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20 minutes | Oct 28, 2022
Wavelength: Cybersecurity, Cystic Fibrosis, Markets & Spider Robots
Like The creation of some mad scientist, this week's Wavelength has been assembled from only the finest parts and brought to life by the power of radio. With major data breaches being reported by some of Australia's largest companies recently, Ben Talks with Professor Jill Slay AM, UniSA Smartsat Professorial Chair, about where these attacks are coming from and what we can do to protect ourselves and our data. In a personal story this week, Alex talks with Emmah Money, 2020 Australian of the year, SA Local Hero about Cystic fibrosis, what it's like to live with the condition and raising awareness. Putting on a show, Grace talks to former Masterchef contestant Poh Ling Yeow about the Adelaide Farmers Market amid calls that the Wayville Showgrounds site is prime real estate and should be redeveloped. In Wavelength Explains this week, Ciarán throws the switches and shines a light on Necrobiotics, the science of reanimating and controlling insect bodies. Why? For Science! On and average stroll down Rundle Mall you can expect to see some pigs, a pigeon and the iconic balls but In Heaps Good News, Kate gets into warrior pose and talks to Yoga Instructor Ben Greenwood about 400 people strong, synchronised yoga in the Mall. As always featuring your hosts Cass and Alex Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday night weekly from 6.15 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: October 24th, 2022 Reporters: Cassie Johns, Alex Newman, Ben Monga, Grace Smith, Ciarán Moffatt, and Kate Johnson Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22 minutes | Oct 11, 2022
Wavelength: Cycling in Adelaide, JobEdge & Hecs Debt
Welcome back to wavelength sparking the convos about Adelaide you should be having; this week Alex is back! But Cass is gone, can’t seem to get those two in the same room… not to fret we have our newest journalist recruits Charlotte taking you through. Grace is talking about cycling in Adelaide with David Elliot to understand if Adelaide’s infrastructure supports cycling on our roads. Ciaran speaks with Lisa Fraser the owner and co-founder of ANA drinks a new bottle-o on Hutt Street that Is completely alcohol-free. Also on this week’s show, It can be hard to have honest and personal conversations about mental health in your workplace, to find out more Cass speaks with Job edge’s director Carolyn Mounce. And, Amber talks you through Hecs debts and how they can affect your home loans on wavelength explains, whilst Brayden takes you through all the good news that’s happened this week. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6.15pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: October 10, 2022 Reporters: Alex Newman, Charlotte McEvoy, Ciaran Moffatt, Cassandra Johns, Brayden Green & Amber Young Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18 minutes | Sep 26, 2022
Wavelength: International Travel, AFLW Showdown & Fuel Excise
Let this week’s instalment of Wavelength take you away from it all. With Flip Flopping on meals, Lost luggage, delays and cancellations, air travel is a subject with a lot of baggage. Kate chats to Qantas Pilot Mark Hoffmeier about the company’s recent bad press, the pilot’s job and how air travel is coping and adapting more than two years on from Covid. Alex may not be hosting the show but he’s here with us in spirit and also this recording we made him do from his travels in Europe. He gives us the run down of the view from the ground, whats changed, and how it feels to be a traveller again. Not content with filling in for Alex, our cohost this week is kicking interview goals with the AFLW. Maggie sits down with Key Port Adelaide forward Gemma Houghton and Adelaide Crows Captain Chelea Randall to discuss their AFLW careers, the upcoming showdown, the inaugural Port Adelaide team, and the rivalry between the two teams. If local travel is more your thing then you’ll be glad you listened to this weeks Wavelength Explains. Why is petrol going to start creeping up in price? Cass takes you through The Fuel Excise Cut due to expire on the 29th of September, what it is, and how its going to affect you. If you have something to say about this subject you can txt in on the number in the show. Grace is here to make you smile in this week’s segment of Heaps Good News featuring: The four day work week, Vege options on Qantas flights, accessibility for Adelaide public transport, and good news about the Great Barrier Reef for once. As always featuring your hosts Cass and Maggie and this week with a special farewell message for our outgoing executive producer Andrew. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday night weekly from 6.15 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: September 26, 2022 Reporters: Cassie Johns, Maggie Felton, Kate Johnson, Alex Newman, and Grace Smith, Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23 minutes | Sep 19, 2022
Wavelength: Sexual Health Week, Tim Costello & the SA Wine Glut
