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Einstein A Go-Go: 20 Postdocs Explain Their Research To Dr Shane In 20 Minutes

Get ready for some science at breakneck speed: twenty postdocs from all over the world jump online to tell Dr Shane what they’re working on – in one minute or less! The researchers…

Bamboos 2020

Get Down: A New Tune From The Bamboos

Bandleader for The Bamboos, Lance Ferguson, joins Get Down’s Chris Gill to chat about their latest single “Hard Up”. Its release coincides with the 20th anniversary of The Bamboos.

Lance says: “We…

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O’Tomorrow Explores The Lesser Known Catalogue Of Ennio Morricone

On a very special episode of O’Tomorrow, host Downpat pays tribute to the one and only Ennio Morricone, who died over the weekend at the age of 91. Morricone, who scored over…

Save Westernport

Breakfasters: “They Are Centres Of Life” – The Campaign To Save Westernport

Energy giant AGL, one of Australia’s biggest carbon emitters, intends to build a liquefied natural gas terminal at Crib Point in Westernport, designated by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. This floating storage and…

Caro Llewellyn

Backstory: Meet The Wheeler Centre’s New CEO Caro Llewellyn

The Wheeler Centre’s new CEO is Caro Llewellyn, former Sydney Writers Festival artistic director, founder of the Opera House Talks and author. She joins Backstory to chat about her journey to the Wheeler…

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The Mission: Jill Gallagher AO Discusses COVID-19 And The Impact It’s Having On The Aboriginal Community

Jill Gallagher AO, CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, joins Daniel on The Mission. They discuss the hard lockown in the housing commision flats in inner Melbourne, as well…

Bonnie Dalton

The Grapevine: An Update From The Victorian Government’s Music Industry Liaison Bonnie Dalton

Back in May, the Victorian government announced a new position, music industry liaison, to help guide their approach to supporting the state’s music economy and culture during the pandemic. The position is held…

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The Glasshouse: Tanya Talaga On The Indigenous Youth Suicide Crisis

Beth AQ talks to award-winning Ojibwe author, journalist and truth-teller Tanya Talaga about her new book All Our Relations: Indigenous trauma in the shadow of colonialism. This interview explores the research process…

Jefa Greenaway

Walk The Line: Indigenous Place-Making In Design With Jefa Greenaway

Jefa Greenaway from Greenaway Architects and Melbourne University joins presenter Kerrie O'Brien on pop-up show Walk The Line to discuss Indigenous design across several projects in Melbourne. In particular, he discusses the new…

Dr Zoë Thomas

Einstein A Go-Go: Answering the Riddle Of The Ice

Dr Shane talks to Dr Zoë Thomas from UNSW about the fascinating role the sea ice surrounding Antarctica plays in capturing atmospheric carbon and trapping it. Dr Thomas, who’s currently studying core samples…

Sam Brickel Full Circle

Sam Brickel on Full Circle

Sam Brickel joins Millú for a chat ahead of the release of his EP 'Speaking Through Machines' on Harold's new digital only affair: Steeplenet. Catch the interview as well as a 45 minute…

Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson

The Rap: Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson Discusses ‘Talkin’ Up To The White Woman’ 20 Years On

Aileen Moreton-Robinson is a Goenpul woman of the Quandamooka people and is professor of Indigneous research at RMIT University. This year, she was appointed a member of the American Academy of Arts and…

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Uncommon Sense: Exploring the Effects Of University Funding Cuts

The federal government recently announced a series of funding reforms to Australia’s universities. These reforms have been particularly worrying for students of undergraduate humanities courses, which will cost around double the price that…

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The First Episode Of Mooncake

Mooncake is a brand new show on Triple R, celebrating diverse sounds from around Asia and all Asian diasporas, hosted by Small FRY. In this first episode, we hear music from Taiwan, the…

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Maps: A Chinwag With Poppongene

Sometimes, according to Melbourne multi-disciplinary pop musician Sophie Treloar, you just have to get the music out. The artist, better known as Poppongene, chats to Maps’ Fee B-Squared about her new EP…

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Under The Sun: Biographer Paul Gorman Tells Us About The Life And Times of Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren shot to prominence in the early ’70s as the manager and promoter of the New York Dolls and the Sex Pistols, and is widely credited as having started the punk movement…

Bananagun 2020

Neon Sunset: Nick Van Bakel Tells Us The True Story of Bananagun

Bananagun multi-instrumentalist and chief songwriter Nick Van Bakel extracts inspiration from all kinds of places on his band’s ostentatiously titled debut album The True Story of Bananagun. “I just like stuff that…

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Represented - 29 June 2020

The first of our new overnight pop-up shows!

Over-representing the under-represented in Australian music

Sophie Cunningham

Sophie Cunningham Discusses Her Latest Meanjin Essay On Breakfasters

Award-winning writer Sophie Cunningham joins Breakfasters to chat about her latest essay for Meanjin. In her piece, “If You Choose To Stay, We May Not Be Able To Save You”, Sophie meditates on…

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New and Groovy: A Virtual Launch For Award-Winning Local Jazz Ensemble Five Below

Andrea Keller is a pianist, composer and bandleader of the award-winning ensemble Five Below. The band is a big rhythm section comprising of piano, guitar, drums and two basses, which bring Andrea’s compositions…