A new duo will be hitting the Top End’s airwaves on the Mix 104.9 Darwin Breakfast Show from next week.The station has announced that from Tuesday, Sarah Passalick will join current Mix 104.9FM Breakfast Show presenter Andrew Thain to make up a new hosting team. Passalick, who has more than 12 years’ experience in radio, mostly with Darwin’s Hot 100FM, said that she was excited about joining Mix 104.9FM. The news comes after former Breakfast Show host Greg Vincent quit the station in November 2020 and co-host Ali Burton went on extended leave earlier this year.
Melbourne radio station RSN 927 has announced: “It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Father Gerard Dowling. He’s been a cornerstone of broadcasting in Melbourne for 50 years and has been heard on racing radio all that time. Father Dowling started hosting the Family Counsellor program on 3UZ in 1973.” Dowling turned 91 in 2023.