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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.

Location:

Australia

Description:

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

Contact:

0292999555


Episodes

The Untold Story Of Reggie From Big Brother

5/22/2022
Australia first fell in love with Reggie Bird in 2003, when she became the third person in Australia to win Big Brother. The whole country knew Reggie’s name. They knew she was married, ran a fish and chip shop in Tasmania, and wore her heart on her sleeve. And that’s why we loved her. But a lot has changed in Reggie’s life since 2003. And she’s continued to walk an unexpectedly fine line between public and private life over the past two decades…She’s been so famous she couldn’t work, then...

Duration:00:34:53

Who Is Anthony Albanese?

5/21/2022
Australia has woken up to a new Prime Minister: Anthony Albanese. So who is he? What's his story? At the end of 2021, Anthony Albanese sat down with Mia Freedman for this episode of No Filter. So we thought we'd pop it back in your feed so you could get to know our new PM... As a teen, Anthony Albanese sat down with his mother for dinner. It was just the two of them, as it always had been. Albanese’s father had died in a car crash before he was born. Or at least, that’s what he thought until...

Duration:00:38:13

The Day Renee Found Out Her Father Was A Murderer

5/15/2022
Growing up, Renee McBryde thought she had an ordinary life. She was raised by a young, single mum in Sydney, spent time with her grandparents every weekend, and her dad wasn’t around - in fact she’d never met him but they spoke on the phone every week. It was during one of those phone calls, on an ordinary Saturday night, that Renee would suddenly realise that her family was not in fact ordinary. They had secrets that spanned generations and trapped Renee, and her family in a cycle of...

Duration:00:35:44

Lisa Curry Is Ready To Talk

5/8/2022
Want more with Lisa? Find her extra No Filter episode here. Lisa Curry has had many titles in her life. Olympian… IronWoman… Mrs Kenny… Mum. Millions of Australians have watched her grow up, seen her fall in love, have babies, get divorced. Then, in 2020, when Lisa lost her eldest daughter Jaimi, the nation still watched on as a family experienced unbearable grief. Things are still raw for Lisa, but she joined Mia on this episode of No Filter to tell her story. And Jaimi’s story. END BITS:...

Duration:00:45:33

When Sophie Cachia Fell Hard For A Woman

5/1/2022
Want more of Sophie? Listen to Mia’s bonus episode with her here about sex, marriage & expanding her family. The last thing Sophie Cachia expected after giving birth to her second baby, was to fall madly in lust with a woman she met at a work function. An encounter that she immediately went home and told her then-husband all about. What came next was a period of sexual discovery that nobody in Sophie’s life, including her, ever saw coming. She joins Mia to discuss her journey of passionate...

Duration:01:01:34

Don’t Call Alex Fevola A WAG

4/24/2022
Want more of Alex? Listen to Mia’s bonus episode with her here about having another baby in her 40s. Alex Fevola is the founder of the successful beauty brand Runway Room, she’s a photographer, a mum of four daughters and a woman who has had to live some of the darkest moments of her life while the whole country watched - and sometimes while they laughed. On this episode of No Filter, Alex & Mia discuss the awful acronym that is the term WAG, how her marriage came back from an affair and a...

Duration:00:48:20

Everyone Underestimates Abbie Chatfield

4/17/2022
Want more of Abbie? Listen to Mia’s bonus episode with her here. In the space of a few short years, Abbie Chatfield has gone from reality TV villain to feminist icon & lady startup. The Queensland-born podcast host joins Mia for a very raw chat on this episode of No Filter. You’ll learn how she bought a house with vibrators, what she thinks of cancel culture and how getting botox ruined her orgasms… END BITS: With thanks to Abbie Chatfield Find her podcast It's A Lot in your podcast app now....

Duration:00:45:19

A Message From Mia...

4/15/2022
No Filter is a podcast where people tell their stories very candidly and aren’t afraid to be vulnerable. Today, Mia turns the mic on herself to talk openly about her experience with perimenopause. This episode is for the women who are dealing with peri, suspect they might be in peri, and the women who are looking ahead and wanting to be prepared. The Very Peri Summit is bringing together the world’s best experts to give you the most up-to-date advice about peri, streaming direct to you over...

Duration:00:16:19

When Ryan Shelton Decided To Be Vulnerable

4/10/2022
Ryan Shelton is a successful comedian, writer and podcaster but these days, he's perhaps best known for starting conversations that are uncomfortable for many - about shame, self-doubt, envy, and creativity. Conversations, really, about vulnerability. In this episode of No Filter, Ryan tells Mia about the books and conversations that changed his life, and what happened when he decided to confront his best mate, Hamish Blake, about the feeling he was most ashamed of... END BITS: With thanks...

Duration:01:04:20

The Reality Of Being A Reality TV Villain, With Olivia From MAFS

4/3/2022
For anyone who may have missed it, the defining feud of this season of Married, At First Sight, has unfolded between two women named Olivia and Domenica. You may have no idea who these women are, or you may have some very strong, most likely negative, feelings towards one of those women in particular. Her name is Olivia Frazer and she’s our guest today. Our episode is not about picking a side or wading through the minutiae of what happened on the show. No Filter is a candid podcast about...

