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6PR Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague

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Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague will break down the issues that matter to you.


It’s a conversation with the people of Perth where you’ll get to know more than just the headline. It connects you with some of the country’s leading experts in health, property and technology.


As well as the latest news, you’ll get informative tips and advice on everything from keeping your garden in bloom to the best travel spots, as well as behind-the-scenes takes on your favourite sports teams.


You’ll have a laugh and you’re guaranteed to learn something new when you tune in with Julie-anne from 12pm-3pm.

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Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 21st 2024

May 21, 2024 07:41 - 1 hour - 97.7 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 21st 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Esperance marine park dispute splits community

May 21, 2024 05:29 - 9 minutes - 8.33 MB

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Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 20th 2024

May 20, 2024 07:12 - 1 hour - 96.6 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 20th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Artificial sweeteners may not be a better alternative to sugar, study shows

May 20, 2024 06:49 - 11 minutes - 10.5 MB

A new publication in the Frontiers of Nutrition journal has found that various artificial sweeteners are potentially capable of damaging the lining of the intestine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Ballooning medical mistake stats proof of WA hospital crisis

May 20, 2024 04:29 - 6 minutes - 6.42 MB

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Afternoons with Russell Collett - Full Show - May 17th 2024

May 17, 2024 07:10 - 1 hour - 96.7 MB

Afternoons with Russell Collett for Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 17th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Backstories - Tom Percy KC

May 17, 2024 06:47 - 21 minutes - 19.6 MB

Tom Percy KC may be known to you as one of Australia's most influential lawyers but this is not all that defines the Kalgoorlie born barrister. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Finding new life in choir: Martin Meader's Born to Sing journey

May 17, 2024 04:57 - 6 minutes - 5.69 MB

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Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 16th 2024

May 16, 2024 08:15 - 1 hour - 89.7 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 16th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jako's Footy Tips - Round 10

May 16, 2024 06:56 - 21 minutes - 19.6 MB

Jako and Jules discuss if the AFL overreacted by banning the Collingwood supporter who interacted with West Coast's Harvey Johnston AND his trips for round 10. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Is changing ATAR key to renewing WA education, or a shift in standards?

May 16, 2024 04:31 - 10 minutes - 9.32 MB

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Girls on Track: Encouraging women of all ages into Australian motorsport

May 15, 2024 07:45 - 10 minutes - 9.76 MB

This weekend the Supercars are racing at Carco.com.au Raceway in Wanneroo. As part of the weekend, the International motoring sport body, the FIA, is encouraging more women to take part in its Girls on Track program April Welsh, the Vice President of the WA Sporting Car Club and an FIA Girls on Track Champion (and she is also the daughter of our traffic reporter Bruce Welsh) joined Jules to explain how she became an advocate for Type 1 diabetes racing and getting more women into motorsport...

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 15th 2024

May 15, 2024 07:38 - 1 hour - 97.5 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 15th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Stephen K. Amos on still adapting to the Australian way of life

May 15, 2024 05:51 - 10 minutes - 9.96 MB

Lauded comedian Stephen K. Amos is one of the many overseas celebrities we adopt as our own. But despite his frequent trips Down Under, he hasn't got the hang of the whole Australian vibe just yet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Strike Force Vulcan keeps up the anti-arson crackdown

May 15, 2024 04:35 - 5 minutes - 5.42 MB

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Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 14th 2024

May 14, 2024 07:25 - 1 hour - 91.8 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 14th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A lot more than Doordash: the numbers behind Australia's reduced spending

May 14, 2024 04:38 - 15 minutes - 14.4 MB

Shoppers are cutting back their spending at supermarkets, bakeries and butchers to cope with soaring insurance and education costs as household spending continues to slump. Commonwealth Bank chief Economist Stephen Halmarick told Julie-anne Sprague on 6PR Afternoons there was quite a bit of spending disparity between higher and lower earners. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 13th 2024

May 13, 2024 07:05 - 1 hour - 94.3 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 13 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A little bit of magic: Mem Fox celebrates two-decade milestone

