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Community Podcast (ABC RN)

ABC (Australia)


Location:

Sydney, NSW

Language:

English


Episodes

Skateboarding and enjoying life

7/28/2016
Skateboarding legend Russ Howell discusses the evolution of skateboarding and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the famed skate park, The Snake Run, in Albany, WA.

Duration:00:53:23

Our response to mass migration is failing

7/26/2016
We need to think about mass migration in new ways – not as a crisis. Instead of starting from a position of fear, we need to respond with confidence.

Duration:00:53:41

The Puppeteers of Prague

7/21/2016
In Prague Regina Botros discovers a magical connection with the creative art of puppeteering.

Duration:00:14:42

Co-ops and the new economy

7/21/2016
Leading figures in the co-op movement discuss technology, the new economy and why the ideals of collaboration instead of competition are attracting interest.

Duration:00:53:57

The glory days of Perth's art deco cinemas

7/18/2016
Perth has more old art deco cinemas still standing than any other capital city in Australia. A new book, Picture Palaces of the Golden West, explores their history.

Duration:00:12:46

Zoey Dawson's new play Conviction

7/18/2016
Zoey Dawson's latest play Conviction began as an attempt to write a "proper" play. It ended up as a meditation on who decides which stories we tell in Australian theatres.

Duration:00:12:34

Why effective altruism could change the world

7/18/2016
Would you give away a third of your income, forgoing holidays and the next new car?

Duration:00:23:46

Are you really too fat? Or is it just the “adaptation after-effect” playing tricks on your mind?

7/18/2016
New research shows that our perception of body size, fatness and thinness is incredibly susceptible to the images we’re presented with and can change in just two minutes depending on our exposure to a particular image.

Duration:00:54:17

How to increase the number of women in parliament

7/18/2016
The representation of women in the Coalition has actually gone backwards in the past 20 years.

Duration:00:05:28

Pop-up cinema brings community together and blushing brides a flower favourite

7/17/2016
A pop-up cinema brings drought-stricken communities together; we visit the opal mining town of White Cliffs; catch the Hammond Island ferry in Torres Strait; and pick native flowers in South Australia.

Duration:00:25:29

Tom Griffiths on the art of history writing

7/17/2016
Historian Tom Griffiths on the art of telling true stories about our past.

Duration:00:13:25

Om Dungel Bhutanese Refugee

7/17/2016
A migrant story - how Bhutanese man Om Dungel came to Australia after being expelled by the Bhutanese monarchy - and his “strength based approach” to resettling refugees and asylum seekers here

Duration:00:12:36

Mentoring the millennial man

7/17/2016
What guidelines and role models are there now for teenagers growing into men? What is masculinity in 2016?

Duration:00:54:50

Mindreading, ethics, and the law

7/17/2016
The idea of technologies that could help us read the minds of others just by scanning their brains is both exciting and unnerving—and it’s imminent.

Duration:00:28:49

Exploring nature

7/14/2016
What does nature mean to each of us? Why is nature so pure? And how do we reconnect with the natural world in an age where our lives are connected to technology?

Duration:00:53:50

Suicide and young men who are not mentally ill

7/13/2016
The story of one young man, Elliot, who died by suicide and the issue of suicide among young men who are not mentally ill.

Duration:00:41:13

Preventing teenage boys from dying by suicide - a mum’s story

7/13/2016
Dr Kristy Goodwin has us peer through the eyes of digital natives, and Lisa, a Melbourne mum talks frankly about the suicide of her son Elliot.

Duration:00:53:49

A sweet mystery

7/12/2016
Lamingtons, pavs and anzac bickies are all great aussie bakery beauties. But what about the neenish tart?

Duration:00:28:23

Israeli writer Nir Baram's novel Good People

7/11/2016
Nir Baram has written a novel about the Second World War that circles around the Holocaust, raising questions about collaboration and individual action.

Duration:00:16:35

A sting in the tail: our relationship with the scorpion

7/11/2016
The scorpion carries the reputation of a dangerous and formidable creature and yet it's venom may have prove to have valuable healing properties.

Duration:00:18:13