PRESENTERS

Bonnie and Ray Northey

After a successful career in Show Biz as “The Raybons International Juggling Duo” Ray & Bonnie came out of retirement to become Presenters on Lake Macquarie FM 97.3. They team up to jointly present the “Good Times 2 Brekkie Show” on Tuesday mornings from 6 am to 9 am. Ray hosts “The GetUp & Go … Bonnie and Ray Northey Read More »...

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Brian Walker

You can catch Brian every Monday between 6 PM and 9 PM when he presents his Rock Quiz Show....

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Chareen Unsworth

Chareen was born in Northern Ireland where, as a young child, courtesy of her drummer Father and his dance bands she was surrounded by music of all genres.> > As such, her love of music started very early in her life and continued to grow since then.> > She recalls that each and every family … Chareen Unsworth Read More »...

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Clare Wheatley

Born in the UK, my earliest childhood memory of music was before I was three years old. While sitting on the lounge room floor, I stopped playing with my toys to listen to “Nimrod”fromEdward Elgar’s Enigma Variations. I told my Mum, “I like that”. I remember that Mum had a beautiful Alto voice and my … Clare Wheatley Read More »...

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Colin Monk

Colin who is 79 years young has been collecting music from the tender age of nine. He is currently in his 25th year of broadcasting and in fact, has been broadcasting on LakemacquarieFM since day one of the then Radio Yesteryear’s inception in 1998. Much to our regret, his long-running show, “Off the Record” is … Colin Monk Read More »...

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Craig Brown

You can listen to Craig’s show every Sunday night from 6—9 pm. The show is called LOST IN THE WOODS, and features anything from psychedelic, through to rock and pop and also some deeper and more somber tunes to wind up the week....

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Darren Rhodes

Hi, I’m Darren I grew up at Gwandalan. I love the lovely  Lake Macquarie area. I have been with the radio station for about 6 years and I love it. I also really enjoy working with great people and playing great music. You can hear me on a  Saturday night. I play rock and roll music and … Darren Rhodes Read More »...

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Des Simmonds

In his own words, Des describes himself as somewhat of a radio “Tragic”. He has been broadcasting on radio for the last 38 years. Being an early riser he is an ideal person to be presenting the Breakfast shows on both Friday and Sunday mornings....

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Duncan Scott

Duncan’s show, “A Taste of Honey” consists of a blend of music, with some offbeat humour to keep you smiling as well as a bit of trivia also thrown in for good measure. Tune in from 9 am to Noon on Saturdays for your taste of honey, Duncan’s way....

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Graeme Brown

Brownie attended acting classes under Hayes Gordon in 1969 at the Ensemble Theatre in North Sydney. He later completed his course at the Darlinghurst Theatrical Group. After spending forty odd years working mainly in advertising, acting in tv series and movies, he retired with his wife to Central Coast in 2009. For three months he was with another … Graeme Brown Read More »...

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Greg Stott

Greg moved to the Lake Macquarie area from Sydney in 2009 with his wife, Jenny. He has been a real estate agent for over 40 years and also is a qualified auctioneer and a real estate trainer,running his own business at Mannering Park. In 2012, he discovered Radio Yesteryear, (now Lake Macquarie FM), and answered a request for … Greg Stott Read More »...

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Guest Presenter

Temporarily Filling in while waiting for a New Show. Due to various reasons, programs and presenters may change at different times during the year. This time slot is currently awaiting a new presenter or a new show, so make sure that you keep watching this space....

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Helen Hankin

Helen got into radio when her daughter who is an avid listener to Lakemacquarie FM told her that the station was looking for new presenters and said “Mum you are retired, not shy and you love music so why not give it a try”? Having been a High School Teacher at the chalk face for … Helen Hankin Read More »...

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Jacaranda

Jacaranda spent the first 35 years in Melbourne. After that time, Jac became somewhat nomadic – spending time in WA, country Victoria and much of the 1970s in the UK At age 18, he suddenly ‘knew’ how to play bass guitar – mixing with many household names such as John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John, the Bee … Jacaranda Read More »...