September 12-18 was Sexual Health Awareness Week around Australia and we all know it can be difficult to know how to protect yourself amid a rise in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Nikki Brandon from SHINE SA spoke with us about the issue, while Dr. Nikki Sullivan, the Project Coordinator at SAMESH, filled us in on the Connect Project which aims to make free HIV self-test kits available. Also on the show, we speak with Tim Costello who recently presented at the 2022 Investigator Lecture hosted by Flinders University, to get his thoughts on a range of issues. Meanwhile you may have heard that Wine Growers in SA and around the country have experienced a glut of red wine recently. Leigh Warren, the General Manager of Bleasdale Winery & Vineyards gives us the lowdown. To cap it all off, we explore the new Hindley Street Music Hall. Listen in! Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday night weekly from 6.15 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: September 19, 2022 Reporters: Ciaran Moffatt, Kate Johnson, Charlotte McEvoy, Cassie Johns & Maggie Felton See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23 minutes | Sep 13, 2022
Wavelength: Medicare, Soup Street Artist & Livability Ranking
“As you spend money on your doctor’s visit or your specialist visits, the excess amount you spend that you are not getting back from Medicare adds towards these Safety Net amounts, which are your thresholds”. - Community Information Officer Justin Bott on Medicare Safety Nets In this week’s instalment of Wavelength Grace chats to GP and SA Chair for RACGP (The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners) Dr Daniel Byrne to discuss the changes in Bulk billing and the effects on both patients and practitioner’s. We also got the opportunity to talk about ‘Medicare Safety Nets’ with Services Australia’s Community Information Officer Justin Bott to breakdown how the initiative works. Who says soup can’t be an all year round treat! Winter may have finished but we have just the thing to warm your insides! Reporter Sam got the chance to speak to Local Sticker Street Artist ‘Soup’ to warm your insides with an update since the two last had a chat to discuss how Soup has redesigned himself and the way he views the Streets of Adelaide. Adelaide is often known as ‘The City of Churches’, ‘The Festival State’ or in recent years known as “One of the most liveable cities in the World”. Brayden explains the Global Liveability Index and why Adelaide’s Liveability ranking in this year’s survey dropped significantly, but also covers how we can bounce back and reclaim our status! Cassie brings to light in this week’s segment of Heaps Good News the importance of checking up on yourself, friends and family, touching on the recent yearly initiative of ‘R U OK Day’, with the focus around Mental Health. Wavelength also shares some news around the support projects happening right now. If this show has raised any issues for you, you can contact 13 11 14 (Lifeline). Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday night weekly from 6.15 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: September 12, 2022 Reporters: Cassie Johns, Alex Newman, Grace Smith, Sam Talbot, Brayden Green See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23 minutes | Aug 29, 2022
Wavelength: Online Consults, Long Covid and Quiet Quitting
‘You wonder to what extent are people are fully authentically there verses actually doing their shopping list’ As covid becomes a more normal part of our lives, we’re hearing more about the potential of the long-term effects it can leave. Maggie chats with Ali Valentine about her experience after being diagnosed with Long Covid. Also on the show, Kate speaks to Shane Dawson, Centre Co-Director from UniSA about why universities began to invest in online education and technology. Kate continues this conversation with Psychologist, Kathryn McEwen. And, what’s quiet quitting all about? Amber lets us know! We never let you go without knowing about the good happening in the world, stay tuned until the end for Heaps Good News! Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday night fortnightly from 6.15 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: August 29, 2022 Reporters: Cassie Johns, Amber Young, Kate Johnson, Grace Smith, Maggie Felton & Alex Newman See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20 minutes | Aug 15, 2022
Wavelength: Sexual Violence, Sports Concussions & Emerging Viruses
In recent weeks you may have seen new ABS data showing that reported instances of sexual violence in Australia rose in the past year by 13%. Journalist & Documentary Maker Jemmah Finn talks to us about why this is such a major issue and what can be done to address it. Also on the show, we speak to Lachlan Matthias from the Glenelg Football Club to find out the effects concussion can have on sports people. Meanwhile, we explain the growing Monkeypox problem as well as the emergence of foot-and-mouth disease right on our doorstep. To cap it all off, we put a smile on your dial in Heaps Good News. Listen in! If this show has raised any issues for you, you can contact 1800RESPECT or 1800 737 732. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday night fortnightly from 6.15 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: August 15, 2022 Reporters: Cassie Johns, Ben Monga, Ciarán Moffatt, Amber Young, Brayden Green & Alex Newman See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22 minutes | Aug 1, 2022
Wavelength: Welfare Points System, School Scholarships & Climate Emergency
