A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.
Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.
A weekly lesson on a specific topic with some of Sydney's greatest teachers.
Soul Search explores contemporary religion and spirituality from the inside out — what we believe, how we express it, and the difference it makes in our lives
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
ABC News' Sunday morning discussion program, featuring newsmaker interviews, panel discussions and debates on a wide range of global issues and commentary. Brought to you by George Stephanopoulos and the ABC News team.
In a world marked by wicked social problems, The Minefield helps you negotiate the ethical dilemmas, contradictory claims and unacknowledged complicities of modern life.
Australia’s only religion, faith and ethics TV program.
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
With unparalleled resources, World News Tonight with David Muir provides the latest information and analysis of major events from around the country and the world.
Every weekday, catch up with Sinéad Mangan as she explores news and analysis of national issues significant to regional Australians.
Presented by Australia's leading horticultural experts and hosted by Costa Georgiadis, Gardening Australia is a valuable resource to all gardeners.
The Money looks at Australia and the world through an economic lens. It explores how economics influences everything else.
From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, Late Night Live puts you firmly in the big picture.
Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.
Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about science.
Get all the right advice you need to grow a healthy garden
Informative, jargon-free stories about law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of justice and legal culture. The Law Report makes the law accessible.
The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonising other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.
In-depth conversations with the best fiction writers from Australia and around the world.
The gardening program for gardeners and non-gardeners.
Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.
Making sense of Australia’s place in the world, Between the Lines puts contemporary international issues and events into a broader historical context, seeking out original perspectives and challenging accepted wisdoms.
Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.
Weekly fishing news, events and tips etc from a NSW perspective.
7.30's experienced team brings you the latest current affairs and analysis.
LNL stories separated out for listening. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, Late Night Live puts you firmly in the big picture.
Offsiders' experienced team brings you the latest sport opinion and analysis.
Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country’s biggest issues.
ABC Radio's Country Breakfast is an entertaining look at rural and regional issues around Australia.
Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view.
AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.
Each week day RN Arts programs zoom in on a specific area of art and culture, brought to you by a specialist presenter. Subscribe to their podcasts separately by searching by name in your podcasting app.
Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
How much screen time should you let your kids have? How do you talk to your tweens and teens about sex and consent? How do you keep your cool when your child throws a tantrum? Maggie Dent, one of Australia's favourite parenting authors and educators gives you practical tips and answers to your real-world parenting dilemmas. Maggie talks to parenting experts from around the world to find practical solutions to the challenges every parent is facing today. She'll help you be the parent you real ...
Amanda Vanstone tackles key social, economic and cultural issues in Australian life, challenging assumptions and giving voice to new and seldom-heard commentators.
ABC News' award-winning news magazine program, taking you beyond the headlines of today's stories and trends.
The latest headlines from ABC News, refreshed hourly 24/7.
A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke. Winner of the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation.
In-depth conversations with artists and creative thinkers from Australia and around the world.
The latest headlines from ABC News, refreshed hourly 24/7.By ABC News
Playwright Joanna Murray-Smith reflects on her storied career ahead of the world premiere of Berlin at the Melbourne Theatre Company and a revival of Honour at Sydney's Ensemble Theatre — a play that had its first reading with a cast that included Meryl Streep.Also, MasterChef meets The Hunger Games in the new Australian opera Chop Chef and we disc…
By Pastor Dan Krah
For some it was the best of seasons, and for others, the worst. Jon Lamb reveals the information gleaned from the 2021 Tomato Survey and it seems that seasonal factors were just as important as management issues. Merv Trimper, coordinator of the National Rose Trial Gardens in Adelaide discusses the People's Choice.…
In a follow up to the highly successful Around the world in 80 Trees Jonathan Drori is back with another epic journey - This time his focus is on plants.
Violence has erupted on the streets of Northern Ireland after decades of peace. We speak to David Phinnemore in Belfast about the role Brexit is playing in fuelling the tensions.
Laura Tingle reports from the National Cabinet meeting on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and the Prime Minister finally agrees to a Royal Commission into veteran suicides.
Laura Tingle on the latest from National Cabinet, David Phinnemore on what's behind the recent violence in Northern Ireland and Jon Drori on eighty remarkable plants.
For generations, Indigenous Australians have thrived on the islands in the Torres Strait but rising sea levels, more extreme weather and coastal erosion are devouring some of the 17 inhabited islands in the region and threatening their way of lifeBy Andy Park
Neighbours is Australia's most iconic TV show but behind the scenes it is in turmoil. A group of actors who worked on the show are speaking out alleging they faced racism on set and received little help from management.By Jason Om
New South Wales’ Premier Gladys Berejiklian joins 7.30 to discuss the latest with the vaccine rollout.By Leigh Sales
A royal commission into veteran and serving Defence personnel suicides has been announced, after the government relented to pressure to support the broad-ranging and powerful inquiry.By Leigh Sales
Two of Australia's biggest lithium miners have announced a four billion dollar merger to create one of the world's biggest suppliers to the lithium battery industry.By Alan Kohler
Attorneys in the Derek Chauvin trial prepare for closing arguments, while Minneapolis prepares for a potential verdict. Authorities say the alleged gunman behind the killing of eight people in Indianapolis had already had a gun removed from his possession... but was able to buy two more anyway. And Vladimir Putin's most vocal critic is back on the …
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Anthony Fauci became a household name in the past year with his steady, science-based advice. Australia often compares itself to the US but our experiences of the pandemic have been very different to those of America
Doctors are sometimes not the best at giving patients an accurate or realistic prognosis about a disease. Yet someone with a cancer diagnosis will most often want to know 'how long have I got'. A US site called cancersurvivalrates.com aims to give patients and health care professionals accurate information on prognosis by tumour type.…
Most heart research has been into men but heart disease kills about five times more women than breast cancer. An international study looking at large numbers of genes working together found that women present their own genetic patterns and it has major implications for prevention and treatment.
