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The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. Published each weekday at 6.00am, our daily news podcast is designed to fit into your morning routine – perfect for the commute, the gym or over a coffee. Sign up to the email and podcast at https://thesquiz.com.au/signup.

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Australia

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The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. Published each weekday at 6.00am, our daily news podcast is designed to fit into your morning routine – perfect for the commute, the gym or over a coffee. Sign up to the email and podcast at https://thesquiz.com.au/signup.

Twitter:

@thesquiz_

Language:

English


Episodes

Friday, 3 February: Aussie health reforms on the table; A crime ring is busted; Russia intensifies its offensive; And queen Bey runs the world

2/2/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can find out more about The English TV series here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:11:12

Thursday, 2 February: Reviewing the crime crisis in Alice Springs; Protests planned for Pell's funeral; Settling a dispute with our neighbour; And undeading the dodo

2/1/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can listen to the Alice Springs Squiz Shortcut here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:11:30

Wednesday, 1 February: The rate rise relief is over; New support for family violence victims; Pell's final farewell; And a massage for your mouth

1/31/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics. Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:09:54

Tuesday, 31 January: More rain heading for New Zealand; The no campaign speaks up; An Aussie footballer makes it big in America; And being left on hold

1/30/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can see the Colorado black bear's selfies here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:10:43

Monday, 30 January: Protests in the US over a police bashing; A radioactive cap is MIA; Support for the arts sector; And Australia's best beach is crowned

1/29/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can see the top 10 songs in triple j's Hottest 100 here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:10:34

Saturday Squiz, 28 January 2023: the PM visits Alice, a few extraordinary Australians and an ode to the Aussie Burger

1/27/2023
In an Aussie-themed Saturday Squiz, Kate and Claire chat about the Australian of the Year award recipients, the ongoing debate around Australia Day and what's happening in Alice Springs. Plus, a few Aussie TV recommendations and an ode to the Aussie Burger. LINKS Professor Marcia Langton talks about Australia Day on ABC The 2016 viral Facebook post from Australian of the Year, Tyran Brumfitt This Good Food article on Aussie burgers Stream Better Date than Never, The Secret River and...

Duration:00:16:37

Squiz Shortcuts: Your Shortcut to... The latest on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament

1/27/2023
The Squiz team is on a long weekend, but we thought we’d pop this episode into the Squiz Today feed so you can get across all the latest developments on the push for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament that's been dominating the news lately. If you like what you hear and want more, we have a whole bank of Squiz Shortcuts covering everything from who Andrew Tate, what's happening in Ukraine, and how 2023 is shaping up for the British royals. Search for Squiz Shortcuts wherever you get your...

Duration:00:17:31

Squiz Shortcuts: Your Shortcut to... Andrew Tate

1/27/2023
The Squiz team is on a long weekend, but we thought we’d pop this episode into the Squiz Today feed so you can get across a name that has been making a lot of headlines lately: Andrew Tate. If you like what you hear and want more, we have a whole bank of Squiz Shortcuts covering everything from the latest on the push for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, what's happening in Ukraine, and how 2023 is shaping up for the British royals. Search for Squiz Shortcuts wherever you get your podcasts....

Duration:00:15:32

Wednesday, 25 January: Albanese visits Alice; Japan's population problems; The Aussies of the Year are set to be named; And a very smart 4-year-old

1/24/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can listen to the Squiz Shortcuts on the Indigenous Voice to Parliament and Andrew Tate here. You can see the full list of nominees for the Australian of the Year awards here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for...

Duration:00:11:39

Tuesday, 24 January: Attention on Alice; A billion Chinese COVID cases; Queensland's number 1; And an on-court curse

1/23/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can watch the video about Stoffel the escapee honey badger here, and find out about Global Belly Laugh Day here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:11:14

Monday, 23 January: A coronation fit for a king; A Lunar New Year Tragedy; New Zealand gets a new prime minister; And picks for the Golden Guitars

1/22/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:10:28

Saturday Squiz, 21 January 2023: Kyrgios and Arden bow out, Clarke blows up and we've bought a new calendar

1/20/2023
This week Kate and Claire chat about that Michael Clarke video, what's going on in the Aussie Open and the Australian of the Year nominees. Plus, Jacinda Arden says goodbye to politics, and we have a podcast recommendation. LINKS: Michael Clarke and Karl Stefonvic get caught on video fighting A list of the Australian of the Year award nominees Emily Blunt and John Krasinski on the Smartless podcast A 2023 bush calendar from Buy from the Bush Yotam Ottolenghi's cheesy potato cake HOSTS:...

Duration:00:22:04

Friday, 20 January: Jacinda Ardern says goodbye to politics; Alec Baldwin set to face charges; Aussie unemployment stays low; And permission to sip

1/19/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can see the recipe for Giovanni Pilu's herbed ricotta and roasted tomato bruschetta here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:10:56

Thursday, 19 January: Biden's paperwork problem; Aussie troops sent to train Ukrainians; A frightening flight lands safely; And a spice crisis

1/18/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can listen to the Hunter Biden Squiz Shortcut here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:11:32

Wednesday, 18 January: Eyeing our economic horizon; Some seriously hard rain; Farewelling 2 prominent Aussies; And getting loud about leaving

1/17/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics. Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:09:31

Tuesday, 17 January: A former Afghan MP is killed; Nepal mourns; Shopping up a storm; And a win for clutter-lovers

1/16/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can take a look at a red carpet gallery from the Critics' Choice Awards here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:09:20

Monday, 16 January: New support for Ukraine; Iran condemned over its latest execution; Threats made against our pollies on the rise; And the Aussie Open's first bounce

1/15/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:08:21

Saturday Squiz, 14 January 2023: Prince Harry, the Aussie Open and our fave toothpaste gadget

1/13/2023
In our first Saturday Squiz for 2023, Kate and Claire chat about the launch of Prince Harry's new book, a Queensland survival story and all things Aussie Open. Plus, the book to read this summer and the toothpaste gadget we never knew we needed. LINKS: Netflix's Break Point and Paramount's 1883 Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus A nifty toothpaste squeezer Interested in working at the Squiz? Drop us a note at hello@thesquiz.com.au Credits: Hosts: Kate Watson and Claire Kimball Producer:...

Duration:00:17:06

Friday, 13 January: Perrottet's fancy dress disaster; A rockstar welcome in PNG; Cricket Australia cancels Afghanistan; And perfect pasta prevails

1/12/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. Find the recipe for Jamie Oliver's carbonara cake here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:08:33

Thursday, 12 January: A complicated goodbye to George Pell; Inflation reaches new heights; China hits back over COVID; And the Golden Globes return

1/11/2023
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. More details and links to further reading for all of today’s news can be found in The Squiz Today email. Click here to get it in your inbox each weekday morning. You can listen to the Indigenous Voice to Parliament Squiz Shortcut here. See Vogue's Golden Globes red carpet gallery here. Other things we do: Squiz Shortcuts - a weekly explainer on big news topics Squiz Kids - a news podcast for curious kids. Age-appropriate news without the nasties!

Duration:00:09:27