Radiothon 2021 - on now

Radiothon is on now!

Radiothon 2021 - on now

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Pathologist Noel Woodford

Professor Noel Woodford, pathologist and the Director of the Victorian Institute for Forensic Medicine, chats about his role in planning for the pandemic. Rob and Steve take a peek into the workings of…

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Killian Ashe

Psychiatrist Dr Killian Ashe, who recently appeared on the ABC's Q&A, speaks to Rob and Steve in a wide-ranging discussion about how the pandemic is affecting health systems and patients. With presenters Rob…

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Neill Murdoch QC

This week, Rob and Steve look at the impact of the pandemic on the courts and legal profession in Victoria. They are joined by Victorian barrister, Neill Murdoch QC, who takes them on…

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Paul Denborough

The Director of one of Melbourne's largest Child and Youth Mental Health Services (combined with Headspace), Paul Denborough, talks to our hosts about how his service has coped with the pandemic, as well…

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Nick Carr

Dr Nick Carr is a well known Melbourne General Practitioner and media presenter. Today on the show, he talks with Rob and Steve about how the face of general practice has changed with…

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Lexi Frydenberg

Dr Lexi Frydenberg is an experienced general paediatrician with a special interest in neurodevelopmental problems. Working at the Royal Children's Hospital and in private practice, Lexi also enjoys teaching and mentoring paediatric trainees…

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Philosopher Patrick Stokes

Associate Professor Patrick Stokes is a philosopher at Melbourne's Deakin University and he has some very interesting reflections about the pandemic. In this week's episode, he talks with our two psychiatrists about social…

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Anna Korin

Dr Anna Korin, an Emergency Physician at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, chats with our two intrepid psychiatrists. Anna works on the medical front line and she talks about just what that means…

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Nelly Thomas

Comedian, author, broadcaster, educator and social commentator Nelly Thomas joins Rob and Steve just as the COVID numbers start to rise again in Victoria. Nelly talks about her experience as a mum and…

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Chris Edmond

Chris Edmond is a Professor of Economics at Melbourne University, having completed his doctorate at UCLA in 2004, followed by working as an Assistant Professor at Stern School of Business in New York…

About this program

Who better to take on the viral pandemic and economic chaos than two psychiatrists? Steve Ellen (Dr Doolittle) and Rob Selzer (Dr Mal Practice) from Radiotherapy examine the major changes Coronavirus (Covid-19) has foisted upon us and our responses to them. Using this period of social distancing as an opportunity for reflection and analysis, Steve and Rob present the psychological aspects of the greatest challenge humanity has faced in generations.