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All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.
Earshot - ABC RN
Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.
Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.
A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
Download This Show is your weekly access to the latest in social media, consumer electronics, digital politics, hacktivism and more. Presented by Marc Fennell for ABC Radio National. Published every Friday.
Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories about the unseen influence that numbers have on the way we think, feel and behave.
Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about scien
Soul Search explores contemporary religion and spirituality from the inside out — what we believe, how we express it, and the difference it makes in our lives
The Philosopher's Zone - ABC RN
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.
Join Andy and Felicity 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.
The Signal
Sometimes the news can feel overwhelming. But The Signal is here to sort the news from the noise. It's your smart and sceptical dive into the stories that matter, delivered straight to your favourite podcast app every morning.
Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country’s biggest issues.
The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week's major events.
Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.
ABC's 20/20 is the primetime news magazine program featuring newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports, exclusives, compelling features and medical mysteries.
The World Today
The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
RN Arts - ABC RN
Each week day RN Arts programs zoom in on a specific area of art and culture, brought to you by a specialist presenter. Subscribe to their podcasts separately by searching by name in your podcasting app.
In a world marked by wicked social problems, The Minefield helps you negotiate the ethical dilemmas, contradictory claims and unacknowledged complicities of modern life.
Your weekly destination for in-depth literary interviews as well as news and analysis about the publishing industry. A must listen for lovers of fiction.
In one of Australia's most perplexing cold cases, post-war Adelaide is stumped by the discovery of a body on Somerton Beach. Seven decades later, the unidentified man's name still eludes investigators. Was he a scorned lover? A black market racketeer? Or a spy? RN Presents brings you the best short feature and documentary series from the ABC's Radio National network.
See ya later, clutter! If the stuff around you is giving you a stress migraine, or if you're just completely out of places to put things, we got you. Come along with Claire Hooper and a team of no-nonsense experts to rummage through people's cupboards and learn the secrets of the super organised. Save yourself time and money, declutter your brain, recycle the gimmicky life hacks and inform your belongings they do not own you. It's time to take back control of every room in your place for good.
Religion: it’s at the centre of world affairs, but profound questions still remain. Why are you here? What happens when you die? Does God matter? God Forbid seeks the answers.
With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
A Word in Your Ear
Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex walks you through the linguistic mindfield, explaining the weird and wonderful aspects of English and many other languages.
This Working Life looks at how we work and why we work. Lisa Leong explores ideas that are shaping changes in workplaces from practices to culture and leadership, and introduces you to people who have interesting and remarkable stories to tell.
Stop Everything! and tune in for a savvy, critical look at pop culture and its political implications. Join our panellists each week for a discussion about what they're reading, watching and listening to.
Want to know how to close the orgasm gap? Riding your hormonal rollercoaster blindfolded? Can’t find contraception that works for you? You’re not the only one. Ladies, We Need To Talk is a show for women, by women, and dives head first into the tricky and taboo topics we often avoid talking about. Join host Yumi Stynes as she tears open the sealed section on life. Or contact us at
With unparalleled resources, World News Tonight with David Muir provides the latest information and analysis of major events from around the country and the world.
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ABC radio news and current affairs afternoon program reporting on Australia and the world.
AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.
Blueprint for Living is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients—design, architecture, food, travel, fashion—for a good life.
The Russian campaign to meddle in the 2016 US Election was only part of President Vladimir Putin's big plan. Season 3 of Russia, If You're Listening looks at where the scheme to destroy western democracies began, the damage it's done, and where it might end.
New and compelling stories from Australia and around the world, told by some of our most popular and trusted historians. Step inside a time machine for an immersive journey through history, where stories of people, places and events bring the past vividly into our present world.
With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.
Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view.
We tease out the complex history behind those baffling events in the news.
Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.
Want to know what's really going on in Parliament House? Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas give you the political analysis that matters and explain what it means for you.
Presented by Hugh Riminton, The Roundtable is RN's weekly forum, exploring the big issues and ideas in national and international affairs.
One of Australia's favourite parenting authors and educators Maggie Dent gives you tips and answers to your real-world parenting dilemmas — screen time, tantrums, building resilience, homework and more. Parental As Anything is a common sense, relatable, practical guide on raising kids of all ages today.
Overnights is heard from 2am to 6am nationally on the ABC. There is great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.
Every few weeks, a brand new comedy special will pop into your feed. From Felicity Ward’s award-winning show The Hedgehog Dilemma to Ivan Aristeguieta’s stand-up, The Fourth Floor, recorded at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. As well as stand-up specials from Sammy J, David Quirk and Suren Jayemanne. ***Warning: Some of these podcasts contain swearing and adult concepts, not suitable for listeners under 15 years of age***
Late-night television's award-winning news program featuring anchors Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. For in-depth reporting on today's major news stories, to features, profiles, Nightline has the last word in live network news.
