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Expect engaging discussions with real people and inspiring stories connecting communities across Victoria, on The Conversation Hour with Richelle Hunt and Warwick Long.

Expect engaging discussions with real people and inspiring stories connecting communities across Victoria, on The Conversation Hour with Richelle Hunt and Warwick Long.

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Expect engaging discussions with real people and inspiring stories connecting communities across Victoria, on The Conversation Hour with Richelle Hunt and Warwick Long.

Language:

English

Contact:

GPO Box 9994 Melbourne, Vic, 3001 (03) 9626 1771


Episodes

The origins behind footy theme songs

10/20/2020
Did you know that Geelong's theme song is based on an opera? And the Tiger's found inspiration from broadway's 'Row Row Row.'

Duration:00:39:24

'It will be a nightmare': Farmers fear changes to camping laws in Victoria

10/19/2020
Victorian's will be allowed to camp, fish or hunt on farmer's leased land without permission, under new regulations before the Upper House.

Duration:00:35:08

How coastal erosion is changing the appearance of Victoria's beaches

10/18/2020
The Inverloch Surf Life Saving Club used to look out over 40 meters of sand dune, but locals say it's now a 180 degree view of the ocean.

Duration:00:31:11

How do elections in New Zealand differ from elections in Australia?

10/15/2020
As the country goes to the polls, New Zealanders everywhere will be joining election parties and acknowledging a momentous occasion.

Duration:00:31:43

Australians going hungry for the first time during COVID-19 pandemic

10/14/2020
Many Australians are struggling to put food on the first table for the first time in their life, but are too ashamed to ask for help.

Duration:00:45:27

The sharks that swim off Victorian shores

10/13/2020
Great whites, elephant and Port Jackson, these are just a few of the seven species of sharks in Victoria.

Duration:00:33:45

Rise in Australians gambling online during COVID-19 lockdown

10/12/2020
New research shows one in three people signed up to online betting accounts during the coronavirus lockdown.

Duration:00:52:29

Aged care? Granny flat? Deciding where to live when you grow old

10/11/2020
Whether you're deciding for yourself or on behalf of a loved one, the choice about where to grow old is a complicated one.

Duration:00:52:23

How accessible is Victoria for people living with low vision or blindness?

10/7/2020
Kate finds it easier to live in regional Victoria with low vision, saying people don't look at their phones while walking as often.

Duration:00:51:34

Why supermarket shelves should make space for native Indigenous ingredients

10/6/2020
Mark Olive, Bruce Pascoe and Jock Zonfrillo explain the changes Australians can make to see more native Indigenous ingredients on supermarket shelves.

Duration:00:50:58

Living with languages: Growing up in a bilingual household

10/5/2020
Growing up in a bilingual household can foster family connections and help people access important information about public health or bushfires in different languages.

Duration:00:52:26

Understanding La Nina: why changing conditions across the Pacific Ocean could mean hope of rain for Australian farmers

10/4/2020
Australia's first La Nina event since 2012 promises potential drought-breaking rainfall and reduced risk from bushfires, but also a greater chance of cyclones and flooding.

Duration:00:50:39

Monitoring the sounds of nature can help protect native animals in the future

10/1/2020
Barking frogs, brolga calls and is that a fish fart? Recording nature sounds can help to protect native flora and fauna.

Duration:00:30:25

Does New Zealand and Australia have a fair relationship?

9/30/2020
Over 600,000 New Zealand citizens call Australia home, but many are denied access to Australia's benefits and citizenship, despite paying taxes.

Duration:00:30:11

What Victorians want to know about the Murray-Darling Basin

9/29/2020
Who owns the water? Is climate change affecting the river? An expert panel answers your questions about the Murray-Darling Basin.

Duration:01:00:00

Generational change: Events that define how we spend our money

9/28/2020
Whether it's a global event like WWII, or if you just had to save for your first car, life moments define how we manage our money.

Duration:01:00:00

The United States Presidential election is one month away, do Australian's care?

9/27/2020
As Americans prepare to head to the election polls, are Australians tuning in or out? Matt Bevan explains how the American election will affect life in Australia.

Duration:01:00:00

Council election candidates think creatively about campaigning due to coronavirus

9/24/2020
Corflutes are going up, social media posts are being crafted and brochures are arriving in your letter box. It's election time.

Duration:01:00:00

Generation boomerang: Adults moving back home with their parents

9/23/2020
When adults move back in with their parents, do they become best friends, or are there arguments about who gets the best spot on the couch?

Duration:01:00:00

Dr Norman Swan answers your COVID-19 questions as 14 day average drops below 30

9/22/2020
ABC's Casey Briggs says Melbourne's new daily case average could drop to <5 by mid October if trends continue.

Duration:01:00:00