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Earshot - ABC RN
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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.
 
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Big Ideas - ABC RN
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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
 
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
 
Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories about the unseen influence that numbers have on the way we think, feel and behave.
 
Making sense of Australia’s place in the world, Between the Lines puts contemporary international issues and events into a broader historical context, seeking out original perspectives and challenging accepted wisdoms.
 
From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.
 
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.
 
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.
 
With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
 
Blueprint for Living is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients—design, architecture, food, travel, fashion—for a good life.
 
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.
 
With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
 
Presented by Hugh Riminton, The Roundtable is RN's weekly forum, exploring the big issues and ideas in national and international affairs.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.
 
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.
 
RN Presents brings you the best short feature and documentary series from the ABC's Radio National network. The current four-part series explores the stories that explain why the Cold War still matters, and the lessons we can learn 30 years on.
 
Amanda Vanstone tackles key social, economic and cultural issues in Australian life, challenging assumptions and giving voice to new and seldom-heard commentators.
 
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
 
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.
 
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AWAYE! - ABC RN
Weekly
 
AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.
 
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.
 
RN Drive takes you behind the day’s headlines, with an engaging mix of current affairs, analysis, arts and culture from across Australia and around the world.
 
Great conversations with thoughtful and creative makers who are passionate about what they do — visual arts. We’re all creative at heart — this show taps into that.
 
Sunday Extra presents a lively mix of national and international affairs, analysis and investigation, as well as a lighter touch.
 
Sunday Extra presents a lively mix of national and international affairs, analysis and investigation, as well as a lighter touch.
 
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RN Arts - ABC RN
Daily
 
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.
 
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
 
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
 
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.
 
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Extra - ABC RN
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Making sense of a changing world, Extra with Geraldine Doogue explores the risks and possibilities of big shifts in power, puts events with our neighbourhood and overseas into context and explains how this affects Australia’s place within our wider world.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Blueprint for Living is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.
 
With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
 
The People vs is your escape from all the usual arguments. It’s where informed citizens debate, doubt and decide.
 
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.
 
ABC Radio's Country Breakfast is an entertaining look at rural and regional issues around Australia.
 
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.
 
The ABC's team of specialist reporters introduce you to the people and places that make up country Australia.
 
Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories about the unseen influence that numbers have on the way we think, feel and behave.
 
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.
 
AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.
 
Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.
 
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Do you feel grateful for avoiding smallpox, dyptheria or dying in childbirth? Perhaps these things rarely cross your mind. Hear why we need to pay more heed to public health expertise, with its multi-disciplinary and evidence-based approach touted as the answer to almost everything. Even, how to approach the challenge of climate change.…
 
Climate change, the obesity crisis, plastic pollution in our oceans. Many crucial problems of our time require a change in behaviour – as individuals and as a society. But why is it so difficult to do that? Big Ideas looks at the challenges of behaviour change and how to do it.By ABC Radio National.
 
Do you feel grateful for avoiding smallpox, dyptheria or dying in childbirth? Perhaps these things rarely cross your mind. Hear why we need to pay more heed to public health expertise, with its multi-disciplinary and evidence-based approach touted as the answer to almost everything. Even, how to approach the challenge of climate change.…
 
Climate change, the obesity crisis, plastic pollution in our oceans. Many crucial problems of our time require a change in behaviour – as individuals and as a society. But why is it so difficult to do that? Big Ideas looks at the challenges of behaviour change and how to do it.By ABC Radio National.
 
Do you feel grateful for avoiding smallpox, dyptheria or dying in childbirth? Perhaps these things rarely cross your mind. Hear why we need to pay more heed to public health expertise, with its multi-disciplinary and evidence-based approach touted as the answer to almost everything. Even, how to approach the challenge of climate change.…
 
Climate change, the obesity crisis, plastic pollution in our oceans. Many crucial problems of our time require a change in behaviour – as individuals and as a society. But why is it so difficult to do that? Big Ideas looks at the challenges of behaviour change and how to do it.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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Indigenous leaders show discontentment over Ken Wyatt's decision to push ahead with a legislated Voice to Parliament. Press freedom compromised, democracy threatened: Peter Greste. Citizen science to help with counting butterflies. Zali Steggall to present climate emergency petition to Parliament. World Pride is coming to Sydney in 2023. Will R ...…
 
The Raine Study, celebrating its 30th year, is one of Australia's longest-running cohort studies.By ABC Radio National.
 
Richard 'Dick' Scotton was one of the architects of Australia's first compulsory health insurance scheme, Medibank.By ABC Radio National.
 
When conventional treatments don’t work, is surgery or medication the better option for treating heartburn?By ABC Radio National.
 
Is there are a problem with democracy or are some people just sore losers? There was supposed to be a war over water by now but it hasn't happened yet. The reality is that States are much more likely to cooperate over shared water than go to war. What is a luxury belief and why are they so unfair? I could eat a hollow log full of green ants rig ...…
 
Is there are a problem with democracy or are some people just sore losers? There was supposed to be a war over water by now but it hasn't happened yet. The reality is that States are much more likely to cooperate over shared water than go to war. What is a luxury belief and why are they so unfair? I could eat a hollow log full of green ants rig ...…
 
Plus, Charlotte joins Debra Adelaide to talk about the writing process, and Favel Parrett on There Was Still Love.By ABC Radio National.
 