Urinary tract infections, are common but there's often confusion on how best to treat them. Antibiotics may help, but to what extent? New research has brought together the most reliable evidence on treating UTIs to see what's appropriate, and when.
As we slowly begin to emerge from the COVID_19 pandemic, what kind of shape is Australia in? How effective has the internet and social media been in the Myanmar coup? Very, if you're one of the ruling generals. Normally, if a cow has a disease that effects its ability to reproduce it's put down but what happens in India where cows are sacred? A spe…
US president Joe Biden has pledged a reformed approach to China and the United States’ relationship with the outside world. So, what would a changing US-China relationship mean for the rest of the world? And does the US look for more cooperation with Europe on dealings with China? A panel of China and international security experts explores the com…
Alan Finkel, Australia's former Chief Scientist, plots a course for moving away from carbon emitting fossil fuels, towards a zero emissions world. Solar, wind, as well as battery storage of renewables, will meet more of energy needs. But the great hope, down the track, is hydrogen power.
The city of Minneapolis and the nation on edge as the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin comes to a close tomorrow. Minnesota state's National Guard are on alert, as George Floyd's family says they "are praying for a conviction." Authorities reveal the suspected gunman of a deadly mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally …
National cabinet meets with hopes of reviving Australia's faltering COVID-19 vaccine rollout; the trans-Tasman travel bubble is open for business; and we take you to South Africa, where a fierce wildfire destroys historic sites on Table Mountain.
New York-based Australian writer Lily Brett moved her family to Shelter Island during the pandemic. There she's found a different speed of life and been adjusting to the absence of her late father. Now in her 70s, Lily's also been thinking about what it means to be old
Australia has remained safe from the pandemic when compared to many other parts of the world, thanks in part to our borders. Today we reopen our borders to New Zealand. Some argue we should open up soon to the rest of the world because we are missing out culturally, politically and economically by remaining closed.…
After President Biden announced his decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan and backtracked on a plan to maintain a cap on refugee admissions, Martha goes one-on-one with Secretary of State Antony Blinken in an exclusive interview. Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the latest on the U.S. vaccination rollout as the country sees a new rise in…
By Pastor Dan Krah
Meet all six of the Stella Prize shortlisted writers whose books speak to Australia right in this moment.
Meet all six of the Stella Prize shortlisted writers whose books speak to Australia right in this moment.
From an Amish family in Tasmania, to a Chinese Australian widow in Darwin, piano tuner Martin Tucker encounters people across Australia. Through his craft the audience is introduced to a network of community, faith connection and listening, bound together by the vanishing skill of a piano tuner committed to his calling.…
What happens when we recognise non-human animals as sentient beings with rights? Why do women have a particular stake in environmental justice? What exactly do we mean when we talk about sustainability? Anyone looking for a way into these important contemporary questions could start by exploring the work of Val Plumwood, the pioneering Australian e…
Britain and the world say goodbye to Prince Philip, who was laid to rest after decades of service to his country and the Queen. Police continue to search for a motive following a deadly mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis that claimed the lives of eight people. New cases of the coronavirus are up in nearly half the country as several …
Joining Kelli Underwood to discuss the week’s biggest sports stories are former AFLW player Sharni Norder, The Australian's Peter Lalor, and The Daily Telegraph's Jamie Pandaram.
What do your undies have to do with the health of Australian soils?
Dr Richard Taylor is a forensic psychiatrist — and he’s assessed well over a hundred accused killers in his career.
From an early age Tilly began learning her Nukunu from her parents through games and walking on country.
Black and Blue is a memoir of remarkable fortitude and resilience told with wit, wisdom, and great heart.
A Tasmanian Aboriginal artist who has tried to constructively engage with Dark Mofo and its parent institution MONA has decided to walk away after seven years.
Presenting the eighth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (http://apple.co/ladybird), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3ukYgoq), or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/3bBrdUK - It’s four in the morning when Lyndon wakes up Lady Bird to the news that Senator Rob…
Presenting the seventh episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (http://apple.co/ladybird), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3ukYgoq), or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/3bBrdUK - Lyndon Johnson has been talking about escaping the presidency almost since the day …
The deadly shooting rampage inside and outside a FedEx facility in Indianapolis claims the lives of eight people. New information about the suspected shooter, a former employee of the facility who took his own life, and the warning from his mother just a year ago. Protests continue after the release of police body cam video in the deadly shooting o…
The gardening program for gardeners and non-gardeners
Turmoil in Minnesota. Race for the vaccine. Greenwashing companies. Transgender girls participating in youth athletics. Remembering DMX. Yahoo! Answers says goodbye.By ABC News
Psychedelic drugs were a feature of 1960s counter-culture and the subject of serious medical research from the 1940s onwards. Research was halted after psychedelics were declared dangerous and banned but new research is finding them to be powerful medicine. And, with the coronavirus pandemic in full swing, why are there so few drugs to treat viruse…