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  • Tony Jones is filling in for Neil Mitchell this week

Neil Mitchell’s 3AW Morning program has dominated the airwaves and set Melbourne’s news agenda for over twenty years.

He is a member of the Melbourne Press Club’s Hall of Fame and one of the country’s leading journalists, having worked as a reporter and executive at The Age, an editor of The Herald, and at all three commercial television networks.

His sharp ear for the mood of his audience and his history of fighting for the battler have won him the highest journalistic awards and an AO.

But every weekday morning it’s a team effort..

The 3AW Mornings audience are Neil’s roving reporters, regularly calling in with breaking news and important tip-offs.

Sometimes they call to help interview the Prime Minister. Sometimes they call for a laugh or a cry. Sometimes they just want to let Neil know he’s wrong.

But it’s always about what Melbourne’s talking about.

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Some Melbourne families are being forced to move multiple times to get their child into a public high school, a new report has found. As reported in The Age some parents are pulling out all stops to get into the right school zones for the best state high schools. One parent ended up having to move house […]

/ 20/04/2018

Professor Jordan Peterson hasn’t been in public life for long, but now he’s made it in a big way. A clinical psychologist from Canada, he burst onto the scene with a YouTube video arguing against legislation that could force people to use made-up pronounces for transgender people. Eighteen months later, he has become something of […]

/ 09/03/2018

The link between food and mood is a growing area of research. Felice Jacka from Deakin University told Neil Mitchell a person’s diet is comparable to a car’s petrol – the higher the quality, the better the performance. Prof Jacka said there is now a “robust evidence base” linking the quality of diet with a […]

/ 16/11/2017

And so the 23rd year of presenting the DeBortoli Pub of the Week commences – with Neil Mitchell every Friday about 11.40am. The written reviews will appear in the Lifestyle section of the 3AW website at and approximately 35-38 pubs will be covered. I genuinely encourage feedback of the pubs reviewed and of course, […]

/ 29/03/2018
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Click PLAY above for full interview, her first in the 3AW studio with Neil Mitchell. Victorian Greens leader Samantha Ratnam has spruiked the virtues of multi-party governments in response to questions about forming a coalition with the Labor party. The party has new muscle after winning the seat of Northcote from the ALP in Saturday’s by-election. […]

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