May 13, 2024 06:21 - 9 minutes - 9.06 MB

The pen behind many childhood memories, adored children's author Mem Fox talks to Julie-Anne Sprague about the 20th anniversary of one of her many iconic books, 'Where is the Green Sheep?', and describes what keeps driving her to deliver such charming and unique work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Cabcharge plan to give dodgy taxi scammers the boot

May 13, 2024 04:29 - 10 minutes - 9.31 MB

Australia’s largest taxi payment provider, Cabcharge, is rolling out new technology to address complaints about taxi services nationwide with a recent surge of drivers not using their meters and attempting to overcharge passengers. Julie-anne Sprague talked to Cabcharge Chief Gary Becus about how endemic dodgy taxi drivers have become in Australia's capital cities, and how one of the world's biggest fare companies is dealing with the issue. Yet Consumer Advocate Adam Glezer argued that the...

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 10th 2024

May 10, 2024 07:25 - 1 hour - 103 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 10th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

From outdoors kid to icon: Lydia Williams looks back at a groundbreaking career

May 10, 2024 05:58 - 10 minutes - 9.3 MB

After 'giving everything' to the World Game, the almost-unthinkable has happened: Lydia Williams has announced her retirement. Finishing a career as a driving force behind the rise of both the Matildas and women's equality and respect in sport, she talks to Julie-anne Sprague about what it means to hang up the boots. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Did Apple just squash their fanbase, or make a grand statement on culture?

May 10, 2024 04:35 - 8 minutes - 7.97 MB

"Take a whole lot of things associated with culture and creativity, smash them all together and then say, 'There, see how much stuff your iPad can have in it?'" Thinkerbell founder Adam Ferrier sums up Apple's latest ad with Julie-anne Sprague on Afternoons, but did the global tech giant just say something more profound than a squashed stress ball might let on? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 9th 2024

May 09, 2024 07:16 - 1 hour - 95.4 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 9th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jako's Footy Tips - Thursday May 9, 2024

May 09, 2024 06:50 - 19 minutes - 17.7 MB

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STATE BUDGET 2024 - Cook government can't hide the coming energy crunch

May 09, 2024 06:16 - 6 minutes - 5.66 MB

The Roger Cook Labor Government has announced it's 2024-25 State Budget, with pensioners and families getting energy bill support. Although, as 6PR reporter Jake Battrick told Julie-anne Sprague, it's not all good news. There's gotta be a big asterisk next to that, because very other household charge will go up," Mr Battrick said.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Have You Ever Wondered about... are hangover cures really a thing?

May 09, 2024 06:06 - 13 minutes - 12.2 MB

This week’s episode of Have You Ever Wondered looked at how alcohol affects your body. Nicole Lee, Adjunct professor at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University and CEO of Hello Sunday Morning explained the science of alcohol to Julie-anne Sprague on 6PR Afternoons, talking about everything from why mixing drinks affects your hangover to the facts of binge drinking. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 8th 2024

May 08, 2024 07:25 - 1 hour - 97 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 8th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Travel with Justin Jamieson: Utah

May 08, 2024 06:49 - 14 minutes - 13.6 MB

Every fortnight Julie-anne Sprague is joined by our travel expert, Justin Jamieson, to chat about the world of travel. This week the Founder of Get Lost magazine spoke about: Justin has just returned from Utah in the USA, and says it's spectacular! The best short overseas holidays from Australia For more information from Justin Jamieson head to emag.getlostmagazine.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Border collie breaks world record after selling for $40k

May 08, 2024 06:24 - 6 minutes - 5.98 MB

Liz the border collie has broken a world record after being sold for $40,000 at the Ray White Rockhampton Working Dog Sale and Trial. Liz was adopted by Queensland cattle producer, Helen Parker where she will "earn her biscuits" mustering cattle. Cabra Glebe Working Dogs in Casino spokesperson Joe Leven told Julie-anne Sprague on 6PR Afternoons Liz's incredible ability, genetics and intelligence is what made her such a valuable working dog. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat...

