Should drivers lose demerit points for throwing lit cigarette butts out of your car window during bushfire season? Dicko & Sarah discuss tougher laws for butt throwing, would you like to see those caught charged with arson?
More than 3,000 school students again take part in the Schools Spectacular and two of the stars, Kelsi Boyden and Tim Shead called in to 2UE to sing for Dicko & Sarah and highlight what to expect this year from our students.
Can you believe our farmers are struggling for rain? Sydney suffers downpours, but out west we need to help our farmers. Dicko & Sarah are there things we can do in the city to help our those who grow our food?
Ever wondered how Hollywood stars manage to strip off their weight rapidly? Dicko and Sarah speak with the man who shapes them. Greg Joujon-Roche gives his tips to getting a celebrity body in time for this summer.
Dicko & Sarah go Back 2 School at Guildford West Public School with special guest Rob Mills & Stephen Mahy of Grease. Thanks to IGA the way the locals like it, have a look at the day's events here & Join the Conversation.
Schoolies again brings stories of idiotic behavior. 23 floors up and a couple of lads are hanging outside a balcony. Dicko & Sarah ask you to finish, "If it was my kid hanging off the balcony at schoolies I would..."
Children today can't run as fast or as far as their parents did at the same age. Cardiovascular fitness is down, but what is the cause? Dicko & Sarah on the decline of fitness by 15% and ask, why is it happening?
What is World Television Day? The day we celebrate the invention of the box that once sat in the corner of the room. Dicko & Sarah speak with TV icon Kerry Anne Kennerley about what's on that box today.
Floggings, whippings, beatings, a hell home run by the church is what Tommy grew up in. Finally he is confronting it again. Dicko & Sarah discuss the horrific child abuse now being revealed at the royal commission.
Bugging the phone of the Indonesian President, is it a crisis? Is it standard practice in the world of spying? Dicko & Sarah discuss trust, too much of it and not enough needed when it comes to international politics.
Is swearing in your workplace acceptable? Does letting out a few expletives allow a little letting off steam? Dicko & Sarah discuss swearing with 2UE listeners and find a new whole language butchers use.
North Shore councils are calling for even greater powers to eliminate illegal brothels. Dicko & Sarah speak with Chris Siege of Brothel Busters who explains the differences between legal and illegal brothels.
Will time be kinder to the leadership of Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd? Which of the two was the better PM? Dicko & Sarah discuss Labor and the leadership of Australia in the Hotseat. Which was the worst PM?
An Islamic group claims their children are being brainwashed at a meeting of some 600 people in Sydney's west. Dicko & Sarah look at the idea that Muslims need Sharia Law to be introduced into Australia.
Cleo's male centerfold is back, after being killed off by former editor Lisa Wilkinson in the mid-1980s. Dicko & Sarah speak with Jordan Stenmark, who is the new centre spread in the magazine for young women.
Santa Clause is working with both animals and children this year. Seems there are people lining up to get photos with Santa with their pets at Westfield. Dicko & Sarah discuss the idea with 2UE's Paul Murray.
Victims groups fear there is only a "slim" chance an appeal against the sentence given to Thomas Kelly's killer will be successful. The DPP has confirmed it will challenge the 4 year jail term handed to Keiran Loveridge.
Schoolies gets underway, a celebration that can turn deadly. Drugs and booze. But should participants be told admit to drug use, and not be prosecuted? Dicko & Sarah discuss seeking help when a friend is in trouble.
Could we live to 150? Our life expectancy as a nation is now 82, third in the world. But how far can we really go? Dicko & Sarah seek out the fountain of youth, with a person born today could live to the age of 150.
Have parents lost the ability to discipline their children? Do children have too much power in the family dynamics? Dicko & Sarah on the calls for parents to seize back control as a generation of brats is uncovered.
People living in strata buildings will welcome an overhaul in by-laws, the biggest in half a century. Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts says they're giving power back to the people, to make the decisions.
