Best australian history podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait, both successful journalists and authors, bring you the latest in news, opportunities, trends – and gossip – in the world of writing blogging and publishing. Whether you love the creative inspiration of Elizabeth Gilbert, the life-hacking non-fiction of Tim Ferriss or the phenomena that is JK Rowling, you’ll find it here.
Think nothing ever happens in your town? Australia's suburbs are home to some of the most mysterious and disturbing true crime cases in the world.Meshel Laurie is a true crime obsessive. Emily Webb is a true crime author. And together with expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, they probe the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life.
Australian History: Brilliant stories from Australia's past.
Stories from Australian History with guests and fuckery
OzPic is hosted by Macquarie Dictionary Editor, Susan Butler. Each episode focuses on a particular feature of the Australian environment including the origin of the words associated with that environment, and changes in their meanings throughout history. We invite all listeners to submit a photo that depicts an aspect of the Australia environment on our website, for possible inclusion in the dictionary online. OzPic was produced by media partner ABC Local Radio.
The Familiar Strange is a podcast about doing anthropology: that is, about listening, looking, trying out, and being with, in pursuit of uncommon knowledge about humans and culture. Find show notes, plus our blog about anthropology's role in the world, at Twitter: @tfsTweets. FB: Instagram: @thefamiliarstrange.Brought to you by your familiar strangers: Ian Pollock, Jodie-Lee Trembath, Julia Brown, and Simon Theobald, with s ...
Audio guide for twenty two key works from the 2007 25th anniversary of the National Gallery of Australia exhibition 'Ocean to Outback: Australian Landscape Painting 1850–1950' curated by National Gallery Director, Ron Radford AM and celebrates the rich history of landscape painting in Australia.
G’day and welcome to the Aussie English podcast. I’m Pete Smissen and my objective here is to teach you guys the English spoken down under. Whether you plan to travel, to work or to live in Australia or you just have an interest in our culture, history and spoken dialect of English. You have come to the right place. And whether you aim to speak English like a true blue Aussie or you just want to be able to understand “what the flippin’ hell we’re on about when we’re havin’ a yarn”. You have ...
Life on the Line
Life on the Line is the podcast that tracks down Australian military veterans and records their stories.
Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.
Stories of cruel people who committed heinous acts. Hosted by an Australian living in Canada.
Up Ya Class
We’re losing the illusion that we live in a classless country.But it remains a deeply uncomfortable subject for some and most of the talking about class is been done by people who benefit from the status quo: middle class, private school and tertiary educated. That is, THE AUSTRALIAN MEDIA.Up Ya Class is a counter-point.Hosted by veteran podcaster and comedian Dave O’Neil, slightly less veteran broadcaster and comedian Nelly Thomas, and actual working person with no podcast experience whatso ...
***SUPPORTED BY Skater HQ ( and our Patreon patrons***A uniquely Australian rollerblading podcast, with a focus on aggressive inline skating, including vert skating. Covering many topics including trick tips, philosophical reflections and the history of blading in Australia.
Aussie Waves Podcast - Australian History
Let's Talk About Sects is a monthly podcast focusing on a different cult each episode. Sarah takes a storytelling, deep dive approach, looking at the history of a sect's leaders, the recruitment of members, their experiences, psychological aspects, and notable incidents during its existence.
Phil Mannell presents true accounts by soldiers of the Great War (World War 1). 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.
Andrew Rule is one of Australia's most prolific journalists and authors. In Life and Crimes, the Sunday Herald Sun columnist shines a light on the dark corners of Australian life, from the story behind the biggest mysteries, to the characters of yesterday and the crims of today.
Talks and Lectures
Talks and lectures are held at the Shrine of Remembrance and selected offsite venues. Speakers include academics, historians, authors, veterans and other experts who present on a range of topics relating to Australian military history. As well as being available online and as a podcast, all talks and lectures are open to the general public. Details of upcoming speakers can be found on the Shrine website.
