Overnights (ABC Local)
Vanessa Hughes reviews the Nicole Kidman film "Strangerland" and gives her verdict on series 3 of the television show "House of Cards."
Is there anybody out there?
Have you ever wondered if life exists beyond the solar system? Rod Quinn speaks to Dr Charley Lineweaver from the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University (ANU). He's also a Senior Research Fellow at the...
The Joy of Nudism
Michael Pavlich talks to Stuart Whelan, editor of TAN magazine [The Australian Naturist] and owner of NSW naturist bed and breakfast, Le Chateau Naturiste.
Telehealth: Modern communications helping to monitor our...
Trevor Chappell discusses the idea of telehealth with Colleen Cartwright, Emeritus Professor of Southern Cross University.
Politics: Left Wing Right Wing
Trevor Chappell discussed the idea of 'left wing' and 'right wing' with Overnights' politics and international affairs expert Keith Suter
The History of the YMCA
The fabulous history of the YMCA
Michael Pavlich explores the life of Stalin with Stephen Kotkin.
Health and Fitness - Exercising in Winter
Rod Quinn is joined once again by Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, with his tips on how to best exercise during the colder months.
Film with Richard Gray - The Worst Movies of All Time
Our resident film guru Richard Gray returns to Overnights and this time he's speaking with Rod Quinn about the worst movies of all time. Many of us bemoan the cinema of today as tedious, self-indulgent or cringeworthy. But we go beyond that... to try...
Renewable Energy Explained
13% of Australia's grid was powered by renewables in 2014. But beyond that, how much do you we about renewable energy?We explore the different types of renewable energy - from hydro-electric (45% of Australia's renewable output) to geothermal (0.002%...
At what age should driver's licences be cancelled?
Do you remember the feeling when you got your driver's licence? Could you imagine what it would be like for your licence to be taken away? More than 60% of Australians aged over 75 maintain a driver's licence but there are concerns with older drivers...
Why are we obsessed with sport?
It's not unusual for sports fans to get overly emotional if their favourite team wins or loses. But why do we care so much?
Stopping Self Destructive Behaviours
Regular Overnights psychologist, Rosalie Pattenden discusses and takes calls on stopping or improving self destructive behaviour.
The downward trend of Apprenticeships
While apprenticeships can help secure a job, there's been a decreasing trend in people undertaking an apprenticeship, and even worse - many people who start them aren't completing them...
Sidney Nolan is one of Australia's most famous and prolific artists, but many people may only know a few things about his varied and interesting life....
What is Free Speech?
Are you confused about what Free Speech is?
The Australian History of Cookbooks
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
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