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There's great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.

There's great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.
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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

There's great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.

Language:

English

Contact:

Overnights ABC Radio GPO Box 9994 Melbourne, Vic, 3001 1300 800 222


Episodes

Oscar Wilde : from Irish eccentric to international celebrity

11/19/2018
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He mixed with the celebrities of the day - but he was also a man who suffered a terrible downfall.

Duration:00:39:55

Six Generations of Wine Makers

11/18/2018
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Australia is known the world over for its wines – but when and how did the industry begin and how has it developed through the decades?

Duration:00:36:11

Getting Work in Small Business

11/14/2018
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Small business is one of the biggest employers in the country; but at the moment they are having problems finding workers. But this could be an opportunity for those looking for work - how do you go about it?

Duration:00:38:26

International Analysis : Are the Chinese gradually reshaping the global economy?

11/13/2018
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What is hard power and soft power; how does this impact on the Pacific and the Chinese 'Belt and Road' initiative?

Duration:00:37:56

Prince Albert : Not an easy job, being married to a queen!

11/12/2018
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Before he married Queen Victoria he was described as the "most virginal spotless prince in Europe'. Afterwards, in her eyes, he was an 'infallible genius'. What did he achieve?

Duration:00:40:09

The Armistice - One hundred years on - What did it all mean?

11/11/2018
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Sixty thousand Australian lives were lost - and what was achieved?

Duration:00:39:07

Spot On The Map: Streaky Bay

11/10/2018
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Streaky Bay was first sighted in 1627 by Dutchman Peter Nuyts as we find out the history of the area.

Duration:00:23:32

Freddie Mercury: Behind the Scenes Revealed

11/10/2018
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Rod Quinn speaks with Peter Freestone, personal assistant to Freddie Mercury for the last 12 years before the world lost the legend.

Duration:00:23:50

Rick Price - 25 Years of Music & Memories

11/9/2018
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Australian singer-songwriter Rick Price has been touring his seminal 1992 Heaven Knows around the nation.

Duration:00:17:16

Health & Fitness: Injury Free Training

11/9/2018
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Tips for injury free training when it comes to getting into shape.

Duration:00:14:44

Talking Point: Hypnotherapy, panacea or placebo?

11/9/2018
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Hypnosis, how does it actually work with health issues such as anxiety, or giving up smoking?

Duration:00:46:48

Talking Point: What's the Role of an Ex-PM?

11/8/2018
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What should we do with our now increasing number of ex-PMs?

Duration:00:50:10

The Complex Causes of Drought

11/7/2018
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We are a country of “droughts and flooding rains” - but what causes these droughts - what are the weather patterns behind them?

Duration:00:38:51

Where did we come from? Did we really come from the apes?

11/6/2018
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Is evolution a process of adapting to the environment in which we live - a way to drive a species towards greater success? What is the link to the apes?

Duration:00:41:13

A Problem that needs fixing? Do we need quotas for women in the workplace and government?

11/6/2018
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When do we need the ‘best person for the job’ or should we be filling quotas?

Duration:00:38:07

The History of Libraries - from the Mechanics Institute to the Digital Age

11/4/2018
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How important have libraries been in our history? What role have they played in education; in our democracy?

Duration:00:37:31

Spot On The Map: Newman

11/3/2018
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Rod Quinn takes us to a Spot On The Map, Newman WA, an outback oasis in the desert.

Duration:00:23:34

Home Cinema with Rob Pemberton

11/3/2018
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Rod Quinn speaks to Rob Pemberton about the latest in DVDs and home entertainment.

Duration:00:15:50

Health & Fitness: Breaking the Inactivity Cycle

11/2/2018
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Training consistently is the best way to keep up with our heath and fitness and it’s a point worth making ahead of summer holidays.

Duration:00:14:37

Talking Point: Saints of the SES

11/2/2018
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Whether flood, storm, road crash rescue, search and rescue the SES always appear in our times of peril.

Duration:00:43:14