Episodes
Chasing the back beat and adventures in wide open spaces, Rob remains essentially the same as the boy he was (R)
Published 06/14/19
After treating a patient named Anna, Sharonne Zaks saw the power relationship with her patients differently. She developed a new branch of dentistry to help care for survivors of sexual assault
Published 06/13/19
Eight stories exploring the pleasures and perils of water
Published 06/12/19
Barrie unearths a family wartime secret after fifty years (R)
Published 06/11/19
Alex Landragin was born into a champagne-making family in the French village of Verzenay. When he was five, his family began a new life in Australia. Then a freak accident changed everything.
Published 06/10/19
Alex Landragin was born into a champagne-making family in the French village of Verzenay. When he was five, his family began a new life in Australia. Then a freak accident changed everything.
Published 06/10/19
Esther is a therapist who spent years studying intimacy, monogamy and sexuality. She became the world's most well-known expert on modern love
Published 06/07/19
The story of family bonds so strong that one couple gave their child to another, to be raised in a country far away
Published 06/06/19
The matriarch of La Mama on life in and out of Melbourne’s beloved theatre
Published 06/05/19
In the 1930s Dulcie Markham cut a glamourous figure in the Sydney underworld. But many who loved her met a grisly end. Writer Leigh Straw has written down her story
Published 06/04/19
Lynne Kelly became a senior memory champion after she began researching ancient ways of transforming landscapes, objects and the human body into 'memory palaces'
Published 06/03/19
As a bonus for our podcast subscribers, we're including five episodes of Sami Shah’s Shutup — A free Speech Investigation in the Conversations feed today. What is freedom of speech and how much of it do we have? Sami Shah goes in search of the origins and limits of our free and frank speech.
Published 05/31/19
Sami Shah finds out what political correctness is and why it’s so darn mad. This is a bonus for our podcast subscribers. Five episodes of comedian and journalist Sami Shah’s Shutup — A free Speech Investigation.
Published 05/31/19
A young woman posted on Facebook on Anzac Day and Australia went mad. Sami Shah investigates why every comedian of colour is afraid of being 'Yassmined'. This is a bonus for our podcast subscribers. Five episodes of comedian and journalist Sami Shah’s Shutup — A free Speech Investigation.
Published 05/31/19
Sami Shah looks at where the free speech lines are being drawn in our newsrooms and comedy clubs. This is a bonus for our podcast subscribers. Five episodes of comedian and journalist Sami Shah’s Shutup — A free Speech Investigation.
Published 05/31/19
Online, on campus, everywhere we’re losing free and frank speech. Sami Shah discovers the consequences of this loss but also finds some solutions. This is a bonus for our podcast subscribers. Five episodes of comedian and journalist Sami Shah’s Shutup — A free Speech Investigation.
Published 05/31/19
In the dying days of the Vietnam War, hundreds of orphans were airlifted from Saigon to safety. Ian Shaw tells the story of two Australian women at the heart of Operation Babylift
Published 05/31/19
Demystifying the art of talk therapy and the complex relationship between therapist and patient
Published 05/30/19
Tony became an actor against his mother's wishes. Three decades later, he won the part of a lifetime (R)
Published 05/29/19
Travelling the world in pursuit of language and exploring its uses, abuses and transformation
Published 05/28/19
Sally Young has written a history of Australia's first newspaper barons, who operated under an unspoken law of 'dog does not eat dog'
Published 05/27/19
Gina Perry uncovers the strange story behind a controversial psychological experiment (R)
Published 05/24/19
Dog whisperer Guy Hull on remarkable dogs, from life-saving kangaroo dogs to plane-flying Alsatians (R)
Published 05/23/19
Vickie's met with trouble all through her life, starting with a police record at the age of two. She went on to challenge a Federal law on the rights of prisoners
Published 05/22/19
The late Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke on his life before politics, and his years at The Lodge (R)
Published 05/21/19