Overnights (ABC Local)
The Australian History of Cookbooks07/05/15
Dr Blake Singley has studied hundreds of our early cookbooks to find out what they say about us and how we've developed our cuisine over the years
Rod speaks with author Zoe Norton Lodge about her new book, Almost Sincerely.
Australia's Quirkiest Events
After hearing from Judy Pereira about the brick-throwing competition in Stroud, NSW, Overnights listeners share stories of quirky events happening in their towns around Australia.
Australian characters in Overseas TV programs
'TV Freak' Scott Goodings looks at Australians as characters in overseas TV shows
Women in Sport
Have Australian women achieved more than men in sport?
Do you know what will happen to your assets? How do you make sure that your wishes are respected? Rod was joined by Joseph Antoun, partner at Uther Webster and Evans Solicitors.
We're celebrating the life and music of Australia's King of Country, Slim Dusty on Overnights.
The Salvation Army
How much do we know about the Salvation Army?
Being a Doctor in 2015
Have you ever been curious about what it takes to be a doctor? Dr Ranjana Srivastava joined Mark to talk about medical school, whether Australia can train enough doctors for the future and what's new and exciting in medicine.
Supertrawlers and Illegal fishing
What do you know about our current fish supplies in our oceans and the introduction of Supertrawlers?
The Future for jobs in Australia
What jobs will remain in the next 10-15 years and what new jobs will exist?
Australia in the Forties
What was Australia like in the 1940's?
How much do you know about King Edward VII?
Spot on the Map - Ross, Tasmania
This week, Spot on the Map travels to the little town in heart of Tasmania's midlands, Ross.Rod Quinn speaks with Manager of the Tasmanian Wool Centre, Debra Cadogan-Cowper, about the town's history and in particular its very special bridge.
The Museum of Broken Relationships
Inspired by her own life experience, Olinka Vistica began an art installation on broken relationships that has now expanded to an award-winning musuem in Zagreb, Croatia, with dozens of touring exhibitions. She speaks with Rod Quinn about how this...
Health and Fitness - Eat More Nuts and Peanuts, Not Peanut...
Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne explains why studies have confirmed a link between nut and peanut intake and lower mortality rates from several major causes, but find no protective effect for peanut butter.
Newsreaders - Not What They Used To Be
The days of network figureheads like Walter Cronkite are over, and more recently it has been suggested that Brian Williams' resignation from America's NBC signalled the "death of the newsreader". The role of the television newsreader is certainly not...
Overnights "TV Freak" with your Favourite TV Programs
What's your Favourite TV Program?
Homelessness :Are there solutions?
How big an is homelessness in Australia?
The Polarising Nature Science Fiction - Are you a Sceptic...
It's not just teenagers clutching their tickets to Comic Con who like Science Fiction - since 1980, only eight of the biggest earning Hollywood flicks have not featured time travel, outer space, a supernatural apocalypse or wizards.
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