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Luke and Susie - Faith, Family, Culture

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A radio duo with a difference...they're married! Luke and Susie are a married couple who have come from unbelievably different backgrounds to form a home and work life together. Their show features extraordinary guests with amazing stories, motivating messages and tips for better work, home and family life. Their radio show reaches over six million people in 17 markets around Australia, plus their podcast is available to the world.

A radio duo with a difference...they're married! Luke and Susie are a married couple who have come from unbelievably different backgrounds to form a home and work life together. Their show features extraordinary guests with amazing stories, motivating messages and tips for better work, home and family life. Their radio show reaches over six million people in 17 markets around Australia, plus their podcast is available to the world.
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A radio duo with a difference...they're married! Luke and Susie are a married couple who have come from unbelievably different backgrounds to form a home and work life together. Their show features extraordinary guests with amazing stories, motivating messages and tips for better work, home and family life. Their radio show reaches over six million people in 17 markets around Australia, plus their podcast is available to the world.

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English


Episodes

Episode 335: Maggie Groff is not your average nurse

6/21/2017
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Episode 335: Maggie Groff is not your average nurseTo a young Maggie Groff, the life of a nurse sounded exciting. But once she started her training at London's King's College Hospital, she quickly came to grips with a demanding career. In her new book Not Your Average Nurse, Maggie shares warm and witty stories of mistakes and mayhem, tea and sympathy, and the life-affirming moments that make it all worthwhile. PLUS Karen Gately tells us how to get fired (or avoid it). For more on this...

Duration: 00:35:36


Episode 341: Comedian and master of ceremonies Mark McConville

5/29/2017
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Celebrating 19 years on the comedy circuit, Luke & Susie came across Mark on their recent cruise. But they learned there was far more to Mark than his on-stage routine, so they asked him to come on the show. PLUS Alex Tselios tells us how intelligent women extend mens' lives. More info on this episode @ www.lukeandsusie.com

Duration: 00:43:21


Episode 338: William Reimer tackling bullying with his pen

5/24/2017
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Adelaide author William Reimer wrote a story about a ferret that gets bullied for a Year 11 English assignment. He received positive feedback and a good grade for it, but didn't think much more of it. After a few years collecting dust, the former cafe worker quit his job and looked to self-publish the story as a children's book. We catch up with William to find out more about the book, and why it's copping flack online. PLUS Dr Jenny Brockis talks to us about retail therapy - does it...

Duration: 00:22:58


Episode 337: Life beyond the blue line - one former policeman's struggle with PTSD

5/23/2017
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Simon Gillard wanted to be a police officer from a young age. After achieving his dream, years of seeing horrific crimes left him suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Simon details his experiences in his book "Life Sentence: A Police Officer's Battle with PTSD" and shared some of his battles with Luke & Susie. PLUS Annette Spurr on raising thankful children. For more on this episode, visit www.lukeandsusie.com

Duration: 00:27:50


Episode 336: Getting your child's food balance right with Vanessa Clarkson

5/22/2017
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Vanessa Clarkson is a qualified dietitian and a mother, who decided to combine these two passions to help other parents make the best food choices for their little ones. Her first book 'Real Food for Babies and Toddlers' features over 80 recipes and aims to introduce babies to the nourishing foundation of a whole food diet, from their first bite. It also includes helpful tips to help babies and children develop their taste preferences, and how you can help foster these to be broad and...

Duration: 00:30:07


Episode 330: The teen entrepreneur with a heart - meet Juliette Jones

5/14/2017
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Juliette Jones was just 11 when her nonno succumbed to Motor Neurone Disease. As painful as it was, it wasn't long before Juliette was looking to the future to see how she could help others who have been and will be diagnosed with this debilitating condition. So she started CSJlemonaid to start raising funds for MND research. As well as a traditional lemonade stand at her local markets, Juliette has started bottling her drink and selling it online. So we caught up with Juliette to find out...

Duration: 00:30:17


Episode 329: Kyly Clarke - mother, entrepreneur and wife of cricket legend Michael Clarke

5/11/2017
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It would be easy to think of Kyly Clarke as a former WAG - wife of former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke. But she's also a television presenter and author with a growing lifestyle empire - and a mum to little Kelsey Lee. We caught up with Kyly to talk about life, love in front of the spotlight and building a business as a mother. PLUS from the L&S mailbag: how do you find your passion in life? For full episode info, head to www.lukeandsusie.com

Duration: 00:39:17


Episode 328: Perhaps Australia's most misunderstood Olympian Jana Pittman on the ups and downs of her career and life after sport

5/10/2017
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Many know Jana Pittman as an Olympic hurdler. Others know her as a bobsledder in the winter Olympics (in fact, she is the first female to represent Australia at both the summer and winter games). Some may even know Jana for her off-track controversies over the years. The former sports star is now a mum and medical student, and she's setting the record straight in her new book Just Another Hurdle. She talks candidly with us about her career and her private life. PLUS Rowdy Mclean on...

Duration: 00:35:32


Episode 327: Former Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch talks about being a mum in the spotlight and getting fit through dance

5/9/2017
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Rachael Finch shot to fame in 2009 when she was crowned Miss Universe Australia. Going on to complete in the worldwide competition, she finished third runner up. Since then she's appeared on Celebrity MasterChef Australia, and a number of Channel 7 shows including Dancing With The Stars, where she met husband Michael Miziner. Now a mum of two, Rachael is an advocate for leading a healthy and balanced lifestyle, writing the book Happy, Healthy, Strong and developing the dance-based workout...

