Friday Magazine


Author and journalist Graeme Johnstone presents local news, views, reviews and interviews. Featuring ‘You and Your Finance’ with Paul Goethel and the latest happenings on the Southern entertainment scene with showbiz reporter Leanne Cutler.

Lock up Covid “cheats”: Jon Faine – podcast

On Friday Magazine Colin Tyrus spoke to journalist and broadcaster Jon Faine who suggests Premier Daniel Andrews should consider locking up people who defiantly leave home isolation after testing positive to COVID-19. Listen to the podcast of the interview, as broadcast on 88.3 Southern FM at 10 AM on 31 July 2020.

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The Virus of politics

In his editorial on Friday Magazine, Colin Tyrus talks about tabloid newspapers and their version of the truth. He also pays tribute to the chief of the World Health Organisation who says the fight against COVID-19 should not be politicised. Have a listen to the podcast here.

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Friday Magazine Podcast 3 July 2020

If you missed Friday Magazine on 88.3 Southern FM (9 AM to 11 AM) on 3 July 2020, now you can hear every minute via this two-part podcast. In hour one, listen to Graeme Johnstone’s poem about an iconic news bulletin, Leanne Cutler’s Showbiz report and a summary of the past financial year with Finance Editor Paul Goethel. The second

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Meet the Citizen of the Year – Mary Torpy

On Friday Magazine (22 May 2020) Colin had the pleasure of chatting to Glen Eira Citizen of the Year Mary Torpy. Have a listen to this podcast to hear Mary talking about her many community activities and her love of music.

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Bayside heritage disgrace

The demolition of two more “mid-century modern” homes in recent days has cast a spotlight on Bayside Council’s failure to deliver on its heritage protection responsibilities. In this podcast from Friday Magazine, Colin Tyrus speaks to Beaumaris Modern president Fiona Austin and Bayside Mayor Cr Clarke Martin. This interview will be repeated on A Newsman and his Music on Monday

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