History Down Under
A show that covers all of the weird, wild, and wonderful aspects of Australian history.
In the late 1970s Dr James Gleeson AO, Australia’s leading surrealist painter, interviewed 98 Australian artists in their studios to discuss their works that had been acquired by the National Gallery of Australia. As an artist, curator, writer and administrator, Gleeson brought a unique perspective to these conversations. The recorded interviews form the basis of a significant resource on Australian visual arts. The recordings are accompanied by 2000 reference photographs of the artworks and ...
The show about Australian histories and mysteries! We discuss of Australia's most hilarious stories and interesting conspiracy theories.
This is the story of seven incorrigible children living near Sydney in the 1880’s with their military-man father, and a stepmother who is scarcely older than the oldest child of the family. A favourite amongst generations of children for over a century, this story tells of the cheeky exploits of Meg, Pip, Judy, Bunty, Nell, Baby, and The General (who is the real baby of the family), as well as providing a fascinating insight into Australian family life in a bygone era.
The Windsors
9Honey presents The Windsors – a royal podcast. Join us as we go inside the palace walls to get to know the world’s most famous family. Hosted by Kerri Elstub with expert commentary from 9Honey’s royal columnist, Victoria Arbiter, and Australian Women’s Weekly editor-at-large and author of The Royals in Australia, Juliet Rieden.
At dawn on the 25th of October 1878, a search party of four Victoria policemen rode out of Mansfield in north east Victoria to find and arrest Ned Kelly. They would not all return. ‘A Shout from the Long Grass – The Police Murders at Stringybark Creek’ is a podcast from Victoria Police that tells the story of one of the deadliest attacks ever on police in Victoria, and one of the most infamous chapters in Australian history. Narrated by Ralph Stavely. Original music by the Victoria Police Band.
History Lab
History Lab || exploring the gaps between us and the past ||This series is made in collaboration by the Australian Centre for Public History at the University of Technology Sydney and 2SER 107.3FMHost Tamson PietschExecutive Producer Emma Lancaster S1, Tom Allinson S2Producers Tom Allinson, Ninah Kopel, Olivia Rosenman, Jason L'Ecuyer, Ellen LeabeaterSupervising producer and Sound Engineer Miles Martignoni S1Sound design Joe Koning and Ryan PembertonDigital Producer Jason L'EcuyerDigital Mar ...
Thanksforyourservice. Our ​focus is on historical topics relating to the Australian military.
New York-based Australian comedians Scott Dooley and Jason Chatfield ruminate on New Yorker cartoon ideas over a couple of beers each week. The elusive art of the perfect cartoon is dissected along with cartoon idea suggestions from you, the listener. Believe it or not, Dooley and Chatfield actually had more than a few published, which spurs them on to keep pitching their batches every week in hopes of further glorious publication.
POAAL podcast
Jack the Giant-Killer, Tom Thumb, Goldilocks and The Three Bears, Henny Penny, Dick Whittington, The Three Little Pigs, Red Riding Hood and a host of immortal characters are found in this delightful collection of English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs. The book made its first appearance in 1890 and has remained a firm favorite with both young and old ever since. Fairy tales have traditionally emanated from France and Germany. The famous compilations by La Fontaine and the Brothers Grimm have o ...
Peter Rix has spent his entire adult life working in and around the music business in Australia. From managing artists like Marcia Hines, Jon English, Hush and Billy Field, to 14 years as the original Producer and Chairman of the ARIA Music Awards. Peter's book of contacts is extensive. From these contacts, he's picked the who's who of music legends to talk to for this series. They are the success stories, the survivors, the maniacs who helped steer the Australian music business from the 197 ...
Hindsight is the only program on Australian radio devoted exclusively to social history. It offers new perspectives on well-known aspects of the past and brings to light those stories long-ignored on the public record. The memories of ordinary Australians are woven into complex, credible and satisfying documentaries. Hindsight is published every Sunday.
