30 years on from the release of his best selling book "Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus" author John Gray admits the battle between the sexes is still raging. Paul Murray spoke to John about the importance of his book and its insights in to your other half.
Federal Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey has defended Tony Abbot's fiscal promises held delivered in his official budget response. Paul Murray spoke to Mr Hockey about how a Liberal/Coalition government can deliver a surplus without increasing taxes.
The Director of General of Education has called for parents to start taking care of behavioral problems before their children and stop expecting teachers to parent them. Paul Murray spoke to Sharyn O'Neill about her opinion piece in the West Australian.
Department of Building Management and Works failure in handling government contracts has worsened with revelations that sub contractors on the the Hale House referb haven't been paid. Paul Murray took the issue to new Finance Minister Mike Nahan.
WA growers imports processed and fresh produce from New Zealand and China are threatening the future of the local fresh fruit and veg industry. Paul Murray spoke to Executive Officer of Vegetables WA Jim Turley about the growing concerns over imports.
Foreign aid will fall victim to the federal government's push to secure a surplus with promised increases being delayed to save $3 billion. Paul Murray spoke to Chief Political Correspondent at the Australian Financial Review, Phil Coorey about the budget.
Parents and students from fire ravaged Mount Lawley Primary School have started a campaign to stop the Deputy Principal from being replaced. Paul Murray spoke to parent Adam Klages who says the current Deputy was a pillar of strength.
The City of Perth has ear-marked several high profile and lucrative sites including Crown Casino it would like to acquire through amalgamation of local governments. Paul Murray spoke to Victoria Park Mayor, Trevor Vaughan, about the fight for Crown Casino.
The Premier is facing an MP backlash if he revisits current proposed prostitution legislation that would seek to legalise prostitution. Paul Murray spoke to Liberal Member for Southern River Peter Abetz who wants to eliminate WA's sex trade.
Everyday in WA over 100 new SUVs hit the road and, according to other road users and pedestrians, it's creating unsafe roads. Paul Murray spoke to Harold Scruby from the Pedestrian Council of Australia about the problem of big cars on our shrinking roads.
The Police Commissioner wants his officers to move away from busting petty crimes and to focus on 'real' crimes as a way of tackling increasing crime rates. Paul Murray spoke to Opposition Spokesperson on Police, Michelle Roberts.
The moment a gentleman confronted two drunk girls in a McDonalds restaurant is being called a watershed moment in Australian society. Paul Murray spoke to child psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg about the message this confrontation sent.
Irish punk rocker and political activist Sir Bob Geldof is no stranger to Perth but his next visit will be a first for him and us as he regroups with the Boomtown Rats. Paul Murray spoke to Sir Geldof about everything from a new Pope to singing with the Rats again.
The Brewers Association has taken the front foot in what they see as a coming battle on the alcohol advertising battlefield. Paul Murray spoke to the Association's CEO Danita Wawn about a current review in to advertising standards for alcohol.
AUSTRALIA looks set to offer an official guarantee to Indonesia that Schapelle Corby will meet her parole conditions if she is released from jail in Bali. Paul Murray spoke to Federal Shadow Attorney General Julie Bishop about the announcement.
Since December 2007 Jock Pilfreeman has been locked up in a Bulgarian prison accused of murder. Despite countless contradictions and flaws in evidence Jock remains behind bars. Paul Murray spoke to Jock's father Simon about his plight.
The ways in which 457 visas are being rorted and Australian workers overlooked for lower paid overseas labor has been exposed on the Morning program. Paul Murray spoke to 'Allen', an experienced and qualified welder, who blew the whistle on the 457 rort.
First it was the light rail promise before the 2008 election and now on the eve of the 2013 poll the Barnett government has apparently shelved plans for a promised bus route. Paul Murray spoke to 6PR's Lisa Barnes who discovered the decision.
The win was predicted but the emphatic manner in which the Liberal party swept back in to government wasn't. Paul Murray conducted a thorough analysis of the winners and losers of another four years under a Colin Barnett lead government.
Cyclone RUSTY has been upgraded to a category two system and is continuing to intensify as it approaches the coast north of Port Hedland. Neil Bennett from the Bureau of Meteorology says Rusty is expected to become a category four system.
John Fryer, long time radio partner and close friend of the late Peter Dean, has spoken of his enduring friendship of the late broadcaster and original Good Guy. Mr Dean passed away as result of motor neuron disease on Tuesday.
Dramatic has been given to 6PR by a truck driver, named Kevin, showing a road rage incident between two cars that almost ended in a three car accident. Paul Murray spoke to Kevin about the incident involving two cars jousting along Armadale road.
A new political party has emerged to tackle the lack of competition in the Banking sector and has promised to shake things up in the coming federal election. Paul Murray spoke to Adrian Bradley from the Banking Reform Party who also have the Supermarkets in their sights.
