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“They only thing we can do for your mental health is give you the phone number of a service to call once you’re released.” With prisons overcrowded with people suffering from mental health issues, many would assume there would be adequate therapy available. But not only are people denied the treatment that could help stop the cycle or re-offending,…
 
Dementia Action Week occurs in September each year. Hosted by ABC broadcast journalist, Dan Cox, the Laughter and Tears podcast series invites members of our community living with dementia to share their experiences of love, loss, courage and hope. It provides current information from medical experts and looks at dementia services available in the …
 
Dementia Australia: here for you Dementia Australia represent the nearly half a million Australians living with dementia and the almost 1.6 million Australians involved in their care. It provides education, support and advocacy for every Australian impacted by dementia. Dementia support specialist, Gina Hayward joins Dan to discuss the array of ser…
 
The Memory Room – Your libraries and dementia Libraries connect with community and this special dementia-focused program does just that! Join art therapist, Alice Ropata and Kay Pisel as they unlock the treasures of the Memory room and invite members of the program, Kevin and Catherine Claydon, to share their experiences as the program celebrates i…
 
Beyond Prison Being incarcerated is challenging enough, but sometimes the real battle begins when you leave prison, only to find a world that now seems much smaller. How do you deal with the stigma of having been to prison? How easy is it to find employment with a criminal record? And how do you pick up the pieces of your life and try and fit back …
 
Modern Slavery Thousands of people are working in Australia for around a dollar an hour or less, and are not eligible for workers compensation, even if their supervisors are at fault and the accident results in permanent injury or death. Where is this possible in the 21st century? Only in the prison system, where incarcerated people are often expec…
 
Get up close with the reality of Australia’s prison system. Former incarcerated person Damien Linnane interviews other people about their life both inside prison and after release. In this series Damien and his guests unpack topics such as modern slavery, life beyond prison, mental health and art behind bars in relation to people and prisons in Aus…
 
Welcome to our Love Lambton Podcast series as part of Treasures from The Rare Bookroom. Here we discuss the history of Lambton with local historian and author, Julie Keating and Robert Watson. Julie has written many books on the suburbs of Newcastle and is a second-generation Lambton resident. This chat is inspired by the love of the Lambton commun…
 
Meet Chris Arnold, an avid home gardener and community garden enthusiast who set himself a composting challenge that involved recording the amount of scraps his household composted over 1 year. Find out how he makes the most of his small suburban plot, turning food scraps into compost gold. This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL Production. See omnystu…
 
Amorelle Dempster is the face of Maitland’s fresh food revolution, President of Slow Food Hunter and 2017 Maitland Citizen of the Year. Amorelle shares the incredible story behind her community food program which s ees 200 meals created each week for the disadvantaged, converting food waste into delicious meals. This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL P…
 
David Sivyer from Feedback Organic shares his passion for growing food’s future by converting food waste into food. Find out how composting can create a closed loop economy in your own backyard and start a revolution! This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL Production. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
This series of mini podcasts explores the cycle from turning food waste into compost through to delicious meals on your plate. Each 15 minute episode looks at local initiatives across the Hunter. Hear from City of Newcastle Waste Education and Program Coordinator Therese Davis about council’s new subsidised Home Composting Program that will help Ne…
 
We're revisiting Newcastle's First Storytellers for NAIDOC week. This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Australia has the world’s oldest oral story telling culture and Newcastle has a rich collection of storytellers. William Smith, Wirrigan Aboriginal Elder joins the series to tell us about his m…
 
We're revisiting Newcastle's First Storytellers for NAIDOC week. This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Australia has the world’s oldest oral story telling culture and Newcastle has a rich collection of storytellers. Ray Kelly Jnr comes from a local indigenous family. The Kelly family is synonymo…
 
We're revisiting Newcastle's First Storytellers for NAIDOC week. This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Australia has the world’s oldest oral story telling culture and Newcastle has a rich collection of storytellers. Jake Ridgeway is a young indigenous singer, songwriter, performer based in Newca…
 
We're revisiting Newcastle's First Storytellers for NAIDOC week. This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories.Australia has the world’s oldest oral story telling culture and Newcastle has a rich collection of storytellers. John Maynard is Professor of Indigenous Education and Research (Indigenous Histor…
 
We're revisiting Newcastle's First Storytellers for NAIDOC week. This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Australia has the world’s oldest oral story telling culture and Newcastle has a rich collection of storytellers. Saretta Fielding is an artist, entrepreneur and activist. A member of the Wanaru…
 
We're revisiting Newcastle's First Storytellers for NAIDOC week. This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Australia has the world’s oldest oral story telling culture and Newcastle has a rich collection of storytellers. Donna Meehan is a local author and member of the Stolen Generation. In this podc…
 
Welcome to our Love Lambton Podcast series as part of Treasures from The Rare Bookroom. In this episode we are discussing the overall history of Lambton prior to World War II with local historian and author, Julie Keating and Robert Watson. Julie has written many books on the suburbs of Newcastle and is a second-generation Lambton resident. This ch…
 
In 1922, Florence made her début with the British National Opera Company. At short notice, without stage or orchestral rehearsal, she replaced the lead singer as Brünnhilde in Wagner's The Valkyrie. She was an instant and lasting success. In 1952 she moved to Newcastle and took up a teaching position at the newly formed Newcastle branch of the New …
 
Join us in the this podcast as we discuss two topics many of us find close to our hearts, food, and cocktails. The two Newcastle Libraries treasures which inspire this chat are - The Savoy Cocktail Book by Harry Craddock, published in 1933 and 500 Sandwiches by Florence A Cowles, published in 1929 . Both books are part of the Roland Pope bequest of…
 
