Kevin Johnson gave rock ‘n’ roll the best years of his life… and he’s now doing the Political Shuffle. Kevin spoke to Colin Tyrus on A Newsman and his Music.
He’s a school teacher with a passion for his work as a science educator at Sandringham College. Andrew “Wilko” Wilkinson is a bit of a legend around the school and his dedication has been recognised with a Prime Minister’s Award commendation.
Wilko told Colin Tyrus about his career, adding that he has no plans to retire anytime soon.
A century after the end of World War One, Australia pauses on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to pay its respects to the men and women who served Australia in all wars and overseas military missions.
This is the story of six brothers who went to war. Five came home, including Colin’s grandfather William “Bill” McGillivray. To find out more about the McGillivray brothers and their service in World War One, Colin spoke to David McGillivray.
For “A Newsman and his Music” it was back to the days of “on the road” reporting, which is pretty much how Colin got started in journalism.
He recorded the start of this week’s show while travelling to Middle Brighton Station on Bayside City Council’s new (trial) commuter bus service.
Keen snorkellers Madeleine Heath and her sister Clementine have freed a small shark from the plastic stuck in its gills off Ricketts Point Beaumaris.
Madeleine spoke to Colin Tyrus on 88.3 Southern FM’s “A Newsman and his Music”