Better Education: Are teaching courses below standard? Should tough new accreditation be introduced in relation to education degrees? George Moore & Paul B. Kidd on making teachers more qualified. More...
Lest We Forget: Remember Me: The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt Exhibition is on at the State Library of NSW from now until 18th January. George Moore and Paul B. Kidd reflect on the sacrifices of Aussies at war. More...
Future Focus: What are the most important issues facing Australia and do you trust our government to do the right thing? George & Paul with insights from Nick Cater Executive Director of the Menzies Research Centre. More...
Small Things: Bernard Salt has a new book called 'More Decent Obsessions' about how it's the small things that tell the big picture? George & Paul with the man who has his finger on the pulse of Australia. More...
Community: Hugh Mackay puts forward to George & Paul the theory that a good life is lived at the heart of a thriving community, among people we trust, and within an environment of mutual respect. Hear More...
ASIO Revealed: Only recently has ASIO taken a public face, discussing the war on terror. Now a three volume official history has been released and George & Paul speak with author Professor David Horner. More...
Terror Battle: Is the west losing the war on terror? If we are jumping at shadows, have the terrorists won? George & Paul with Dr Keith Suter of Global Directions on the latest developments on IS? Hear More...
Paying for Piracy: Village Roadshow plan release major films in Australia simultaneously with the US release date to combat piracy? George Paul reveal piracy is costing the industry millions but the move may help. More…
Bubble Burst: Are Australian homes overvalued and what are the signs that we could be facing a property bubble? George & Paul with Lindsay David, author of Australia: Boom to Bust on the property path ahead. More...
Sweeteners: If you're trying to reduce the sugar and calories in your diet, you may be turning to artificial sweeteners or other sugar substitutes. But, Dr Ross reveals, they may not be better than natural sugar? More…
Holiday Break: Sometimes the best holidays are on our doorstep. Quick getaways let us get out of Sydney and unwind. George & Paul with The Lonely Planet's top destination picks for NSW and the ACT. Hear More...
Career Checkup: There are calls for headhunters to do more about employing those over 50. George & Paul discuss those of us who are over 50 also taking time for a career checkup, and re-training. Hear More...
Ice Epidemic: The ice epidemic gripping Sydney is worse than the heroin scourge which gripped our streets during the 1990's. George & Paul speak with Dr Gordian Fulde about tackling the street epidemic.
War Looming: US President Barack Obama has signalled an expansion of the campaign against ISIS, which could see Australia drawn into air strikes. George & Paul with Defence Writer Ian McPhedran on looming action.
Holiday Deals: Why are places like Darwin and Uluru Australia's most expensive holiday destinations? George & Paul discover why, and find a few spots that are value for money to consider for a local holiday.
Housing Boom: The housing market got off to a huge start for spring with bidders out in force at Sydney auctions. George & Paul with Economist Christopher Joyce on the current boom, are we experiencing a bubble?
Sydney History: It is 200 years since the death of one of this city, and this nation’s founding fathers. George & Paul on the commemorations of Captain Arthur Phillip. Do enough of us know how important he was?
Escaping: Ever wanted to simply get out of the rat race? George & Paul on how to live an exciting, comfortable, cheaper life overseas on a temporary or long term basis with Sell up, pack up & take off author Stephen Wyatt.
Political Circus: Does our political system work fine the way it currently is? What of the rise of independents and the Senate balance issues? George & Paul with Prof. James Allan with a health check of our democracy.
Online Issues: Are you being targeted online with advertising and marketing? Is there any way to avoid the spam? George & Paul on online advertising and marketing with Opinion Editor Sarrah Le Marquand.
Malls Versus Strips: Despite the rise of online shopping, we still like to gather together and head out shopping. But, George & Paul ask what do you prefer, the local shopping strip or the huge shopping malls.
Healthy Living: This year the flu season has been a heavy one with a spike in the number of people getting sick. George & Paul with Dr Ross Walker on avoiding getting the flu and how to deal with it if it strikes. What are your tips?
Nostalgia: Arnott's announced job losses this week. George & Paul chat with marketing guru Barry Urquhart and look back at some of their nostalgic biscuits such as the Iced Vovo and Venetian. What was your favourite?
Matter of Manners: Have the younger generation forgotten their manners? Have we moved on in modern times, or should we all remember a little etiquette? George & Paul on p's and q's and having good manners.
Default Warnings: Are we about to see a wave of home repossessions due to subprime loans being granted to low income earners? George & Paul on the warnings of the wave of defaults on low doc loans about to hit Sydney.
