The Local Update

The Local Update


Latest Episodes

The Local Update Ep 32
November 26, 2020

This week Graham Farram and I wandered over to Glebe Park Lagoon. The Bat colony that Hugh Pitty told us about a few weeks ago has well and truely arrived so we thought we’d take the opportunity to record bat poems with the bats in the background.

The Local Update Ep 31
November 21, 2020

This week I hand the reigns back to Graham Farram, as I did in episode 16. Over the last few months Graham has been looking through ‘Picturesque Travel, Bairnsdale to Bega’ by W Stanley Vogt. This week he takes a look at the community of Pambula.

The Local Update Ep 30
November 13, 2020

This week on The Local Update Graham explores a collection of Australian poems. Black Ink publishers have been producing collections of ‘The Best Australian Poetry’ annually for about a decade now and Graham has managed,

The Local Update ep 29
November 06, 2020

We’ve spoken previously on The Local Update about the important role Dr Evershed played in the history of the Bega Valley. With Remembrance day around the corner and covid restrictions playing havoc on any ceremonies it was nice to learn that Robyn Eve...

The Local Update ep 28
October 29, 2020

This week Graham has hit the road again, finding a historic description of Rocky Hall and Wyndham. I catch up with long term local Erin Moon. Erin is currently the Community Coordinator for the Bega River and Wetlands Landcare group (BRAWL).

The Local Update ep 27
October 23, 2020

After reading one of Bruce Pascoe’s poems in last weeks episode Graham Farram bumped into Bruce in the street here in Bega. That encounter motived Graham to delve a little deeper into the content of Pascoe’s poem and look at other works from Guwayu – F...

The Local Update ep 26
October 15, 2020

This week Graham shares a poem written by local Yuin man Bruce Pascoe. Before writing his number one best seller Pascoe edited magazines, wrote articles and collections of poems. Graham found one of Bruce’s poems in a recently released collection of Au...

The Local Update Ep 25
October 07, 2020

This week on The Local Update Graham is talking Kameruka, the beginnings and founders of the amazing farming community outside Candelo.   I catch up with Local singer/songwriter Corey Legge. As a young man in his late 20’s Corey has a solid musical fut...

The Local Update Ep 24
October 02, 2020

This week Graham Farram tells the story of Mr Harris who went from Newspaper mogul to using his printing press technology to produce ice… frozen water that is Later in the show I catch up with Hugh Pitty the convener of the Friends of The Glebe Park La...

The Local Update ep 23
September 25, 2020

This week on The Local Update, a quick poem from Graham about Bega’s business district. Later in the episode I’m joined by world renowned local singer song writer Daniel Champagne. Dan’s brand new album, released today,