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Radiotherapy: What Does The Recent Federal Budget Mean For Healthcare

One of Australia's preeminent health experts, Stephen Duckett, Health and Aged Care Program Director at the Grattan Institute, discusses healthcare spending in the recent Federal Budget. He breaks down the significance of the…

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The Bushwackers Celebrate 50 Years On Twang

The Bushwackers’ Dobe Newton calls Denise Hylands to reflect on the last half century of the band. Fresh off being inducted into the Australian Country Music Roll of Renown, The Bushwackers are now…

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ALL CAPS: Tony Allen’s Never-Ending Sound

ALL CAPS host Areej Nur pays tribute to Tony Allen, playing tracks that span the Nigerian drummer, composer and songwriter’s long career – beginning in 1984 with “NEPA (Never Expect Power Always)” and…

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Breakfasters: Antony Loewenstein On The Israel/Palestine Conflict

Independent journalist, author and filmmaker Antony Loewenstein, who was based in Jerusalem from 2016 to 2020, discusses the latest crisis in Israel and Palestine, war crimes against Palestinians as detailed in the latest…

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KUČKA Joins The Dark Room

KUČKA has collaborated with some big names: Flume, Vince Staples, A$AP Rocky and Kendrick Lamar – to name a few. But now it’s time for the singer and producer to “bring [her ideas]…

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Breakfasters: Yumi Stynes On Her New Book About Consent

For many people, Dolly Doctor in the sealed section was a “bible” in adolescence, and Yumi Stynes is lucky enough to have written a book on consent with the Dolly Doctor, Dr Melissa…

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SmartArts: Operatic Macbeth Meets Virtual Reality

For some, opera may seem outdated, stuffy, like an artefact of a sophisticated past. But acclaimed filmmaker and stage production director Bruce Beresford is determined to pull opera back onto the contemporary cultural…

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Off The Record: Richard Thompson Looks Back On His Early Years

Revered guitarist Richard Thompson has enjoyed a long and storied career but perhaps his most iconic run – from his time with Fairport Convention to the early collaborative albums with Linda Thompson ­–…

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Neon Sunset: The End Of Constant Mongrel

After two albums and 11 years, Melbourne punk mainstays Constant Mongrel have called it quits. Dropping by Neon Sunset to explain themselves, ahead of their last show, Andrew and Tom bring in some…

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Einstein A Go-Go: The Impacts Of 2020 On Australian Youth

Sophia Garlick Bock is a research and evaluation coordinator at ReachOut Australia, an organisation dedicated to supporting and understanding the experiences of under 25s. Sophia joins Dr Shane to discuss the results of…

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Mick Thomas Performs Live On Twang

Mick Thomas joins Denise Hylands to discuss what he calls “an esoteric time” that gave birth to the track “See You On The Other Side”. Mick dives into the making of this track…

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Under The Sun: Mick Harvey And JP Shilo On Brian Henry Hooper's Posthumous Album

Local musos Mick Harvey and JP Shilo join Jonathan Alley to discuss the release of Brian Henry Hooper's second posthumous album, I Won’t Bend For You. “These recordings already existed and we’d…

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Mooncake: DJ Cookie Shares Guest Mix

This week’s installment of Mooncake features a guest mix from DJ Cookie, who also performs as Oliver White. She’s in the duo Take Your Time and is one third of the party collective…

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SmartArts: Joel Bray On Breaking Down Colonial History Through The Art Of Dance

“I see myself as continuing 60,000 years of art-making by the Wiradjuri people.” Wiradjuri man Joel Bray, a dancer, maker and artist, joins Richard Watts on SmartArts to explore the ideas behind his…

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Out On The Patio: The Legacy Of Augie March

Kate Kingsmill invites Augie March’s lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Glenn Richards to Out On The Patio to explore how he feels about his band’s long-standing legacy and their upcoming celebratory RISING shows.

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The Grapevine: How To Eat Fish Sustainably

With the spotlight returning to sustainable seafood off the back off Richard Flanagan’s new book on the Tasmanian salmon industry and the new Netflix doc Seaspiracy, The Grapevine chats to the Australian…

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Breakfasters: Making The ‘See What You Made Me Do’ TV Series

Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist Jess Hill joins Breakfasters to discuss the SBS TV adaptation of her Stella Prize-winning book on the crisis of domestic abuse in Australia, See What You Made Me Do

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Uncommon Sense: Richard Beasley SC On The Death Of The Murray-Darling Basin

Barrister Richard Beasley SC points out that “most Australians live in capital cities [...and] it’s not that they don’t care about our environment, but they don’t get to see what’s happening”. So they’re…

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The Mission: Dr Emma Lee On Proposed Changes To School Curriculum To Learn About Colonisation As Invasion For The First Time

Dr Emma Lee is a trawlwulwuy woman of tebrakunna country, north-east Tasmania. She is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Fellow at Swinburne University. She talks with host of The Mission Daniel James…

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The Mission: Professor Sandy O'Sullivan On Opposition To Critical Race Theory

Professor Sandy O’Sullivan is a Wiradjuri (Aboriginal), transgender/non-binary person and the co-vice-president of the Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association. They speak with Mission host Daniel James against opposition by some on…