In 2012 Katharine Viner’s editor, Alan Rusbridger, took her aside and proposed starting a branch of the Guardian in Australia. A few months later she met the people who would become her first local journalists: Lenore Taylor and Katharine Murphy. In this special podcast Taylor talks to Viner – now the Guardian’s global editor-in-chief – and the founding chief executive of Guardian Australia, Ian McClelland, about the first five years of Guardian Australia
In a speech recorded in March at The School of Life in Melbourne, the Australian author explains how writing The Shepherd’s Hut got him thinking about the boys that get left behind • Tim Winton on how toxic masculinity is shackling men to misogyny
Gabrielle Jackson introduces you to our latest Guardian Australia podcast: Common Ground. Lenore Taylor and Rebecca Huntley bring four very different Australians together to find out where their views come from
The Guardian columnist Brigid Delaney talks with Gabrielle Jackson and Bonnie Malkin about the highs and lows of the years she spent researching her new book Wellmania. Delaney talks about how retreats and yoga have worked for her … but bird-poo facials not so much. She says she has become alert to the ‘savage and savvy business people’ in a ‘multitrillion-dollar industry’ but recommends the value that being quiet and disconnected from the phone can bring. ‘It’s definitely made me more...