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Historian Mat McLachlan brings Australian history to life in this engaging, educational and entertaining podcast. From the ancient age to the modern world, take a trip through time with Living History! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Canadian True Crime

Kristi Lee | Canadian True Crime

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Join Kristi Lee - an Australian who moved to Canada over a decade ago, for an immersive deep dive into some of the country’s most thought-provoking true crime cases. Using facts curated from court documents, inquiry reports and news archives, Kristi carefully unravels each case—exposing pitfalls of the criminal justice system that all Canadians need to know about. At least two new episodes a month. Learn more at www.canadiantruecrime.ca. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more inform ...
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The Westminster Tradition

The Westminster Tradition

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Unpacking lessons for the public service, starting with the Robodebt Royal Commission. In 2019, after three years, Robodebt was found to be unlawful. The Royal Commission process found it was also immoral and wildly inaccurate. Ultimately the Australian Government was forced to pay $1.8bn back to more than 470,000 Australians. In this podcast we dive deep into public policy failures like Robodebt and the British Post Office scandal - how they start, why they're hard to stop, and the public s ...
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History Detective is a podcast for teachers, students and lovers of history. It delves into stories from the past that don’t always get told in the textbooks. Every episode will include an original song that compliments the topic. This is a classroom friendly resource that aligns with history curriculums. Visit Amped Up Learning for accompanying teaching resources for every episode.
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Quick Smart is the show that feeds you big ideas in bite-sized pieces. Get up to speed on some of the biggest issues from psychology, money, health, history, pop culture, in just 10 minutes. Tegan Taylor guides you through!
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Inspired by the people and events that have shaped Australian history and character, with his authentically Australian down to earth approach, Adam Blum explores and shares their stories. Learn how in the past and more recently, service, sacrifice and grit have and continue to play a central role in Australia's True Blue History.
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R.M.Williams OUTBACK

R.M.Williams Publishing

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R.M.Williams OUTBACK reangles its authentic, experienced lens on rural and regional Australia into the audio space. The hugely successful OUTBACK magazine has been published for 25 years and knows the Australian bush like nobody else. This podcast is inspired by the informative writing and spectacular photography in the magazine but is not limited to this content. Explore Australian news, events, stations, nature, art, people, history, gear, tracks, travel, pubs, towns and much more.
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An Australian Rules Football podcast, that looks at the history of the AFL/VFL. We start way back in 1897, and each episode will cover a different year.Enjoy hearing about the origin of the clubs, rivalries, players, finals systems, and much more.
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Sharing stories and experiences of Australians who have been through Adoption and Foster Care. The stories are sometimes complex and tackle difficult issues which span over 50 plus years. From children that have been in an under resourced system to Australia's traumatic history of forced adoptions and the stolen generations. But through this darkness comes light - there are also stories of hope, courage resilience and love. My Unknown Truth is hosted by Nadia Levett, born and raised in Austr ...
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Throughout its reign, the British Empire stole a lot of stuff. Today the Empire's loot sits in museums, galleries, private collections and burial sites with polite plaques. But its history is often messier than the plaques suggest. In each episode of this global smash hit podcast, Walkley award-winning journalist, author and genetic potluck, Marc Fennell, takes you on the wild, evocative, sometimes funny, often tragic adventure of how these stolen treasures got to where they live today. Thes ...
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SUDDENLY... exploring the 20th century from a trans, queer & radical Australian perspective through the legacy of Frank Sinatra. Catgirl noir, ring a ding ding, etc. Join us as we deep dive into Sinatra's work and the nuances of history in abstract & creative ways, with episodes structured around Sinatra's albums, songs, films and radio appearances. Hosted by Rabia & Felix in Melbourne, and Henry Giardina in Los Angeles. Check out our website: suddenlypod.gay. Contact: suddenlypod at gmail d ...
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Zero Limits Podcast is hosted by Australian Veteran Matty Morris. Throughout these podcasts Matty will be speaking to high charging humans from around the world with the zero limit attitude. One of the best ways we can give our listeners motivation and the ability to complete any goal they set their mind to is through hearing zero limit stories from these hectic people! Lets go!
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"I Was Only Doing My Job" is a fortnightly (Bi-weekly) Australian Military History podcast hosted by Ross Manuel. Instead of focusing on maps and dates, each episode is devoted to chronicling Australia's Military History through the individual stories of those who served; where they grew up, what they did, and invariably what happened to them.
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Bizarre Yarns

