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Spot on the Map - Coraki, NSW - 21/12/201412/20/14
Ron Parker has lived in the Northern Rivers town of Coraki for more than 30 years. For most of that time he has run the Mid Richmond Historical Society and its Museum and he joined Rod to share the secrets of this lovely NSW town.
IT Support - Tech Fails of 2014 - 21/12/2014
Rod and Vanessa look over the biggest tech fails of 2014. With a lot to choose from they canvas Heartbleed and hacking, security updates that broke smartphones, printable weapons, unpopular rock stars and more.
Cyclone Tracy Archive - Major General Alan Stretton - 21/12/2014
On Christmas Day 1974, Major General Alan Stretton flew to Darwin in the aftermath of Cyclone Tracy to take charge of the clean-up and reconstruction of that devastated city. In 2012, Rod caught up with him to find out what it was like to work on such...
Undressed - The Fascinating Story Behind Underwear - 21/12/2014
Professor Suzanne Miller is Director of the Queensland Museum and here she explores the intimate details of what we wear underneath... as part of their "350 Years of Underwear in Fashion" exhibition.
Health and Fitness - Best Low Impact Exercises - 20/12/2014
Some workouts can be tough on joints and lead to over-use injuries. But there are low-impact exercises that can help us reach targets without unduly stressing joints. Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne takes us...
Amusement Parks - A Big, Serious Business - 20/12/2014
They have sometimes been called the happiest places on earth - and that's certainly what marketing teams want us to think.
Torture in a Modern World - 19/12/2014
Since the CIA Report into post-2001 "advanced" torture techniques was released last week, the world has watched on, horrified, as the realities of some forms of torture were made public.The report made clear that these techniques were not successful...
DVD Review - Authors Anonymous, These Final Hours and Ernest and...
Our weekly DVD Review this week looks at Authors Anonymous, These Final Hours and Ernest and Celestine.
Spot on the Map - Robinvale, Victoria - 14/12/2014
This week's Spot on the Map is the lovely town of Robinvale - sitting on the banks of the Murray River in Victoria.Secretary of the Euston-Robinvale Historical Society, Bev Harbinson, joins us to share the town's history, including its being explored...
The Beatles Special Part 4 - 50 Years of Beatles For Sale - 14/12/2014
50 Years of Beatles For Sale - Part Four in our Beatles album series, and John Lennon biographer Jude Southerland-Kessler joins Rod to discuss the Fab Four's fourth album.
9-11 Museum in New York City - 14/12/2014
Anthony Guido from the 9-11 Museum in New York City joins us to talk about this beautiful memorial and museum commemorating the tragic loss of life that occurred on 11 September 2001, and examines the event's ongoing significance in the world today.
History of Shoes - 13/12/2014
How many pairs of shoes do you have? What is your favourite pair of shoes? We explore the fascinating, creative and of course the functional history of footwear.Jonathan Walford is the Co-founder and Curator of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge,...
Health and Fitness - Planks - 13/12/2014
Dr Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne gives his tips for how planks can build a strong core body strength.
DVD Review - The Code, Fargo and The Mule - 12/12/2014
DVD reviewer Rob Pemberton takes a look at The Code, Fargo, and the Australian film The Mule.
Step Back Think: One Punch Violence - 11/12/2014
Do people relise it only takes one punch?
Christmas Music with Scott Speck - 11/12/2014
What are some of your favourite Christmas classicals?
famous Person: Jane Austen - 10/12/2014
Are you a fan of Jane Austen?
Australian History of Cyclones - 09/12/2014
Do you remember Cyclone Tracy? What about Cyclone Mahina?
Scott Goodings, TV freak, with TV Nicknames - 08/12/2014
What were some of your favourite TV character nicknames?
Fracking and the Environment - 08/12/2014
How much does the practice of fracking impact upon the environment?
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