Are you a believer in ghosts? Things that go bump in the night? Dicko & Sarah speak with a couple of Ghost Hunters with some sensitive equipment. It appears that they discovered something very spooky in 2UE.
It's Halloween and the streets are filled with goblins, ghosts and witches. But, what is life like for a real life witch? Dicko & Sarah speak with White Witch Lucy Cavandish on spells, potions and celebrating Halloween.
It's a leap from school to the workplace. What's the best advice you'd give a young person entering the workforce? Dicko & Sarah look at a new course designed to teach students what to expect in their first job.
Sydney police are confident they'll track down several gunmen behind the shooting murder of a Brothers For Life gang member at Revesby Heights. Should we should we be worried about those revenge payback shootings?
How close are you to your pet? Pets have become furry family members, growing closer ties with us over recent years. Dicko & Sarah discuss with listeners their beloved pets, from fish to cats and dogs.
Kevin Bacon the pig & Bradley the lamb have been found. Dicko & Sarah chat with owner Michael Gebran of The Grounds where they were stolen a month ago after 2 men & a woman forced their way into their barn.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have visited Australian troops in Afghanistan. Dicko & Sarah on why the PM declared it a "bitter sweet end" to Australia's mission. Was it worth the sacrifice?
Dami Im has won The X Factor after defeating Taylor Henderson and Jai Waetford. The singer was lucky even to make the top 12 after she was eliminated earlier in the series. She chats with Dicko & Sarah on the win.
Is the new logo for Centrelink really worth $4.6 million? What does the green ribbon actually mean? Dicko & Sarah with ad guru Rowan Dean discuss the new logo. Do you think it is your taxpayer funds wasted?
Dicko & Sarah go Back 2 School at Epping North Public School with special guests The Wiggles and Darryl Braithwaite. Take a look at today's events here. All the photos and interviews from Back 2 School.
When the bushfire crisis eases, and the embers are dowsed, how do families who lost everything pick up the pieces and carry on? Dicko & Sarah on the incredible stoic nature and community spirit needed.
The AOC says banning athletes from drinking during 2016 Rio Games will make our teams more focused. Olympic village will be a booze-free for Australian sportsmen & women, under a crackdown on bad behaviour.
What are your memories of camping? Did you have a spot your parents took a tent too every year, or do you like to spend weekends with the family away camping? Dicko & Sarah ask for your camping stories.
Jackie Collins chats with Dicko & Sarah about her incredible life and career. Living in Hollywood, growing up wild, her advice for young women and her relationship with her readers, both male and female.
Tony Abbott's sister Christine Forster says he's been supportive of her plans to wed her lesbian partner, despite his strong opposition as PM to gay marriage. Dicko & Sarah ask her if he will be attending her wedding.
It's horrifying to think that children have been charged with arson. As the bushfires continue to wreak destruction, Dicko & Sarah with Child Psychologist Dr John Irvine who says ankle braces could be the answer.
Matt Preston has a new cookbook, Fast Fresh & Unbelievably Delicious and it's filled with recipes that all households could try in the kitchen. Sarah Morice attempted one recipe & Dicko with Matt test it out.
Are unions still needed in the workplace? Dicko & Sarah discuss the Ex-HSU boss and the union that was to represent some of the lowest paid workers, and his guilty plea. Is it worth paying to be in a union?
Who should be invited to your child's birthday party? A school in the UK has banned all invitations between class students, unless everyone is invited. Dicko & Sarah one the handful of kids who always miss out.
How do you stop banned drivers from getting back in their cars? In two years, 39 banned drivers were involved in fatal crashes. Dicko & Sarah ask if it is time banned drivers cars were crushed or impounded?
A Black Box device is now being offered to young drivers to possibly keep their Insurance Premiums down. Dicko & Sarah reveal the device sensors when a driver is speeding, tailgating or in an accident.
