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More than 300,000 women join Mia Freedman each week as she has candid conversations with interesting people who have fascinating stories to share. From Olivia Newton-John, Serena Williams, Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty, athletes, actors, politicians, business leaders, authors and regular people who have achieved extraordinary things….they all let their guard down and open up in a way that’s positive and riveting.

More than 300,000 women join Mia Freedman each week as she has candid conversations with interesting people who have fascinating stories to share. From Olivia Newton-John, Serena Williams, Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty, athletes, actors, politicians, business leaders, authors and regular people who have achieved extraordinary things….they all let their guard down and open up in a way that’s positive and riveting.

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Australia

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More than 300,000 women join Mia Freedman each week as she has candid conversations with interesting people who have fascinating stories to share. From Olivia Newton-John, Serena Williams, Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty, athletes, actors, politicians, business leaders, authors and regular people who have achieved extraordinary things….they all let their guard down and open up in a way that’s positive and riveting.

Twitter:

@Mamamia

Language:

English

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0292999555


Episodes

Rebecca Woolf Was Going To Leave Her Husband, Then He Died

11/28/2021
Rebecca Woolf has done a lot of things before everyone else. She became a mum at 23 years old, had four children by the time she was 29 including twins. And then became a widow at just 37, when her husband Hal died pretty suddenly. But before he got sick unexpectedly, she was planning to leave him… Rebecca speaks about the hard stuff like exploring her sexuality and open relationships, stuff that we often don’t allow ourselves to talk about, or even to feel. THE END BITS: With thanks to...

Duration:00:42:44

When Fiona Met Hayley

11/21/2021
This love story starts with one woman sliding into another woman’s DMs. Fiona Falkiner is a model, she was a contestant and then a host on The Biggest Loser and the person who was in her DM’s? That was her now fiancé, Hayley Willis, who is a sports journalist. Hayley was a little bit drunk, scrolling through Instagram after a big night and thought - wow, she’s hot. And now? Well, their love is big, their chemistry is undeniable and their family is growing. From their first date to predatory...

Duration:00:55:38

Phoebe Burgess Is Ready To Talk: Part Two

11/17/2021
For two years, Phoebe Burgess remained pretty silent when it came to the breakup of her marriage. And then her ex-husband went on a reality TV show called SAS Australia. She’d wake up in the morning and read messages from women on Instagram saying they were thinking of her. And that’s when she realised the danger of someone's story being told by someone else. So, she decided to take the power back. And that’s why she’s joining Mia in the studio today for part two of our conversation... THE...

Duration:00:26:13

Phoebe Burgess Is Ready To Talk

11/14/2021
If you’d looked at Phoebe Burgess’ Instagram account three or four years ago, chances are you would have seen a happy family smiling back at you. Phoebe; a former magazine journalist, her husband, Sam Burgess; the famous NRL player, and a growing baby bump going on family holidays to Hamilton Island, Fiji, and coastal NSW. They had a beautiful home. Fame. Wealth. It was the ultimate highlight reel. But only a few people knew that those family holidays weren’t exactly what they appeared to...

Duration:00:41:02

Kate Langbroek Decided To Blow Up Her Life

11/7/2021
Over the past two decades, Kate Langbroek's life has changed dramatically. Some of that change has been because of choices she’s made - like having 4 kids in 5 years, or deciding to quit her high profile, massively well-paid radio job alongside Dave “Hughesy” Hughes to move to Italy...in the midst of a global pandemic. But other things that have thrown her world into chaos have been things that blindsided her. On this episode of No Filter, she opens up about all of it. THE END BITS: With...

Duration:00:57:57

The Very Big Friendship of Leigh Sales & Annabel Crabb

10/31/2021
Mia Freedman often says friendships are forged in the fire of shitty times as well as great ones. And that is the truth of the very strong, sometimes very rude bond between Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb. They are two of the most admired, respected, successful, and talented journalists in Australia. They’ve won awards, written best-selling books, birthed babies, a hit podcast, a community of Chatters, and now a new book, called Well Hello. They’ve both been on No Filter a number of times...

Duration:00:37:20

The Story Of Amani Haydar

10/24/2021
Amani Haydar was five months pregnant and excitedly preparing to become a mother for the first time. But on an ordinary day, Amani’s life changed to a degree she never thought possible. She answered a phone call that sliced everything she thought she knew about her parents, about relationships, about marriage, about love and about her own future - into two very different parts: before and after. Amani has since written a book about her experience called The Mother Wound, and she joins Mia...

Duration:00:38:44

Lisa Wilkinson’s Life Wasn’t Meant To Be Like This: Part Two

10/19/2021
Across two episodes of No Filter, you’re going to hear the story of Lisa Wilkinson. But it’s Lisa Wilkinson like you’ve never heard her before. Because Lisa has lived lots of different lives in her 61 years. And on this episode of No Filter, she discusses them all. From what actually happened when she left the Today Show, to a fiery phone call with Kerry Packer, her off air relationship with Karl Stefanovic and her heartbreaking experience with sexual assault as a young girl. ‘ It Wasn’t...

Duration:00:58:01

Lisa Wilkinson’s Life Wasn’t Meant To Be Like This: Part One

10/17/2021
Over the next two episodes of No Filter, you’re going to hear the story of Lisa Wilkinson. But it’s Lisa Wilkinson like you’ve never heard her before. Because Lisa has lived lots of different lives in her 61 years. And on this episode of No Filter, she discusses them all. From what actually happened when she left the Today Show, to a fiery phone call with Kerry Packer, her off air relationship with Karl Stefanovic and her heartbreaking experience with sexual assault as a young girl. ‘ It...

