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Coffee Chats with Matt Collins

Feb 20, 2021

Dexter Kruger is Australia's oldest man, but to talk to him you wouldn't know it. The vibrant, hard-working and sometimes cheeky 111-year-old has a zest for life not seen in some people half his age. In their chat, Dexter shares with Matt how he met his beautiful wife, why he never officially retired and his...


Jun 22, 2020

Corey Tutt was the 2020 NSW Young Australian of the Year. When you find out about his life, you see why he was so very deserving. Corey's father left when he was only two after a history of violence within the family. He is one of those rare 20-somethings who puts others needs ahead of his own. He works two jobs to...


Jun 14, 2020

Imagine watching in horror as a truck travelling 40km/h over the speed limit hit and killed your partner.

That's exactly what Colin Caudell lived through when his wife, and the mother of his two sons, Suzanne was killed while working at his side as a traffic controller on the Bruce Highway.

In his book, Pick myself up,...


Jun 23, 2019

At 16, Robert Bruce jumped out of his bedroom window to join the circus. He must've loved it because at 81, he is still entertaining families as one of the world's oldest circus clowns. Just to add to his unique life, no one was more surprised than him when he found out he was going to be a father again at 73. But like...


Jan 23, 2019

For some people, turning 40 is a terrifying point in their lives. For others, it is an opportunity to turn a new page and see what other exciting things life has in store for them. Bec Fisher chose the latter. For her fortieth year, Bec tried her hand at 40 different jobs. in their Coffee Chat, Bec shares with Matt why...