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Uncommon Sense – 15 January 2019

Ben Eltham fills in for Amy Mullins over summer

Uncommon Sense – 8 January 2019

Ben Eltham fills in for Amy Mullins over summer

Uncommon Sense – 1 January 2019

Renee fills in for Amy Mullins on New Year's Day

Uncommon Sense – 25 December 2018

Anthony Carew fills in for Amy with some music

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Uncommon Sense – 18 December 2018

Ben Eltham fills in for Amy Mullins this week

Uncommon Sense – 11 December 2018

Graeme Davison, urban historian, discusses his book Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings. Stretton was a prominent public intellectual in Australia and a social democrat. Professor Philomena Murray from the University of Melbourne, on…

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Uncommon Sense – 4 December 2018

Parisian author and journalist Agnès Poirier on Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-50. Patrick Mullins on Tiberius With A Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon. Plus Ben…

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Uncommon Sense – 27 November 2018

Author Stuart Kells on his book, The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders. Addiction psychiatrist Dr Shalini Arunogiri on the increasing misuse of prescription drugs. Plus Ben Eltham on the Victorian state election results…

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Uncommon Sense – 20 November 2018

Award-winning journalist and ABC legend Kerry O'Brien joined Amy in the studio to discuss his new memoir. Meg Labrum, from the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), on Heath Ledger: A

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Uncommon Sense – 13 November 2018

Emma Shortis on the US mid-term election results, US foreign policy and recent international diplomacy issues. Ed Hill from the Goongerah Environment Centre (GECO) in East Gippsland on the old growth native forest…

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Uncommon Sense – 6 November 2018

Feminist and writer Anne Summers on her adventurous life; Curator of the University of Melbourne's Herbarium Dr Jo Birch on their newly digitised collection of plant specimens; and Ben Eltham on federal politics.

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Uncommon Sense – 30 October 2018

University of Würzburg Professor Emeritus Jürgen Tautz on The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees; Australian Academy of the Humanities President Joy Damousi on the federal government’s vetoing of 11 ARC…

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Uncommon Sense – 23 October 2018

Ben Eltham fills in for Amy on Uncommon Sense

Uncommon Sense – 16 October 2018

Toby Halligan fills in on Uncommon Sense, 16 October 2018

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Uncommon Sense – 9 October 2018

Emma Shortis on US politics, Barry McGovern and Tom Creed on Samuel Beckett's Watt, and Eloise Ross on trailblazing Hollywood director Ida Lupino

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Uncommon Sense – 2 October 2018

Gabrielle Chan on her book Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up. Greg Champion sings songs from his book of lyrics, The Thing About Football: Songs of Greg Champion. Ed Newbigin…

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Uncommon Sense – 25 September 2018

Johann Hari on Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs; Anne Manne on Dangerous Ideas About Mothers and a 'universal caregiver' regime; and Ben Eltham on Australian…

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Uncommon Sense – 18 September 2018

Alex Edney-Browne on military drones and their effects on civilian populations and drone operators. Nic Maclellan on his attendance of the Pacific Islands Forum 2018 in Nauru. US artist Steve Lambert on his…

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Uncommon Sense – 11 September 2018

Barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside QC on threats to multiculturalism, Reason Party Leader Fiona Patten MLC on her memoir, ANU international law expert Prof. Don Rothwell on whaling, and Ben Eltham…

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Uncommon Sense – 4 September 2018

Emma Shortis on US politics, Karen Middleton on federal politics, Brendan Wintle on the state of threatened species in Australia, and Peter Cochrane on his book, 'Best We Forget: The War for White…

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Uncommon Sense – 28 August 2018

This week public intellectual Barry Jones, conservationist Ed Hill, MTC actors Marta Dusseldorp and Zoe Terakes plus Ben Eltham

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Uncommon Sense – 21 August 2018

Tune in for a very special Radiothon edition of Uncommon Sense with Gillian Triggs, Michelle Bennett, Ben Eltham, Stuart Kells, Red Stitch Theatre & Anna Kerr!

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Uncommon Sense – 14 August 2018

Amy is back on air presenting Uncommon Sense on 14 August 2018

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Uncommon Sense – 7 August 2018

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 7 August 2018

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Uncommon Sense – 31 July 2018

Guest Presenter - Toby Halligan

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