Events

I haven’t been sure about what to write about this week. While I am extremely conscious of the current climate that we are in. I am also aware of the fact that we literally cannot walk a metre without being bombarded by news, statistics, and information about COVID 19. I have had a long week, […]

By Mary-Anne Maio 2020 was set to be a year of new beginnings for The Takeover co-host and West Adelaide SANFLW footballer Rachelle Martin, though a debut to the Adelaide Crows AFLW team was never in her sights. Earlier this month, the 21-year-old accounting graduate and St Bart’s Norwood parishioner was shocked by the news […]

Hey there, it’s Maz here from The Takeover! Valentine’s Day may be just around the corner, but if you don’t have a date in mind, never fear, because The Takeover will be here to keep you company on your 1079 Life! In fact, we’re here to make Valentine’s Day 2020 your best yet with a […]

Some things never change. Whatever page of the past you turn to — from ancient history to this week’s newspaper — you’ll find the problem of poverty. This Anti-Poverty Week, we’re looking at the situation in Australia and how today; nearly 3 million people live below the poverty line. It’s easy to see the stats […]

Are you a train enthusiast? You’ll love the SteamRanger’s Southern Encounter to Victor Harbor with Brenton Ragless and Second Chances SA. Join Nine News’ Brenton Ragless for the ride of a lifetime. On Sunday May 19, you’ll depart Mount Barker at 10AM for a big day out. “Travelling behind one of SteamRanger’s beautifully-restored steam locomotives – given a […]

Yesterday was Miracles Day. In Dien Bien, Vietnam, many people were given the Miracle gift of sight-saving surgery. It was a day filled with joy, and lives were changed thanks to you. Now, people who couldn’t work because of their bad sight, are able to provide for their family. And children who were struggling to […]

1079 Life had some exciting news on Saturday night! A group of 1079 Life staff and volunteers attended the annual South Australian Community Broadcasters Association Inc. (SACBA), Bilby Awards 2018. We are pleased to announce that our station received two awards. The Roadies received “Best Community Engagement” Award. For their excellence in promoting the station […]

Miracles Day has arrived! This year our destination is Dien Bien, Vietnam. You have the chance to help give the Miracle of sight-saving surgery to someone living in poverty. All it takes is $33, and a 12 minute surgery, and a life is changed forever. People living with cataracts are some of the poorest people […]

What is Miracles Day? Miracles Day is an inspiring annual event held each August when Christian radio stations around Australian join forces with CBM to give the Miracle gift of sight- saving surgery to people living with cataracts in the world’s poorest countries. Who is CBM Australia? CBM Australia has been operating for over 30 […]

I stood in awe, a microphone in one hand and my phone in the other trying to best capture this miracle that was unfolding before me.  Alfredo had been experiencing a deterioration in his sight for the past 10 years to the point where he could no longer work and was now relying on his […]


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