Overnights (ABC Local)
Richard Tognetti is celebrating 25 years as Artistic Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra. He speaks to Rod Quinn.
Health and Fitness - Tips for Managing Stress
It's well known that exercise is a good way to alleviate stress brought on my pressures in work and life, but there are lots of other things you can do. Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, Gordon Lynch, fills Rod Quinn in on the...
Vitamin Supplements - Are they worth taking?
Do vitamin supplements actually work? They can be expensive so are you getting your money's worth? Could they be potentially harmful? One of Australia's best known nutritionists, Dr Rosemary Stanton, answers these questions and many more.
DVD Review - Entourage and Spy
Rob Pemberton gives his verdict on the big screen version of Entourage. Do you need to have seen the television series to enjoy the film? Rob also reviews the comedy Spy.
Grand Final Weekend
There's plenty of hype and excitement amongst sports fans with the Australian Football League and National Rugby League deciders due to take place this October long weekend. In the NRL, the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos will go...
The Dog Squad
Dogs play a very important role in helping the Police fight crime.
Our Prison System
Prisons - are they for rehabilitation or for punishment?
The Role of Shearers in our History.
Woolsheds and Shearers give a unique view of our history.
The Happy Birthday song and its fascinating history
Documentary filmmaker, Jennifer Nelson, will go down in history as the woman who brought the world's most famous song back into the public domain. Up until now, filmmakers wanting the rights to use the song "Happy Birthday" had to pay hefty copyright...
Health and Fitness - Developing Stronger Legs
Legs provide the foundation for the rest of the body, but more often than not, we take them for granted. Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, Gordon Lynch, gives some tips on how to develop stronger legs.
The Misuse of Prescription Medication
The abuse of prescription medication is one of the major medical problems in Australia. Patients often don't think of themselves as drug addicts because the medication has been prescribed by a doctor, but this misuse can have serious consequences. The...
Health and Fitness - What Urine Can Tell Us
Urine is one waste product that can provide important information on how healthy you are. Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, Gordon Lynch, explains to Rod Quinn just how much you can learn by paying attention to your urine.
The figures are staggering. One in three Australian women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. So what can be done to reverse this trend? Jennifer Mullen from White Ribbon speaks to Rod Quinn.
DVD Review - Mad Max Fury Road and The Fast and the...
Rob Pemberton gives his verdict on two films that feature car chases and lots of action - Mad Max Fury Road and The Fast and the Furious 7.
Cooking with Rice
Once you can cook rice perfectly, can you cook anything?
TV Freak Primates
Primates on the TV!
Shakespeare on the Book Club
'Shakespeare: The World as Stage' was discussed in the Overnights Book Club.
The Bee Gees.
Who doesn't love the music of the Bee Gees? But what were the lives of the Brothers Gibb really like?
History of Stamps and Postal Services
How did postal services develop in this country?
Why don't we know more about West Papua? What is happening there?
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