You may have heard about the Government's latest changes to the Welfare System for Job Seekers. Rather than simply applying for a certain amount of jobs per month to receive payments, a new points system is being implemented to allow for a wider range of tasks to contribute to their mutual obligation requirements. But what's behind the changes and how is it actually affecting those within the system? We investigate... Meanwhile, how do Scholarships help to change the lives of young female students in school? To get the lowdown, we had a chat with Cara Varian from the Harding Miller Education Foundation about what they're doing to help students. Elizabeth Nkombera, a recipient of the Scholarship, also filled us in on what it means for her going forward. Also on the show, Grace managed to catch the absolute living legend that is Dr Karl for a chat about Climate Change and why SA recently declaring a Climate Emergency is such a big deal. To wrap it all up, Ciarán puts a smile on your dial in Heaps Good News. Listen in! Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday night fortnightly from 6.15 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: August 1, 2022 Reporters: Kate Johnson, Amber Young, Maggie Felton, Grace Smith, Ciarán Moffatt & Alex Newman Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22 minutes | Jul 18, 2022
Wavelength: Illuminate Adelaide, SA Drag Queens and Vickers Vimy
It’s pretty cold and depressing here in Adelaide at the moment, but the winter festival season is back with Illuminate Adelaide not only coming again to the CBD but throughout South Australia. To understand more about how the festival began and how it's operating through covid and the cold, Grace and Ben speak with Lee Cumberlidge. Meanwhile, one of our newest journalists Maggie spoke with a popular drag queen, from Marys Poppins Kane Enable about Adelaide’s drag scene, and also spoke with Rachel Hosking co-owner of My Lover Cindi all about inclusivity in nightlife. Also on the show, we have Brayden exploring the Vickers Vimy plane which is now a part of the Adelaide Airport, and Angus takes you through all the good news of the stories of the week. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday night fortnightly from 6.15 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: July 18, 2022 Reporters: Cassandra Johns, Alex Newman, Ciarán Moffatt, Grace Smith, Brayden Green, Angus Giles and Benjamin Monga See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17 minutes | Jul 4, 2022
Wavelength: Cost of Living, Vacayit & The Gawler Line
Wavelength is back, sparking the convos Adelaide should be having. We have missed you! But don’t worry, we are back with a brand-new team, sound, and a whole lot of new stories, This week we have Cass, Grace and Alex taking you through you through some amazing stories. Have you noticed lettuce, electricity, petrol and other household items significantly increasing by price? we discuss the cost-of-living crisis, Cass speaks with Scott Keeley from Wakefield partners about how it directly affects young people In South Australia and what people can expect through this time. Not only that, but the beautiful Amber also speaks with Greg Pattinson the CEO from Foodbank about people struggling in SA and what we can do to help. Meanwhile, one of our new journalists Grace speaks with Hayley Brown the CEO and founder of Vacayit, a company that gives opportunity for blind or low vision tourists to be immersed in their holiday. Also on the show, we have Ciaran exploring the history and renovations of the new Gawler line in Wavo explains, and Cass goes through all the good news stories of the week. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, Monday nights fortnightly from 6.15pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: July 4, 2022 Reporters: Cassandra Johns, Alex Newman, Amber Young, Ciarán Moffatt and Grace Smith See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8 minutes | Apr 7, 2022
Bonus Episode - Wavelength: Cass Interviews the Premier
Cass interviews the new SA Labor Preimer Peter Malinauskas. Peter Malinauskas See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
Wavelength: Mandated Consent, Ukrainian Conflict and Ramping
An exciting second week of Wavelength people! Cass and Jamie are hosting, and we have some great stories for you this week. It’s been a crazy week with fringe finishing which ends the festival season in SA. Amber, one of our newest journos talks to two people from Russian and Ukrainian decedent about attitudes and behaviour they have experiences being in Australia during the conflict. The conflict has shown great support for some people, and others have experienced discrimination. Also, Jamie talks about new mandated consent education laws in Australia. To help us learn more, Jamie talks to Teach. Us. Consent. Our new segment Wavo explains is in full swing, and this week we have Cass to teach us what ramping is, why it is such a big issue and what is being done to change it. And finally, we have Alex to give us the good news story this week all about SA being able to bring the boogie back. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide youshould be having, every Monday night from 6pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: March 21, 2022 Reporters: Jamie Alexander, Cassie Johns, Amber Young, Alex Newman Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28 minutes | Mar 15, 2022