Hostee Productions

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A podcast yarning on about the strange and mysterious happenings within the Australian continent. From cryptids, unexplainable phenomena, hauntings, to urban legends—you name it, we’ve got it!
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The AskHistorians Podcast

The AskHistorians Mod Team

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The AskHistorians Podcast showcases the knowledge and enthusiasm of the AskHistorians community, a forum of nearly 1.4 million history academics, professionals, amateurs, and curious onlookers. The aim is to be a resource accessible to a wide range of listeners for historical topics which so often go overlooked. Together, we have a broad array of people capable of speaking in-depth on topics that get half a page on Wikipedia, a paragraph in a high-school textbook, and not even a minute on th ...
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The Australian Police Journal (APJ) is the country’s preeminent true crime and policing publication, and it has launched a monthly podcast series! Join host Jason Byrnes (jason@apjl.com.au) as he discusses new APJ articles as well as interviews authors and other people of note, about serious crimes, police history, contemporary developments in policing, and future initiatives. The 'APJ' and 'Policing Australia: The Official Podcast of the Australian Police Journal' are produced by the Austra ...
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Each season, Secrets We Keep investigates a different Australian secret. Shame Lies & Family: A mystery photo of Amelia Oberhardt’s mum exposes the practice of shotgun marriages, forced adoption, and quiet abortions carried out in Australia until the 1980s Nest of Traitors: Joey Watson is pulled into the world of espionage, attempting to track down an Australian spy who turned to work for the enemy during the Cold War
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Gerard Whateley is one of the most respected voices in Australian sport and is joined by the biggest and most relevant sporting guests every morning from Monday to Thursday on SEN.
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Copy Southbound Podcast

