Polly ‘PJ’ Harding is leaving the the KIIS 101.1 FM breakfast show that she co-hosted with Jason ‘Jase’ Hawkins. She is returning to New Zealand. ‘PJ’ got engaged in December to her long-term partner, known as ‘Beej’, but they haven’t been together because she works in Melbourne. She will be replaced by Lauren Phillips who will commence in June.
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.