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Coffee Chats with Matt Collins

Dec 3, 2019

Film director, Jesse O’Brien has just finished his second feature-length film, Two Heads Creek. In this chat, he reveals why he would rather make a movie on a shoestring budget, what it's like working with great actors and his top movies to watch (they aren't what you would expect). Two Heads Creek is now in...


Nov 22, 2019

With over 4000 franchises, Jim Penman is the face of the biggest franchise group in the country. (Once you listen to the chat you will hear me rattle all 52 divisions). What started as a young boy helping his neighbour, evolved into Jim's Mowing, which evolved into the Jim's Group. But interestingly, Jim isn't a big fan...


Nov 17, 2019

Former NRL star, Ryan Girdler holds a truckload of records and representative honours from his illustrious career. He played 227 NRL games, 10 games for NSW and 14 games for Australia. These days, Girdler calls games with the Triple M radio team, runs coffee shops and he is the ambassador for the Cheeki brand of...


Nov 8, 2019

With a truckload of hits spanning close to 20 years, Thirsty Merc is one of Australia's longest serving and most popular rockbands. Frontman, Rai Thistlethwayte shares a chat about a world very few get to experience. He gives his thoughts on drinking during a gig, sharing the stage with other music stars and how...


Nov 5, 2019

As the first ever Aboriginal school principal at Cherbourg School in Queensland's South East, Chris Sarra went into the role full of passion and high expectations. Sadly, as a school that was sitting on 50% attendance, those high expectations were not initially embraced by the teachers and the parents. The youngest...