A Newsman And His Music

With a career in broadcast journalism spanning five decades, Bayside resident Colin Tyrus brings you his unique blend of talk and music.

Time-bomb to catastrophe

Allowing rural-residential housing on the edge of towns is putting lives at risk from bushfires according to Professor Michael Buxton from RMIT University. In this podcast from “A Newsman and his Music” (20 January 2020), he tells Colin Tyrus that the failure to enforce recommendations from previous bushfire Royal Commissions is a “time-bomb of catastrophic proportions”.

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All hail Historic John

Tune to “A Newsman and his Music” every Monday from 9 AM to 11 AM for a look back at the week in history with Historic John who emerges from the dungeon beneath Southern FM’s Bayside headquarters.

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The Human Calculator visits Southern FM

He’s in the Guinness Book of Records as ‘Fastest Human Calculator’ and Scott Flansburg joined Colin on-air at Southern FM for A Newsman and his Music.
Grab your calculator and try to beat Scott as he puts you to the test during this podcast.

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Historic John emerges from the dungeon – Podcast

Historic John is a regular guest on “A Newsman and his Music” when Colin can find the keys to the dungeon beneath Southern FM’s Bayside headquarters.
If you missed the segment on 16 December 2019, you can listen to the podcast here:

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James Newbury MP with the Newsman – Podcast

James Newbury is a true-blue Liberal but he had pink ears when he spoke to Colin Tyrus on 88.3 Southern FM. Find out what caused the change of hue and listen to James discuss a range of local issues on this podcast.
A Newsman and his Music is on 88.3 Southern FM every Monday from 9 AM to 11 AM.

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