Tag Archives: Radio

Russia angry as Trump approves new US sanctions, SBS World News Radio

Listen to the radio feature here:   Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations says new sanctions levelled at the country by the United States will inevitably harm bilateral relations between the countries. US president Donald Trump has now signed into law the new sanctions, voted in by a large enough majority of the US Congress…

Victorian avocado production on the rise, Victorian Country Hour

Victorian avocado production is at a record high as demand for the fruit peaks around the country. While smashed avocado on toast is now a staple in Australian cafe culture, the fad has led to bizarre creations like the ‘Avolatte’. I spoke to one Melbourne cafe feeding customers’ desire for fruit.   (My interview was…

Mutton still hard to source, ABC Rural Country Hour

Australian mutton is at record prices this year, reaching 515 cents per kilo around the country. But despite the steady price rise, consumer demand for the meat remains low. I went on my own mutton search around Melbourne and found one place that’s trying to reinvent the less popular meat.   This story was aired on…

Interview with Shepparton Mayor for ABC Rural’s Victorian Country Hour

The Inland Rail project is the centrepiece of the 2017/18 Federal Budget, with $8.4 billion of funding set aside to complete the long-awaited Melbourne to Brisbane freight train route. But there is still some uncertainty about the Victorian section of the track and whether the rail line will travel through Albury/Wodonga or an alternative Shepparton route. I spoke to the City…