Good luck to HSC students across the state as they prepare to face their exams for 2013. Dicko & Sarah ask, are exams the best way to test students? Are there better ways to ascertain a student's understanding.
Steve Blanda has been at 2UE 15 years and is our voice of Breakfast News. Over the weekend Steve won his 17th award for Australia's Best News Presenter. Dicko & Sarah chat with the smoothest man on 2UE.
Our schools are in danger of falling behind the world. Who is to blame, teachers, political correctness. Dicko & Sarah reveal it is inattention and class disruption from students that may well be to blame.
He was the cheeky Beatle, the one with the acid tongued naughty sayings. Today would have been the 73rd birthday of John Lennon. Dicko & Sarah share memories of where listeners where when he was shot.
Sydney recorded another strong weekend in property sales, the highest price achieved of $4.7m for a 3-bedder in Kirribilli. Dicko & Sarah ask if we are seeing a real estate bubble, and headed toward a burst?
Bus drivers say they're being forced to put their passengers' lives at risk in order to meet unrealistic operator timetables. Dicko & Sarah reveal why drivers say the new time table will make things only worse.
Over 57,000 people are in desperate need of public housing. Some families in Sydney's west have been waiting over a decade. Dicko & Sarah discuss the housing crisis with the state minister Pru Goward.
Have the new generation forgotten hard work? Dicko & Sarah discuss a job ad that appeared for a barista that doesn't mind a bit of hard work. Is the cat died a reasonable excuse to ask for a day off work?
Residents on Sydney's Upper North Shore are in shock after a brazen armed robbery at Roseville Cinemas. 4 men armed with a shotgun & axe stormed the foyer stealing cash & wallets from up to 20 elderly patrons.
The Climate Commission was axed, Tim Flannery sacked by the Abbott government in a change of approach to climate change. He speaks with Dicko & Sarah about extremist science claiming there is no danger.
Is your pet more dependable than your partner? Are your pets like members of the family? Dicko & Sarah discuss us having one of the highest pet ownerships in the world. Love your pet for companionship?
Terrorism struck Kenya reminding the world that nowhere is safe. An attack at a shopping mall has claimed at least 68 lives. Dicko & Sarah with Ex Secret Service Agent Warren Reid on remaining vigilant.
We lose down the drain 20 billion litres of stormwater every year. Dicko & Sarah reveal a new project has new been slated for Green Square in Sydney to harvest some of that water for use in homes and offices.
Leo Sayer was music royalty in the 70's in the UK. He fell in love with Australia after touring, he later settled here. Dicko & Sarah speak with him about his support for ACMF, local music and his love of Sydney.
Death, destruction and warfare. We see it on the 6pm news each night, so should MA programmes begin earlier on free to air TV? Dicko & Sarah on networks wanting adult shows starting earlier in the night.
6 million people crammed into Sydney in less than 20 years. Over 65's will rise by 90% in coming years. Dicko & Sarah ponder how they will get around an already congested city? Time for stable population?
Out of nowhere, E-cigarettes have become a multi-billion-dollar industry. E-cigarettes we are told are better than patches, but teens are still getting addicted. Dicko & Sarah on the rise of the E-cigarette.
Did you vote below the line for the Senate? The Coalition have fallen short of a majority in the Senate, and now do we know who is in control. Dicko & Sarah reveal the odd makeup of the power balance.
A push is underway to redefine what it means to be 'drunk', with claims it's contributing to the state's ongoing battle with alcohol fuelled violence. Dicko & Sarah on the AHA wanting a clearer definition.
Dating shows have had mixed success here, but the new Bachelor Australia looks set to sizzle the box with hunk Tim Robards searching for love. Dicko & Sarah check out our first bachelor ahead of the premiere.
Therese Rein spills the beans on Kevin Rudd. Two times becoming Prime Minister, can he win again this weekend? Dicko & Sarah on the man she fell in love with, and the tumultuous past few years as a family.