Touch of Class: George & Paul take a look at consumers who buy luxury brands with marketing guru Barry Urquhart. Who are they and what are the different levels of luxury shopping now available to consumers?
US Concerned: US President Barack Obama has told Russia's leader of his "deep concerns" about continuing support for separatists in Ukraine as international experts finally gather more remains at the downed MH17 crash site.
Ebola Crisis: West Africa's Ebola-hit nations have announced a cross-border isolation zone, sealing off the epicentre of the world's worst-ever outbreak. Dr Ross Walker with George & Paul on the threat a flight away.
All About Me: Is narcissism on the rise? Is the current generation too focused on their own self entitlement and importance? George & Paul with Anne Manne, author of The Life of I, the new culture of narcissism.
Overseas Investments: Foreign investment in housing nearly doubled last year, with high approvals for new units and apartments in inner Sydney. George & Paul on tracking the amount of investment heading overseas.
Busy?: We live in a world where we are constantly 'busy', work commitments, family life, technology. It's not unusual to feel overwhelmed by the pace of life. George & Paul ask, does it really have to be that way?
Budget Backlash: How has the federal budget announcement impacted on consumer confidence? George & Paul take a look at the declining consumer confidence and those who are doing fine following the belt tightening.
Snobbery Marketing? Do snobby sales assistants actually help to sell high-end luxury products? George and Paul speak with the Managing Director of Marketing Focus Barry Urquhart who reveals some secrets to selling.
Faster Broadband: How will the NBN rollout affect people who haven't made the switch before copper lines are disconnected. George & Paul with Stephen Fenech on the changes ahead with the incoming NBN broadband.
Budget 2014: Can you believe that coffee is leading the economic recovery? How retail spending has shifted in the past 12 months and what impact the forthcoming federal budget may have on our spending habits.
Dr Alan Hampson talks with George and Paul about the dangers of influenza and concerns that our young to middle aged Aussies aren't being vaccinated. Are you ready for the flu season? Should you be vaccinated?
George and Paul speak with Dr Ross Walker from 2UE's Healthy Living program about the recent reports on statins. What are the side effects when taking this medication? Here are a few facts you should be aware of.
Treasurer Joe Hockey keeps warning us about the pain coming in the May federal budget. George and Paul speak with Terry McCrann about your hip pocket and just how deep the upcoming budget cuts will be for us all.
Do you have to spend money to make money? Editor of The Business Spectator, Alan Kohler chats with George and Paul about the costs involved in seeking professional financial advice. Is it worth outlaying the costs?
Can we become the clever country and not just rely on our minerals? How will the recent slump in iron ore prices impact Australia's budget? George and Paul speak with Terry McCrann about our current reliance on China.
Is living in Sydney becoming far too costly? From the huge costs of parking, the constant beep of the toll roads, to buying a new home. George & Paul discover just how we compare to the expensive cities of the world.
What do recent reforms to the Privacy Act mean for your credit record if you are late paying your bills? George & Paul discuss with Chief Executive of CPA Australia Alex Malley what your rights are over credit.
How does empathy allow us to enhance our relationships and appreciate the world from another person's perspective? George & Paul with Philosopher Roman Krznaric, author of 'Empathy: A Handbook For Revolution'.
Why do people still hide their cash at home and what are the risks? George & Paul speak with Noel Whittaker, author of The Beginners Guide to Wealth. What options do we have other than having money in the bank?
As the pollies pledge funding for drought affected farmers, and Sydney finally gets some much needed wet weather, George & Paul catch up with Long Range Weather Forecaster Ken Ring for his predictions.
What is compelling people to join the fighting in Syria? George & Paul speak with Greg Sheridan about Australian's killed in the conflict and the growing number of passports cancelled on national security grounds.
What's behind the recent turmoil on emerging financial markets? George & Paul on the latest market news and future risks with Satyajit Das, Author of 'Extreme Money - Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk'.
What do you really own in the digital world and what happens to you 'personal items' such as iTunes songs, movies and books when you die? George & Paul on where you stand with the law on personal digital items.
If 40 is the new 20, then what are the aspirations of people over 40? George & Paul speaks with social researcher Mark McCrindle about the concerns of those 40 to 65 and their aspirations, what makes them tick?
Did you have a dog as a pet that followed you everywhere? George and Paul with author David Darcy on 'Every Man and His Dog' which celebrates the enduring relationship between man and his best friend.
