Former 3AW breakfast presenter Dean Banks dies after cancer battle
Banks had a stellar career on the airwaves and is best known as the former breakfast host of Melbourne radio station 3AW, reports Radio Today .Nine's managing director of radio, Tom Malone, paid tribute to Banks in a statement. © Provided by Daily Mail ( 'Dean was the ultimate gentleman and true professional, always helping those around him to do their best and not to dwell on mistakes which can happen making live radio,' Malone said. Malone recalled one of Banks' favourite sayings: 'Don't worry, it's flying past Mars now'.
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She's best known for her role as a fan favourite bride on Married At First Sight's sixth season.
But after starring in the reality TV phenomenon, Heidi Latcham, 41, went back to her original career as a radio presenter.
However, her time at 91.9 Sea FM is now coming to an end, with Heidi breaking the news on Instagram on Tuesday. © Provided by Daily Mail (
The MAFS bride, who 'married' Mike Gunner in the show's 2019 season, shared a video of her and co-host Adam 'BarRat' looking sad.
She captioned the post, 'After 3 magic years at SeaFM I’ve decided it’s time to move on to the next adventure'.
Hannah Kent veers away from the strict historical accuracy of Burial Rites to craft Devotion, a queer romance
The Burial Rites author has gone in a new direction in her latest novel, Devotion, which follows two girls across oceans and spiritual planes.But the Australian author wanted to go in a different direction with her latest novel, Devotion.
'Thank you so much to all you beautiful humans for listening and calling and just being amazing. I love you so much.'
She signed off, 'We tried to take a photo but of course we never can.'
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Her departure comes just months after another reality TV star served as her understudy at the microphone.
Former Bachelorette Ali Oetjen announced in June that she was to fill in on 91.9 Sea FM's breakfast slot.
Sharing a photo of herself in the studio to Instagram, the 34-year-old wrote: 'I’M BACK all week on your fav #1 sunny coast breakie radio @919seafm.' © Provided by Daily Mail (
She continued: 'We’re giving away $15,000 on Friday morning thanks to @bendigobankofficial & I have the huge honour of doing this.
Mick Jagger relaxes on a beach ahead of Rolling Stones gig in Miami
The Rolling Stones rocker, 78, enjoyed a well-earned rest ahead of his latest gig in Miami, Florida on Tuesday as he soaked up the sun on a local beach. The rocker, 78, kicked off his shoes and donned a straw hat and shades as he made the most of his downtime before once again wowing on stage. © Provided by Daily Mail ( Mick cut a relaxed figure, donning a patterned bomber jacket and ribbed mustard trousers as he reclined on a sun lounger in one snap.The Satisfaction hitmaker beamed at the camera as he sunned himself amid the idyllic beach setting.
'To ensure I really nail the call to the lucky winner I’ll be practicing how to deliver that special call every morning'
She added: 'So tune in & help me with constructive criticism this week please! Love chatting to this guy @bar_rat in the mornings! Tune in tomorrow beautiful beings of pure love & radiant light!' © Provided by Daily Mail (
Ali was filling in temporarily for host Heidi, best known for her stint on Married At First Sight's sixth season.
This isn't the first time that the blonde beauty has worked on the radio show, having previously filled in back in early May.
Ali's new career even received a blessing from the queen of commercial radio herself, Jackie 'O' Henderson, who congratulated the Bachelorette star on her Sea FM gig.
'Congrats Ali. How much fun is radio? Glad you had a good time,' Jackie wrote on Instagram. © Provided by Daily Mail ( Read more
Dog owners told to clean up their act over pet poo bags left at popular Sunshine Coast beach .
One environmental volunteer says 180 bags of dog droppings were collected in one hour at Mudjimba dog beach — and there are signs it's not an isolated problem.Sea Shepherd volunteer Lauren Hindmarsh said the 180 bags of dog droppings were collected in one hour at Mudjimba dog beach, on North Shore Road.