Ben Fordham - Sydney Live

Monday - Friday 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Ben Fordham is a Walkley Award winning journalist who hosts Sydney’s #1 drive radio show.   The 37-year-old joined 2GB four years ago and admits he loves radio more than television. 

Ben is a familiar face for Channel 9 viewers after working for the past 15 years on shows such as Today Show, A Current Affair, Nine News and 60 Minutes. His stories have been broadcast internationally on CNN, SKY and ABC AMERICA. Ben Fordham is now one of 2GB's most popular presenters with high ratings during the busiest Drive-time in Australia. 'Sydney Live' wraps up all of the days big stories and gives Sydney-siders the chance to have their say on topical events.

 

 

 

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Australia’s most glamorous hotel is re-opening.

The wife of an Australian allegedly ordered a hit on her husband. 

He finds out on Friday if he will be sacked from the Wallabies.

Ben Fordham talks to Derryn Hinch.

A new film by Scott Mannion investigates.

To help fund the film “Holt” you can donate to www.holtfindthetruth.com

A former employee says Qantas banned crucifixes, but allowed Muslims to wear headscarves.  

Jazmin Deacon, 13, was last seen in August.

What are they looking for? 

A disabled driver has ploughed into a busy Neutral Bay café

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Watch the shocking video here.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


16 year old Taylor Almond has been missing for 11 days.

Anyone with information is urged to call 000, Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Listen to the full show of Sydney Live with Ben Fordham here.

But are the new signs easier to understand?

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Tonight Oscar Pistorius will know if he’s going to gaol. 

Jason Clare talks about Mr Whitlam’s impact on our nation. 

Listen to the full show of Sydney Live with Ben Fordham here.

Big Marn answers your burning questions.

Australia’s most glamorous hotel is re-opening.

The wife of an Australian allegedly ordered a hit on her husband. 

He finds out on Friday if he will be sacked from the Wallabies.

Ben Fordham talks to Derryn Hinch.

A new film by Scott Mannion investigates.

To help fund the film “Holt” you can donate to www.holtfindthetruth.com

A former employee says Qantas banned crucifixes, but allowed Muslims to wear headscarves.  

What are they looking for? 

A disabled driver has ploughed into a busy Neutral Bay café

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Watch the shocking video here.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


Listen to the full show of Sydney Live with Ben Fordham here.

But are the new signs easier to understand?

Tonight Oscar Pistorius will know if he’s going to gaol. 

Jason Clare talks about Mr Whitlam’s impact on our nation. 

Ben Fordham talks to Jason Morrison.

Russel Howcroft talks to Ben Fordham about his new show on Ten. 

Anthony Albanese talks about his experiences with the former PM.

Aussie rapper ‘360’ made this outrageous claim on Q and A last night. 

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The Big Guns

On Monday’s at 4:30pm Ben chats to The Big Guns – Andrew Bolt and Graham Richardson.

Andrew is one of Australia's most prominent commentators, with his own show The Bolt Report on Channel 10 at 10am on Sunday morning and his column & blog for news limited. To read Andrew’s blog click here.

Graham also known as Richo is a former Labor Powerbroker, you can also catch him on “Richo” on Wednesday’s at 8PM on Sky News. 

To listen to the full list of audio from The Big Guns Click here.

Jason Morrison

Jason Morrison is a prominent radio broadcast and TV personality. 

Every Tuesday at 4:30 Jason joins Ben to talk about the weeks hot topics.

You can follow Jason on Twitter here.

The Human Headline

Every Wednesday at 4:30pm Ben chats to the Human Headline – Derryn Hinch.

Derryn is one of the biggest names in Australian media. He has worked for a journalist for over fifty years, gaining him a reputation as someone with a unique and sometimes controversial view.

To visit Derryn’s website go to www.humanheadline.com.au/ or you can follow him on twitter here.

 

Michael Smith

Michael Smith is a radio broadcaster. Prior to his career in radio, Michael served in the Army for eight years before he left to join the Victoria Police. 

Michael also runs one of Australia’s most read websites - Michael Smith News - http://www.michaelsmithnews.com/ 

Michael joins Ben Fordham every Thursday at 4.30pm. 

The Man On The Land

Every Friday at 4:30pm Ben catches up with The Man on the Land – Dobbo.

To follow Dobbo on twitter click here.

 

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Help Amie Meehan’s husband raise money for Cancer Research.

If you want to donate go here

 

 

Could you walk from Canberra to Bondi?

Donate here.

If you want to donate to the John O’Brien Appeal these are the details:

 

ANZ Bank

BSB: 012 341

ACC NUM: 2902 10961

Please show your support here.

Rozelle residents are recovering from the explosion that killed 3. 

Con Dedes is walking from Wollongong to Woolwich.


He wants to raise money for Heartkids Australia and Heart Research Australia.

To donate click here.

 

Alex D’Aleo tragically drowned when he hit his head while jumping between yachts in Croatia.

