Tuesday, June 15, 2021


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Podcast: Education through experience underpins Bec’s mission

Bec Slack is the owner of local business, Cleverstuff Educational Toys, a venture she took over in 2015.

Podcast: Sam Arnold’s inspiring story centred on sport

Sam Arnold has represented Australia across three sporting codes and this summer was a part of the Sydney Thunder WBBL|06 championship squad.

Podcast: Altruism and community drive Mark’s passion

Mark Geyer joins the Passion & Perspective podcast.

Podcast: Power of nature on display in Meaghan’s work

The latest episode of our Passion & Perspective podcast.

Podcast: South Penrith to Hollywood… Jason’s remarkable rise to the top

Jason Dundas is a global media icon and has hosted the world’s biggest productions, both locally and abroad.

Podcast: Terrance’s passion for pushing human potential

The latest episode of our podcast is available now.

Podcast: Rheanna creates connection through her artwork

The latest episode of our podcast is out now.

Podcast: Shannon Boyd’s leap of faith

Shannon Boyd is a local designer and illustrator, who has transformed his passion for art into an occupation.

Podcast: Reece relishes stand up after years of toil

Reece Boyall is a comedian, and producer at Stand Out Comedy – a comedy club he has built from scratch.

Podcast: Mikayla’s journey through life and cricket

Mikayla Hinkley was born and raised in Penrith and was surrounded by sports and adventure from a young age.

Podcast: Me-Lee creates her magic through music composition

The latest episode of Passion & Perspective

Podcast: Laura’s love for writing thrives through tribulation

Laura Greaves has more than 20 years’ experience as a writer globally, across newspapers, magazines and books, however it is not the accolades and awards that defines her success.

Podcast: 2020 Grand Final preview

Podcast previews the 2020 Grand Final.

Podcast: A life full of creativity for local designer and illustrator

Eloise Short is a textile designer and illustrator, working with some of the world’s biggest brands and creating a number of children’s books in recent times.

Podcast: Humble upbringing keeps Hannah’s career in perspective

Hannah Darlington was raised in Erskine Park and surrounded herself with a myriad of sports from a young age. Support and guidance from her...

Podcast: Penrith pride through and through for Craig Gower

Craig Gower talks about the highs and lows of his life in rugby league.

Podcast: Musical history and influence shapes Liam’s way of life

Liam Gray was raised in the Blue Mountains and developed a love for music at a young age.

Podcast: Growth through perseverance and reflection for local writer

The latest edition of Passion & Perspective.

Podcast: Perspective through adversity for Lisa Griffith

Lisa Griffith was introduced to cricket at the age of 5. Growing up in Bathurst, in central west NSW, sport occupied Lisa’s time, and...

Podcast: Balance the key for Noemie on and off the water

Noemie Fox grew up surrounded by sport, adventure and a love for the outdoors.