Wavelength: Fringe Empowerment, State Election and Flavivirus
Welcome back to the first episode of Wavelength for this year! We have a brand new Executive Producer and Host, the beautiful Jamie and Cass debuts hosting for the first time, we also have an entirely new crew. We miss you David and Hamish, but alas new year, new show. With Fringe and Adelaide’s festival season in full swing, our episode is very on brand, Cass and Alex speak with Libby Trainor Parker from endo days and Carla Mattiazzo about their recent fringe shows, as well as stigmas about women’s health. With more than 11% of the Australian population suffering with Endometriosis at some point during their life, it is vital to have conversations about how to seek help. One of our newest journalists Amber spoke with James Templecock about the upcoming state election. For new time voters and veterans to the polling booth voting can be a stressful time, especially in an ever-changing covid environment. Amber goes through the basics of how to vote, where to vote, what to do if you have covid or are in isolation and how to find a party that suits you the best. The most important thing is to GO VOTE, make your voice heard. We debut a new segment called wavo explains! This will explain a topical issue in a condensed version to make it easier to understand, this week we have Amber talking about the Flavivirus in South Australia. And Jamie goes through what the hell happened this week, including dancing being back, the rise in petrol prices and the new strain of omicron, an alien invasion isn’t looking too far fetched anymore.. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: March 14, 2022 Reporters: Jamie Alexander, Cassie Johns, Amber Young, Alex Newman Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
33 minutes | Dec 10, 2021
Wavelength: Adelaide Gay Inclusive Rugby Team, David Attenborough and Legalised Marijuana
Welcome to wavelength, sparking the convos about Adelaide you should be having. Its our last show of 2021! We have a jam-packed episode this week so get pumped! Our newest recruit Cass talks to the president and leader of Adelaide’s all gay rugby team Cameron, who walks us through inclusivity within team sports, how it all got started and most importantly how to join! We also speak to Tammy Franks about a proposed bill she has introduced into SA parliament regarding the legalisation of cannabis for reactional use. It’s been another weird week here in beautiful South Australia, so totally understable if you can’t keep up. Hamish tells you what the hell has been happening this week, he discusses workplace culture report in parliament, Tea Tree Plaza in hot water with David Attenborough and more. Don’t miss us too much Adelaide, we will be back early next year, but right now go enjoy your summer! Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: December 6, 2021 Reporters: David Simmons, Hamish Kearvell & Cassandra Johns Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
32 minutes | Dec 6, 2021
Wavelength: Car Next Door, Adele, Boarders and Aids
Following the recent boarder opening in South Australia and Adelaide becoming no longer a Covid free state, David and Hamish digest and discuss what the boarders opening looks like for South Australians. We talk to the CEO of Car Next Door, the future of car sharing as we know it. Car next door are committed to suitability and have the facts to prove it, Cass our new spunky recruit talks to Will Davies about how the company started, the future of the car industry and how their company is proactively lowering carbon admissions. That is not all, we also talk to Charlton Gunn an enthusiastic user of the company about his own experiences and takeaways. Hamish lets you know what’s been happening this week, new covid strains, the ongoing trouble in the coalition and private hospitals around the state making calls to ban the unvaccinated and as well as children under 12 to attempt to lower the risk of danger within high-risk places. And as journalists, David and Hamish express their disgust for the recent article criticising a Channel 7 journalist for not properly researching the new album by Adele before interviewing her. And finally, David speaks to Dr Lang about world AIDS day and reflect how truly awful AIDs and how important it is in our modern history. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: November 29, 2021 Reporters: David Simmons, Hamish Kearvell & Cassandra Johns Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
Wavelength: The Death of Hospitality, University and Identity and Plant Based Foods
Wavelength this week is missing our beautiful Hamish and Jamie, but don’t worry, David has brought a friend Angela Skujins. We miss you Hamish, but congratulations on your wedding!! We discuss the funeral of the hospitality industry, an eye-catching event that has everyone talking. David speaks to Simone Douglas from the Duke of Brunswick about the spectacle, how South Australian laws are impacting the hospitality sector and what followed the event. Whilst we talk the new edition of City Mag and go in depth about the different experienced transgendered people have whilst studying at university. Angela runs us through the failings of universities in understanding identity and the personal experiences of transgendered people in South Australia. Also on this week show, the state government have financially backed the plant-based food sector, what a win for all vegetarians/ vegans! The government has stated in the budget they will invest 2million in a plant-based food incubator which will help food companies make and invent new plant-based options. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: November 15, 2021 Reporters: David Simmons, Angela Skujins Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31 minutes | Nov 21, 2021
