand

More than 600 prominent Australians have signed an open letter calling for the end to anti-Semitism. Victoria's first Jewish governor Linda Dessau says she put her name to the campaign, and has been "shocked" by the hatred in Australia since the Hamas attacks. See for privacy information.


Neil Mitchell speaks to a man who was named after him 31 years ago!

In 1992, Mitchell Van Koll was named after Neil Mitchell! Neil spoke to the now 31-year-old this morning. See for privacy information.


From the archives: How Neil Mitchell alerted a dad his son was on the way in 1992!

With no mobile phones, Harry Van Koll's partner put out a message via Neil Mitchell's radio program, calling for her husband to leave the worksite he was on and get to the hospital! See for privacy information.