Currency Press believes in theatre that raises more questions than answers, so we’re talking to Australian playwrights about their work, getting insights straight from the source
Kick to Kick
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.
Shooting The Past brings you Australian history through a new lens. Each episode features a historical event or era, and starts with a single photograph and the question; what is going on in this picture?
Your co-hosts, Tan and Amanda explore the world of Aussie (Australian) bloggers and what makes them so successful. They share their dreams, ideas, successes and challenges with Tan, Amanda and the rest of the world through the Aussie Bloggers Podcast. If you want to know how to become a successful Aussie Blogger, this is the podcast for you!
An Australian made podcast about paranormal and supernatural mysteries and their history in Australia. Join your host Julieanne, as she explores these spooky stories, if you dare...
An Australian podcast series from Melbourne, Victoria. Our agenda is simple, we want to discover, discuss and introduce a wide variety of #cult, #classic and misunderstood films that may have been forgotten, neglected or dismissed over the years.
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
The History Hour
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Endless Thread
The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.
The weekly cricket show from BBC Sport in association with ABC and All India Radio.
The 'on this day in history' podcast, with a new episode every single day. Featuring historical events that range from the Roman Empire to the World Wide Web, HistoryPod proves that there is always something to be remembered 'on this day'. Written and presented by Scott Allsop, creator of the award-winning
Nightlife with Phil Clark and Sarah MacDonald has everything you need to get you through the night, seven nights a week.
Steve Hogwood from Tucker Down Under explores the history of food in this little country on the bottom of the world, called Australia. Here we we travel back through time and meet the original Australian's, the first settlers, squatters, diggers, swaggies, farmers, the politics of food and the unsung heroes of the bush, oh, and have a few laughs on the way...
The Oral History Project is an effort to record the history and culture of Narangong, South Australia’s tidiest town 1993, 2003, and 2008, winner of Australia’s best Cornish pastie 1997, and home to the renowned Nara Fighting Roos.
Sporting Witness
The inside and personal story of the key moments from sporting history
Book Thingo
Lively discussions about romance books, culture, and Tim Tams, between readers, academics, and bestselling authors. Find out about upcoming romance titles and remember old favourites. Discover how the romance genre reflects feminism, sexuality, morality, and culture. Happy endings are mandatory. Hosted by Kat Mayo and produced in Australia.
From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, Late Night Live puts you firmly in the big picture.
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Day 6 at AO2019: Serena Williams surges past Yastremska, Naomi Osaka survives Su-Wei Hsieh, and Djokovic defeats Shapovolov. Plus, how the AO deals with Melbourne's unpredictable weather, and we quiz the fans on their Aus Open stats.
Subscribe, rate and review in on iTunes! Welcome back Just a few of the hot-button topics we address this week: Happy New Year Hard out Emotional baggage carousel Millionaire 6 Year Old Boys Wedding Speech Walkout Wedding celebrity Jason Chatfield Longest, greatest ever shutdown Dools nimbly avoids a felony 6 year-old President The book’s bette ...…
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 315, originally published in May 2013. Doug Wead has served along side some of the greats in modern American politics. Doug has been close with and written books about several "First Families." Doug's work has been praised by everyone from Ladybird Johnson (wife of LBJ) to former Congressman and Pres ...…
00:01:20 Unprecedented weather conditions aren't anything to worry about 00:02:45 Murray Darling just one of those things 00:10:57 Audit of Libs' dodgy $443m PLUS $86m GBR giveaway 00:14:38 Scummo's Quiet Australians 00:17:24 Boardgame corner 00:20:50 Scummo's 26 Jan culture war on councils 00:26:58 Disingenuous 25 Jan distraction 00:32:20 Sugg ...…
A huge Day 5 at Australian Open 2019 as defending champion Caroline Wozniacki is ousted by Maria Sharapova. Dark horse Aryna Sabalenka is also knocked out, while Ashleigh Barty moves on to Round 4. Plus, we meet Aussie young gun Alexei Popyrin and the Aus Open ball kids.