Wavelength: Sexual health, Scomo, Leaked texts and climate change
This week on Wavelength Jamie is gone but David is back! This week we wonder what the bloody hell has been happening in Glasgow this week, world leaders met to discuss the climate crisis, but will anything come from it? We answer your questions about sexual and reproductive health you may be too scared to ask. Jamie has sat down with Amy Moten from Shine SA an organisation that provides sexual health and relationship services to ask them all the questions and queries you never were game enough to ask. Hamish lets you know what the hell happened this week, he discusses Glasgow and Scott Morrison’s embarrassing moments, the lack of excitement for the start of the Melbourne Cup and Glynde’s fight against bunnings, how unaustralian. And finally, David digs deep into Scott Morrison’s embarrassing week from hell. To fully understand the situation, David sits down with Sarah Bulter an associate professor of climate adaptation at the University of Tasmania about the Glasgow summit. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: November 8th Reporters: David Simmons, Jamie Bucirde, Hamish Kearvell Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
33 minutes | Oct 28, 2021
Living With A Disability In 2021, OzAsia & School Skirt Policies
This week on Wavelength, we are missing our beloved David, not to fear Jamie and Hamish have soldiered on. We discuss what it’s like to find work as someone living with a disability, in 2021s covid impacted the Australian economy. To understand how South Australia fits into this national picture, Cass talks to Carolyn Mounce the director from Job Edge about stigmas regarding people with disabilities gaining and keeping employment. Later in the episode, Cass talks to Lisa a job seeker who found herself living with an unexpected disability and the support she suddenly found herself eligible for. Also, Jamie does not hold back after recent news that a Tasmanian school was instructing year 8 girls to kneel and have their skirts measured. Hamish updates you on what has happened this week, including Melbourne’s wild scene after ending lockdown and the Extinction Rebellion protests here in Adelaide. To finish off, Jamie interviews Annette Shun Wah the new Artistic Director from Ozasia about the upcoming festival starting on November 7th! Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: October 25, 2021 Reporters: Jamie Bucirde, Hamish Kearvell & Cassandra Johns Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
33 minutes | Oct 19, 2021
Wavelength: Covid Convictions, Family Violence & South Australian Of The Year
This week on Wavelength, we discuss if the government should be stepping in to build more social housing for survivors of domestic violence and family violence. While Hamish gets fired up over a recent COVID conviction. We talk to the South Australian young entrepreneur of the year Luke Timmins, the co-founder of Adelaide Hills lawn and Gardens. Also, we interview Kate Colvin from the council to homeless persons about a new report on victims of domestic violence and family violence. Hamish updates you on what has happened this week with Sydney Lockdowns, Donald Trump and William Shatner. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6 pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: October 18, 2021 Reporters: David Simmons, Jamie Bucirde & Hamish Kearvell Photo: Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Sex Work, Decriminalisation vs Legalisation (September 13, 2021)
This week on Wavelength, we discuss the proposed changes to the legalisation of sex work. The SA Police Commissioner Grant Stevens recently weighed in on the topic, stating he would only support the notion if a number of regulations were introduced to stop an ‘insurgence’ or organised crime into the industry. To understand more about this debate, Amila spoke to the general manager of SIN (Sex Industry Network) Kat Morrison for more insight. Later in the show, David interviews the sex worker BigBoy to understand how the problem differs from interstate and to better comprehend the differences between decriminalisation and legalisation of sex work. Meanwhile, we also take a look at what’s been going on this week, including Scott Morrison travelling interstate for Father’s Day and NSW Premier Gladys ditching daily press announcements. We also have a chat about the new stance from Qantas, saying they will ban unvaccinated people from flying overseas. Listen to Wavelength live and join the convos about Adelaide you should be having, every Monday night from 6pm on Fresh 92.7. Airdate: September 13, 2021 Reporters: Hamish Kearvell, Amila Dedovic & David Simmons See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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