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Uncommon Sense – 28 June 2022

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 28 June 2022

Uncommon Sense – 21 June 2022

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 21 June 2022

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Uncommon Sense – 14 June 2022

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 14 June 2022

Uncommon Sense – 7 June 2022

Carrillo Gantner on Australia's dismal diplomacy towards China; epidemiologist Nancy Baxter on COVID & the flu this winter; plus Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass dials in.

Uncommon Sense – 31 May 2022

Jo Dyer, independent candidate for Boothby at the federal election, reflects on her experiences campaigning as an independent in a marginal seat and the rise of the independents in politics. Jo discusses the…

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Uncommon Sense – 24 May 2022

Dr Chris Wallace joins Amy for a special post-federal election analysis. They examine the federal election results in-depth, including the massive wins for the Greens and independents. They also assess the extent of…

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Uncommon Sense – 17 May 2022

Dr Richard Denniss joins Amy for the final instalment in Uncommon Sense's federal election policy series – on the economy and all that goes with it (housing, superannuation, taxation, social security, and more)…

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Uncommon Sense – 10 May 2022

Stephen Charles AO QC, former Judge of Appeal in the Supreme Court of Victoria & Catherine Williams, research director of the Centre for Public Integrity, join Amy to discuss their book, Keeping Them

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Uncommon Sense – 3 May 2022

Journalist and author Louisa Lim discusses her new book, Indelible City: Dispossession and Defiance in Hong Kong. Nic Maclellan, Pacific affairs correspondent for Inside Story, talks about Australia's foreign policy, including its…

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Uncommon Sense – 26 April 2022

Veteran broadcaster and author, Jon Faine joins Amy to discuss his new book, Apollo & Thelma: A True Tall Tale. Jon tells the astonishing true story of legendary strongman Paul Anderson ‘The Mighty…

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Uncommon Sense – 19 April 2022

Scottish paleobiologist Thomas Halliday joins Amy for an in-depth conversation about his debut book, Otherlands: A World in the Making. Dr Chris Wallace discusses the federal election and previews Labor's chances of winning…

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Uncommon Sense – 12 April 2022

Writer and farmer Bruce Pascoe and historian Bill Gammage join Amy to discuss their new book, Country: Future Fire, Future Farming. Professor Brendan Crabb, CEO and Director of the Burnet Institute talks about…

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Uncommon Sense – 5 April 2022

John Keane, Professor of Politics at University of Sydney joins Amy to discuss his latest book, The Shortest History of Democracy. Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist and author Jess Hill speaks about her podcast…

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Uncommon Sense – 29 March 2022

Philosopher and ethicist Peter Singer (Princeton University) joins Amy for a special wide-ranging chat ahead of his appearance in Melbourne this week for 'An Evening With Peter Singer'! They discuss the philosophy of…

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Uncommon Sense – 22 March 2022

Director Jennifer Peedom discusses her new film, RIVER, written by Robert Macfarlane. Writer James Bradley explores the cultural history of swimming through his essay in the SRB, 'Full Body Immersion.' Plus, Rachel…

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Uncommon Sense – 15 March 2022

Amy speaks in-depth with best-selling author Johann Hari about his new book, Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention. Susanna Freymark, editor of northern NSW community newspaper indyNR.com, talks about the floods crisis…

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Uncommon Sense – 8 March 2022

Join Amy for a special International Women's Day line-up! U.S. politics expert Dr Emma Shortis discusses the latest in U.S. politics, including America's role in responding to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and more…

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Uncommon Sense – 1 March 2022

Eliza Hull joins Amy to talk about what life is like being a disabled parent in Australia – the joys and complexities. Dr Andrew Godwin explores the fascinating life and work of William…

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Uncommon Sense – 22 February 2022

Amy talks to author and historian Dr David Brophy about his book, China Panic: Australia’s Alternative to Paranoia and Pandering. Jo Dyer, independent candidate for Boothby (federal, SA) and cultural curator talks about…

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Uncommon Sense – 15 February 2022

Dr Richard Denniss talks about his new book, Big: The Role of the State in the Modern Economy. Dr Sarah Holland-Batt discusses the crisis in aged care. Plus Dr Ben Wellings on the…

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Uncommon Sense – 8 February 2022

Tracee Hutchison fills in for Amy

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Uncommon Sense – 1 February 2022

Judith Peppard fills in for Amy over summer

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Uncommon Sense – 25 January 2022

Judith Peppard fills in for Amy. She speaks to ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie, Donna Confetti from Ferny Grove Women's Shed, and more.

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Uncommon Sense – 18 January 2022

Judith Peppard fills in. Hear from Human Rights Watch Australia Director Elaine Pearson, Professor Anna Hickey-Moody, Professor Mitchell Whitelaw, and more.

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Uncommon Sense – 11 January 2022

Judith Peppard with a summer fill

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Uncommon Sense – 4 January 2022

Judith Peppard with a summer fill

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Uncommon Sense – 28 December 2021

Joe Brnadic with a music fill

Uncommon Sense – 21 December 2021

Emma Shortis and Luke Henriques-Gomes review the year in Australian and international politics. Epidemiologist Mary-Louise McLaws on everything you need to know about the Omicron variant, the current COVID-19 outbreaks in Victoria and…

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Uncommon Sense – 14 December 2021

David Nicholls with a music fill-in

Uncommon Sense – 7 December 2021

Renee with a music fill-in

Uncommon Sense – 30 November 2021

Dr Richard Denniss debunks the political spin from Canberra during the last sitting week of parliament. Richard looks at the modelling and "plan" behind the Coalition's 'Net Zero by 2050' target, as well…

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Uncommon Sense – 23 November 2021

Tracee Hutchison fills in for Amy

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Uncommon Sense – 16 November 2021

Sophie Miles fills in with some music

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Uncommon Sense – 9 November 2021

Judith Brett reflects on over 40 years spent writing about Australian politics, as she discusses a new book of her finest essays, Doing Politics: Writing on Public Life. Historian Emma Shortis talks about…

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Uncommon Sense – 2 November 2021

Kate Kingsmill with a music fill

Uncommon Sense – 26 October 2021

Guardian Australia Environment Reporter Graham Readfearn previews the COP26 climate talks; Historian Stuart Kells on how Wall Street Traders cornered our water market; Art historian Claire Roberts on Australia's 'greatest painter' Ian Fairweather…

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Uncommon Sense – 19 October 2021

Greg Mullins, long-serving volunteer firefighter & former NSW fire commissioner discusses his new book, Firestorm. Epidemiologist Mary-Louise McLaws on Victoria's plan to open up. Plus, learn How to Garden Like A Nonno with…

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Uncommon Sense – 12 October 2021

Judith Peppard fills in for Amy

Uncommon Sense – 5 October 2021

Toby Halligan fills in for Amy

Uncommon Sense – 28 September 2021

Historian Barabara Minchinton discusses her new book, The Women of Little Lon: Sex Workers in Nineteenth-Century Melbourne. NGV senior curators Dr Ted Gott and Dr Miranda Wallace discuss the pioneering artists and…

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