2UE are taking Dicko & Sarah Back 2 School for an outside broadcast at Matthew Pearce Public School. Special guest today will be Rachael Leahcar and breakfast served by our local IGA.
Grandparents are special in young lives but are some being exploited by their children to care for their daily responsibilities. Dicko & Sarah look at family commitments and learning to say no, to love and leave them.
Ever considered eating insects? Dicko & Sarah reveal how the UN claim they would be a great source for our diet, if we could get over the thought of it. What is the most intriguing dish you have eaten?
Plans to remove neglected Aboriginal children from their homes in the Northern Territory have people worried there will be a new stolen generation created. Dicko & Sarah look at the latest plans to help.
Legal experts are warning a Wollongong woman publicly claiming Rolf Harris molested her, could jeopardise a potential criminal trial against the iconic entertainer. Dicko & Sarah with agent Max Markson.
Despite announcing billions in earnings, and the cuts announced by the RBA, why are the big four banks not passing on the interest rate cuts. Dicko & Sarah seek the answers over credit card interest rate cuts.
It's council pickup time when resident place out unwanted items for collection for the tip. Dicko & Sarah are at odds about rifling through other peoples unwanted items, but, are there bargains to be found?
With hundreds of thousands of people suffering from anxiety in silent, Beyond Blue will launch a campaign to raise awareness of the condition. Dicko & Sarah with Chairman Jeff Kennett on the campaign.
Doctors say they're furious anti-vaccination groups are warning parents not to trust their GP's advice on children's vaccines. But Steve Hambleton from AMA has told Dicko & Sarah that's completely false.
Real estate agents say sweeteners such as free canapes and lollies are helping them attract more interest at Sydney auctions. Dick & Sarah reveal some agents are hiring musicians to entertain potential buyers.
Is it a generational thing, or do the young people of today simply not know how to dress appropriately? Dicko & Sarah pose the question following Wade Graham appearing at an investigation dressed down.
Bondi is our iconic sun drenched beach that visitors flock to from all over the country and from around the world. Dicko & Sarah reveal the old girl is in for a facelift, with parklands to replace the beach carpark.
With women focusing on careers and the home, delaying child birth until their 40's it appears some children will be growing up without active grandparents. Dicko & Sarah reveal a new group facing extinction.
Do we really act differently at the time of the full moon? Is it a myth, or do you believe people act strangely around this time. Dicko & Sarah discuss lunatics with scientist and author Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
In the lowest of acts, dogs are being stolen from homes in some suburbs of Sydney to be used to blood fighting dogs. Dicko & Sarah reveal the sickening act and appeal to people to keep an eye on their pets.
Sydney's four footy codes are teaming up with Guide Dogs NSW to raise awareness for the vision impaired, and to raise funds. Dicko & Sarah with more as a couple of cute puppies call in to 2UE to help out.
The gay marriage debate is back in the spotlight in Australia, after New Zealand legalised it. Dicko & Sarah look at the calls for equality and whether it is time to allow gay couples to 'tie the knot'.
Two more people have died in China from a new strain of bird flu, raising the death toll from the virus to 13. With so much international air travel, Dicko & Sarah ask, just how safe are we from the latest flu strain?
An increasing number of men are doing yoga. The physical, mental & spiritual discipline that originated in India is now a huge hit here. Dicko & Sarah on the latest healthy lifestyle choice of Aussie men.
Dicko and Sarah spoke to the Daily Telegraph's Journalist Piers Akerman about the 66 asylum seekers that arrived on the AUSTRALIAN mainland in WA yesterday, Dicko and Sarah asks how did they come in undetected?
You may think you are a very exciting individual, but the chances are your consumer habits are making you 'astonishingly boring'. Dicko & Sarah on 46% of consumers are steadfast in their brand loyalty.
We are taught to cover our sneeze with our hands and handkerchief, but new research says that helps spread the flu. Dicko & Sarah reveal timely advice for the flu season we should be sneezing into our elbows.
Some have considered the humble meat pie as our national dish, but it appears the popularity of the mystery bag is on the decline. Dicko & Sarah on the sausage roll beginning to dominate the bakery cuisine.
Victims of sexual abuse have a ray of hope today, the long awaited royal commission into child sex abuse begins in Melbourne today. Dicko & Sarah reveal it's an important step in righting wrongs of the past.
It's been revealed some Australian children are getting so fat - doctors are taking out their tonsils to help them breathe easier. Dicko & Sarah on parents needing to be supported to make healthier choices.
Welcome to his mid-life crisis, as Ian 'Dicko' Dickson celebrates his birthday. Today he turns the big Five-O and he is celebrating with Sarah on our Breakfast show. Send your birthday messages to Dicko.