Duration:00:41:02

The Private Life Of Emma Wiggle

10/10/2021
Emma Watkins grew up wanting to be a ballerina. She’d watched dancers all her life on the TV, and on The Wiggles. But then she got injured, and that dream? Well, it went out the window. So she went in search of something more, and little did she know that something more would see her become the first female Wiggle. On this episode of No Filter we talk about everything from the backlash she faced at the announcement, her Endometriosis diagnosis, and what it’s really like to be one of the most...

Duration:00:43:26

The Baby Catcher

10/3/2021
Caroline de Costa started studying medicine at Sydney University when she was just 16 years old, after a few years off and a baby in between, Caroline finished her medical degree in 1973. She decided she wanted to major in Obstetrics and Gynecology, but she wasn’t allowed. They wouldn’t let her…because it wasn’t a woman’s field. (Yes, that happened) So Caroline packed her bags, her family, and headed for Ireland where they would train her. Seven children, 15 books and almost 50 years later,...

Duration:00:46:55

The Day Stuart Diver Decided To Live

9/26/2021
It was an ordinary day on the 30th of July, 1997 in Thredbo, but at 11:35pm the earth moved. Lives were changed and lost in just a few minutes. The Thredbo Landslide happened fast. It hit two ski lodges where 19 people were sleeping. It destroyed the buildings, ripped them off their foundations, and plunged those inside under tonnes of debris and concrete. For the first two days, we were told that there would be no survivors. However, on the morning of the third day, 66 hours after he was...

Duration:00:44:34

Introducing Extraordinary Stories: Young Talent Time

9/22/2021
It was a child star factory that catapulted Dannii Minogue and Tina Arena onto the world stage and created the country’s first-ever teen heartthrobs. But to a generation of Australians, Young Talent Time was much more than a TV show. Join Johnny Young and the cast as they journey through the highlights of a glittering moment in Australian TV history- into the spandex-wearing, mullet-sporting musical spectacular of the 1970s and 80s. This is the first episode of Extraordinary Stories: Young...

Duration:00:39:00

Australia’s New Queen Of Breakfast TV

9/19/2021
There’s a good reason why breakfast TV hosts are among the biggest celebrities in the country. It’s an intimate and long-term relationship. Lisa Millar is the host of Australia’s most popular breakfast show, ABC News Breakfast. She’s a Walkley Award-winning journalist who has covered some of the biggest news stories in the world, including terrorist attacks, mass shootings, and natural disasters. When you’re doing three hours of live TV every day, unexpected things happen and you have to...

Duration:00:59:03

Navigating Gender & Identity With Zoe Terakes

9/12/2021
Zoe Terakes is 21 and they identify as non-binary and trans masculine. You would have seen Zoe on your screens or on the stage, maybe in the ABC’s Janet King, Wentworth, or more recently in 9 Perfect Strangers. You may have even caught their award-winning performance in A View From The Bridge. Zoe has come out a number of times for a number of different reasons, and they have some advice for parents whose children give them the gift of vulnerability, and honesty. They join Mia now to talk...

Duration:00:46:09

“I Was Flying An American Airlines Plane On 9/11”: Beverley Bass’ Extraordinary Story

9/10/2021
September 11 2001 is etched in the minds of people all over the world. It changed the way we lived and traveled, fundamentally. But, it also gave us the story of a little town in Canada that did some pretty extraordinary things in the face of terror. A story that has been turned into a musical called Come From Away. But before it was a Broadway smash, it was the story of Beverley Bass, American Airlines' first-ever female pilot. And on this 20th anniversary of September 11, Beverley joins me...

Duration:00:41:13

Ben Crowe Knows How You Can Find Your Purpose

9/5/2021
There’s a good reason why Ben Crowe is Australia’s most in-demand professional mentor and leadership coach. Before he started his own business, called MojoCrowe, Ben worked in the ‘Just Do It’ team - helping Nike’s athletes work out who they are outside the sport they were famous for. He’s worked with everyone from Ash Barty, to Dylan Alcott, Andre Agassi, to Stephanie Gilmore. He’s worked with special Ops Forces, teenagers, world champions, and world leaders. Ben’s all about helping people...

Duration:00:57:55

Living With Relationship OCD

8/29/2021
Everyone has intrusive thoughts. But if you live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Well, it becomes something much more extreme. You get stuck on your thoughts, and you can’t move past them. And you play those thoughts on a loop, like a broken record. You’ve probably heard about OCD - although it’s widely misunderstood and misrepresented. But Relationship OCD is something you’ve probably never heard of. And it’s a type of mental ill-health that affects a surprising number of people. On...

Duration:00:46:28

Everyone's Talking About Tony Armstrong

8/22/2021
Tony Armstrong is the most talked-about new talent in the television industry right now. Everyone is talking about him. Every media company wanted to sign him. And if you don’t know who Tony is yet, you will soon. Tony is a proud Barranbinya man. He was raised by a single mum in Sydney’s West, and he started playing AFL at a young age. He made it all the way to the top. Sort of. He played for the Adelaide Crows, Sydney Swans and Collingwood, and after 7 years playing footy and only 35 games...

Duration:00:41:21

Introducing Cancelled: Mamamia's First Comedy Podcast

8/19/2021
Hey! We've launched a new show and we want to tell you about it... Welcome to Cancelled, Mamamia’s brand new podcast that unpacks what happens to celebrities once the world turns on them. Every Tuesday Jessie & Clare Stephens discuss who’s in, who’s out and who cares, and this episode? It's all about Justin Timberlake. His crimes? Britney Spears Janet Jackson Kylie Minogue ‘Cheating’ on his wife, Jessica Biel Will he be found guilty? Let's find out... To hear more from Cancelled, head here:...

Duration:00:41:51