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in Conversation with Clayton

Is there an issue, news piece or story that has caught your attention? No matter where you are, grab yourself a cuppa and tune into in Conversation with Clayton, at the NEW time of 6.30pm-8pm every Sunday. 

You can also join in the conversation on our Facebook page...we'd love for you to share your thoughts with us and engage with the topics that are important in your world.

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19-year-old stroke survivor Emma Gaffy

Emma Gaffy had a stroke at just 19 years of age.

As she recovered, she felt the need to hide her disability because she didn't want to be defined by her condition but by her business and work in fashion.

Tune in as she tells Clayton how she went from being told she’d never talk again to now helping those living with disability.

"The Cat's Out Of The Bag"

Author Max Cryer sheds light on all things feline

Max Cryer is a well-known writer, broadcaster and entertainer, but has spent time as a schoolteacher, a television host and a worldwide stage performer as well!

In his new book The Cat’s Out of the Bag, Max Cryer sheds light on all things feline, from their physical make-up to their unique habits and behaviours.

Tune in as he also discusses with Clayton their place in history and the roles they have played in films, cartoons and literature.

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Dr Munjed Al Muderis

Imagine hiding out in a toilet for five hours after directly disobeying an order from Saddam Hussein.

That's what Dr Munjed Al Muderis did before fleeing Iraq and making the dangerous journey to Australia as a refugee in search of a better life.

Tune in as he tells Clayton his incredible story and about his work as a pioneer surgeon in Sydney.


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Ken Duncan on what to do with holiday photos

Ken Duncan is one of Australia's most acclaimed landscape photographers, gaining recognition for his amazing work with panoramic landscapes.

He tells Clayton all about his new book "Chase The Light", in which he shares advice on how you can use photography to tell the stories of your life’s journey.  

Tune in as he also talks about getting carried away with digital cameras and how to store all your beloved snaps!

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Entrepreneur and author Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner has many roles in his life - entrepreneur, investor, stockbroker, motivational speaker, author, and philanthropist (just to name a few)!

He is also a single parent famously portrayed by Will Smith in the film version of his autobiography, The Pursuit of Happyness.

Tune in as he shares his incredible story about how he went from homelessness to millionaire. 

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NMFC captain Andrew Swallow

For many Victorians, AFL is a religion, the footy stadium is their place of worship and the players are literally their gods.

But Andrew Swallow is different, as it's his Christian faith and prayer life every day which keeps his grounded and gives him his identity.

Tune in as he tells Clayton about signing his three-year contract extension and speaking at the 2015 Outer Eastern Prayer Breakfast.

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Tennis champion Mary Pierce

French-American tennis player Mary Pierce has won four Grand Slam titles, including the Australian Open in 1995.

She tells Clayton what it was like to be one of the youngest to start playing tennis professionally, aged 14, when she only started playing tennis four years prior.

Tune in as she also delves into her life off the court and how turning to Christianity changed her life forever. 

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Comedian and writer Ben Elton

Ben Elton is a hugely successful and influential stand-up comedian, scriptwriter, playwright, librettist and novelist.

His credits include The Young Ones and The Blackadder, and he has collectively won five BAFTAs, an EMMY, a British Comedy Award and Jury Awards at Reims, as well as a Special Golden Rose D’Or for his lifetime contribution to the Television Arts.

He discusses the differences between writing for novels and writing for television, and giving a unique perspective on some of the most controversial topics of our time.

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Peter McKinnon, "The Songs Of Jesse Adams"

The Songs Of Jesse Adams is a tale of conflict, betrayal and tragedy, but ultimately the triumph of love.

It tells the story of what may have happened had Jesus come for the first time not to 1st century Palestine...

Tune in as Peter McKinnon tells Clayton how he went about writing Jesus into the social, political, and musical tumult that was 1960s Australia.

Clayton in studio with Harrison Craig

Harrison Craig live in the studio

Harrison Craig scored a tremendous victory in being crowned the winner of The Voice Australia in 2013.

He is not only a 2014 ambassador of the Light A Candle campaign for Vision Australia’s Carols By Candlelight, he is also one of the many incredible singers to perform at the event this year

Tune in as he tells Clayton about his love of music, when he discovered his singing ability and what he has planned for 2015.