Tony Abbott will be our next PM according to the polls, so what is the man really like? Dicko & Sarah with his sister Christine Forster who peals back the layers that make up the man who will be our leader.
Those who fought to end war and for equal rights are getting older. Now, many are fighting for their right to die with dignity. Dicko & Sarah with Dr Phillip Nitschke on our rights to make the decision when to die.
Jesus had two dads, and he turned out OK? Churches have entered the political debate posting messages on their billboards. Dicko & Sarah with Father Rod Bower, the man behind some controversial church signs.
Are you being ripped off by insurance companies? Insurers say calls they are ripping off families is a 'beat-up'. Dicko & Sarah reveal, it's despite raising the price of premiums as costs of household goods fall.
Crazy to take a one way ticket to Mars? Dicko & Sarah discuss the reality show that is calling up all volunteers for a one way trip to the red planet. The biggest catch is, there will be no returning back to Earth?
Were you napping during the week and missed the latest from the election campaign? Don't panic, Dicko & Sarah to the rescue. Have a listen back to all the news that mattered in Election 2013 and have your say.
Hotter weather means hitting the beaches. Dicko & Sarah have a timely warning that many of our local spots are not patrolled. As temperatures rise and the beach beckons, here's a few tips worth keeping in mind.
Is staying too clean bad for our kids health? Dicko & Sarah reveal 11,000 children were studied and research found they need to be exposed to bacteria and germs, so their immune-systems develop properly.
Recent horrific accidents recently remind drivers about distraction. Taking your eyes off the road can kill. Dicko & Sarah discuss how to focus on driving, not on the gadgets around the car like the mobile phone.
Are we selling out cheaply to overseas countries? A question at the People's Forum has the PM making policy on the run. Dicko & Sarah on why overseas countries can buy up our land. What of our sovereignty?
A shocking surge in accidental and prescription medical overdoses has seen drug deaths overtake the national road toll for the first time. Dicko & Sarah on simple medicines in your cupboard that can harm.
Ever found the perfect item at an Op Shop? Do you have clothing needing a toss out as it's never been worn. Dicko & Sarah on starting the new season with a spring clean, and where to find a few clothing bargains.
Kevin Rudd got all folksey, Tony Abbott was lost for words. Who won the final debate at the Rooty Hill RSL? Dicko & Sarah ponder on whether it was the locals that came out shining in the People's Forum.
Is the US and the west heading to war? Syria is alleged to have used weapons of mass destruction, using sarin gas against its people? How will it play out? Dicko & Sarah with Keith Suter on the path ahead.
Too time poor to read to the kids? Has the iPad replaced the interaction between parent on child? Dicko & Sarah on the art of reading to our children, and the benefits that are gained for children in the process.
We have given away a new car! The new Hyundai i40 won by 2UE listener Steven Sammut, who had the key that unlocked the car. Watch the video as the winner drives away in this new Hyundai thanks to 2UE.
Dicko & Sarah speak with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, does he think the election is still winnable for the Labor Party? The latest Newspoll shows he may well be out of a job come September 7th. Have Your Say!
Do you turn to Google when you are not feeling well? Making the diagnosis online is not the best way to find out what you have wrong. Dicko & Sarah with Healthy Living host Dr Ross Walker on the dangers.
Election 2013 will be won or lost in suburban Sydney, one seat of particular interest is Greenway between Blacktown and Pendle Hill. Dicko & Sarah hit the streets on the issues affecting Greenway voters.
Are people shopping online to avoid paying the GST? Australians didn’t pay over $6 million in taxes, starving us of funds and retailers of sales. Dicko & Sarah on that lack of equity of going online to buy.
Now they want a ban on workers sitting for too long? New obesity figures show sitting for more than 2 hours is adding to your waistline. Dicko & Sarah question if a ban would make workers more mobile?
We are all living longer, and will be living longer in the future. Is it possible to live to 120? Dicko & Sarah with Jenny Brockie of SBS on our aging population, pills that will help us live, life longevity but at what cost?