Duration:00:46:41

804 Days In An Iranian Prison: Kylie Moore-Gilbert

3/26/2022
Want more of Kylie? Listen to Mia’s bonus episode with her here. On the 12th of September, 2018, Australian Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert was arrested at Tehran’s International Airport in Iran. She spent 804 days incarcerated in Tehran’s Evin and Qarchak prison for espionage, a crime she never committed. She was an innocent Australian stuck in a foreign prison...with no way of getting home. Kylie’s story about her imprisonment, and what happened after she was finally released is unbelievable....

Duration:00:56:44

Languishing, Burnout & The Great Resignation

3/20/2022
Listen to the rest of Mia's interview with Adam Cast your mind back to the start of 2020. What was on your bingo card? Probably not words like burnout, languishing, cameras off, zoom & the great resignation. But two years down the track and here we are. The way we work has fundamentally changed in an instant. So how can we make sense of it? In this episode, organisational psychologist Adam Grant will try to help us understand how the world can work smarter and better with these new cards...

Duration:00:40:52

Geoff Huegill’s Biggest Wake Up Call

3/13/2022
Want more of Geoff? Listen to Mia’s bonus episode with him here. Geoff Huegill started swimming at the age of five. By the time he was 21, he’d broken an Olympic world record for Butterfly at the Sydney Olympics. And by the time he was 27, after two Olympics as a professional swimmer, he’d retired from his sport. What came next was parties, depression, body image issues. And then, Geoff decided to make a comeback. On this episode, he chats to Mia about starting over in his career and his...

Duration:00:40:05

The Day Stephenie Rodriguez Lost Her Feet

3/6/2022
Stephenie Rodriguez was at a work conference in Nigeria in 2020 when she got bitten by a mosquito. At the time, she didn’t think anything of it, but two weeks later she collapsed on the floor of an airport. And 24 hours after that, the single mother and digital entrepreneur was in a coma in a Boston hospital with a 2% chance of surviving. Steph has been through more in the past two years than most of us. And what you’ve read so far is only the start of her story… where she’s at now, is a...

Duration:00:54:40

What’s A Woman Over 40 Meant To Look Like In 2022?

2/27/2022
It’s a confusing time to work out what a woman over 40 is supposed to look like. Last week, two magazine covers were released. One with 56yo former supermodel Linda Evangelista showing how she’d been ‘disfigured’ by cosmetic surgery that was meant to make her look younger and thinner and one with Oscar nominee Nicole Kidman dressed like a schoolgirl. No wonder we’re confused. You can see both covers here. Which is why this week on No Filter, Mia is joined by former Editor-in-Chief of Vogue...

Duration:00:44:58

My Sister's Secrets

2/20/2022
Sometimes really bad things happen in families. Things that aren’t spoken about. Things that are covered up to protect adults….at the expense of children. But sometimes, decades later, when those children grow up, they make the courageous, difficult decision to speak up, even if there is enormous pressure from within their family and community to stay silent. Virginia Tapscott is one of those children who grew up and spoke out, after the death of her beloved older sister Ally Tapp who was...

Duration:00:58:59

The Resilience Guy Was Not Okay

2/13/2022
Hugh van Cuylenberg’s job is to teach resilience. But when he realised that he wasn’t okay, he knew he had a problem. On this episode of No Filter Hugh joins Mia to talk about how it’s possible to let go of the things that threaten to overwhelm us. And how it’s okay to feel what you’re feeling… THE END BITS: With thanks to Hugh van Cuylenburg. Find out more about his new book Let Go here: https://theresilienceproject.com.au/shop/ Listen to Hugh's original podcast on No Filter here:...

Duration:00:43:06

Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention

2/6/2022
Want more from Johann? Listen to the rest of his chat with Mia here Does your brain feel a bit like a marshmallow lately? Do you find it hard to concentrate? Do you pick up your phone only to find that an hour has passed and you’re down some obscure rabbit hole that’s landed you on the Facebook page of your high school English teacher and you’ve forgotten why you picked up your phone in the first place? You're not alone. It has been SO HARD to focus lately. So hard to hold our attention for...

Duration:00:59:54

Introducing Restart: The Moment Madeleine West Realised Her Relationship Was Over (1)

2/3/2022
Subscribe to Restart here. In case you missed it, we launched a new show with Madeleine West this week called Restart. If you’re one of the many people who listened to Madeleine's episode of No Filter, here’s the first episode of her new podcast. And if you want to hear the rest, subscribe to Restart wherever you get your podcasts….https://omny.fm/shows/restart-madeleine-west/playlists/restart-madeleine-west See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:06

Kirli Saunders Will Never Question Why She Loves Who She Loves

1/30/2022
This week on No Filter, we’re proud to introduce Narelda Jacobs as our guest host. Kirli Saunders is a storyteller, poet, artist, and teacher by trade. She’s published three books, with another two to be released this year. Written two plays. And creates incredible artwork that also integrates her poetry. A proud Gunai Woman, Kirli advocates for racial equality, LGBTIQA+ rights, and she was the NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year (2020). And, as you’re about to find out, there’s something about...

Duration:00:41:48