EPISODES

November 24, 2021

Net Zero 2026 - The proposal being ignored by Govt & Big Biz

For all the recent noise around "Net Zero 2050", nobody is actually talking about how it can be achieved. Ballarat based innovator Simon Hunt has drafted a practical proposal to break the paralysis in climate change action. I...

November 17, 2021

Politics And Sport - Should They Mix?

A no-holds barred chat with one of the most colourful characters in Australian sport : footy legend Kevin Sheedy. Admired as much for his passion and spirit as his exploits on the field, Sheedy's new book "Icons Of Sport" cel...

November 10, 2021

Melbourne - The Premier Burger City

Starring Dees premiership skipper Max Gawn, local comedy legends Sooshi Mango, Australia's Number 1 competitive eater "HulkSmashFood", Burger Expert Jimmy Hurlston, Royal Stacks owner Dani Zeini and radio hosts Sarah Maree Ca...

November 03, 2021

Ibby Akbar Takes Over

What would The Byron Cooke Show sound like if it was hosted by comedian and social media sensation Ibby Akbar? Listen to this episode to find out! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

October 26, 2021

Click Fraud

Our world these days is driven by clicks, status and popularity. But what is actually real? Joining Byron Cooke for this important conversation around "Click Fraud" : Charlie Brown, one of Australia's cutting edge commentator...

October 19, 2021

How To Set Goals And Smash Them!

Isis Holt is a 5x Paralympic Medalist, World Champion and Commonwealth Games gold medalist. She is currently studying for a bachelor's degree in behavioural neuroscience [psychology] at Queensland University of Technology. A ...

October 10, 2021

Hey Hey - You Snubbed Kamahl!?

Kamahl is an Australian entertainment industry icon who has been in the music business for over 50 years. He has recorded over 30 albums, earned over 100 gold and platinum records, and headlined iconic live venues from The S...

October 05, 2021

Back To Live - Supporting the Aussie Music Industry

Tones & I joins Byron Cooke for a special episode in support of the Australian Live Music Industry. With COVID shutting down global touring for the majority of 2020/21, Australia is still suffering major disruptions due to Lo...

September 28, 2021

Obstruction - No Advantage For Netball

Netball is the biggest team sport in Australia, played by over 1.2 million people all over the country. It’s also the number one participation sport for Australian girls. While other sports like cricket and rugby are being pl...

September 21, 2021

No Jab, No Job?

September 21st, 2021 will be remembered for a long time in Melbourne. For all the controversy and emotion around protests from the city's construction workers, the actual topic is a very valid one to have a discussion about. ...

September 14, 2021

My Big Announcement

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September 07, 2021

Are The Cops Copping It?

On Saturday August 21st 2021, a crowd of around 4,000 people marched through Melbourne’s CBD in breach of the state’s stay-at-home directions to protest over Victoria’s lockdown rules. More than 700 Victorian Police officers ...

August 31, 2021

Top 10 Barriers to Lockdown Motivation...

...and how to smash them! In a collaboration with The Mind Muscle Project , this episode tackles 10 common barriers to motivation during lockdowns. If you're feeling flat and have been struggling with physical and mental fitn...

August 24, 2021

Less Fear. More Facts.

So many of us are feeling overwhelmed right now. The fearmongering news content. The endless angry social media exchanges. There has never been a more important time to seek out information sources that can provide clear, unb...

August 17, 2021

Is It Time To Rethink Your Career?

In difficult times, there is opportunity. When the first lockdowns hit in Melbourne last year, Danny Grant went from big time nightclub promoter to stacking potatoes at the markets - literally overnight. With his money tied u...

August 10, 2021

The Troll Toll - Bouncing Back And Beating The Cyber Bullies

Surely the world reached it's peak "online troll moment" at the recent summer games in Tokyo. It can't get worse. Global superstar gymnast Simone Biles withdraws in the middle of competition due to mental health issues - larg...

August 03, 2021

Last Shot - Overcoming Addiction

From reckless drug addict to one of Australia's top chefs and television stars: MasterChef Australia judge Jock Zonfrillo's powerful life story will shock and inspire. "Last Shot" is his coming-of-age memoir of addiction, amb...

July 25, 2021

Physically Apart But Close As Ever

What's it like to be separated from your loved ones during a pandemic? For the countless Australians facing that situation due to border closures and strict travel restrictions, this situation has become a reality. For those ...

July 16, 2021

It's Time To Care About Politics

A desperate plea to politicians from a self employed photographer in regional Victoria racks up 2 million views across social media in less than 24 hours. It may have also evoked a sense of helplessness for some. Times have b...

July 11, 2021

Ask An Aussie Athlete ANYTHING!

REAL TALK with Aussie athletics stars Jessica Hull and Brooke Stratton. No question is off limits. How wild was the partying in Rio? How hard is it to hustle for sponsorships? What really goes through their heads in those cri...

July 04, 2021

"I Love Being Disabled"

Peta Hooke is a thirty-something single woman living in Melbourne. What makes her different? Peta has Cerebral Palsy - a lifelong disability she has had since birth. Peta loves her life.. and she doesn't feel like many people...

June 27, 2021

Aus Music Industry's #MeToo Moment?

The recent departures of several high profile Australian music industry figures has brought the issue of it's potentially toxic culture into the spotlight. With an increasing number of music industry participants using their ...

June 21, 2021

Geva Mentor and Mason Cox : An Aussie Travel Guide!

Pre-Covid, many Aussies planning an extended trip away might have looked to the European summer, that dream Bali villa, or a road trip across the USA. Doing something in our own backyard didn't always spring to mind - especia...

June 15, 2021

No Jab, No Play?

It's the next big talking point as Australia's Covid-19 vaccine rollout continues. Will confirmation of up to date vaccination status effectively act as a license to do anything involving contact with others? Will those who d...