Bruce Gunter & Brendon Ryan

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Copy Southbound is a Podcast that immortalises the real life stories from some of the great Pioneers of the Australian Trucking Industry. It brings to life what they have experienced and been able to achieve in such a demanding but rewarding industry and enables their stories to live on forever and be accessed by our future generations.
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Phil Mannell presents true accounts by soldiers of the Great War (World War 1 / WWI ). This is primary history as told by the soldiers themselves, mostly Australian diggers but possibly tommies, poilus, doughboys, kiwis or others, with additional commentary and definitions.
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From alleyway gangsters to cold war spies to eccentric entrepreneurs, Australian history is full of colourful but forgotten characters. Host Jen Kelly talks with experts, historians and yarn spinners to uncover the untold stories of some of our most interesting and offbeat ancestors.
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COUNTDOWN the Australian music television show broadcast by the ABC from 1974 until 1987. Countdown was the most popular music program in Australian TV history which exerted a strong sway on radio programmers. Countdown attracted local and International acts and reflected the musical cultural influences of the day. Gavin Wood was the program's voice over announcer and offers an insight to the artists who performed on the show.
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Shandee Blackburn was brutally murdered as she walked home from work - but this cold-case can still be solved. Gold Walkley-winning journalist Hedley Thomas - who created The Teacher’s Pet and The Night Driver - goes deep to find out who killed Shandee, and why. Episodes of the podcast first, plus exclusive stories, videos, pictures and extraordinary evidence are available with a subscription through The Australian's app, or at shandee.com.au To contact Hedley Thomas anonymously with any inf ...
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We show Australia’s involvement in war across the globe through individual stories. Their personal tragedies and triumphs add meaning to the grander narrative. The quality of the Australian stories show we bring an individualistic approach unmatched by few other nations.
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Ratbags & Roustabouts tells the extraordinary histories of ordinary people. We dig around in the ancestry archive and dive into the genealogical gene pool to uncover the most incredible, never-before-told stories of seemingly common folk from our past.
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Join Australian National Karate team Captain, Mitchell Durham, alongside Kaizen Culture co-founders and long-time karate fanatics, Nathan Blockley & Jon Staynor for The Kaizen Culture Pod. You will be hearing us chat about all of the hot topics within Sports Karate as they come up, as well as the Get To Know series where we interview big names of Australian Karate and celebrate our rich history. Stay engaged with this nation-wide discussion!
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Buckle up and join host Amanda Keller on a celebration of great Australian journeys. Fuel your brain with bite-sized stories from the road and beyond as told by truckies, foodies, comedians, historical figures, and many more. Perfect for lovers of large horizons, big open roads, and the quintessentially Aussie moments which happen on them.
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We show Australia’s involvement in war across the globe through individual stories. Their personal tragedies and triumphs add meaning to the grander narrative. The quality of the Australian stories show we bring an individualistic approach unmatched by few other nations.
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Why does Australia have a national signals intelligence agency? What does it do and why is it controversial? And how significant are its ties with key partners, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and New Zealand, to this arrangement? Revealing Secrets: An Unofficial History of Australian Signals Intelligence and the Advent of Cyber (Univ…
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George Bass and Matthew Flinders arrived in New South Wales in September of 1795, with grand plans to "explore more of the country than any of [our] predecessors in the colony". In part 2 we look at how their plans progressed. As naval men, they had work to do when they arrived in the young colony, but to their delight, they soon began doing some o…
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Part 2 of 2] The murder of 18-year-old Kimberly Proctor shocked her community and made national headlines. But as investigators soon discovered, there were many red flags and warning signs that weren’t taken seriously. Through this series, we utilize case files released by police as well as relevant studies, statistics and scholarly articles to exa…
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A weekly podcast with relaxed discussion of Australian topics, history, a featured town and a couple of trivia questions. Contact us at AustralianSubreddit@proton.me DarkestKnight and Ardeet discuss: 00:00:00 - Introduction 00:08:35 - Australian Federal treasurer orders Chinese linked investors to offload shares in Australian rare earths mine 00:27…
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Every now and then we are contacted by someone with a story that is so moving that we act on it as soon as we can. This was one of those phone calls. Brett Harder owns a neat transport fleet on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia and called Bruce to share his story. A passionate truck enthusiast which is obvious by the quality and presentation of…
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In his new book, George Monbiot says the trend towards neoliberalism began in the 1930s, and has so dominated the political narrative that its now seen as the natural way of things. So as the far-right once again marches to power, is this moment a political tipping point in the direction of fascism? And can this be reversed before the planet reache…
