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Coffee Chats with Matt Collins

Sep 13, 2021

Veteran stand-up comedian Akmal Saleh has brought most Australians to tears of laughter over his illustrious comedy career. In their chat, Akmal shares with Matt what got him into stand-up, why he originally went by the stage name ‘Peter’ and his honest thoughts on religion. Akmal stars alongside fellow...


Aug 23, 2021

Australian Idol and 'I'm a Celebrity' winner Casey Donovan has been on our television screens and in our magazines for almost two decades. But she isn't always portrayed in a positive light. Since winning Idol as a 16-year-old Casey has dealt with a personal weight battle in the less-than-sensitive public eye. But she...


Aug 12, 2021

With a string of hits and a Triple J Hottest 100 number one under his belt, Alex Lloyd is no stranger to Aussie music lovers. But life hasn't always been so kind to the 'Amazing' singer-songwriter. In their chat, Alex shares with Matt how tough the COVID restrictions have been on his career. He also opens up about his...


Aug 9, 2021

Poppy Star Olsen knows what it means to be persistent. The 21-year-old represented Australia in the Olympics for skateboarding. But it hasn’t come without a whole lot of hard work. While other kids her age would try to execute a trick a few times, Poppy would not leave the skate park until she had nailed it....


Jul 26, 2021

**Adult language and content warning**
Wanita is certainly no shrinking violet. The much loved 'Queen of Honky Tonk' has lived many life chapters. In their chat, Wanita shares with Matt some of her journey and she leaves no stone unturned. Topics include music, motherhood, sex work, abuse, alcoholism, autism, suicide,...