Concerned about the amount of data collected on you? George & Paul discuss the use of big data from customer loyalty programs. Should you be concerned? Barry Uquhart on just what big business knows about you.
Do you prefer self-serve shopping or speaking to the person at the checkout? George & Paul ask if the evolution of technology has finally taken its toll on offering 'the personal touch' in service and business?
Are people using their credit cards more but spending less? What is the outlook for retailers in the lead-up to Christmas? George & Paul with Financial Commentator Noel Whittaker discuss spending this Christmas.
We all have to deal with real estate agents, buying, selling or renting property. But what's behind the handshakes and smiles? George & Paul on the book Real Estate Uncovered with author Peter O'Malley.
Hollywood studios are hiring historians to find flaws in films that are based on a true story. Do we really need such accuracy in our flicks? George & Paul on the fantasy world of film, and what is a true story?
Have we treated a whole generation too well that the art of discipline has been lost? George & Paul on discipline in our schools, and whether we lost discipline with the upcoming generation of our youth?
How do you stop your body's 'famine reaction' when you're trying to lose weight? George & Paul look at the battle of the bulge with tips for your success at losing weight with nutritionist Amanda Salis.
How is your heart health? Why are you at more risk now than in 2005 if you suffer a heart attack outside of hospital? George & Paul discuss the rise in heart attacks, what should you do when you feel chest pains?
Could we soon be able to use wi-fi enabled devices during commercial flights in Australia? George and Paul look at the safety of turning on our mobile phones and iPads while taking off and landing in flight.
You'll be happy to know that the Earth is not coming to an end. Professor Bob Carter speaks to George and Paul about the recent revelations about climate change. Just how much of the science is political?
Is retiring at 55 a thing of the past? George and Paul speak Dr John Piggott from the University of New South Wales about when is the right time for you these days to consider making the move into retirement.
Tony Abbott was straight to work after his election as PM. Foreign Editor of The Australian Greg Sheridan talks with George and Paul about what challenges will face the new Abbott government internationally.
What is the outlook for Australia's consumer confidence and service sector? George & Paul with Associate Editor of The Eureka Report Ian Verrender on consumer confidence returning under the Coalition.
Constantly forget where you left the keys to the car? George and Paul discuss ways to improve your memory with 3 times Australian memory champion Tansel Ali. Here are some tips to improve your memory.
Want to hear some brave war stories? George & Paul author Ian McPhedran who has released a new book called 'Too Bold To Die' which looks at the remarkable acts of courage by our Australian Defence heroes.
Social media has us all in contact 24/7. Are we more lonely than ever before? George & Paul speak with Stephanie Wood of the SMH on the loneliness epidemic caused by reduced social personal interaction.
George and Paul discuss the way our national politics is viewed on the global stage with Nick Cater, Author of 'The Lucky Culture'. Do we punch above our weight, or are we kidding ourselves we are taken seriously?
Rates are on hold, but International Editor of SMH Peter Hartcher speaks with George and Paul about the global financial challenges that will have an impact on the incoming government post the federal election.
Can you tell a leader by their body language? Expert Allan Pease with George & Paul on the body language displayed by Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott during the federal election campaign and leadership debates.
A recent report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare revealed that 39% of hospitalised injury is from people who've suffered a fall. Dr Ross Walker from Healthy Living speaks to George & Paul.
Police shut down 3 bikie clubhouses this week, in a bid to curb escalating gang crime, drive-by shootings and illegal sale of alcohol. George & Paul discuss the on-going gang related gun violence in Sydney.
Are your credit cards safe? George and Paul speak to Dr Russell Smith, Principal Criminologist with the Australian Institute of Criminology about credit card fraud and measures to help combat the problem.
Neil Jenman is a real estate consumer advocate and speaks to George and Paul about his new book ‘Help for Home Sellers’. He gives a few of his tips that may well be to your advantage when selling your home.
Our cities may be far away from each other, but do areas of the great southern land have accents? George and Paul & social researcher Mark McCrindle about Australian slang and how it varies state to state.
What gets under your skin when you're a passenger on a flight? David Flynn, Editor of Australian Business Traveller speaks with George and Paul about the many bugbears of the travelling public. Have Your Say!
George & Paul speak with demographer Bernard Salt, who has a new book called 'Decent Obsessions' looking at why it is okay to sweat the small stuff. Bernard speaks about his rollicking obsession with manners.
George and Paul speak with Dr Keith Suter on the situation in Syria. Syrian rebels say they have recently received new weapons that could change the course of the battle against the current Syrian regime.