Duration: 00:36:05


Episode 326: Co-founder of the Australia's largest women's media company - Mamamia - Mia Freedman on Work, Strife, Balance

5/9/2017
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Mia Freedman is the former magazine editor and newspaper columnist who launched Mamamia - a personal blog she started writing in lounge room in 2007. The Mamamia Network now reaches 4 million women per month, and spawns a website, podcasts and social media. In her new book, Mia explores feeling overwhelmed in a fast-paced world, and asks "am I the only one not coping?" PLUS Janine Garner on the 'shadow lurkers' who could be working against your success. More info online @...

Duration: 00:30:54


Episode 325: Globetrotting mum and author Courtney Adamo talks about travelling with kids and her new book '9 Months'

5/7/2017
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Courtney Adamo and husband Michael lived in London for 12 years, where four of their kids were born. In spring 2015, the family sold their house and most of their belongings to take a year out to spend time with their children. What followed was an around the world trip, taking in the US, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, New Zealand, Japan, Sri Lanka, Italy, France, Portugal and of course, Australia. On top of her busy travel schedule, Courtney runs the 'international lifestyle website...

Duration: 00:33:20


Episode 324: Gary Pinto on CDB's return, how God influenced their new album and touring with other 90's stars

4/27/2017
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Andrew De Silva, brothers Gary and Brad Pinto and Danny Williams formed CDB in 1991 and were signed to Sony Music in their late teens. Their debut album Glide with Me went platinum thanks in part to lead single Let’s Groove, which topped the ARIA chart and was the bestselling Australian single of 1995. At their peak, they supported the likes of Boyz II Men, K-Ci & Jo-Jo, Desiree and Tina Arena on tour. After breaking up in 1999, Gary Pinto went on to co-write and/or perform with artists...

Duration: 00:30:35


Episode 323: Baked Relief - the organisation making a big difference in times of need

4/26/2017
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Danielle Crismani started Baked Relief after severe flooding devastated parts of Queensland a few years ago. While she wasn't affected, many of her friends and family were. Realising that sandbagging wasn't her bag, Danielle looked for another way to help - baking treats for the hard working SES and emergency workers. The movement has since grown, helping communities all over Australia facing hardship. Danielle gives us an insight into what Baked Relief does and how you can help. PLUS...

Duration: 00:27:51


Episode 322: The recently pregnant Tiffiny Hall has a gift for everyone!

4/25/2017
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It was only days after we last caught up with Tiffiny Hall that she announced her pregnancy with entertainer Ed Kavalee. This time around, she joins us on the back of Ed's Logie win, and we chat about her plans for working out during and after her pregnancy. And better still, Tiff has a great free offer for those looking to get healthy this winter! PLUS Dr Justin Coulson unpacks the transition of young girls from sweet to sour. For more details, visit www.lukeandsusie.com

Duration: 00:37:28


Episode 321: ANZAC Day 2017 Special

4/25/2017
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As we remember those Australian and New Zealand diggers who landed at Gallipoli but didn't make it home, we talk to some special guests for whom ANZAC Day has a special meaning. Stuart Robert Andy CullenZoe Anthony Hill For more info, check out www.lukeandsusie.com

Duration: 00:36:41


Episode 317: Australia's first Masterchef and cookbook library author Julie Goodwin

4/18/2017
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Close to 4 million people tuned in to watch Julie Goodwin take the crown as the inaugural Masterchef Australia in 2009. She's gone on to write countless books, start a cooking school, travel the world as a charity ambassador, battle the jungle in I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and she's recently started a career in breakfast radio - all while raising three boys. All mums work hard but we think it's hard to top the schedule of Julie Goodwin. She found time to chat to us about her new...

Duration: 00:30:32


Episode 316: Aussie songstress Rachael Leahcar talks about her new album and keeping her blindness a secret from The Voice producers

4/17/2017
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Adelaide singer Rachael Leahcar wowed Australia with her rendition of "La Vie en rose" on The Voice. Coached by Australia's superstar sweetheart Delta Goodrem, Rachael came third in the competition, and scored a record deal with Universal Music. After releasing three Top 40 albums under the label, she's going independent for her latest release Shadows, featuring songs she's penned over the last five years. Rachael joins us to talk about becoming a role model, her favourite song to perform...

Duration: 00:36:54


Episode 315: CEO of Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA) Terri Smith talks about anxiety and depression in new parents and help thats available

4/11/2017
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PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia) is a national not-for-profit organisation that was formed in Victoria in 1985. It's estimated 1800 new parents are diagnosed EVERY WEEK with post natal depression and PANDA provides the only specialist national perinatal mental health telephone counselling service, as well as working to reduce the stigma around perinatal anxiety and depression, and providing education services to health professionals and the wider community. With a strong...

Duration: 00:25:53


Episode 314: The swimwear business that started in the outback - we chat to Coola Cozzies creator Julie Brown

4/10/2017
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Outback Queensland is the last place you would expect to find the headquarters of a swimwear business, but that's exactly where you'll find the home base of Coola Cozzies. Founder Julie Brown thought of the idea while on holiday in Yeppoon, failing to find a fun rashie in her size. In between working on the farm, she drew up a business plan, and in 2015, launched the business. We talk to Julie about the positives and negatives of life in rural Australia and keeping her "crazy" business...

Duration: 00:28:23


Episode 313: Scummy Mummy Helen Thorn built a business on bad parenting PLUS Janine Garner talks networking

4/9/2017
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Helen Thorn is one half of blog, podcast and comedy duo The Scummy Mummies. Originally from Melbourne, Helen has lived in the UK since 2006. Together with fellow mum Ellie Gibson, she co-hosts the UK’s number one parenting podcast - a fortnightly chat show for less-than-perfect parents, and performs live shows around the country. The Scummy Mummies book has just been released and is described as “a celebration of parenting failures, hilarious confessions, fish fingers and wine”. Currently...

Duration: 00:34:27

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