Program Schedule

Download PDF Version
On Air : Listen
Alternative Frequencies
Check out the online media archive

Perth Heritage Days (October 14th-15th 2017)

Thursday 5th October / presented by Chris Mason

The Perth Heritage Days for 2017 has come around once again, and this year marks the 60th Anniversary of the Raine Medical Research Foundation. Creator of said foundation, Mary Raine, had a remarkable life. She was born in England, arrived to WA in 1905, and by working in amongst hotels she earned £1.10.0d per week. By frugal living she managed to save £1.7.6d. and from these savings, Mary Raine built a vast real estate empire and ultimately created the Medical Research Foundation. It’s a remarkable story of a determined woman who left a legacy for the betterment of others.

Lyn Ellis, Director of The Raine Foundation, who is also co-presenting of the talk “The Story of Mary Raine” that’s on during the Perth Heritage Days. Lyn spoke to RTR today to tell us more about the upcoming exhibition.

Play Perth Heritage Days Interview with Lyn Ellis October 5th 2017

Tags In This Story

All live musical performances are included in our podcasts with the express permission of artists, who reserve all other rights in their music. All music used in our podcasts is licensed under an APRA Community Broadcasting license agreement.

Latest Stories

Umpire & Mukaizake Return to In the Pines

Friday 20th April

Umpire & Mukaizake Return to In the Pines

In the 25th anniversary year of In the Pines RTRFM has invited both Umpire and Mukaizake to […]

Movie Squad: Unsane & Happy Anniversary

Friday 20th April

Movie Squad: Unsane & Happy Anniversary

Time to turn off your phone, break out the snacks and settle in for Movie Squad. […]

Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)

Friday 20th April

Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)

This week’s feature album is the fourth and final album from Gurrumul. Djarimirri (Child of the […]

Friday 20th April

Daisies Net, ‘Gently’ Music Video

Local experimental musician, Emma Stokes of Daisies Net has released her video for the song ‘Gently’, […]

Blue Echoes of a Calm City

Thursday 19th April

Blue Echoes of a Calm City

Melbourne band City Calm Down’s second album Echoes in Blue is finally here, after a lengthy writing process […]

Hussy Take On Hackers

Thursday 19th April

Hussy Take On Hackers

Perth band Hussy dropped by Breakfast with Caitlin to talk about their new song Hackers, alarm […]

Body Movin’: Asthma

Wednesday 18th April

Body Movin’: Asthma

Marnie Downer returns to talk with Simon Beaton, this week looking at asthma; those affected, how […]

Wednesday 18th April

Slightly Odway – Terrible Signal Vs The Triffids

“What can you say about The Triffids that hasn’t already been said – they’re phenomenal. A […]