Our Presenters

The People Who Are Gippsland FM 104.7

People are the lifeblood of any organisation, and none more so than a volunteer-run community radio station like 104.7 Gippsland FM. While there are many more supporters than we can possibly list here, within this section you will find information on not only our Directors, but our Presenters, Life Members and entrants in our Hall of Fame. For more information on how people become members of the Hall of Fame, or Life Members, please visit our Policies page and click the appropriate button. In the meantime, please see below to find out more about our wonderful people & when you can listen to them.


Les HuntLes Hunt

Les keeps you up to date with local affairs on Our World This Week and For Your Information.



Hannelore LeutjensHannelore Luetjens

Every Monday from 5:30pm-7:00pm, Hannelore presents the German program.



Bev LorraineBev Loraine

Bev presents Yesterday’s Songs with Keith from 12:00-3:00pm on Fridays & Nostalgic Hits from 1-3pm on Wednesdays. She has previously been a Board member and served as the Program Director at Gippsland FM.



George and INgrid AndreouGeorge and Ingrid Andreou

George & Ingrid present the Greek Program every Tuesday night from 7:30-9:00pm.




Join Tim every second Sunday from 10am-noon for all the greatest country music & interviews on Truck’n With Tim.



Paul KellyPaul Kelly

Paul brings you Brassed On Wednesday nights at 10.30pm.



Hilary ReynoldsHilary Reynolds

Hilary is part of the Country Crew on Tuesday mornings from 9am till 11 playing country music and having lots of fun.



Ken ThompsonKen Thompson

Ken hosts Vinylising on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm & is a regular feature on Thursday Breakfast. He is also the Administration Coordinator and has participated at Gippsland FM since 1977.



Mario SammutMario Sammut

Mario has been volunteering with community radio since 1984. He is very much involved with the Maltese community both in Gippsland and Melbourne. Mario presents Breakfast with Mario and the Maltese Program


Neil LittleNeil Little

Neil was recruited to the Captain Midnight Show in the early 80s. He enjoys motor sport, four wheel driving and Monty Python. Neil’s musical taste are varied but include; Electronic Rock, Kraftwerk, PFM, Pink Floyd, Jean Michel Jarre, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Synergy and more. Neil presents Notes from the Big Chair weekly from 11pm on Friday night


Presenter - Michael SpistoMichael Spisto

Michael is involved with Kuier saam met Suid-Afrika (Catching up with South Africa).



Dr Christine LeeChristine Lee

Christine is the presenter of Kuier saam met Suid-Afrika (Catching up with South Africa).




Gippsland FM Presenter - Marlene Boshoff

Marlene Boshoff

Marlene is a presenter of the Afrikaans program ‘Net So Tussen Ons Mense’ (Just Amongst Us) Wednesday nights from 7-8pm & also presents an easy-listening mix on Thursday afternoons from 3-5pm.



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The Read 2 U team present radio for the visually impaired, reading news articles from the Latrobe Valley Express.



Laurie WilliamsLaurie “Truck” Williams

Join Laurie on Saturday mornings from 7:00am for Soccer and Motor Sports & monthly soccer matches from the Latrobe Valley Soccer League during the season.



Tony FlynnTony Flynn

You can hear Tony regularly as a presenter on Our World this Week & part of the Sports show during the summer months



Lucky DunnLucky Dunn

Lucky presents the Indonesian Program from 5:30-7:30pm every Thursday & an easy listening mix with Evergreen every Monday afternoon from 12:00-2:00pm.



Anthony MooreAnthony Moore

Anthony presents the Driving Force on Mondays from 4:00pm-5:30pm.




Sean presents Country Grits on Saturday nights from 7-9pm with the latest & greatest in modern country rock.



Peter SchulzPeter Schulz

Peter hosts the Black Arts Show every Wednesday night from 9pm.



Luke WoodhouseLuke Woodhouse

Join Luke for Joplopping Hoddities Monday nights at 9pm on alternating weeks.



Sean Walker 2Sean Walker

Sean loves all music with his favourite era being the 80s. His favourite bands are REM and Simply Red. Sean loves playing the old hits for you on the radio. He presents Back to the 80’s on Sundays from 2pm & is part of the Country Crew on Fridays.


Peter ThainPeter Thain

Peter presents Koorie Air, Lighter Shade of Black, Dream Air & the Alternative Solution on alternate Monday nights from 9pm. He is a previous Board member and Program Director.



Gwen TwaddleGwen Twaddle

Join Gwen for Irish Heartbeat from 1:00pm on Tuesdays.



Gina AgustinGina Agustin

Gina brings you the Filipino Program on Friday nights from 7:30pm.



Richard ElkingtonRichard Elkington

Keep up with Gippsland news and current affairs with Richard on Our World this Week Saturday mornings.



Lyn Harvey 1Lyn Harvey

Abundant Life Around the World and the Country Crew are presented by Lyn on Sunday from 7:30am-10am & Monday from 9am respectively.



Shane Bonacci

Shane presents The Rock Block every Saturday from 5:30-7pm along with being the production manager at the station.



