Good Fortune: How to Grow Together with Girlpool

‘You have to face the uncomfortable moments in friendship and vulnerability that ultimately lead to growth and expansion.’ After years on the road, playing and recording together, Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad have…

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Vital Bits: Cat Power Opens Up About Meeting Her Parents

Legendary musician Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power, joins Tim for a wonderful chat. Chan talks about her experiences growing up in poor neighbourhoods throughout America’s deep south, and the harsh discrimination she observed…

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Ravyn Lenae on Breaking and Entering

Touring as part of Laneway Festival, Chicago R&B artist Ravyn Lenae drops by Triple R to chat with Lauren and Simon about working with Noname and The Internet's Steve Lacey, and her creative…

Idles on The Golden Age of Piracy

‘We Are the Emulation of What We Love.’ IDLES Share Their Formative Five

When Tristen went to collect Idles’ Formative Five he was told he could only have twenty minutes. The band promptly abandoned those constraints and instead delivered an in-depth musical history lesson via a…

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Online First: David Nance Joins Annaliese Live in the Studio

‘Usually when I write words they kinda don’t have any meaning.’

Ahead of a highly anticipated show at the Tote tonight, David Nance drops into Triple R to get real with Annaliese about…

J McFarlane’s Reality Guest on Breaking and Entering

J. McFarlane’s Reality Guest on Breaking and Entering

Formerly known as Hot Topic, Jules McFarlane and Tamsen Hopkinson are the only consistent members of J. McFarlane’s Reality Guest. The talented two drop in on Lauren and Simon to discuss their many…

Prof. Patrick McGorry on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: At Last, the Future of Mental Health is Looking Promising

Professor of Youth Mental Health Patrick McGorry joins the Breakfasters to talk about Australia’s first Royal Commission for Mental Health. Patrick is chairing the advisory panel for the Royal Commission. It was urgently…

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Out On The Patio: Tiny Ruins’ Olympic Girls

Monique has a chat with Hollie Fullbrook, singer and songwriter of Auckland dreamy folk-pop ensemble Tiny Ruins. Recently signed to Milk! Records, the band has just released their first new album in almost…

Elise Valmorbida on Backstory

Backstory: Traversing Patriarchal Italy in the Wake of World War One

Taking the reader into post-World War One Italy, Elise Valmorbida’s novel The Madonna of the Mountains is about a young woman learning her strengths in an Italian mountain village under dire circumstances: fascism…

Kim Scott on The Glasshouse

Place, Healing and Taboo: Kim Scott on His New Novel

Dual Miles Franklin winner and Noongar man Kim Scott explores Indigenous experience in the areas of early contact and the Stolen Generations. He joins The Glasshouse to chat about his latest novel, Taboo,

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Uncommon Sense: The Myth of the (un)Merited and ‘The Women Problem’ in Politics

The pre-selection process in the Liberal Party has very few woman candidates, with only 18 per cent elected for the last pre-selection, leading to what has been called ‘the women problem’ in the…

Lee Kofman on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: Why Bodily Scars Are Beyond Skin Deep

Lee Kofman’s new book, Imperfect: How our bodies shape the people we become, explores how people with bodily scars navigate and internalise a world where physical appearance is everything. As someone with her…

Evan Munro-Smith and Naomi Higgins from Gamey Gamey Game on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: How to Host a Video Game Web Series on Easy Mode

Evan Munro-Smith and Naomi Higgins join Breakfasters to chat about the upcoming sixth season of their game-critiquing web series, Gamey Gamey Game. The duo also discuss the types of guests they have,

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The Grapevine: Unpacking and Analysing the Crisis in Venezuela

La Trobe University lecturer Dr Raul Sanchez-Urribarri joins Dylan and Kulja on The Grapevine to give an in-depth breakdown of the economic and political dilemma currently plaguing Venezuela. As well as explaining the


Radio Marinara: Despite What You’ve Been Told, Women Have Actually Been Surfing for a Very long Time

Talking with Radio Marinara this week is Lisa Hunter, Senior Lecturer and Researcher from Monash University, whose work is based in women’s surfing. Lisa is a co-founder of the Oceania chapter of the…

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Dropout Boogie: Sassing the Patriarchy by Making the Music Industry a More Welcoming Place

Sass the Patriarchy is a night filled with good music and quality discussions for improving equality in the music industry. One of the masterminds behind the event, Leisha Jungalwall from This Way North…

Catherine Deveny on Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy: ‘Bend Over, Assume the Position, Here Comes Some Vitamin Dev’

Writer, comedian and true original Catherine Deveny chats to the Radiotherapy crew about her writing classes for people with cancer and doles out some good advice for all would-be creatives: ‘It’s none of…

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Breakfasters: Playing the Dangerous Game of American Race Relations

A new American play Underground Railroad Game unpacks the whitewashed narrative that surrounds the American Civil War. Currently in season at Melbourne’s Malthouse Theatre, the play’s co-creators Jennifer Kidwell and Scott Sheppard join…

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Breaking and Entering: Nakhane’s Intimate Live Performance

‘Being a black queer person in Australia […] or wherever in the world is pushing against the grain. And I’m not one to assimilate.’

Nakhane knew he was going to be a musician…

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‘The Whole Thing is Absurd.’ ‘No Friend But the Mountains’ Translator Omid Tofighian on Breakfasters

It’s a cliché to say the truth is stranger than fiction. But when the winner of Australia’s most prestigious and lucrative literary award is also being held illegally on Manus Island, the truth…