Overnights (ABC Local)
Crooked Cops - 21/10/2014
Australia's history of crooked cops goes back a long way!
Spot on the Map - Mintaro, SA - 19/10/2014
Rod chats to long time resident of the Clare Valley's Mintaro in South Australia.
Tennis Hall of Fame - 19/10/2014
Newport, Rhode Island is the home of the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum. Rod talks to Doug Stark, Museum Director.
Health and Fitness - Awareness of Bowel Cancer - 18/10/2014
Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, talks to us about the important of bowel cancer awareness.
The Ice Chef - Zane Hacker and Cooking in Antarctica - 18/10/2014
Zane Hacker was the chef at Mawson Station Antarctica for 14 months and has just published a travel and cooking book from the coldest part of the world. He joins us to discuss what it's like to publish a travel and cooking book in the South Pole.
The History and Importance of Bridges - 18/10/2014
From bridges in films, travels, books, and even collapses, some of these structures have come to represent masterpieces of engineering...David Blockley, author of 'Bridges - the Science and Art of the World's most Inspiring Structures' joins us to...
Is Democracy Good? - 17/10/2014
What would Australia look like if it wasn't a democracy? Again the Lowy Institute's poll asking how important democracy is for Australians has revealed that only 60% of us think it's the best system of government. But what is the alternative?
DVD Review - Lots of TV from Hannibal to The Good Wife - 17/10/2014
Our weekly DVD review with Rob Pemberton thsi week covers Old School, Sleepy Hollow, From Dusk till Dawn, Copper Blacklist, Californication, Homeland, Boardwalk Empire, Justified, The Good Wife, Hannibal.
Fromelles : An Australian Tragedy - 15/10/2014
why did thousands of Australians die at Fromelles?
Household Debt - 15/10/2014
Why are over 2 million Australians in serious household debt?
Mental Health and Young People - 15/10/2014
Why are we seeing so many mental health problems in young people?
Spot on the Map - Taralga, NSW - 12/10/2014
Colin Chalker runs a family farm in the little town of Taralga in the NSW tablelands.
IT Support - 3D Printing - 12/10/2014
This week on IT Support, Vanessa takes a look at the Ghost Gunner - a 3D printer that makes machine guns. We also check out a couple of other, less terrifying, 3D printing inventions...
The Rituals of Leaving High School - 11/10/2014
Final school exams are about to begin - and then it will be time for many students to say goodbye to their school years. What are the rituals for today's high-school leavers, and how do they compare with the muck-up days of the past? Rob Nairn,...
Will the 119 minute marathon be a reality? - 11/10/2014
Australian athletics legend Robert De Castella discusses whether someone will break the two-hour barrier in the marathon any time soon. The record is now down to 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Health and Fitness - Exercise and Mental Health - 11/10/2014
Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne joins Rod for MentalAs - and discusses how exercise can impact mental health.
DVD Review - Chef and Sunshine on Leith - 10/10/2014
Our weekly look at the latest DVD releases with Rob Pemberton.
The Challenges Facing FIFO Workers - 10/10/2014
Flying in, flying out - rarely seeing your family, rarely a place to call home. Some of our "FIFO" workers, miners in most cases, are suffering from severe stress, isolation and developing mental illness. Dr Jennifer Bowers, Managing Director of the...
Spot on the Map - Burra, SA - 05/10/2014
Meredith Satchell from the Burra Historical Society tells Rod all about this historic Australian town, which is in the process of attaining national heritage listing status. Frequented by roughly 40,000 tourists every year, there is much to explore...
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