Let’s Call Australia Home – Episode 5


In episode 5, there is lots of great information about working in Australia. Anne Kettle, from TAFE, tells us about tips for writing your resume and preparing for a job interview. There are also interviews with Thao and Kevin from Thao’s Vietnamese Café, and Charise who is a civil Engineer in Hervey Bay and they tell us of their experience in Australia and give great advice for getting a job and.
Onnie and Linh teach Jeff useful expressions that you can use at a Vietnamese restaurant and, of course there are lovely touching messages from Cindy and Onnie in Message in a Bottle segment. (88min)

Producer: Soojin Lee, Julianne Watson
Host: Jeff Mitchell / Cohost: Soojin Lee

* Job Seeking Websites
Seek : https://www.seek.com.au Indeed : https://au.indeed.com

Let’s Call Australia Home – Episode 4


This is the 4th episode of Let’s Call Australia Home and in this episode Ming and Kaka teach Jeff about useful Chinese expressions for shopping. Then, Jeff has a chat with Jaja, Tai and Faye, a retail teacher at TAFE, about shopping in Australia. All the fun with shopping is here!
Kellyanne and Jeff act out a short conversation to teach us interesting Aussie slang and today’s topic is ‘Family and Friends’. Pamela sends a lovely message to her grand children and Merlyta also has a beautiful message for her mum. (65min).

Producer: Soojin Lee, Julianne Watson
Host: Jeff Mitchell / Cohost: Soojin Lee

* Consumer Protection (Australian Competition & Consumer Commission)
: https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/consumer-protection

Let’s Call Australia Home – Episode 3


In this third episode, Jeff and the students chat about renting and buying a house in Australia with Sue, a local real-estate agent. In the special interview with Wayne from the Department of Transportation and Main Roads, you can find out how can you get your driver’s licence and important things to remember when you drive in Australia. This episode is full of essential information!
Jeff also learns about Octoberfest with Pamela from Germany. At the end of the program, Rita and Rana send their lovely messages to their families. (100min)

Getting a licence in QLD: https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Licensing/Getting-a-licence
Overseas and interstate licences in QLD: https://www.qld.gov.au/transport/licensing/driver-licensing/overseas
Road rules in QLD: https://publications.qld.gov.au/dataset/your-keys-to-driving-in-queensland
Please check and follow the rules from the state where you live

Producer: Soojin Lee, Julianne Watson
Host: Jeff Mitchell / Cohost: Soojin Lee

Let’s Call Australia Home – Episode 2


In this the second Let’s Call Australia Home podcast Jeff talks with Rita from Ethiopia and Linh from Vietnam about Education in Australia.

Jeff learns Thai, we learn some Australiana from Kellyanne and Feng sends a beautiful message to her mum back in China

Producer: Soojin Lee, Julianne Watson
Host: Jeff Mitchell / Cohost: Soojin Lee

Let’s Call Australia Home – Episode 1


‘Let’s Call Australia Home’ is aiming to share migrants’ stories, useful information and diverse cultural aspects in Australia. Also, it will introduce enjoyable music from all over the world for listeners. Through this  program, it will be expected that our society can have a chance to understand migrants’ lives, and experience new cultures. Also migrants will be able to learn how to live in Australia harmoniously.

‘Let’s Call Australia Home’ is a Multicultural Podcast from FraserCoast FM 107.5 produced by migrant students from TAFE EAST COAST English Class where our presenter Jeff Mitchell talks with the Students.about their culture and their experiences.

In this first Episode Jeff talks about the English Language options at TAFE and chats with the Community Centre Co-Ordinator. Finally we hear from Prio, a student from Thailand, sending a message home.

Producer: Soojin Lee, Julianne Watson

Host: Jeff Mitchell / Cohost: Soojin Lee