Oliver Coleman and Hoang Tran Nguyen

Uncommon Sense: Bilingual Karaoke and Community-led Language Learning

Hoang Tran Nguyen is the co-founder of ViệtSpeak, a community-based organisation devoted to the preservation of Vietnamese language and culture in Melbourne’s west.

Hoang joined guest host Oliver Coleman on Uncommon Sense ahead…

Thomas Mayo

The Mission: Author and Activist Thomas Mayo on the Aftermath of the Referendum

Thomas Mayo was one of the most prominent advocates for the Voice to Parliament at the October 14 referendum. He speaks with host of the Mission Daniel James on the result, the aftermath…

Amrita Hepi

SmartArts: Taking Risks Through Dance

Choreographer, dancer and founder of Lucy Guerin Inc, Lucy Guerin, and choreographer and dancer Amrita Hepi joined Richard Watts on SmartArts ahead of Lucy Guerin Inc's 2023 iteration of their annual commissioning program…


Indigenuity: Uncle John Baxter on 'Unfinished Business', a First People's Disability Exhibition

For International Day of People With Disability (December 3), Uncle John Baxter, a proud Latja Latja/Narungga man, chats to Maddi Miller about Unfinished Business, a new exhibition at Museums Victoria showcasing the…

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The Score: Jazz Money reconsiders archives

How can archives be understood, reconsidered and recontextualised from a First Nations perspective?

Wiradjuri artist and poet Jazz Money calls in to The Score to tell Samirah about their new project WINHANGANHA. For…

Tom Ballard and Richard Watts November 2023

SmartArts: Tom Ballard is still figuring it out

Richard Watts first had Tom Ballard on SmartArts in 2009, before Tom’s first ever standup show. Since then, Tom has got up on countless stages (and won awards for it!) but he says…

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Press Colour: A Short History Of Linda Smith and The Woods

Baltimore based home recording pioneer Linda Smith joins Sam on the show to unpack the new compilation of her first band The Woods, a short-lived NYC based band who only released one single…

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The Grapevine: What Happens When Police are First Responders in a Mental Health Crisis?

Content note: this interview includes discussion of suicidality and violence. If you or someone you know needs help, you can reach out to Beyond Blue or Lifeline. Other support services are mentioned at

Ryan Davis and the Roadhouse Band

Teenage Hate: Dive Bar Meditations With Ryan Davis and The Roadhouse Band

The Kentucky songwriter Ryan Davis joins Tim Scott to share his thoughts on the new Ryan Davis and the Roadhouse Band album, jukebox selections, Cropped Out Festival and the frustrations of being a…

Artist Savannah Coots and support worker Karen Cleur, BoilOver Performance Ensemble

SmartArts: Celebrating difference with BoilOver Performance Ensemble

Savannah Coots is a 31-year-old artist with Downs Syndrome, and she loves performing in front of people and has been doing so for the past seven years as part of the BoilOver Performance…

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Banksia: Nooky on 3% project and debut single 'Our People'

Yuin rapper Nooky joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia to yarn about new project 3% with Dallas Woods and Angus Field and debut single Our People which addresses incarceration of First Nations people and…

Alan Kohler

Uncommon Sense: Alan Kohler on Australia's housing mess

Finance journalist and ABC News presenter Alan Kohler has penned the latest Quarterly Essay, titled The Great Divide: Australia's Housing Mess and How to Fix It.

In this interview with fill-in presenter Judith…


Banksia: Darah discusses remastered release Blackfella Revolutionary

First Nations hip hop artist Darah joins Vanessa Morris to talk all about their release Blackfella Revolutionary - a release that features remasters of tracks originally created ten years ago.

The pair discussed…

Adam Rajab Al Gharib

Frantic Items: In The Presence Of Al Gharib

Charlie is joined in the studio by Adam Rajab of Al Gharib, a techno record label based in Naarm/Melbourne. Al Gharib have recently released a series of three compilations titled In The

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Press Colour: The Rules and Principles Of The Native Cats

Chloe Alison Escott from celebrated Hobart band The Native Cats phones into Press Colour to chat about their fifth album "The Way On Is The Way Off", a title lifted from the famous…


International Pop Underground: Colombia's Montañera Talks About Her Magnificent New Album

When María Mónica Gutiérrez moved from Bogotá to London in 2020, it was largely to pursue her masters in social work.

Her dissertation was on the use of music and singing in social…

Richard Watts and Ersin Han Ersin (Marshmallow Laser Feast) November 2023

SmartArts: Marshmallow Laser Feast's sensory explorations

Richard speaks to Ersin Han Ersin, artist and director of London-based experiential art collective Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF), on the opening day of MLF's premiere exhibition Nature Works which runs until April 14th…


Breakfasters: Deon Gilbert on the Critically Endangered Baw Baw Frog

Deon Gilbert is a threatened species biologist at Zoos Victoria whose current PhD research is on the conservation biology and recovery of the Baw Baw frog. With only a few hundred in the…


The Score: Beź and Samira unpack Britney's memoir

You might know her as the host of Sunday night/Monday morning show Represented. Or as the powerhouse Events Producer behind Live at RRR. But did know that Beź Zewdie is also the station's…

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The Golden Age of Piracy: The Avalanches' Formative Five

Robbie Chater from iconic Australian electronic duo The Avalanches joins Tristen to share his "Formative Five", the five songs that have shaped his musical career, including J Dilla, Sonic Youth and more!