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Triple J’s golden age to return for one day on Double J

Triple J’s golden age to return for one day on Double J

They’ll be hosting a very special day of radio, capturing the music, personalities and the best bits of the time.

Kicking it off we welcome back one of triple j’s most popular brekkie teams, Mikey Robins and Helen Razer, followed byAngela Catterns, Chris Winter, Gayle Austin, sports legends Roy & HG, Chris & Craig, Adam & WilScott Dooley, World Music’s Jaslyn Hall, and Tim Ritchie.

Plus we’ll take you to the iconic 1985 Oils on the Water concert featuring Midnight Oil on Goat Island in Sydney Harbour, as well as the first hour ever played on Double Jay in 1975, and the classic radio doco What’s Rangoon To You Is Grafton To Me.

Tune in to Double J all day from 7am (AEDT) Monday 19 January. Listen on your mobile, online at doublej.net.au, on digital radio and on your digital TV.

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Oh god, I am excited to hear Mikey Robins and Helen Razer back on the air. These guys got me sold on Triple J and as my friends would attest, I have been a rabid fan of this station ever since.

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Data retention laws passed in Australia under the guise of anti-terrorism

Data retention laws passed in Australia under the guise of anti-terrorism

That’s it. It’s done. No more talk. We’re officially getting a data retention scheme, because according to Prime Minister Tony Abbott, we need to get on board with “Team Australia” (ugh) to help fight terrorists both foreign and domestic.

In a joint press conference with other members of the Government’s National Security Council, Tony Abbott this afternoon announced that Australia would be getting a raft of new legislation to help spy and law enforcement agencies combat home-grown and international terrorism threats. One of those new laws will compel telcos and ISPs to store metadata on users.

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Christopher Walken + Dancin’

Christopher Walken + Dancin’

Before his transition to acting, Christopher Walken’s theater training focused on dance. Even though he moved on to be the thespian superstar we know him as, he didn’t leave his roots behind. In most his films, he seems to find a way to work at least a move or two into his role, scripted or not. And here we have over 50 of these scenes all edited together into one big mashup.
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