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We drop in on a improv session run by the master Dan Klein from Stanford University, to hear how 'applied improvisation' has changed the dynamics in Netflix's multicultural global team. Bill Holmes chief business development officer at Netflix said once his team realised it wasn't about being funny on the spot, the group exercises about being o ...…
Living cheaply and sustainably off grid started way before the sixties counter culture, can we replace plastics with something less harmful but just as useful? The short memories we have for the struggle of women to achieve equality, and born in 1891 and still going strong - Australia's oldest theatre company.…
There's been a flurry of blame shifting after 7.30's report showing alleged mistreatment of racehorses at a Queensland abattoir; Trainer Chris Waller tells us he was left gutted by footage of horses being mistreated before slaughter; And the Prime Minister again says its too dangerous to try to get Australian citizens out of camps in Syria.…
Food. It's more than just calories — it forms the very basis of our culture and community. The God Forbid panel discusses everything from fasting to feasting, chickpeas to cannibalism.By ABC Radio National.
The racing industry is in damage control after a damning report revealing alleged acts of animal cruelty on a mass scale; Boris Johnson may saved his political future by negotiating a Brexit deal with Europe; And 'a ceasefire' or just a 'pause'? What a brief break in the hostilities in Syria could mean for the Kurds.…
Racing Australia has promised to investigate the shocking revelations brought to light about cruel treatment of retired racehorses, but is also questioning the motives of groups who brought the alleged cruelty to light.
Greens Senator Mehreen Faruqi is leading an inquiry into the horse racing industry which is due to hand down its report in the coming weeks.
Texas police have vowed to deliver justice for Queensland man Brenton Estorffe shot and killed in his home near Houston.
US President, Donald Trump, has hailed a ceasefire for Syria brokered with the Turkish government as a "great day for civilisation" — but Turkey says its just a pause in fighting.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has finally come to agreement on a Brexit plan with the EU — but will British MPs come to the table?
An audit by refugee settlement agency AMES Australia and not-for-profit finance organisation Thrive found there are 300 businesses that have been opened by refugees in Sydney and Melbourne in the past two years.
White House Bombshell; Perry to Resign; Pause to Tensions in SyriaBy ABC News.
As a girl, Davida Allen was brought up to be a proper young lady. Instead, she covered her naked body in paint and rolled around to make art. She grew up to become one of Australia's most famous painters (R)
As a girl, Davida Allen was brought up to be a proper young lady. Instead, she covered her naked body in paint and rolled around to make art. She grew up to become one of Australia's most famous painters (R)
Are mortgage brokers acting in the best interests of clients? Plus the job market isn't as grim for young people as we thinkBy ABC Radio National.
The RSCPA says it's appalled by the brutal treatment of racehorses, which was exposed on the ABC's 730 program last night.
Against all odds, British leader Boris Johnson has convinced the leaders of the 27 EU nations to sign off on a new Brexit deal.
The US has brokered a short term ceasefire with Turkey to allow Kurds to evacuate from Northern Syria.
Nicknames, hard jobs, Facebook fights and a fair amount of swearing, this is 'Honestly, thank you' recorded at Sydney's Enmore Theatre.Please welcome to the pod, Cam James!!!!***Warning: This podcast does contain swearing and adult concepts***
You really can say just about anything in the US.But this week a Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist found that there were limits.One of the authors of a book called Nobody Died at Sandy Hook, a retired university professor named James Fetzer, has been ordered to pay 450,000 USD to Leonard Pozner, whose 6-year-old son Noah was killed in the massacre ...…
30 years ago Bill was a Policeman and Brett was a teenager heading towards a life of crime. But then Bill said something to Brett that turned his life around. This is a rare encounter between two men whose lives have been scarred by violence and anger, who want to reach out and help each other to heal.…
We all know the value of planning, but in a complex, complicated and often confounding world it can be difficult knowing how to start. Scenario Planning is planning tool for uncertain situations - find out what it entails and how it might benefit organisations and businesses.By ABC Radio National.
The news business. From subscription to streaming, podcasts to programmatic advertising - what's the future for news media?Guests: Gautam Mishra, inkl CEO, @jeamish and Caitlin Welsh, Editor, Mashable Australia, @Caitlin_WelshBy ABC Radio National.