Meet two of the artists, Kirsten Haydon and Neal Haslem, behind the Shrine's special centenary of Armistice exhibition, Flowers of war, in conversation with the Shrine's Director Access and Learning, Jean McAuslan. Hear how this incredible work of art, comprising of hundreds of enamelled floral emblems, was created and how it has evolved as it ...…
Can you die of a broken heart? Leather Soul: Bob Murphy on life and football. The Fitzroy Diaries part 8: The street party.
In her short life, Diana Frances Spencer shook up a thousand-year-old dynasty and almost derailed the British Monarchy. Her striking blue eyes and tenacious spirit captivated the world. Her effervescent aura catapulting her into a symbol of hope, change, and defiance. But all of it came at a price. How did the most powerful woman in the world b ...…
Day 4 at the Aus Open. Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka triumph, the new tie-breaker rule explained, we meet the player drivers, and learn what it takes to be a chair umpire.
The friendship of two 'miracle workers': Fred Hollows and Sanduk Ruit. What do you do when the "worst thing possible" actually happens? The Fitzroy Diaries part 7: The incident. Life in 500 Words: where spur-of-the-moment choices take us.
Jason Hartman starts off the show discussing the changing economy and how economic prosperity isn't usually good for human character. Too many people start taking advantage of being able to make the easy sell and stop playing the long game, only focusing on the short game. He also explores the impact golf courses are having to property values a ...…
Emma Curtin is a researcher by trade, and it shows as she takes on a cold case from almost a hundred years ago. How did low-key first-wave feminist Norma McLeod end up dying atop her childhood bed, as her parents and friendly neighbourhood doctor watched on, in posh Toorak, with her brother’s wet underpants draped across her forehead? If that q ...…
Day 3 at the Aus Open. Melbourne's Greek community get behind Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari, Ash Barty progresses to the 3rd Round - can she go even further? Plus, inside Tournament Control, and the player Barber Shop at Melbourne Park.
In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we chat with Rebecca Mezzino and Tara Tuttle, the hosts of another Adelaide-based podcast, Be Uncluttered. Also this week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from 5Nines Distilling. Our new sponsor, Adelaide Night And Day Family Therapy, continues tonight, with principal, Brett Williams, discussing the conc ...…
A big news, views and reviews, A listeners "What's the Etiquette" A You Cant PC Me and all the other horseshitness you have come to expect.
Shack life escape on Sydney's doorstep. Resisting the urge to overschedule children. Life in 500 Words: leaving London on the brink of war. The Fitzroy Diaries part 6: Worse things happen at sea.
Joy Kuo and her husband moved to Sydney from Taiwan in 2000, and the couple both began working for the University of Sydney Library the following year. They both studied for and gained their masters degrees, and enjoyed their work. By 2012 they had had a son together, and Joy found herself wanting to help humanity in some greater way. She was l ...…
Day 2 at AO2019. Milos Raonic defeats Kyrgios, while two-time Aus Open champion Victoria Azarenka bows out. Plus, we go behind the Yonex Stringing Team and the brand new AO Sports Film Festival at Melbourne Park.
"A web of lies" Victoria, British Columbia A young musician moves from Revelstoke to Victoria, British Columbia, and meets a man called Joshua Bredo, who offers him a job. Learn more: The Pod (promo code CTC for $50 off) Podcast recommendations: Rusty Hinges Lagered Tales podcast Nighttime Podcast: Taylor Samson episodes Join my patreon for $2 ...…
"A web of lies" Victoria, British Columbia A young musician moves from Revelstoke to Victoria, British Columbia, and meets a man called Joshua Bredo, who offers him a job. Learn more: The Pod (promo code CTC for $50 off) Podcast recommendations: Rusty Hinges Lagered Tales podcast Nighttime Podcast: Taylor Samson episodes Join my patreon for $2 ...…
Has being a teacher in Australia become so hard that no one wants to do it? Life in 500 Words: giving thanks for a good teacher. Keeping fathers and daughters connected. The Fitzroy Diaries part 5: The gorgeous, noisy shambles of it all.