Controversial anti-muslim Dutch politician Geert Wilders has cancel his planned appearance in Perth after the venue booked for the event fell through amid security fears. Paul Murray spoke to Andrew Horwood from the Q Society of Australia.
Given the choice more people would prefer to live in Melbourne, Adelaide or flood ravaged Brisbane than Perth according to the latest 'Most Liveable City' survey. Paul Murray spoke to Perth Lord Lisa Scaffidi about Perth's fall from grace and what can be done.
Premier Colin Barnett is still refusing to meet with officials from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to explain why he has banned the cage from MMA matches in Perth. Paul Murray spoke to UFC Director of Operations, Tom Wright,
WA nurses have voted to escalate their industrial campaign by closing down one in five hospital beds. Paul Murray spoke to State Secretary of the Australian Nurses Federation Mark Olson about their aggressive pay negotiation tactics.
Former Olympian Lisa Curry has welcomed a report that has labelled the Australian Swimming team's culture at the London Olympics as "toxic" and has told modern swimmers that they need to toughen up. Paul Murray spoke to Lisa about team culture.
Indigenous academic Craig Somerville has unleashed a scathing assessment of the Department of Child Protection's decision to removed an indigenous baby from a foster mother because she was white. Mr Somerville told Paul Murray the department is manipulative and full of liars.
Independent member for Kalgoorlie John Bowler says he was calling the fly-in fly-out culture a cancer to the community a decade ago and wants tax breaks stopped for Fifo work arrangements. Paul Murray spoke to Mr Bowler about the so called 'Cancer of the Bush'
The key swing seats for the upcoming state election have been mapped out by Paul Murray and his expert panel. Listen to the analysis of how recent decisions will affect each electorate and find out if you are in a seat that will help decide the states fate here.
Anne Fogerty survived the horrors of the 1983 Ash Wednesday fires but her efforts to protect her two young girls left her with physical and mental scars. Anne spoke to Paul Murray about her book and life, 30 years on from the fateful day in country Victoria.
The Conservation Council of WA says Coca-Cola is trying to undermine community efforts to improve re-cycling and tackle litter in WA through meetings with key members of Parliament. Paul Murray spoke to the councils Director Piers Verstegan.
Adventurer and cancer research fundraiser Rick Parish has brought 70 of the worlds leading minds in cancer research to Perth for a global symposium. Paul Murray spoke to Rick about his hopes of fast-tracking a cure for the type of cancer that claimed the life of his son Elliot.
The Young Australian of the Year, Akrim Azimi, has set out to encourage more young Australians to enroll for the upcoming state and federal elections. Akrim spoke to Paul Murray about how his life as a refugee led him to his role with the WA Electoral Commission.
A former top cop wants potential new drivers to be psychologically tested to see if they are suited to ever hold a drivers licence. Retired Superintendent Dave Parkinson says that the bad drivers need to be weeded out before they ever get a licence.
It is unlikely there will be any bombshells coming out of WA stemming from ACC report into performance enhancing drugs in professional sport according to Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan. Paul Murray spoke to the Commissioner about the investigation's progress.
A Perth father has been left to investigate the brutal attack of his 21 year old autistic son on his own after police told him that they have stopped investigating the assault. Andrew Thompson spoke to Paul Murray about how the assault has changed his son's life.
Transport Minister, Troy Buswell, has labelled Labor's assertions that the ministers office was spying on treasury meetings regarding their Metronet as nonsense. Paul Murray spoke to Mr Buswell who said Labor was just trying to avoid fiscal scrutiny.
Three-time WWE heavyweight champion Mick Foley and comedian Brendon Burns are performing their show Good God Almighty at the Astor Theatre tonight. They spoke to Paul Murray about the show...before Mick Foley walked out.
The Education Minister has warned of the dangers in Labor's newly released education policy saying it is full of fads and inaccuracies and would be step backwards for children. Paul Murray spoke to Peter Collier as he labelled the policy 'dangerous'.
As the US unites to mourn the loss of 26 lives, including 20 children aged under 8, from the mass shooting at a Connecticut school the community is split on what action to take to prevent it happening again. Rob Broadfield spoke with the Australian Newspaper's US correspondent Brad Norington.
Paul Murray rejoins 6PR and the Morning Program in 2011. Paul is no stranger to 6PR listeners having hosted the Morning Program from 2000 until 2006. Most recently, Paul has been a contributor to 6PR's Breakfast Program and a columnist and specialist writer with The West Australian Newspaper.
With one of the sharpest legal minds in the WA, lawyer John Hammond joins Paul Murray fortnightly to share his 26 years of legal experience and expertise with listeners. John can be heard every other Thursday at 10am on the 'Morning Program'