'Accident waiting to happen': Hammond Park FC members irate over parking quagmire

May 08, 2024 05:10 - 8 minutes - 7.57 MB

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Is your car spying on you? The deep, dark world of data usage grows

May 08, 2024 04:50 - 9 minutes - 8.98 MB

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Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 7th 2024

May 07, 2024 07:27 - 1 hour - 97.3 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 7th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Fighting from the bottom: why WA artists keep struggling for creativity's sake

May 07, 2024 06:42 - 11 minutes - 10.4 MB

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'Wars are won in increments': REIWA welcomes at least some grease to the property market gears

May 07, 2024 04:40 - 7 minutes - 7.25 MB

With the rental market being as lucrative as it is for owners, why is there still so many "ghost properties" sitting unused? Julie-anne talks to REIWA President Joe White about the government's $5000 incentive to push vacant properties back into the market, and whether it will be enough to make a difference. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 6th 2024

May 06, 2024 07:13 - 1 hour - 96.8 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 6th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Qantas to pay its dues after 'egregious' overselling scheme uncovered

May 06, 2024 04:50 - 10 minutes - 9.77 MB

Qantas will be forced to pay back more than 86,000 customers  after the ACCC found the airline was 'misleading' them by booking flights that had already been cancelled. Julie-anne talks to ACCC Chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb about how the once-trustworthy airline will be kept to its word. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

First report into housing market shows Australia to miss target of 1.2 million homes by 2029

May 03, 2024 07:37 - 9 minutes - 8.66 MB

The National Housing Supply and Affordability Council has delivered its first report to the Federal Government after being tasked with looking into the housing market to provide expert advice.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 3rd 2024

May 03, 2024 06:50 - 1 hour - 93.4 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 3rd 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Backstories: The Queen of Clean Shannon Lush!

May 03, 2024 06:49 - 20 minutes - 18.9 MB

A regular on 6PR Afternoons, the Queen of Clean Shannon Lush has been helping people get stubborn stains out of almost everything in unique ways for 20 years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 2nd 2024

May 02, 2024 08:18 - 1 hour - 103 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 2nd 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jako's Footy Tips - Thursday May 2 , 2024

May 02, 2024 06:47 - 23 minutes - 21.5 MB

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The world of weight loss: unpicking fact from fiction

May 02, 2024 05:57 - 6 minutes - 5.91 MB

With the growing trend of people turning to gastric band and sleeve surgery to help with weight loss - some as young as ten years old - Julie-anne Sprague talked to WA bariatric surgeon Steven Watson about the current state of the technology, why it has bceome so popular and what potential dangers are inherent to surgery. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 1st 2024

May 01, 2024 07:47 - 1 hour - 104 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - May 1st 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Perth mother urges parents to learn CPR after harrowing experience

May 01, 2024 07:31 - 5 minutes - 4.76 MB

Perth mother Krystal Karacsony was home baking a cake when she heard her neighbour screaming, asking if anyone knew first aid for their unconscious 11-month-old. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Gardening with Sue McDougall - Wednesday May 1, 2024

May 01, 2024 05:57 - 23 minutes - 21.3 MB

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Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - April 30th 2024

April 30, 2024 07:48 - 1 hour - 97.5 MB

Afternoons with Julie-anne Sprague - Full Show - April 30th 2024 Jules will give you an in-depth look at topical issues in a relaxed manner Afternoons on 6PR is a conversation with the people of Perth, keeping you across the latest news and will have you smiling from 12-3pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Chef Julie Goodwin's new memoir: 'Your Time Starts Now'

April 30, 2024 07:32 - 11 minutes - 10.5 MB

Masterchef's first ever winner Julie Goodwin chats to Julie-anne about the writing process, inclusion of recipes and early childhood memories. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Beachgoers warned as Surf Lifesaving patrols come to an end

April 30, 2024 06:28 - 12 minutes - 11.6 MB

We Australian beachgoers are being warned that patrols by the Lifesaver Helicopter Service are winding down. The choppers will fly their final patrols for the summer season today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Kalbarri residents misinformed of hydrogen plant concerns, experts say

April 30, 2024 05:35 - 11 minutes - 10.3 MB

The small, coastal town of Kalbarri is pushing back against a planned green hydrogen production plant nearby, with some locals saying it will destroy the region's natural beauty and serenity. However experts are urging locals to take a step back and understand the necessity of the project, as well as the glut of misinformation available. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.