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Great Australian Lives with Laura Turner

Laura Turner will celebrate the lives of some of Australia's most influential and prolific personalities from a diverse range of backgrounds - entertainers, humanitarians and those with untold stories.

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Tottie Goldsmith's Great Australian Life

A member of one of Australia's most talented entertainment families, Tottie Goldsmith, chats to Laura Turner on Great Australian Lives.

44mins

28 Oct 2018

Rank #1

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Nicky Buckley And Murray Bingham's Great Australian Life

Join host Laura Turner with guests Nicky Buckley and her husband Murray Bingham.  Nicky and Murray are back on our TV screens as guest hosts of Channel 9's Getaway, cruising through Europe.  To see videos of our guests head to the Tobin Brothers Funerals Facebook page. Great Australian Lives is produced by Jane Nield. 

44mins

19 Jul 2019

Rank #2

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Scott Cam's Great Australian Life

Join host Laura Turner and guest Scott Cam Laura. Scott is a  Gold Logie award-winning Australian television presenter - best known as host of hit reality TV show ‘The Block’, since 2010. To see videos of our guests head to the Tobin Brothers Funerals Facebook page. Great Australian Lives is produced, edited and engineered Jane Nield. 

44mins

29 Sep 2019

Rank #3

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Best Of 2019 - Jessica Macpherson's Great Australian Life

Join Laura Turner and guest Jessica Macpherson OAM. Jessica is the founder of St Kilda Mums. St Kilda Mums are on a mission to rehome preloved nursery goods to support Victorian families in need while saving the earth’s precious resources.They collect, sort and redistribute essential nursery equipment, clothing, books and toys for babies and school age children. If you would like to find out more about St Kilda Mums you can visit their website www.stkildamums.org.

43mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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Colette Mann's Great Australian Life

45mins

14 Apr 2019

Rank #5

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Gabriel Gate's Great Australian Life

Join Laura Turner and guest Gabriel Gate. From rustic beginnings growing up in the Loire Valley in France, working with some of the best chefs in the world to meeting his Australian wife and moving to Melbourne - Gabriel's story is inspiring. For more about Gabriel's work you can visit his website www.gabrielgate.com. Great Australian Lives is produced, engineered and edited by Jane Nield.

49mins

10 Nov 2019

Rank #6

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Narelle Fraser's Great Australian Life

Join Laura Turner and guest Narelle Fraser. Narelle served 27 years as a police detective, covering some of the most heinous crimes committed in Victorian history. After a progressive battle with PTSD, Narelle retired from Police work in 2014 and now campaigns for awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder among first responders.  You can visit Narelle's website HERE or for more information about Narelle's live show click HERE   To see videos of our guests head to the Tobin Brothers Funerals Facebook page. Great Australian Lives is produced by Jane Nield. 

44mins

23 Jun 2019

Rank #7

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Normie Rowe's Great Australian Life

Laura Turner chats with the biggest male solo star of Australian pop music in the 1960’s – Normie Rowe. Normie Rowe and guests Bobby Bright and Marcie Jones are going to celebrate all things In The Beginning at Memo Music Hall on Nov 17th at 3pm. For more info or to book your tickets HERE To see videos of our guests head to the Tobin Brothers Funerals Facebook page. Great Australian Lives is produced, edited and engineered Jane Nield.

44mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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Adam Elliot's Great Australian Life

Acadmey Award-winning film maker Adam Elliot chats to Laura Turner on Great Australian Lives.

45mins

16 Sep 2018

Rank #9

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Turia Pitt's Great Australian Life

There are people who inspire, then there are people like our guest this week Turia Pitt, who in the direst of circumstances, somehow mustered the strength to triumph over adversity. Turia Pitt's Great Australian is living proof that – with a determined and never-say-die attitude – no obstacle is too big to overcome. Great Australian Lives is hosted by Laura Turner,

45mins

7 Apr 2019

Rank #10

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Erik Thomson's Great Australian Life

Logie Award-winning actor Erik Thomson chats with Laura Turner on Great Australian Lives.

44mins

23 Sep 2018

Rank #11

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Robyn Butler's Great Australian Life

Join host Laura Turner and her guest actor, writer, director and producer Robyn Butler, star of The Librarians & Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation and co-creator of Upper Middle Bogan.  To see videos of our guests head to the Tobin Brothers Funerals Facebook page.

43mins

16 Jun 2019

Rank #12

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Best Of 2019 - Ron Iddels' Great Australian Life

Laura Turner chats with ‘The Good Cop’ Ron Iddles.In an incredible twenty-five year career as a homicide detective, Ron Iddles’ conviction rate was 99%. Yet that only partly explains why Iddles is known as Australia’s greatest detective.

44mins

22 Dec 2019

Rank #13

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Jules Lund's Great Australian Life

Laura Turner chats to radio personality, philanthropist and tech founder Jules Lund on Great Australian Lives!

44mins

3 Feb 2019

Rank #14

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Julie Goodwin's Great Australian Life

Australia's favourite cook and inaugural Masterchef winner Julie Goodwin chats to Laura Turner on Great Australian Lives.

44mins

10 Feb 2019

Rank #15

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Russell Morris' Great Australian Life

This week on Great Australian Lives Laura Turner is joined by Russell Morris,  a singer- songwriter whose career spans more than 5 decades. He was the first Australian artist to have consecutive number one songs on the Australian Charts with his first two singles in the late 60s, early 70s and he was inducted into the ARIA Hall of fame in 2008 – he is a true legend of the Oz music industry. 

44mins

21 Apr 2019

Rank #16

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Dr Michael Carr-Gregg's Great Australian Life

Join Laura Turner and guest Dr Michael Carr-Gregg - one of Australia's most high profile psychologists, author of 14 books, broadcaster and a specialist in parenting, children, adolescents and the use of technology for mental health. Michael's new book is called Smart Snacks (with Flip Shelton) and is available now at good bookstores or HERE You can connect with Michael on Twitter HERE 

45mins

19 May 2019

Rank #17

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Troy Cassar - Daley's Great Australian Life

Join Laura Turner and country music legend Troy Cassar-Daley.  Troy's currently touring around the country and took time out during his Melbourne visit to spend some time with us, and play us a song or two from his latest 'Great Hits' album.  Troy shares some of the stories behind his songs and talks about his life in music and his grief at the loss of his father in Autumn 2019.  For more details about upcoming shows head to Troy's website HERE. 

44mins

2 Jun 2019

Rank #18

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Bryan Brown's Great Australian Life

Join host Laura Turner and Australian actor Bryan Brown.  Bryan's new film Palm Beach premieres in Australian cinemas on August 8th.  You can check out the trailer to Palm Beach HERE.  To see videos of our guests head to the Tobin Brothers Funerals Facebook page. Great Australian Lives is produced, edited and engineered Jane Nield. 

44mins

4 Aug 2019

Rank #19

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James Reyne's Great Australian Life

Legendary Aussie rocker James Reyne chats to Laura Turner on Great Australian Lives.

47mins

10 Mar 2019

Rank #20