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The Afternoon Experts

Highlights Page Find out more about Denis Walter's regular guests and email them by clicking their images below. Email Denis: dwalter@3aw.com.au


Footy Review with Tim Lane

Tim Lane 12:30 MONDAY: Tim joined 3AW's football team in 2010 & has been broadcasting VFL/AFL football for over 31 years. His broadcast of the 2010 drawn Grand Final between Collingwood & St Kilda was his 26th Grand Final call.

Scott Ellis: Travel

Scott 1:15 MONDAY: Always full of travel information, Scott works at APT Touring and helps vacationers make sure they get the best out of their holiday. http://www.aptouring.com.au or 1300 391 620.

Legal Matters with Stuart Gibson

Stuart Gibson 1:35 MONDAY: Gibsons is one of Australia’s premier law firms dedicated to providing high quality Litigation and Commercial Law services in a wide range of matters.

Gerald Quigley: Pharmacy

Gerald Quigley 1:45 MONDAY: Gerald is a community pharmacist & medical herbalist who integrates complementary and prescribed medicines. He discusses health options & takes questions from listeners. Visit www.geraldquigley.com

Melinda Houston: TV Critic

Melinda Houston 2:00 MONDAY: As TV critic with the Sunday Age, Melinda Houston spends far too much time in front of the box. Luckily, she really believes that television is good for you and enjoys nothing more than watching, writing and talking about it.

Glenn Capelli: Reverse Talkback

Glenn Capelli 2:35 MONDAY: Glenn is a professional speaker, Mensa member & expert educator. He's best known for 'Thinking Caps', a collection of imaginative, amusing and moving stories about the way we live and learn. Visit www.glenncapelli.com

Cheryl Akle: Get Reading

Cheryl 2:35 MONDAY: Get Reading! is Australia's largest annual celebration of books and reading. In 2011 Get Reading! runs from 24 August to 30 September, and encourages all Australians to pick up a book, put up their feet and get reading! Cheryl joins Denis fortnightly.


Peter Hitchener: My Melbourne

Hitch 12:35 TUESDAY: 'Hitch',as he's affectionately known, is the presenter on Channel 9's News. Peter has been bringing Melburnians their news for over 30 years and each week he joins Denis to discuss issues that strike at the heart of Melbourne.

Karen Inge: Nutrition

Karen Inge 1:00 TUESDAY: An accredited practising dietitian, Karen Inge is well known as the nutrition writer for Women's Weekly. She won the Food Media Club Award for Best Nutrition Writer for her book 'Let's Eat Right! For Families'. Visit kareninge.com.au

Billy Pinnell: Music

Billy Pinnell 1:35 TUESDAY: Billy joined 3AW in December 1997 after working as music programmer / presenter at various stations. He loves 3AW, co-hosting Blast from the Past and being a regular on Denis Walter’s program. A lifelong Collingwood supporter, Billy wants to persuade Denis to start supporting the Pies!

Vasili Kanidiadis' Garden

vas 2:00 TUESDAY: Vasili’s Garden explores the secret world of migrant Australia, entering people’s lives through the garden gate and exploring their gardening obsessions and culinary delights.

Movies with Jim Schembri

Jim Schembri 2:20PM TUESDAY: Jim Schembri is a feature writer, film reviewer and cultural commentator. In his own time, Jim loves to write, read, watch TV, catch mice, sing in the spa, talk on the phone and collect Star Wars toys. Jim joins Denis fortnightly.

Tech Talk: Adam Turner

adam turner 2:20 TUESDAY: After seven years at The Age, Turner switched to a freelance career. He contributes news, features, reviews, blogs and podcasts to various business and consumer technology publications and joins Denis once a month.

Around the home with Shannon Lush

Shannon Lush 2:40PM TUESDAY: Shannon Lush is our resident natural product cleaning lady. Do you have any goo that needs removing? Any stubborn stains that won't budge? Shannon will have the answers!

Art & Antiques with Paul Sumner

Paul Sumner. 2:40PM TUESDAY: Paul Sumner started in the auction business at the age of 15 in England. Paul came to Australia in 1987 and has worked at Rushton Fine Art, Christie's Australia and was the youngest Managing Director of Sotheby's. He was the presenter in Antiques Roadshow's Australian series.


Love & Marriage with Pat Panetta & Amanda Brocklebank

Pat Panetta Amanda Brocklebank 12:30PM WEDNESDAY: They met while presenting ‘Breakfast with Pat & Amanda’ in Gippsland way back when and now after 13 years and three kids together, Pat Panetta and Amanda Brocklebank are still bringing their unique personal touch to radio audiences.

Sabina Read

Sabina Read 12:30PM WEDNESDAY: Sabina is a registered psychologist who works in private practice and consults to organisations. Her passion is creating dialogue around both light-hearted and serious issues that affect us all, and she believes that sharing and laughter help normalise life’s ups and downs.

