Episodes
Stan Grant is an Australian television news and political journalist. He is currently the ABC's indigenous and international affairs analyst, and professor of global affairs at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. He’s written a number of books, two which absolutely stand out are Talking to My Country, and his latest book Australia Day. You see Stan is an Aboriginal First Nation Australian man. His father was an elder of the Wiradjuri people - a country that stretches across...
Published 01/19/20
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Published 01/16/20
Jamie Simmonds is the former Director of the Strengthening Grantham, which was the project to relocate the small Queensland town of Gratham following the statewide deadly floods in 2011.  The Grantham relocation is now regarded by industry and academics globally as the leading example of a managed retreat. What’s a managed retreat? It’s a policy of slowly moving people and property and communities away from parts of the country that will now be unsafe to live in. Be it because they keep...
Published 01/12/20
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Published 01/09/20
Donate to help with Bushfire recovery: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/ http://frrr.org.au This week's Guest: Dr Nick Fuller is a Leading obesity expert at University of Sydney and RPA Hospital and Creator of Interval Weight Loss. His current position as research program leader within the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney involves working with government and industry to identify and develop cost-effective treatments for the treatment and management of obesity and related...
Published 01/05/20
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Published 01/02/20
Briggs is an Indigenous Australian rapper, actor, comedian, and record label owner from Shepparton, Victoria.  From his breakout album in 2009, Briggs has gone on to dominate the hip hop scene here and abroad.  He’s released four solo albums, as well as the landmark “Reclaim Australia” with AB Original - an album that spoke volumes to the conversation about race relations in our country.  A.B. Original were recently crowned APRA’s 2018 Songwriters of the Year and in 2017 won the ARIAs for...
Published 12/29/19
Tanya Hennessy is a comedian, author, broadcaster and YouTube superstar. Tanya has an incredible story to tell, and as a woman in Australian broadcasting has some excellent lessons about success when you’re up against it. A note here at the top of the show. Tanya wrote quite extensively in her book “Am I doing this right?” about body image. She wrote a whole chapter on it.  During this conversation she brings it up, and we begin to talk about it.  I called her before this...
Published 12/22/19
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Published 12/19/19
Johann Hari is the author of two New York Times best-selling books.  His first, ‘Chasing the Scream: the First and Last Days of the War on Drugs’, is currently being adapted into a major Hollywood feature film, and into a non-fiction documentary series. You can search for his Ted Talk “Everything you know about addiction is wrong” online or in the show notes.  His most recent book, ‘Lost Connections: Uncovering The Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions’ really struck a...
Published 12/15/19
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Published 12/13/19
Tom Nash aka @DjHookie is a DJ, promoter, speaker and quadruple amputee from Sydney Australia.  At 19, Tom contracted severe meningococcal septicaemia which put him in a coma for three weeks, and caused the amputation of both his arms and legs. Tom is a shining light of a human. He was heavily involved in the Sydney party scene, around when I was most definitely out and about. I would bump into him all the time and was always fascinated watching him be able to light a cigarette with his...
Published 12/08/19
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Published 12/05/19
Dr. Craig Costello is a Senior Researcher in the Security and Cryptography group at Microsoft Research in Redmond, USA. Where his job is to keep what you want secret a secret - basically using some very complex mathematics.   He is among a formidable group of cryptographers who’s life’s work is to protect the internet against adversarial code breakers (aka cryptanalysts), both those that exist today in our classical computing world, and those that will exist in a quantum computing...
Published 12/01/19
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Published 11/28/19
Rebekah Giles is a Partner at Kennedy’s Law Firm, a non-executive Director at the Greater Western Sydney Giants; an Ambassador for the Fertility Research Clinic at The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation, a mother, and a survivor of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. 15 years ago, on the 26th of December 2004, a rupture along two tectonic plates - the Burma Plate and the India Plate, caused an undersea megathrust earthquake that shook the earth for a staggering ten straight minutes. The...
Published 11/24/19
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Published 11/21/19
Ryan Holiday is an author, marketing genius, father, farmer and swimmer based in Austin Texas. Though I didn’t know it at the time, I first became aware of his work when he was in charge of marketing for the now largely defunct clothing brand American Apparel. It was only later when I read his brilliant book “Trust Me, I’m Lying - Confessions of a Media Manipulator” that I gained a scope of how easily what we see and hear and then feel can be so easily dictated to us by outside sources...
Published 11/17/19
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Published 11/14/19
Beau Ryan is a former professional Rugby League player, who has since transitioned into a successful career as a TV and Radio presenter.  He’s currently hosting “The Amazing Race Australia” on Network Ten, and has notably been a star of Sunday Night Takeaway, and The Footy Show.  Beau’s career and personal life has not been without controversy, and his commitment to have a long hard look at himself, and reapply his energy to an unflinching focus on family and hard work is nothing short of...
Published 11/10/19
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Published 11/07/19
Erin Brockovich is probably the most famous name in Law in the world. Making a name for herself when she went up against utility company Pacific Gas & Electric and helped bring together the largest settlement ever paid in a direct-action lawsuit in U.S. history on behalf of the people of Hinkley, CA who had been affected by polluted water. Erin went on to become instrumental in numerous other high profile cases, usually up against massive corporate entities who are using their size to...
Published 11/03/19
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Published 10/31/19
DadPod with Charlie Clausen and Osher Günsberg Grab the podcast feed here: https://rss.acast.com/dadpod For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 10/29/19
Jesse Israel is a Meditation Leader and founder of The Big Quiet - a movement that brings mass meditations to iconic spaces around the world.  He’s been on this podcast before, and I’m so damned happy to have him back to talk about his latest adventure.  As someone who does his best to meditate every day, it’s always great to hear from a professional that I should be finding it as hard as I’m finding it sometimes.  That in fact is the point.  I’ll let Jesse explain it more.  If you’ve...
Published 10/27/19