Inspired by Yarra Podcasts

Our podcast series is now available via Apple Podcast (iTunes), Google Podcast, Stitcher and Spotify.  Please simply search for "Inspired by Yarra" on your chosen podcast app, subscribe and don't forget to review us! (If you have been listening to us on SoundCloud, please revert to one of the above, as this platform will shortly be removed).

Latest Episodes

(Episode 34) Natasha Wilkinson (YOG 1989) - CEO Donwood Community Aged Care Services
(Episode 33) Travis Cloke (YOG 2005) - Former professional footballer
(Episode 32) Mark Buchanan (YOG 1979) - Innovator - Rock Climbing Wall Creator
(Episode 31) Rachel Jones (YOG 2001) - Government Relations Consultant
(Episode 30) Paul Singer MVO (YOG 1995) - Official Secretary to the Governor-General of Australia
(Episode 29) Emily Tunks Macvean (YOG 1997) - Health Psychologist
(Episode 28) Cameron Britt (YOG 2002) - CEO, Wanneroo Basketball Association
(Episode 27) Stephen Le Get (YOG 1986) - Licensed Estate Agent
(Episode 26) Trent Roberts (YOG 1992) - Scriptwriter
(Episode 25) Victoria Goddard (YOG 1981) - Entrepreneur and Property Developer
(Episode 24) Mark Boyes (YOG 1987) - Applications Manager, Business Intelligence
(Episode 23) Richard Nicholas (YOG 1971) - Foundation Student, Licensed Estate Agent and Auctioneer
(Episode 22) Kate Schmidli (YOG 2012) - Music Theatre Performer
(Episode 21) Travis Strong (YOG 1991) - State Manager, Victoria at Mott MacDonald & President of White Owl for Men's Health Awareness
(Episode 20) Chris Chun (YOG 1988) - Artist and Creative Director
(Episode 19) Andrew Gaythorpe (YOG 1982) - Supply Chain & Inventory Management Professional and President of Yarra Old Grammarians
(Episode 18) Yrena Wang (YOG 2013) - International Integration Aide
(Episode 17) Cam Dunbar (YOG 1998) - Teacher and Professional Runner
(Episode 16) David Culbert (YOG 1984) - Athlete and Sports Marketer
(Episode 15) Peter Russell-Clarke (YOG 1986) - Industrial Designer, Apple
(Episode 14) Rod Penaluna (YOG 1990) - Business Owner and Former President of Yarra Old Grammarians
(Episode 13) Martine Oglethorpe (YOG 1990) - Author and Blogger of The Modern Parent
(Episode 12) William Lyall (YOG 1985) - Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer
(Episode 11) Howard Brenchley (YOG 1971) - Foundation Student and Property Investor
(Episode 10) Doug Fryer (YOG 1984) - Former Assistant Commissioner (Road Policing Command), Victoria Police
(Episode 09) Charlotte McDonald (YOG 2013) - Police Constable, Victoria Police
(Episode 08) Dr Chris Fildes (YOG 1971) - General Practitioner
(Episode 07) Anthony Barnhill (YOG 2013) - Freelance Musician and Musical Director
(Episode 06) Carrie Edwards-Britt (YOG 1999) - Businesswoman and Children's Author
(Episode 05) Prof David Maggs (YOG 1980) - Professor of Veterinary Opthalmology
(Episode 04) Brad Harris (YOG 2002) - Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
(Episode 03) Rohan Lawton (YOG 1993) - Premier Cricket Development Manager, Cricket Australia
(Episode 02) Lerida Delbridge (YOG 1996) - Sydney Symphony Orchestra Assistant Concert Master
(Episode 01) Andy Griffiths (YOG 1979) - Award Winning Australia Children's Author

Play the introduction to this podcast series:
One of the great ways to learn about history is to hear the stories of those who lived it. So now, with more than 50 years behind us, we thought it was time to bring some of those stories to life and share them with the world.

Inspired by Yarra is a podcast series of conversations with our Yarra Old Grammarians (YOGs) who recall funny, compelling, informative and inspiring stories. Hosted by our School Chaplain Paul Joy, guests share some of their fondest memories of their time at Yarra and how that has helped establish their lives, their families and their careers to this day.

We’re excited to have launched the Inspired By Yarra podcast on Friday 31 August, 2018. Please look it up and tune in, like it, leave a rating and review, and share it with others.  A new episode will be available at 7am every Tuesday so hit SUBSCRIBE in your podcast player to ensure you don’t miss an episode.

If you have any suggestions for someone you think would be a great guest on an upcoming episode, please drop us a line at

Each of us have been inspired by Yarra in some way. We now have a way to listen to those uplifting stories first hand on the Inspired by Yarra podcast. Don’t miss it!

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