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Radiothon On Now


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Jerome Blazé

Mooncake Guest Mix: Jerome Blazé Shares a Tender Melancholic Mix

Eora/Sydney-based producer and musician Jerome Blazé shares a guest mix of tender-haearted soft and melancholic orchestral pop akin to his own works, by artists such as Four Tet, Yu Su and Mindy Meng…

impact crater

Breakfasters: Evrim Yazgin on Australia's Largest Known Asteroid Impact Structure

New evidence suggests that the world's largest known asteroid impact structure is said to be found in south-east Australia near Deniliquin, NSW! Evrim Yazgin, science writer for Cosmos magazine and Masters of Science…

Brigid Gallacher

Breakfasters: Brigid Gallacher, Assistant Director of Plays 'Escaped Alone' & 'What If Only' by Caryl Churchill

Brigid Gallacher joins the Breakfasters to talk about a world-first pairing of two separate plays by Caryl Churchill, considered one of the world's greatest living playwrights, whose work - Brigid tells us -…

Frances Rings Bangarra

Banksia: Bangarra Artistic Director Frances Rings Reflects On Yuldea

Bangarra Artistic Director Frances Rings, a descendant of the Wirangu and Mirning Tribes, joins Vanessa Morris on Banksia to discuss Yuldea a current touring production of Bangarra.

As her first production as Artistic…

Propaine Culture Shock Interview

Culture Shock: Propaine Dissect Their Latest EP: "Salt"

Propaine drop in to share influences from their second EP "Salt", out now through Kitty Records

Breakfasters and Amy Hetherington 2023

Breakfasters: Amy Hetherington of The Big Issue on its 2023 Fiction Edition

Amy Hetherington, editor of The Big Issue joins the Breakfasters to chat about the magazine's 19th Fiction edition, hot off the press! With over almost 700 submissions to sift through, this year's edition…

andrea goldsmith + dorothy porter

Literati Glitterati: Andrea Goldsmith on Poet Dorothy Porter's Legacy

Writer and novelist Andrea Goldsmith joins Mel in the studios to talk about the legacy of legendary Australian poet Dorothy Porter, aka "Dot", who also happened to be her partner. She chats about…


SmartArts: Exploring Exorcisms On Screen with Nick Kozakis

Australia is in the middle of a horror film revival, with a new wave of locally made releases finding audiences and screening at film festivals across the globe.

One such film is GODLESS:


The Grapevine: Australia's Shrinking Book Printing Industry

Book printing in Australia has faced challenges on several fronts in the last decade - with digitisation, the rise of eBooks and international imports threatening the industry’s future.

Last year, two of the…

Leah Senior Kate Kingsmill

The Distant Sky: The Music Leah Senior Makes

Beloved folk artist Leah Senior joins Kate on The Distant Sky to discuss her latest labour of love – The Music That I Make. The two chat about the creation of such…

Neville Bonner Rebel With A Cause

Banksia: Dena Curtis On Rebel With A Cause Documentary Series

First Nations filmmaker, writer, director and producer Dena Curtis joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia to talk about the Rebel With A Cause documentary series which premiered at MIFF and tells the stories of…


Banksia: Leon Rodgers Discusses Composing For Bangarra's Yuldea

Worimi man and composer Leon Rodgers joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia to talk all about composing for Bangarra's produciton Yuldea.

Leon spoke about the importance of collaboration in Yuldea including working with guest…


Spin Cycle: Rupert Murdoch’s Early Days

Journalist Walter Marsh grew up in Adelaide – a ‘one paper’ town, a city where all the major newspapers are owned by News Ltd.

Fascinated to learn the history of why this was…

Little Richard

Neon Sunset: Unraveling The Many Multitudes Of Little Richard

Music doco ‘Little Richard: I Am Everything’ is a deep dive into one of rock'n'roll’s more exhilarating personalities. Ahead of its screening at MIFF, Annaliese speaks with the film’s Emmy-award winning director…

The Birthday Party

The Distant Sky: Capturing The Thrilling And Debauched Life Of The Birthday Party

Mutiny In Heaven, captures the thrilling, debauched and frequently hilarious adventures of the legendary Melbourne post-punk band, The Birthday Party in their own words.

Ahead of its screening at MIFF is joined…

Magic Dirt Sarah Smith

Double Bounce: The Power Of Magic Dirt

Magic Dirt are currently on the road playing shows to mark the 25th anniversary of their seminal album, Young And Full of The Devil - which they launched back in April 1998 with…

David Bride And Rosie Jones

The Grapevine: The Enduring Friendship Of George Telek And David Bridie

In 1986 Melbourne musician David Bridie traveled to Papua New Guinea, where he heard the music of George Telek for the first time. That trip would mark the beginning of an enduring friendship…

Sakib Kazi

Breakfasters: Sakib Kazi on the Newly Discovered Chubby-Cheeked Rat

Sakib Kazi from Zoos Victoria comes onto the weekly Feature Creatures segment to talk about the adorable 'chubby-cheeked', broad-toothed rat that was recently discovered in Victoria by a conservation sniffer dog. They talk…

Mon, Nat, Benji, Dan - Breakfasters 9th August 2023

Breakfasters: Benji Metha on 'Space Junk'

Benji Metha, PhD student in Astronomy, chats to the Breakfasters team about the mysterious and loud 'fireball' that flew through the atmosphere over Victoria around midnight on Tuesday 8 August, which turned out…

Judee Sill

Astral Glamour: The Genius of Judee Sill

Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill asks the question – why is the 1970s’ most original and ethereal folk singer almost forgotten today?

Joe speaks to Brian Lindstrom and Andy Brown, the…