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Amidst the global instability of the early twentieth century, white Christian American women embraced the idea of an “empire of Christ” that was racially diverse, but which they believed they were uniquely qualified to manage. America’s burgeoning power, combined with women’s rising roles within the church, led to white Protestant women adopting a …
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Running and securing an empire can get expensive–especially one known for its opulence, like the Mughal Empire, which conquered much of northern India before rapidly declining in the eighteenth century. But how did the Mughals get their money? Often, it was through wealthy merchants, like the Jhaveri family, who willingly—and then not-so-willingly–…
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Italy's resurrection from 20 years of fascism, three years of war, and two years of civil war is one of the 20th century's great, under-told stories. It's a history of a decade of clashes and compromises between two mass movements - Communism and Christian Democracy - backed offstage by two superpowers. Above all, it's about the party management of…
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Nathan Buckley revealed the Collingwood players who expressed concern for Christian Petracca, Bucks shared his admiration for Brayden Maynard as he reaches game 200, Brenton Sanderson on the evolving attitudes towards injured players, Sando did some scouting for Luke Beveridge, Shannon Gill took us to 1981 and the introduction of Sunday footy and B…
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Episode 339 - Rd 14 Preview w/ MykAussie from “mykaussie.tv” (EXPLICIT) In this episode, I am joined by my mate Myk Aussie as we preview Round Fourteen Podcast Website https://www.ayankonthefooty.com/ A Yank on the Footy March 2024 Introductory episode Aussie Rules the World Podcast - Interview with Adam Gomolinski Have a sticker for your local foo…
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During World War I, Letitia Leake may have looked like a proper and patriotic English lady. But her childhood - half a world away - was a saga of alleged murder, infidelity, bigamy and corruption. Professor Carol Grbich, co-author of The Accidental Heiress, joins the show with more. To order the book, visit www.adelaidebooksellers.com.au Like the s…
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Episode 338 - AFL Rd 13 Review - Five Things In this episode, I review Round Thirteen Podcast Website https://www.ayankonthefooty.com/ A Yank on the Footy March 2024 Introductory episode Guest Intake Form - link Want to help out the podcast? Leave me a review! Buy me a coffee, Podcast fundraiser https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ayankonthefooty Podcast …
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On average Australians spend around three hours on their phones everyday - and experts believe our screentime is impacting our relationships, our ability to focus and our health. So is phone addiction really as bad for us as we think? And what are the health benefits of putting down your phone once and a while and breaking the cycle? Guest: Anna Ke…
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While American troops were being cut down on Omaha Beach, their comrades to the west were coming ashore on the rolling dunes of Utah Beach. Why did this landing go so much more to plan? In the second of our special series on the D-Day landings, Mat is joined by historian John McManus to tell the story of Utah Beach. Hosts: Mat McLachlan and John Mc…
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How should we consider the the work of celebrated French artist Paul Gaugin in 2024, in the light of accusations of sexual predation of young women and colonial exploitation and appropriation. A new book attempts to "rescue Gaugin's art from the artist himself". Guest: Anthropologist Nicholas Thomas, author of Gaugin in Polynesia (Bloomsbury)…
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Hi everyone, Bamboo History is back with another banger! Today we will be talking about the causes of the First Opium War (1839 – 1842) which triggered the Qing Dynasty’s long decline and ushered in China’s modern era. Tune in to see how it all unfolded! ********** Please SUBSCRIBE to my podcast, FOLLOW my Instagram and VISIT my website! Details al…
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The Occasional Human Sacrifice: Medical Experimentation and the Price of Saying No (Norton, 2024) is an intellectual inquiry into the moral struggle that whistleblowers face, and why it is not the kind of struggle that most people imagine. Carl Elliott is a bioethicist at the University of Minnesota who was trained in medicine as well as philosophy…
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In the eighteenth century, women’s contributions to empire took fewer official forms than those collected in state archives. Their traces were recorded in material ways, through the ink they applied to paper or the artefacts they created with muslin, silk threads, feathers, and shells. Handiwork, such as sewing, knitting, embroidery, and other craf…
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If you don't recall the 1976 Denver Olympic Games, it's because they never happened. The Mile-High City won the right to host the winter games and then was forced by Colorado citizens to back away from its successful Olympic bid through a statewide ballot initiative. In The Olympics that Never Happened: Denver '76 and the Politics of Growth (Univer…
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Luke Hodge told us what it was like playing on Dustin Martin, Ameet Bains gave us an insight into Luke Beveridge at the moment, Ray Chamberlain explained the laws behind the Elliot Yeo holding the ball decision, Peter Lalor on how the Cricket World Cup went in New York and Wayne Hawkes contemplated the case to sell Sandown. Learn more about your ad…
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On today's program... Gerard's editorial on the unique legend Dustin Martin, The Leadership Portfolio with Luke Hodge, Western Bulldogs CEO Ameet Bains, AFL Senior Umpire Ray Chamberlain, Former Senior Cricket Writer for The Australian Peter Lalor and Wayne Hawkes in the studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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