Matt Parkinson chats with co-host and historian David Hunt, and colonial gastronomer Jacqui Newling from Sydney Living Museums, to discover how European Australians fed themselves before refrigerators and freezers became household items. Matt and David also discuss the meaty post-script to James Harrison’s failed attempt to master the transportation of frozen carcasses from Australia to Britain. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
David Hunt chats with film buff Michael Adams to shine a spotlight on the world’s first feature film, ‘The Story Of The Kelly Gang’, and discuss Australia’s prolific feature-filmmaking head-start on the world; an advantage that was lost all too soon to Hollywood. For information regarding your...
Curators Anni Turbull and Nina Earl chat with Anja Taylor as they reveal rare insights and treasures from aviation hero, Lawrence Hargrave’s, personal collection at the Powerhouse Museum. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
David Hunt and Gemma Smart dive into Australia’s psychiatric history that let up to John Cade’s discovery of the psychiatric properties of Lithium. Later David chats Australian medical mavericks with Dr Peter Hobbins. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy