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Animal Sound Safari takes your ears around the world to explore the weird and wacky histories we humans have with animals. Each episode is jam-packed with cool stories, kooky facts and ‘pawsome’ puns. Are you ready for an adventure? Hop on board Animal Sound Safari!
Join Myf Warhurst and Zan Rowe as they debrief on the biggest conversations of the week about music, art, life and stuff.
Bang On brings together two of ABC Radio's most respected and most loved music journalists and presenters – who are also great friends, with your one stop shop for all the conversations you need to be across this week (but just don't have the time to read a think-piece about).
BTN is bringing you the news, with high-energy daily updates for kids of all ages. Each episode is a collection of the big, breaking, and just plain weird stories of the day, told in simple language, with no boring stuff. They’re perfect for the classroom and on the drive home from school.
Travel broadens the mind. Naz disagrees. As a stand-up comedian, he spends a lot of his life on the road and for him, travel sucks.
Delays, terrible food, strange beds and hotel neighbours getting to know each other are just some of the pitfalls that make him want to stay at home.
Together with guest comedians, Nazeem Hussain will convince you to stay the hell at home and make you want to burn your passport.
Feeling tightly wound and in need of a good stretch, but too busy to get to a yoga class? Love immersing yourself in soothing sounds to fall into a deep state of relaxation? Welcome to Classic Flow. Your private, portable, all-levels yoga class and classical music concert rolled into one bliss-making podcast.
Confession Booth is a night of brutal honesty, catharsis and absolution.
Everybody has a deep, dark secret - until they tell an entire roomful of people eager to hear about the most embarrassing, appalling or surprisingly touching moment of their lives.
Hear stories from Tracey Spicer, Brendan Cowell, Lewis Hobba, Michael Hing and more. Be awed, horrified and enthralled by the things that they've done and feel relieved that you're not the only one with a shameful little secret.
Cosmic Vertigo is the head-spinning feeling you get when you try to grasp the incomprehensible scale of outer space, where planets are moving, solar systems are forming and galaxies are colliding. Join two friends who study the sky, Dr Amanda Bauer and Dr Alan Duffy, for a conversation about the science that excites them.
What can I do about my fetish? What does this bad dream about my family mean? Is nine years in an auditing career long enough? These are not the kinds of questions that scream "Help me, science!" but that's exactly the treatment they get from our scientific agony aunts, Bernie Hobbs and Dr Alice Williamson. In each episode, Alice and Bernie take a personal problem that's already been answered in an advice column and ask, "What would science do?"
In a world where girls are fed a diet of princesses, unicorns and YouTube stars, Fierce Girls tells the real-life stories of incredible Australian women, read by other amazing women. It tells the stories of mighty girls and women who dared to do things differently, who yelled, "Watch out world, here I come!" They’re tales of determination, adventure, spirit and bravery. They’re awesome and they’re fierce!
How Do You Sleep At Night? is a new podcast hosted by Hack's Sarah McVeigh. It's about people who live their lives in the face of judgement. You'll meet characters including a big tobacco lobbyist and big game hunters, a killer and a stock market manipulator. The show explores the different moral codes we all live by. Because no one thinks they're a bad person, right?
Sporting slang. What’s up with that? How did the friendly duck become something nobody likes in cricket? And what does the kitchen spice, nutmeg, have to do with soccer?
This summer, sports nuts Declan Byrne and Brittany Carter dig deep into sporting vernacular to discover the stories behind the jargon.
Imagine a world where it’s all right to ask questions and have your voice heard. Imagine This delves into puzzling questions from inquisitive minds, examining the science behind each question in a fun and engaging way. Our host, Brianna Peterson, chats to kids and Australia’s leading academics to discover the answers to questions such as "Why don't cats wear shoes?", "Why do stars twinkle?" and, very importantly, "Where does our poo go when we flush it down the toilet?"
Imagine This is a coproduction between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, and is based on articles from their Curious Kids series.
Race, racism, identity, culture, difference: let's talk it out! Blackface – what the heck? Asians – gather round. White people – you have a race too. A podcast sharing stories, experiences and perspectives on race and identity from all Australians. Frank, fearless, sometimes funny, dive in with host Beverley Wang.
Presented by Gemma Pike, The J Files brings together artists and fans to share and explore the stories behind the music you love. Each week the radio show and online feature dig through the archives, rarities and your experiences to create an in-depth profile of an artist, album or idea. It's your ticket to music discovery. Join in!
Most women feel there are some things that they just can't, or shouldn't, talk about. Well, that's not the case here because ladies, we need to talk! Join host Yumi Stynes for a headfirst dive into those tricky topics so many of us avoid. Nothing is off limits, from vaginas to lagging libidos and from problem periods to our tendency to drink too much. Ladies, We Need To Talk is a podcast for women, by women.
Ladies who League brings a female and community focused voice to rugby league. In each episode, Mary Konstantopoulos is joined by a panel of sports journalists and athletes. They’ll review the week in rugby league, breakdown the big issues and relive some of the biggest moments in Australian sport. Not a rugby league fan? Don’t worry — this podcast covers plenty of other sports too.
An unorthodox delivery of the gentleman's game. Mary Konstantopoulos and Brittany Carter are mad about women's cricket. With a strong focus on Australian women's and grassroots cricket, Ladies Who Legspin highlights the issues, storylines and characters in the game.
