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Voodoo Medics
Voodoo Medics are Australia's best combat healers who combine “unconventional medicine and unconventional warfare”. Journalist Kristin Shorten sat down with six medics, the soldiers they treated in Afghanistan and the families of those killed overseas.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 36 ratings
This podcast is wonderful. So raw & emotional. I’m learning so much & as difficult as it is to listen to, there is real beauty too. Thank you.
Tink424 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/15/18
Love the extended interviews giving the background to each person 😊
tanaldi via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 11/05/18
This extended interviews with the Australian Special forces medics during the war in Afghanistan are tremendous. It’s a must-listen series.
@SydneyEditor via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 11/03/18
Recent Episodes
The journalist behind The Daily Telegraph's Voodoo Medics investigation Kristin Shorten chats about the project and how it went from a discussion in a Bali bar, to becoming Australia's top news subscription series.
Published 11/19/18
The bullet that ricocheted into Rowan Robinson's throat and killed him missed his body armour by millimetres. Just hours earlier, the 23-year-old Special Forces engineer, who was on his second deployment to Afghanistan, had rung his parents Peter and Marie before the mission, like he always did....
Published 11/15/18
Signaller Sean McCarthy had thoroughly prepared for the worst before he was killed by a Taliban IED in Afghanistan, even organising a touching gift for friends back home in the event of his death. His parents David and Marty sit down with Kristin Shorten for a heartfelt chat about their son.
Published 11/13/18
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