Pets with Dr Jack Ayerbe

dr. jack 1:35 WEDNESDAY: Dr Jack Ayerbe has been a veterinarian for over 30 years. His passion for as long as he can remember has been animals and he has been lucky enough to have been able to serve animals over a long career.

Arron Wood: Environment

Arron Wood. 1:45PM WEDNESDAY: Prime Minister's Environmentalist of the Year and Melbourne City Councillor Arron Wood is an expert in environmental sustainability and has been advisor to local, state and federal governments on environmental issues. Arron is the weekly environmental reporter.

Healthy Living with Dr Ross Walker

Ross 2PM WEDNESDAY: Dr Ross Walker is an eminent practising cardiologist with a passion for people and health. He is regarded as one of the world's best keynote speakers and is a best selling author.

Healthy Living with Dr Marco Bonolo

Dr Marco Bonolo. 2:00PM WEDNESDAY: Dr Marco Bonollo graduated from Melbourne’s Monash University with Honours in 1990. He is a full-time general, renal and chronic disease management physician at Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital.

Comedian George McEncroe

mcecroe 2:35 WEDNEDAY: George McEnroe is a mother of four kids. Enough said! After juggling kids, work and play, she has plenty of real life experiences to share with her audiences. Her direct manner, quick humour, warmth and approachability have made her an audience favourite.


Bob Hart: Food

Bob Hart 12:35PM THURSDAY: After spending twenty years working abroad, Bob returned to Australia in 1987 and began to specialise in food writing. He has written food and restaurant columns for Melbourne’s Herald Sun, and for specialist magazines.

Jane Edmanson

Jane Edmanson 1PM THURSDAY: Jane started working as a teacher, then in a retail nursery at Chadstone Shopping Centre, not knowing the difference between a rose or a thistle. Now she is 3AW's gardening expert!

Angela Pippos: The Pippos Report

Angela PIPPOS 1:30PM THURSDAY: Angela Pippos is an journalist, television presenter and author. Angela began her career as a researcher and reporter with ABC Television in her hometown of Adelaide. Each week Angela discusses issues that have caught her eye from the week's news.

Paul Gover: Motoring

Paul Gover 2PM THURSDAY: Ask a question about any car in Australian showrooms and 3AW Afternoons expert Paul Gover will probably know the answer. He is Australia's leading motoring journalist and has been driving, testing - occasionally racing - and writing about cars and the car industry for more than 30 years.

Motoring with Toby Hagon

Toby Hagon. 2:00PM THURSDAY: Toby Hagon oversees all things Drive across Fairfax’s broad range of publications, which includes Drive.com.au where he is the National Motoring Editor.

At the movies with Paul Harris

Paul Harris. 2:35PM THURSDAYS: Paul Harris has been director of the St Kilda Film Festival since 1999, a professional film reviewer for over 30 years, authored several books. He lectures part-time at Swinburne University Film School and operated his own cinema Liberty, Brunswick.


Mark Genge: Footy Flashbacks

Mark Genge 12:20 FRIDAY: Mark has worked in radio for several years and is currently the panel operator on the Afternoon and Drive shows on 3AW. His passion though is footy history. Have a question for the Footy Tragics? Email mgenge@3aw.com.au

Jane Faulkner: Foodie

Jane Faulkner 12:40 FRIDAY: A significant contributor to The Age, Gourmet Traveller/WINE, show judge, educator and all around good gal, Jane is held in the highest regard by the industry and consumers alike, and always offers invaluable insights into the world of wine.

Friday Lunch

Friday Lunch 1PM FRIDAY: Darren James and Andrew McLaren join Denis Walter for the funniest hour of radio you'll hear anywhere... Nothing is off limits!

Jim Sherlock: DVDs

James Sherlock 2PM FRIDAY: Film historian, presenter, writer, publicist and film restoration and preservationist, James Sherlock, has been a cinema industry veteran for over four decades. Don;t miss his recommendations.

Entertainment with Richard Arnold

Richard Arnold. 2:20PM FRIDAY: Richard Arnold is Australia's longest serving Foreign Correspondent and chief reporter of all US events for 3AW. Richard began in radio after earning two degrees at Sydney University.

Barry Plant: Real Estate

Barry Plant 2:35PM FRIDAY: Barry Plant is the CEO of the Barry Plant Group and a leading auctioneer in Melbourne. The Barry Plant Group has 80 franchised offices in Melbourne, Geelong and regional Victoria. Each fortnight Barry discusses the latest issues in real estate.

Jim Hatzimoisis: Real Estate

Jim Hatzimoisis. 2:45PM FRIDAY: James Hatzimoisis is a director of 7 Barry Plant Group offices & is regarded as a leader in mentoring and coaching people in real estate. James is a powerful auctioneer with a wealth of experience and a reputation of achieving record results & is a passionate supporter of numerous charities.