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Jerry Zarb

Jerry has absolutely no background in any form of show business or entertainment. His love of music came during his teenage years while listening to DJ’s like John Laws, Bob Rogers, Pally Ward Austin and the Good Guys on 2SM on Sydney Radio. Living out west and just around the corner from where the then … Jerry Zarb Read More »...

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Kerry Eather

I am the second oldest of 8 Girls, so being from a large family has helped nurture my negotiation and compromising skills as well as Patience. They have turned out to be great assets to travel thru this ever changing thing called life. After leaving school, my uncle asked me to come and work in … Kerry Eather Read More »...

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Lee Jay Richards

Lee Jay started his radio training in 1968 as an office boy at 2GB Macquarie in Sydney. As well as working a full shift he also attended the Charles McLachlan School of announcing where he obtained a position as a radio announcer at 2LT Lithgow at 17 years of age. He went back to Sydney … Lee Jay Richards Read More »...

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Malcom Jack (Jake)

I’m Jake, I am not Irish, but Scottish, born in Aberdeen a long long time ago,  came to Oz from London about 20 years ago, live in Lake Mac where I manage a fabulous business. I have 2 kids Calum and Maddie. Been a Music DJ since I was 15 while doing a Media Diploma. I started in … Malcom Jack (Jake) Read More »...

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Martin Beggs

For close to fifty years, Martin, together with his brother Aubrey, have worked in the Australian entertainment industry under the stage name of “Aubrey and Martin” They were awarded the Australian Entertainment “Mo” Award for Variety Duo on 3 occasions and their vocal & multi-instrumental show has seen them invited to headline at some of … Martin Beggs Read More »...

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Michael (Mick) Almond

Mick was born in London where he tasted various occupations whilst living in the UK including, serving in Her Majesty’s Navy, being a driving instructor as well as driving trucks and London buses. He migrated to Australia early 1988 although he left some of his heart still there with his beloved football team West Ham … Michael (Mick) Almond Read More »...

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Panno

Hi, Panno here. I’ve been around radio since I was a young fella after my dad suggested, after checking my looks against other kids, that I might want a radio career rather than a life in TV …… not sure what he meant. I’ve spent time at so many radio stations over the years I’ve … Panno Read More »...

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Patrick Sewell

Patrick grew up in a small village called Wirrimah located near Young In NSW where he spent his childhood at the family farm. In his later years he heard an ad on a local radio station 2YYY, when they were looking for presenters. This is where his career in radio began by firstly gaining experience … Patrick Sewell Read More »...

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Peter Babic

Peter has been interested in music in general since his days in High School at Maitland Boys High in the ’60s. He was introduced to Blues music at school, as there was a large following of blues in the area at the time and he has been a follower since. He did a Blues Program at 2NUR … Peter Babic Read More »...

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Peter Dixon

I spend my weekends playing music solo or with my band. I love it! I get to make my passion my work. During the week I spend time hanging out and playing with my two little girls. Both under 6 and full of beans and life. A highlight of my week is coming in and doing my … Peter Dixon Read More »...

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Toni Stevens

For over 50 years Toni has performed in cabaret, variety and theatre performer groups, as a solo performer, singer and musician. She has produced and featured in Theatre Restaurant Shows, played a multitude of roles in TV Soaps, commercials and Australian movies, and has appeared live on such shows as In Melbourne Tonight with Graham Kennedy, The Don … Toni Stevens Read More »...

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Warren Wheatley

Warren lived in Springwood NSW for almost fifty years and has no personal history in music, despite his parents being involved in a local singing  group. While employed in earth moving, he was a competitive light aircraft pilot and in his own words, he never had time to listen to music. Once he met his … Warren Wheatley Read More »...

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Wayne “Ossie” Osborne

Wayne has lived on the Central Coast for over 50 years, growing up at East Gosford, moved to Mannering Park in 1988, then to Buff Point. He has been involved in many sports and interests, including Cricket, Baseball, Rugby League, Golf and Harness Racing. Of course a major interest is music, particularly "Live" and Original Aussie/Kiwi Music. He also enjoys … Wayne “Ossie” Osborne Read More »...

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