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"Why?": Flemington public housing resident Awatif Taha joins Radiotherapy to discuss the Flemington Towers COVID-19 hard lockdown

Flemington public housing resident Awatif Taha joins Panel Beater, Dr Sharma and Neo-Natal to discuss the effect of the hard lockdown that was imposed on the residents of the towers during the COVID-19…

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Steve Ellen, aka Dr Dolittle

Breakfasters: COVID-19 Lockdown Survival Tips With Steve Ellen

Steve Ellen joins Daniel, Geraldine and Rachel Short to talk about the impacts the latest COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne is having on people’s mental health.

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Tony Burke

Arts ecology: Tony Burke joins Richard on SmartArts to discuss the Federal Government's COVID Support Package for the Arts

Richard speaks with Shadow Arts Minister Tony Burke about the Federal Government's Support Package for the Arts. The package is designed to help artists recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, but Burke argues that…

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Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson

Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson joins Areej Nur on The Rap to discuss 'Talkin' Up To The White Woman' 20 years on

Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson is a Goenpul woman of the Quandamooka people, is professor of Indigineous research at RMIT University, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She joins Areej…

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Daniel James talks structural racism with Dr Shireen Morris on The Mission

Dr Shireen Morris, a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, joins Daniel James on The Mission to discuss how public support for the Uluru Statement From The Heart is key to…

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Fathoms: The World in the Whale

Environmental imagination: Dr Rebecca Giggs joins Bron Burton on Radio Marinara to talk about her new book 'Fathoms: The World in the Whale'

Bron Burton catches up with Dr Rebecca Giggs to talk about her new book Fathoms: The World in the Whale. Giggs has brought together a multitude of topics in her book that…

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The Pretty Things on Neon Sunset

Rest in Power: Phil May and Dick Taylor on Neon Sunset

To honour the passing of Phil May, Annaliese Redlich re-braodcasts an interview she conducted with Dick Taylor and Phil May from The Pretty Things in 2018. The discussion looks at the whys and…

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Kitty Green joins Flick Ford on Primal Screen to discuss 'The Assistant'

Kitty Green chats with Flick Ford on Primal Screen about her new film The Assistant. The Assistant explores how workplace culture is at the root of sexual harassment. Green is known for…

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Cinema Nova and Astor Theatre

Intermission: Kristian Connelly and Zak Hepburn discuss COVID-19 and cinema on Primal Screen

The team at Primal Screen are joined by Kristian Connelly, CEO of Cinema Nova, and Zak Hepburn, General Manager of the Astor, to discuss the effects that COVID-19 has had on cinema in…

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Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof of the Boomtown Rats catches up with Jonathan Alley on Under the Sun

Thirty-six years since their last album, The Boomtown Rats reformed this year with a new LP and accompanying documentary of the same name; Citizens of Boomtown. The band’s frontman, Bob Geldof, believes…

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No limits: Vika & Linda join Brian Wise on Off The Record to chat about new anthology 'Akilatoa'

Beloved duo Vika & Linda Bull catch up with Brian Wise about their new anthology Akilatoa, which chronicles their work from 1994-2006. Their latest album was released in 2006 but they haven't been…

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Denise Scott

Breakfasters: “Picking Ancestral Scabs” With Denise Scott

Award-winning comedian, actor and author Denise Scott tells the Breakfasters team about her upcoming stint on SBS “ancestral scab picking” series Who Do You Think You Are?. Affirmation of convict blood, familial…

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Complex issues: Hugo Weaving joins Breakfasters to discuss 'Hearts and Bones'

Hugo Weaving joins Breakfasters to discuss his new film Hearts and Bones. Weaving plays a photojournalist who is challenged to question his work by a South Sudanese refugee, played by Andrew Luri…

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Romy Vager of RVG joins Monique on 'Out On the Patio' to discuss new album 'Feral'

Romy Vager of RVG talks with Monique on Out On The Patio. RVG have not let the pandemic postpone the release of their album 'Feral'. Despite the cancellation of their tour with…

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"Creating a connection": Nicole Tadpole chats with Richie Guymala from Black Rock Band

Nicole Tadpole catches up with Richie Guymala from Black Rock Band about their East Coast tour. Black Rock Band are a hard-working outfit who have clocked up the kilometres touring from their home…

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The Rap

Listen to Kamasi Washington on jazz, life and politics & exploring a Māori cyberpunk city in Umurangi Generation

Legendary jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington jumps on the line to chat with Areej about writing and composing the soundtrack for the recently released documentary about Michelle Obama, Becoming. Kamasi digs deep, chatting about…

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Dave Faulkner

A Punk in Perth: Annaliese chats with Dave "Flick" Faulkner on Neon Sunset

Dave "Flick" Faulkner knew he was onto something special when he attended the first ever punk gig held in Perth. He credits this gig with kicking off the entire Perth punk scene, as…

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Poetry & Power: Beth talks to Alison Whittaker about 'Fire Front' on The Glasshouse

Alison Whittaker is a proud Gomeroi poet and academic who has edited a new collection of First Nations poetry called Fire Front: First Nations poetry and power today. The book aims to break…

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Silence & Space: Warwick Thornton joins Breakfasters to discuss 'The Beach'

Breakfasters catch up with Director Warwick Thornton to hear his thoughts on his new six-part documentary series The Beach. Thornton describes making The Beach as a process of shedding his vanity and…

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Indigenous legends: Adam Briggs joins Breakfasters to chat about his new book 'Our Home, Our Heartbeat'

Briggs joins Breakfasters for an interview about his new book Our Home, Our Heartbeat which is a celebration of Indigenous excellence. Briggs reflects on the role models he had as a kid and…