Comedians talk about their absolutely worst gigs. Hosted by Sami Shah, who would know - he's had his share of hecklers, corporate shows and everything else that makes comics cry. Some of Australia's best working comedians, as well as internationally renowned acts, relive the shows that made them question their life choices. It's the podcast for people who love comedy, comedians, and stories that make you cringe!
History is full of little tiny events that, despite their size, have made mammoth changes to our world. Whether it’s the key that sank the Titanic, the coin that led to Marie Antoinette’s beheading, or the cup of tea that saved the Industrial Revolution, Little Tiny explores the small objects, ideas and actions that have shaped history.
Yassmin Abdel-Magied has a secret love. She dreams of an alternative life in one of the world's richest, whitest and most male-dominated fields: Formula One motor racing. Motor Mouth follows Yassmin's petrol-fuelled journey into the complex and colourful world of motorsports to discover where her true skills lie and whether she has what it takes for F1. Along the way, we meet the eccentrics, perfectionists and fellow obsessives with a shared love of speed and danger.
A show for anyone who’s ever wondered if life is worth living. And for anyone trying to better understand their friend, partner or kid, who’s wrestled with these feelings themselves. No Feeling Is Final is a story of difference, identity, and why we should stay alive.
The Outer Sanctum is not your typical footy show. Hosted by six passionate fans, Emma Race, Kate Seear, Nicole Hayes, Alicia Sometimes, Lucy Race and Felicity Race, their manifesto is no stats or facts. Instead, you'll discover the stories and voices you won't hear elsewhere when it comes to the great game of AFL.
Do you feel like you're constantly missing the big stories across the news and pop-culture? Do you get FOMO when everyone knows about something you don’t? Are you afraid of asking the dumb questions, admitting you have NFI what’s going on and having nothing new to say to your friends? You're out of the loop. This is the podcast that will bring you back in.
Comedian Claire Hooper is a bit crap with finances. And she's not the only one. She's on a mission. To get better at money.
From smart saving, to how to earn more, demolish your debt, and invest like a boss, join her as she tracks down all the experts and learns the lessons we somehow missed.
We’re CrApp. And we’re hiring. CrApp (Creative Application Pty Ltd) is a hot new start-up focused on, you guessed it, creating apps. Join Ray Badran and Susie Youssef as they conduct a series of job interviews for CrApp. Applicants include Hamish Blake, Ronny Chieng, Gen Fricker, Benjamin Law, Matt Okine and All Our Exes Live In Texas.
Rum, Rebels & Ratbags is history not for the faint-hearted. Historian and author of 'Girt' David Hunt and ABC 702's Dom Knight uncover the characters and events left out of your high school history class.
Sir Joseph Banks wasn't just 'that plant guy', but a celebrity playboy botanist who decided Australia was just the place for a penal colony. The lady on the $20 note, Mary Reibey, was deported to Australia for horse theft and cross-dressing, but what she did next will surprise you. And, who circumnavigated Australia first - a French monkey or a South African cat?
Science Friction brings you stories of radioactive kids, survival against the odds, cellular secrets, medical minefields, politically dangerous science and self-experimentation.
Science is at the heart of the hot-button issues of our time. Do embryos have human rights? Will we colonise space? Is it OK to do genetic engineering in your garage? Can science stop suicide?
It's science meets culture, meets everything else you want to know about. All species welcome.
Science journalist Wendy Zukerman dissects the latest fad framing itself as scientific fact, wading through the mass of information so you don't have to.
Do women and men have different brains? Is porn changing the way we have sex? Does race exist? Is sugar really that bad for you?
Everyone has an opinion but then, there's SCIENCE.
Tales from the Tinny is a fishing show - sort of. Co-hosts Rob Smith and Tim Moore steer 'The Tinny' into the realms of the irrelevant and somewhat ridiculous - mimicking the conversational ebb and flow aboard aluminium vessels which the show takes its name.
Tall Tales & True brings together the very best of live storytelling from across Australia. Featuring courageous storytellers who front up to the microphone to bare their soul and share their life-changing moments in front of a live audience. Captivating, jaw-dropping and thought provoking, these pure Australian stories will make you laugh, cry or gasp... or maybe all three at once.
Tell Me Straight is a podcast that gets right to the point. Why is this a story? How did we get here and, as the inimitable President Bartlet would say, what's next?
Using the resources of no less than the entire ABC, Tell Me Straight ropes in the most knowledgeable reporters, producers, and middle managers to explain interesting, strange and outlandish stories. You'll win trivia, you'll be the most informed person at the pub on Friday night, and you'll enjoy the smug glow of intellectual superiority.
Check yourself into The Tokyo Hotel. Situated in a neglected corner of LA, time has been unkind to this once-iconic establishment. No longer do A-list Hollywood celebrities hob-knob under the chandeliers. Check-ins are down and long term squatters are up.
Each week on the podcast, we revisit the best bits of the Tonightly TV show, and throw in some extra bits that you wouldn't have seen! Tonightly smacks and unpacks the latest trends, news, inputs, life hacks and gossip and serves them up for you as a nightly dose of hot, must-see entertainment, hosted by comedian Tom Ballard.
One of the great pleasures of The Ashes is England and Australia renewing their cultural and historical bonds. Join Andy Zaltzman and Felicity Ward for the 2017/18 Ashes series as they obsess about people throwing and hitting a cricket ball around, because whatever happens, that's way preferable than thinking about the actual world right now.
How much food does the average household throw out each year? Do plastic bags really get recycled? How much food is being wasted before it gets to the supermarket shelves? A war on waste has begun to find the truth behind the way our nation manages waste, and what we can do about it.
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