EPISODES

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...

June 06, 2021

The 90's Nostalgia Episode

It's time for a mid-lockdown re-charge in Melbourne. What better way than throwing it back to a simpler time - the 90's! In this episode Byron is joined by Aussie music icon Joanne as we go back through all those nostalgic me...

May 28, 2021

Social media sensation Ibby Akbar

Eight years ago, Ibby Akbar decided to post a few videos on Facebook to entertain his family and friends. What started out as a bit of fun pretty quickly became something much bigger. Now having built up over 200K followers a...

May 24, 2021

A Covid Vaccine Q&A ...with NO QUESTION off limits!

Dr Rod Pearce AM, Chairman of the Immunisation Coalition returns to The Byron Cooke Show to answer more of your questions regarding the COVID vaccine rollout in Australia. Asking questions does not make you an "anti-vaxxer" a...

May 16, 2021

The Disruptors - Startup founders share their tips for success

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Maybe you're just curious as to what life is really like for the people who do? A "disruptor" creates a product, service, or way of doing things which displaces the existing ...

May 08, 2021

Being a Single Mum is my Super Power

Single parent families are now the fastest growing family type across Australia. On Mothers Day weekend, Byron hosts a timely conversation with three powerful single mums including his American ex-wife Crissy, the mother of t...

May 03, 2021

Ask Byron Anything!

Nothing is off limits as Byron openly answers your questions, including the REAL story behind leaving the Fox FM breakfast show. It's a one-off episode to celebrate a [mini] milestone of 25 so far! See omnystudio.com/listener...

April 24, 2021

How Connected Are We To Anzac Day in 2021?

It is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. So 106 years after the first landi...

April 18, 2021

Farmer Wants a Worker

Thousands of fruit and vegetable pickers are urgently needed RIGHT NOW! The current labour shortage is a result of coronavirus travel restrictions leading to a huge drop in overseas workers, who in the past have made up a lar...

April 11, 2021

Man up & Speak up

Men are encouraged to show strength and many find it difficult to open up when they are struggling. So how should a man behave when his child is diagnosed with cancer? Research from www.redkite.org.au has revealed that men ar...