Ricky SinclairRicky Sinclair

Join Ricky on the Country Crew every Wednesday from 9:00am.




Kevin GrayKevin Gray

Kev has been on-air at Gippsland FM for over 10 years. 3rd Generation presenter (Grandfather & Father were presenters). Currently presents Sunday Night Blues/Sunday Night.



Gippsland FMGail Bianconi

Gail is one of the readers heard on the Read 2 U program



Unknown Male ProfileBarry Callinan

Barry is a presenter on the Read 2 U program



Peter ‘Pedro’ Gray

Peter presents the Tuesday Breakfast Program & also provides technical support to the station



Gippsland FM Presenter - Maria DoganieriMaria Doganieri

Host of the Italian program every Monday from 7:30pm til 9pm & A View of the Valley at noon on Wednesdays



George Cornelis

Previous long time host of ‘Hollandse Klanken’, George now presents Last to Liszt, a mix of classical & easy listening music every Thursday from 1-3pm



Gippsland FM 2014 Award and Recognition WinnersRalf Koss

Host of Blues on the Boil every Saturday from 1pm til 2pm.  Playing and discussing Blues tunes.




Arfa Khan

Migrating to Australia from Pakistan in 2009, Arfa is the president of the United Muslim Sisters of Latrobe Valley. Hear her alongside Syeda from 8pm Wednesdays with the Urdu Program.



Syeda Husaini

Co-hosts the Urdu Program alongside Arfa every Wednesday night from 8-9pm




Gippsland FMMary Mattheyse

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm. Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.



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Host of Rainbow Connections every Friday night from 9:30.



Michael ‘Hixy’ Hicks

Host of the Happy Hour Monday nights from 10:30 to 12:30am, along with working in production and sales at the station



Gippsland FMJanet Price

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.



Peter Rennie

Peter Rennie

Host of the live local football broadcast every Saturday from 2pm-5:30pm. Peter also hosts the Saturday morning Sports show during the winter months, featuring previews on upcoming matches & interviews with local football players, coaches & officials.


Gippsland FMCate Riches

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.



Nick Torrieri

Nick co-hosts Soccer on Saturday with Laurie ‘Truck’ Williams & can also be heard on the Sports Show during the summer months along with live broadcasts of local soccer.



IMG_0960Dianne Rowley

Dianne presents the Music show every Sunday from 4:30pm – 5pm with an eclectic mix of past & present music.



Peter Ruff Gippsland FMPeter Ruff

Host of Slice of Live broadcast every Tuesday night from 9pm-12am. Peter is also the current Program Director.



Unknown Male ProfileJack Smith

Jack hosts The Golden Jukebox, easy listening music every Monday from 2-4pm.



Unknown Male ProfileCam Smith

Host of Rock n Roll ate my Brain every Saturday night from 9pm til 10:30pm.



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Pam Tregenza

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.



Greg Hansford

A long-time stalwart of Gippsland FM, Greg presents the Breakfast program on Fridays.



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Wayne Poole

Host of Wayne the Wanderer Sunday mornings from 10am-12pm, playing all the country tunes you know & love



Gippsland FMLorraine Venturini

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.



Keith Ritchie

Keith hosts The Valley Talks on Tuesdays from 11:00am-1:00pm & Yesterday’s Songs with Bev on Fridays. Keith is a current board member.



Amanda Harding

Current Presenter with Our World This Week every Saturday from 9:30-11:30am & occasional fill-in on For Your Information. Amanda is the current chair of the Gippsland FM board



Dallas Johnston

Dallas is part of the Country Crew & you can hear him every Thursday morning from 9am




Johnathan Hipwell

Host of Energy Kickoff every Friday Night from 6-7:30pm. Get your sporting fix & analysis leading up to the weekend’s big games!



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Keely Rooney

Keely brings you What are People Watching with Keely on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm. Check her out for reviews on TV shows & the latest films.



Ray Reid

Host of the Australian Blues Experience every Thursday Night from 9:30-11pm. Check him out to hear the best of Australian Blues. Ray is the current Treasurer of Gippsland FM



Gil Tipping

Hosts ‘The Generation Gap’ every Sunday afternoon from 3pm, featuring interviews with well-known Gippsland residents. Gil has been involved with Gippsland FM sponsorship sales since 2014.



Bryce Eishold

Bryce presents the breakfast program on Thursdays.



Unknown Male Profile Anthony Pavey

Co-hosts the live local football broadcast with Peter Rennie every Saturday from 2-5.30pm. Anthony also co-hosts alongside Peter, Tim & Craig on the Sports Show every Saturday morning from 8:30am-9:30am during the winter months.


Unknown Male Profile Tim Darby

Co-hosts the Sports show with Peter, Anthony & Craig every Saturday morning from 8:30am-9:30am during the winter months.



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Craig Giddons

Co-hosts the Sports show with Peter, Anthony & Tim every Saturday morning from 8:30am-9:30am during the winter months.




Elisabeth & Peter Koulouris

Elisabeth and Peter Koulouris host the Let’s Go Greek Show every Thursday Night from 7.30-9.30pm.




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