Senior police officers in NSW are making the case for decriminalising drug use and possession. But they're not alone — across Australia and internationally there's a growing realisation that the traditional approach to drug policy isn't working. The alternative that is increasingly being suggested is one that is less punitive, and emphasises tr ...…
It startled the cows, intrigued the locals and excited scientists around the world. Fifty years on, the Murchison meteorite still defines a town and yields new discoveries every year.By ABC Radio National.
Three Australian writers talk to Paul Barclay about poverty, class, race, and social and political change in regional and rural Australia.By ABC Radio National.
The most familiar story of the Cold War is that of the superpower rivalry between the US and the USSR—two armed camps, teetering on the precipice of nuclear war. Find out how the standoff played out, whether America really won the Cold War and why personalities matter in politics.By ABC Radio National.
After US withdrawal, a heartbreaking look at growing humanitarian crisis in Syria; ‘The First Wives Club’ is back with a new perspectiveBy ABC News.
Could the flow of information be the fuel that powers life? Astrophysicist Paul Davies says we need a new science which connects quantum physics and biology to answer this fundamental question. He draws on an earlier thought experiment of a mysterious force , dubbed the demon in the machine, which directs the transfer of information.…
The Government steps up its drought response with one-off welfare payments, but will it bring much relief for those in the depths of financial stress? And a warning about shisha smoking from a multicultural health authority in western Sydney, where the practice is celebrated.
Parliament is sitting this week, and the agenda is all about drought, the climate and Australia's foreign relations.An attempt by the Greens, Labor and the crossbench to declare a "climate emergency" was voted down. And the Prime Minister's office sent a set of talking points to the entire press gallery.Chief political correspondent for Guardia ...…
The latest official figures show Australia's unemployment rate has fallen to 5.2 per cent; "Don't be a tough guy, don't be a fool" Donald Trump's bizarre letter to the Turkish President; And it's a nervous time for school leavers as they begin their final exams, but could all the pressure be doing more harm than good?…
The latest official figures show Australia's unemployment rate has fallen to 5.2 per cent — so what does this mean for the wider economy?
Authorities in the United States say they've taken down one of the world's largest child pornography websites, with hundreds of people arrested around the world, including in Australia.
Thousands of New South Wales year 12 students begin their final school exams today — but there's calls today for universities to consider more than just academic results when determining who gets admission to courses.
Foreign Intelligence agencies are using social media to target people in important positions in Australia, according to ASIO's latest annual report.
President Donald Trump has released a letter he sent to the President of Turkey warning him: "Don't be a tough guy, don't be a fool".
There have been more violent clashes in Spain overnight, as supporters of the nine Catalan separatist leaders jailed over their role in Catalonia's 2017 failed bid for independence continue to protest across the country.
Amazing stories of bravery and courage have emerged after some of the biggest fires in living memory left a trail of destruction in northern New South Wales last week.
British boys as young as nine were transported to Van Diemen's Land for petty crime. 3000 of them were incarcerated at Point Puer, the first prison in the world built exclusively for children
British boys as young as nine were transported to Van Diemen's Land for petty crime. 3000 of them were incarcerated at Point Puer, the first prison in the world built exclusively for children
Dangerous Weather in the Northeast; President Trump Defends Decision to Abandon Kurds; Democratic Debate FalloutBy ABC News.
Joel Edgerton talks about historical drama The King, which he co-wrote with David Michôd and also stars in, about a wayward English prince played by Timothée Chalamet who is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father's death. Lauren Carroll Harris presents a package on how nostalgia is shaping the television landscape, and director Sophie ...…
Many Australians live below the poverty line, which often results in homelessness. We discuss some of the tipping points and ask how we can help. Plus, how much do you know about some of the Australian feminists who fought for things like work equality and contraceptive rights?By ABC Radio National.
US President Donald Trump says the Syrian Kurds aren't America's problem; Australian Jock Palfreeman waits to find out if he'll be put back behind bars in Bulgaria; And we meet the winner of the Prime Minister's Prize for Science.
The US President Donald Trump has washed his hands of the Kurds as Turkey's invasion of northern Syria continues, declaring that they're "not angels" and not America's problem.
Australian Jock Palfreeman's been freed from a Bulgarian jail cell for the first time in 12 years, but he told the ABC he's not confident that he'll be allowed to remain free
Afghanistan's peak human rights agency says it's prepared to help Australia's Inspector-General in its investigation of alleged unlawful killings of civilians by some Australian special forces.
It's two weeks to go to the Brexit deadline and apparently the EU and UK are close to a deal ... again.
In Papua New Guinea, police are facing a legal battle in their attempt to arrest the former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill over corruption allegations.
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