Brolga has been infatuated with kangaroos all his life. Rescuing and raising orphaned joeys and releasing them back into the wild. Dicko & Sarah look at Kangaroo Dundee which has taken the world by storm.
Would you let your L-plate kids drive your car? There are calls for learner drivers to be behind the wheel of safer cars, which happen to be the best car in the home. Dicko & Sarah on surviving early driving years.
Should stores charge "Just Looking" fees? One Brisbane store is making international headlines for doing so. Dicko & Sarah discuss the customer experience and stores giving us some decent service. Have Your Say!
Snakes, turtles and lizards can now be sold in pet shops around the state in an attempt to stamp out a thriving black market. Bob Croucher from Pet Industry Assc. tells Dicko & Sarah it won't be open slather though.
Former State Parliamentary Speaker Richard Torbay has been forced to quit the National Party, and abandon his bid for Federal Politics. Dicko & Sarah with Michael Pachi on the Coalition being left red-faced.
A school canteen audit's found most still sell soft drink and junk food, despite the government's multi-million-dollar campaign against child obesity. Dicko & Sarah discuss the failing school canteen campaign.
Has the nature of wedding vows gone off track with so many differing promises made to loved ones ahead of being wedded. Dicko & Sarah discuss vows made at Benji Marshall's wedding. Heard any bizarre ones?
Texting while driving is not only illegal, it is highly dangerous. Dicko & Sarah look at a new device that blocks texting, calls and web surfing. Should there be cheaper insurance for cars that have it installed?
MPs will decide what happens to Australia's media when they vote on new reforms. Michael Pachi tells Dicko & Sarah how the PMs judgment is being questioned, taking on the media outlets during an election year.
Ahead of a national apology to victims of forced adoption practices, a think tank is calling for the greater use of adoption to protect vulnerable children from abuse. Dicko & Sarah on forced removal policies.
Kath & Kim star Gina Riley is battling breast cancer. In a statement today she reveals she hasn’t lost her sense of humour saying: "So ladies, get your breasts checked out. Preferably by a health professional."
A new study has found Australian children are drinking alarming amounts of soft drink, with a quarter drinking more than five cups a week. Dicko & Sarah on just how many soft drinks our children should have.
Brian McFadden is the Irish muso who has called Australia home over recent years. Dicko & Sarah are crooned by the former Westlife star, who has a new album out for St Patrick's Day titled The Irish Connection.
What do you do with your spare change? Dicko & Sarah ponder the question as for the girls there are handbags and purses, but what about for the fellas. What do you do with your shrapnel & how do you hide it?
Is Australia's population getting too big and should we limit our size? A new political party running in the upcoming election want immigration numbers limited and Dicko & Sarah on why we should remain a small.
If Tony Abbott is elected Prime Minister, could he get enough votes to also control the Senate? Dicko & Sarah with Phillip Coorey of SMH on Labor facing demolition & Liberals wresting control of the Senate.
You may not want to lock lips with your workmates, but you should at least be aware what to do if first aid is needed in the workplace in an accident. Dicko & Sarah reveal only 13% of workers know proper first aid.
Even more problems for Sydney's rail system this morning with problems striking the northern line. Dicko & Sarah speak with one passenger caught up in the turmoil as overhead wiring halted rail services.
Labor is expected to hold off on any leadership spill, the latest Newspoll revealing a 'glimmer of hope.' Julia Gillard has reclaimed her lead over Tony Abbott as preferred PM with a 6 point jump in her popularity.
Cricketing greats have blasted Australian selectors for dumping four players for not doing their homework, saying this is professional sport not school. Dicko & Sarah question if you agree with the penalty?
Parents are being urged to keep a close eye on their children with six teens hospitalised after taking a bad batch of the drug 'acid' on the state's north coast. Dicko & Sarah on what parents need to know.
Dicko & Sarah reveal it's quite legal for a 37 year old woman to have a relationship with a 16 year old boy, but is it right? We have all heard the term 'cougars', but is there a cut-off point to what is acceptable?
New figures show there are more females behind bars in NSW than ever before. Bureau of Crime Statistics show a 15% rise in female prisoners in the past decade, male offender rates have remained stable.
Julia Gillard returns to Canberra and faces renewed speculation about her leadership following recent polls and a poor showing in the WA elections for Labor. Dicko & Sarah on her replacement as soon as this week?
Sarah Morice has given out her recipe for her incredible Banana Cake that has mouths watering whenever she bakes it. Try for yourself and let us know what you think. Dicko says it may be the best recipe in the world.