Plus, Charlotte joins Debra Adelaide to talk about the writing process, and Favel Parrett on There Was Still Love.By ABC Radio National.
 
A foam wedge plays mind games as Mike seeks more motivation, but is it the right type of motivation?By ABC Radio National.
 
Over the past five years, more and more makerspaces have been opening up around Australia and the world. These are places, either based in schools, universities or the community, where you can learn to design and build things, or hone skills you already have. Life Matters spent some time at Fab9, a high-tech makerspace that recently opened in M ...…
 
You may be a couple who make a real effort to fairly divide the household tasks, but what happens once a baby comes along?Research has found that women in married couples with kids do, on average, 30 per cent more domestic work than their male partners and that men do five hours less housework after having a baby than before. So, if you, as a c ...…
 
Demand for crystals is soaring as celebrities tout their 'healing' properties. But few consumers, or sellers, know where these crystals are coming from, or how exactly they are being mined. It prompted journalist Tess McClure to delve into the murky industry behind the latest wellness trend.By ABC Radio National.
 
Demand for crystals is soaring as celebrities tout their 'healing' properties. But few consumers, or sellers, know where these crystals are coming from, or how exactly they are being mined. It prompted journalist Tess McClure to delve into the murky industry behind the latest wellness trend.By ABC Radio National.
 
Award-winning actor Anna McGahan shares her journey of reconciling with her own body, and her path to finding God. We also hear from Dr Matthew Sharpe on what stoicism has to offer to us moderns in Spiritual Lifehack, which is back for a second series.By ABC Radio National.
 
Award-winning actor Anna McGahan shares her journey of reconciling with her own body, and her path to finding God. We also hear from Dr Matthew Sharpe on what stoicism has to offer to us moderns in Spiritual Lifehack, which is back for a second series.By ABC Radio National.
 
How well does humanism's account of itself hold up in philosophical terms?By ABC Radio National.
 
What should you do with the embryos you have left over after IVF treatment?By ABC Radio National.
 
What does it mean to live an honest existence?By ABC Radio National.
 
Is an enlightened planet possible? Co-writers of a new film and book called The Portal say it is—through the power of collective meditation. They share personal stories of inspiring individuals who have come through adversity by reflecting inwards, using meditation. Hope for humankind may lie in the cumulative effect of individual meditation an ...…
 
Is an enlightened planet possible? Co-writers of a new film and book called The Portal say it is—through the power of collective meditation. They share personal stories of inspiring individuals who have come through adversity by reflecting inwards, using meditation. Hope for humankind may lie in the cumulative effect of individual meditation an ...…
 
How can we preserve privacy and rights, so we don’t end up with a surveillance state?By ABC Radio National.
 
How can we preserve privacy and rights, so we don’t end up with a surveillance state?By ABC Radio National.
 
Inspiring individuals talk about a pivotal moment in their personal histories. This week, Dr Mujed al Muderis, a refugee from Iraq who is now a pioneer of robotic prosthetic treatments for amputees.By ABC Radio National.
 
The annual public survey that provides an insight into bird numbers and how the current drought is affecting different species of birdsBy ABC Radio National.
 
An award-winning documentary follows Lea Tsemel who has represented Palestinians in the Israeli judicial system for nearly 50 years.By ABC Radio National.
 
Extinction Rebellion’s two-week “international rebellion” has brought chaos to London's underground.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.
 
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.
 
Collaborating with an artist to bring Tassie wildlife science to a broader audience has created a dilemma for saltmarsh researcher Vishnu Prahalad.By ABC Radio National.
 
Collaborating with an artist to bring Tassie wildlife science to a broader audience has created a dilemma for saltmarsh researcher Vishnu Prahalad.By ABC Radio National.
 
Incumbent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party and the Conservative Party led by Andrew Scheer are neck and neck in the polls, heading into Monday's national election.By ABC Radio National.
 
America's first amendment gives journalists rights they don’t have in Australia.By ABC Radio National.
 
Turkey’s decision to launch a military operation in Syria has triggered an outpouring of patriotic support in Turkey, as well as international condemnation.By ABC Radio National.
 
Warfare on the Turkish border. Goodbye America. Justin Trudeau in a tight race to hold onto power in Canada. The downside of good science communication. 01 | Why the Cold War still matters — The superpower standoff. London's extinction rebellion. Advocate: The Jewish-Israeli lawyer who defends Palestinians. Backyard Bird Count. The Year that Ma ...…
 
The first ever guest on Word Up is back to explain how one word in Nyungar links a river to the belly button and the umbilical cord.By ABC Radio National.
 
With a fire in his belly and not much else Anthony Martin Fernando agitated for Aboriginal rights a century ago from self-imposed exile in Europe.By ABC Radio National.
 
Fernando's ghost. Word Up: Kylie Bracknell.By ABC Radio National.
 
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.…
 
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.…
 
"No city has been as profoundly influenced by its rocky foundation as Sydney" – Tim Flannery, The Sandstone City.By ABC Radio National.
 
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