Jason Hartman talks with Matt Taibbi, contributing editor at Rolling Stone and author of books such as Griftopia and The Divide, about bubbles. The two explore how Fed policy has been leading to bubbles throughout the years, how Wall Street is designed to take advantage of the average citizen and what we can learn from the history of bubbles. K ...…
Day 1 of the 2019 Australian Open is in the books. Andy Murray bows out, we go around the grounds with the fans, and inside Hawk-eye.
Richard Tognetti discusses the renowned Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and the wisdom they bring to Arvo Pärt’s music.
Understanding autism in adults. Greg French: reflections from the natural world. The Fitzroy Diaries 4: Locked in. Life in 500 Words: my whirlwind wedding.
Finally back from a different dimension, Travis and Louis talk season 2 of Rick and Morty. A Rickle in Time tackles alternate dimensions, Schrodinger’s cat, and what to do if you’ve frozen your parents for six months.…
This week Jean dissects public private partnership arrangements in Victorian. Robert gives advice to parents who have income and are being told they need to turn their back on the Public School System.By Jean Elys, Robert Elys.
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 190, originally published in November 2010. Jason Hartman talks with Guinness World Record Holder, David Farrow on this “every tenth show” where we’ll explore how to improve memory and concentration. If you’re like most people, you’re constantly forgetting things. People’s names. Where you put the ke ...…
00:01:52 Howard cabinet papers: sabotaging kyoto, setting up the waterfront fight 00:10:55 War to defend negative gearing for investment properties: ABC buying the LNP's bullshit and repeating it; NSW tenancy rights 00:30:20 Nazis and Nazi-friendly senators in Melbourne 00:33:23 Australia Vs Humanity: "Execution not 'insurmountable' hardship") ...…
On today's show, reaction to the AO2019 Draw with journalist Tumaini Carayol, and Andy Murray opens up about his hip injury, leading him to plan his retirement after Wimbeldon this year. Plus, inside the Player Beauty Bar at Melbourne Park and how the fans are gearing up for this years Australian Open.…
A man called Yarra. Tiny houses sustainable for old and young. The Fitzroy Diaries part 3: A precious time. The secret of a tea cosy.
Jason Hartman and Adam start the episode discussing Modern Monetary Theory and if it's applicable to our economy today. They also discuss Jeff Bezos' impending divorce and answer from Souji about transferring conventional loans into a trust. Then Jason finishes his talk with Mike Zlotnik about investing in "Opportunity Zones". The two implore t ...…
Jason Hartman opens the episode with Adam talking about the upcoming Meet the Masters event. The event is coming up in March and the two reflect on last years and lessons learned. Adam discusses what he learned about property management that he's implemented in the last year. Then Jason talks with Venture Alliance member Mike Zlotnik about the ...…
Men with eating disorders and body image issues. When your mum is a truckie. The Fitzroy Diaries part 2: Different back then. Life in 500 Words: falling in love with the stage.
Nobody could predict Queen Elizabeth II's enduring reign. Her Majesty has held the highest position in the land for over six decades. Characterised by her dignified leadership, unyielding duty and courage, she's been a constant in an ever-changing world. In this final instalment of 'Queen of the World', we explore how, in the face of scandal an ...…
Featuring Busby Marou, Kaia Kater, Kitty & the Rooster and more!By (CiTR 101.9 FM Vancouver).
What we know about skin, then and now. Whiplash treatment could change lives. The Fitzroy Diaries part 1: With me, even when you’re not. Life in 500 Words: taking the plunge.
Washington Mystics Head Coach and General Manager, Mike Thibault. Our wide-ranging conversation examines a multitude of great topics. Thibault's (pronounced Tee-bo) coaching career began in the 1970s. Before the decade ended, he was scouting for the L.A. Lakers and contributed to the team’s 1980 and 1982 NBA championships. We discuss Mike's mov ...…
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