Welcome to the 8th and last podcast in the Your Summer Stories Series. Dan finds himself closer to home for his conversation with Tea Cooper author of The Cartographera's Secret, an intriguing mystery set in the Hunter Valley in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th Century. This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL Production. See omnystudio.com/lis…
 
Welcome to the 5th podcast in the Your Summer Stories Series. Even though he has only written 3 books, Craig Silvey is one of Australia's most loved authors, Dan caught up with him to discuss his latest novel, the wonderful Honeybee. This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL Production. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Welcome to the 4th podcast in the Your Summer Stories Series. Dan’s guest is international bestselling author Michael Robotham, here to talk about his new book When She Was Good the latest instalment in the Cyrus Haven series. This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL Production. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Welcome to Your Summer Stories. This summer Newcastle Libraries introduces a diverse selection of books and experiences that will provide readers with a program that will surprise and delight and encourage readers out of their comfort zone. An eclectic range of titles to suit a variety of preferences is available and readers can choose their own ad…
 
We all know that books make the best Christmas gifts but it's often confusing deciding what to get loved ones. Join the experts from Newcastle Libraries as they take you on a wonderful exploration of adult books that should be on your Christmas list this year. You'll also hear about the most popular books from Newcastle's Libraries most borrowed li…
 
We all know that books make the best Christmas gifts but it's often confusing deciding what to get loved ones. Join the experts from Newcastle Libraries as they take you on a wonderful exploration of young adult books that should be on your Christmas list this year. You'll also hear about the most popular books from Newcastle's Libraries most borro…
 
We all know that books make the best Christmas gifts but it's often confusing deciding what to get loved ones. Join the experts from Newcastle Libraries as they take you on a wonderful exploration of kid's books that should be on your Christmas list this year. You'll also hear about the most popular books from Newcastle's Libraries most borrowed li…
 
This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were Australia’s first explorers, first navigators, first engineers, first farmer…
 
This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were Australia’s first explorers, first navigators, first engineers, first farmer…
 
This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were Australia’s first explorers, first navigators, first engineers, first farmer…
 
This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were Australia’s first explorers, first navigators, first engineers, first farmer…
 
This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were Australia’s first explorers, first navigators, first engineers, first farmer…
 
This podcast series explores how Newcastle’s Aboriginal communities share and tell stories. Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were Australia’s first explorers, first navigators, first engineers, first farmer…
 
Make yourself a cup of tea or a milkshake, get cosy and listen to our latest episode of CHATS with Fabulous Children's Authors and Illustrators. In this episode illustrator, artist and map maker Liz Anelli shares with us the ways in which travel has influenced her work, the location of her favourite spot in the Port of Newcastle, and why the Chuppa…
 
Tune into CHATS with Fabulous Children's Authors and Illustrators this week when we meet teacher and author, Paul Russell. He shares with us the stories behind the stories of his books, 'Grandma Forgets' and 'My Storee' and treats us to a short excerpt of his latest book, 'The Incurable Imagination'. This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL Production. S…
 
It's back! The second series of CHATS with Fabulous Children's Authors and Illustrators is online now. In this episode, local artist and illustrator, Gwynneth Jones, describes her favourite artistic practices including 'scribble style'. She shares with us why working with kids is great fun and also gives us a sneak preview into her upcoming publica…
 
In this week's episode of CHATS with Fabulous Children's Authors and Illustrators, local illustrator Kirrili Lonergan shares with us the importance of playing with ideas, why making mistakes is good, and the process behind creating the characters of Loppy and Curly from the Lessons of A Lac series. This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL Production. See…
 
Local illustrator of ten books, Leila Rudge is this week's special guest on CHATS with Fabulous Children's Authors and Illustrators. Her work is a mixture of pencil, paint, and collage, and has been shortlisted for a number of national awards. Leila chats with us about what inspires her work, why she prefers broccoli to cauliflower and what she wou…
 
Welcome to our second series of our popular podcast CHATS with fabulous children’s authors and illustrators. This week local illustrator Jenni Goodman shares with us the process behind creating a board book series from the Australian Classic, 'Storm Boy'. Jenni also reveals how she came to draw medical illustrations and what her next publication is…
 
It’s Book Week! Wondering what all the fuss is about? Go behind the scenes with our Book Week experts, Jo Cashin from Newcastle Libraries and Karen Eastwood from Storyspot to find out why Book Week is so important for children, schools, libraries and the Australian Book Industry. You’ll also have a sneak peek at the famous Newcastle Libraries Book …
 
In this Know your Rights series 3 - Anti-Poverty week , our host Dan Cox, Broadcast Journalist with the ABC based in Newcastle Australia, will be speaking with three eminent Australians regarding Poverty in Australia, and what actions we can take to reduce poverty in our society and communities. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Elder Laurie P…
 
In this Know your Rights series 3 - Anti-Poverty week , our host Dan Cox, Broadcast Journalist with the ABC based in Newcastle Australia, will be speaking with three eminent Australians regarding Poverty in Australia, and what actions we can take to reduce poverty in our society and communities. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Elder Laurie P…
 
In this Know your Rights series 3 - Anti-Poverty week , our host Dan Cox, Broadcast Journalist with the ABC based in Newcastle Australia, will be speaking with three eminent Australians regarding Poverty in Australia, and what actions we can take to reduce poverty in our society and communities. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Elder Laurie P…
 
For our final episode we go full circle and head right back to SDG 1. Poverty alleviation is at the core of all action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Join us as we talk with Asha McNeil about her work volunteering with the Newcastle Poverty Action Alliance. Asha’s inspirational story demonstrates how young people can get involved and…
 
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