The 23 year old was on the trip of a life time with his twin brother Lucas and a group of mates.

You can help bring Alex home and lay him to rest by donating to the Alex Daleo Fund set up by his family:http://www.gofundme.com/cksyxs

Ben checks in with Channel 9 senior reporter Simon Bouda, who is currently on the Black Dog Ride around Australia, raising awareness for depression and suicide prevention.

All money raised goes to Lifeline Australia.

To support Simon go to https://blackdog-ridearoundaustralia-2014.everydayhero.com/au/simon

 

Sailors with disabilities exists to offer opportunities to people facing disability or disadvantage.

Using sailing as a tool, SWD helps individuals develop a more optimistic outlook and enjoy personal growth and improved life outcomes.

SWD is running a raffle to raise funds for their organisation. You can win a Hanse Yacht worth $250,000!

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Ben Fordham is playing AFL at the SCG before the Sydney Swans take on the GWS Giants on Saturday the 28th of June. It’s a celebrity match to raise money for Redkite.

Ben’s on the Red team captained by Adam Spencer and Craig Bolton and they aim to raise $10,000.

 

To donate go to: https://redteam.everydayhero.com/au/redkite-red

To donate to Jason Cook and Shayne Weston’s charity walk go to:  mcgrathfoundation.gofundraise.com.au/page/offourbumdoingitformum

Isabelle’s family want to make her bedroom as comfortable as possible, for when she begins palliative care.To help, send donations

Account name:

The Killarney District Soccer Club Inc

BSB: 012 477

Account number: 193 184 888

Little 6 year old Isabelle has a rare form of Leukaemia. Sadly, her battle is coming to an end.

Her devastated parents are trying to make Isabelle’s last few weeks fun and carefree as possible.

They want to take their daughter on a holiday to the Gold Coast and to Sea World and Movie World.

To Support Isabelle attend the BBQ and Auction in her honor. 

Where: EDSACC Oval, Bateau Bay.

When: Sunday May 18th

Time: 10am – 4pm

Auction at 5pm

Chase Hinton has Phelan McDermid Syndrome, it’s a rare genetic disorder and only 1000 people worldwide have the condition.

There is no known cure for the disease and there is very little known about it.

That’s why Chase and his family are trying to raise money to fund a trip to Orlando. The Phelan McDermid Syndrome Foundation are holding a conference which helps families learn how they can live with the condition.

To donate go to: https://www.facebook.com/getchasetoorlando

Or email Christie:...

Constable Cheryle Leung of Mt Druitt LAC is having her long hair shaved off in support of her friend and colleague, Constable Matthew Montesin. Mathew has been tragically diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

To support Cheryle and Mathew, come along to Mt Druitt Westfield on Saturday 29th of March at 10am.

Join in the fun and make a gold coin donation to show your support. 

Link for Donations is:https://montesinfamilyappeal.gofundraise.com.au/cms/ebayauction

The Facebook Page is...

The Moshono Foundation Orphanage Fundraiser Movie Night

Thursday March 27 6:30pm at Cronulla Cinemas.

Tickets are $25 each with all proceeds going to the Moshono Foundation.

Tickets can't be purchased on the night so please email Michelle at: michelleconlon2@gmail.com

And transfer money to:


Michelle L Bevan
Westpac BSB- 732052
Account- 610947
Please Make Sure You Put Down Your Surname In The Description So We Know Who The Money Has Come From And How Many Tickets

Eg: Smith x 4 tix...

Ben checks in with Channel 9 reporter Simon Bouda, who is currently on the Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre, raising awareness for depression and suicide prevention.

All money raised goes to Lifeline Australia and Mental Health First Aid.

To support Simon go to https://redcentre2013.everydayhero.com/au/simon-4

‘The Power of Positive Intention’ is a fundraising lunch on Friday the 20th September at Sutherland United Services Club.

The event it raising funds for ‘Enough is Enough’ Youth Programs, which helps youth at risk in New South Wales.

Tickets are $100 each. To book a ticket please call 9542 4029 or email team@enoughisenough.org.au

Guests include

  • Ben Fordham
  • Ray Martin from 60 minutes
  • Nick Kaldas, NSW deputy Police Commissioner
  • Kristina Keneally, former NSW Premier &...

Team Bandaged Bear participates in the City2Surf in support of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Bear Cottage.

2013 will mark the eighth consecutive year that Team Bandaged Bear has participated in the City2Surf.

Across seven years, Team Bandaged Bear has raised more than $600,000 thanks to over 2000 dedicated team members.

This money has helped develop services for sick children and their families, and fund new cutting-edge technology.

It has also funded almost 200 staff positions in the front-line of patient care and research activities. 

In 2013...

Gutless thieves have stolen more than $4,000 dollars from a charity which helps families with premature babies.

Anyone wishing to assist in recovering some of that money for Miracle Babies can visit www.miraclebabies.com.au to donate.