Does it matter if members of the services march in the Mardi Gras wearing their uniforms? Dicko & Sarah raised the issue on Breakfast and many agreed with the choice of our service people marching proudly.
Dicko & Sarah take a look back at the week that was for Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her tour of Western Sydney. Listen to their parody of her Rooty Hill visit. Will all the publicity help her re-election campaign?
North Korea is threatening a nuclear strike on the US after the UN passed new expanded sanctions against it. The rogue country made the threat after the UN voted in favour of the tough new trade restrictions.
How do you become your own favourite barista? What are the tips to perfecting the best coffee? Dicko & Sarah discuss with Carrie Kwan of website Daily Addict what to look for in a brilliant cup of coffee. Your tips?
How do you get your children to help out with chores around the house? Do you have any tips we can pass along? Dicko & Sarah discuss mums still doing all the housework, despite the changing modern times.
Could a deficiency in Vitamin D be behind the rise in child allergies? We ave one of the highest rates of allergies in the world. Dicko & Sarah on the latest research. Have we have slip, slop slapped too much?
The statistics are in and it appears that women are better drivers than men. Dicko & Sarah reveal the reasons why women appear to be less inclined to take risks. Who do you think are the better drivers?
When having a dinner party, is it wrong to serve your special guests take away food? Dicko & Sarah pose the question with etiquette expert Patsy Rowe and whether people need to cook, or cheat just a little?
How handy around the house is your man? Dicko was challenged by Sarah to put together a cabinet with the apprentice students at McCarthy Catholic College up against team Prinnie Stevens and Rob Mills.
Smokers will soon be able to light up their cigarettes while dining outdoors in Parramatta. After a two year battle, the council has given in to restaurants worried about their profits due to the smoking ban. Have Your Say!
Do you still go to the old fashioned barber for a haircut? They are making a comeback. Men only barber shops. Dicko & Sarah look at the man cave and secret men's business that takes place at the local barber shop.
There are concerns patient care will be compromised with plans to close a ward and 26 beds at Randwick's Prince of Wales Hospital. That's despite a promise that frontline services would remain in-tact.
Should learner drivers drive at the full speed limit on Sydney roads and the signposted limit on country highways? Dicko & Sarah with Drive to Survive's Ian Luff on why learners should drive at the full signposted speed limit.
Police work is now 70% dealing with alcohol related incidents and there is the strain on emergency services, reaching crisis levels. Dicko & Sarah seek out some answers to tackling the problem of alcohol violence.
Have you ever worked from home, and does it appeal to you better than turning up to the office to work? Dicko & Sarah on what may be the future of the modern office, working from home, avoiding the daily commute.
As many as 20% of Australian adults are tattooed. Is it something you have considered? Dicko & Sarah discuss the growing decision to get a tattoo, but what if your child asks for a tattoo, what do you do?
All drink drivers in Victoria will be ordered to install breath test devices to their cars at their own costs. Dick & Sarah look at the alcohol interlock system. Do you think we should have it installed in all cars?
Two reports have been released into the poor performance of Australia's swim team during the London games, the worst results in 20 years. Dicko & Sarah with Libby Trickett on whether it was a gen-y thing?
Reports a woman in her 80s is getting a divorce from her husband. Dicko & Sarah debate if they'd divorce after being together with a partner after a couple of years and at such a late stage in life for 1 more shot at love?
Controversial Dutch MP Geert Wilders is set to give speeches in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth about what he calls the "Islamisation of Australia". Dicko & Sarah ask, should we allow him the right to free speech?
We have been told only 30 minutes a day was enough exercise, but now comes the findings that we need a whole hour to stay in shape. Dicko & Sarah on what extra value the time will add to our healthy living.
Troubled actor Matthew Newton has admitted he's never been officially diagnosed with a mental illness. Dicko & Sarah discuss his first TV interview, and his reasons behind doing a very public interview.
Hunting groups are defending calls to allow children as young as 12 to go hunting in national parks. Game Council CEO Brian Boyle has told Dicko & Sarah the plan will not pose a danger to visitors to national parks.
What is a NETTEL? It is someone so busy, they have Not Enough Time To Enjoy Life. You know the person, two jobs, fancy house but never home to enjoy it. Dicko & Sarah on the cash rich, but the time poor.
Are you a romantic? Do you love Valentine's Day? Dicko & Sarah disagree over just how significant the day is. One loves the flowers and attention, the other thinks it is all a way to make couples spend a fortune.
Will new laws giving new mums and dads up to 2 months parental leave will keep more women in the workforce. Dicko & Sarah with Workplace Minister Bill Shorten who says the current system is too rigid.