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Conversation Hour with Jon Faine

ABC (Australia)

On the Conversation Hour, you'll get to know great Australian and international guests as they share their stories with Jon Faine.

On the Conversation Hour, you'll get to know great Australian and international guests as they share their stories with Jon Faine.
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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

On the Conversation Hour, you'll get to know great Australian and international guests as they share their stories with Jon Faine.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

The Conversation Hour: Gabriella Coslovich, Mick Thomas, and Jamie McKew with Shaun Micallef

10/15/2017
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Tales from the Brett Whiteley fraud trial, the Port Fairy Folk Festival, and a tall forest.

Duration: 00:50:49


The Conversation Hour: How do you maintain your mental health?

10/12/2017
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A talkback forum on maintaining mental wellbeing and managing mental health issues. What works for you?

Duration: 00:52:41


The Conversation Hour: Dr MR Rajagopal, Dr Catherine Crock, and Dr Ranjana Srivastava

10/11/2017
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Three physicians making medicine better.

Duration: 00:43:27


The Conversation Hour: Pia Miranda, Nkechi Anele, and Lucie Cutting with Casey Bennetto

10/10/2017
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International Day of the Girl, new TV for kids, The Pin's conversations take to the stage, and the last days of Bella Union loom.

Duration: 00:44:35


The Conversation Hour: Gareth Evans and Rithy Panh

10/8/2017
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A political memoir from an incorrigible optimist, and Bangsokol: a requiem for Cambodia.

Duration: 00:45:29


The Conversation Hour: Richard Flanagan and portraits of 100-year-olds

10/5/2017
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Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan gets real, and Rose Connors Dance commissions 100 teenagers to paint portraits of centernarians.

Duration: 00:44:29


The Conversation Hour: Joanna Murray-Smith, Tristan Meecham, Lois Weaver, Yan Duyvendak

10/4/2017
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New play American Song by Joanna Murray-Smith, The Coming Back Out Ball, and courtroom theatre with real judges and lawyers.

Duration: 00:43:37


The Conversation Hour: Eddie Ayres, Bill Nye, Brenda Rae

10/3/2017
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Emma Ayres returns as Eddie, Bill Nye the science guy, and soprano Brenda Rae.

Duration: 00:44:44


The Conversation Hour: The future of work

10/2/2017
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Live from Sunshine as the last Australian Toyota rolls off the line, what is the future of work in Victoria?

Duration: 00:48:29


The Conversation Hour: David Koch, Samantha Armytage, Neil Boyack

9/28/2017
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Grand final eve, and just a week to the Newstead Short Story Tattoo

Duration: 00:44:21


The Conversation Hour: Has AFL footy changed for the better?

9/27/2017
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A talkback forum in the lead-up to the grand final.

Duration: 00:53:16


The Conversation Hour: Aled Jones and Tessa Waters

9/26/2017
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Aled Jones on singing with his childhood self. Tessa Waters on her show Volcano and her great-grandmother's extraordinary life.

Duration: 00:43:24


The Conversation Hour: Charles Lane, Monique diMattina, and Rebecca Barnard

9/25/2017
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Monique diMattina and Rebecca Barnard on interpreting Bob Dylan, and Charles Lane on his time living with a Tanzanian tribe.

Duration: 00:50:29


The Conversation Hour: John Birmingham and Richard Zachariah

9/21/2017
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Richard Zachariah on the lost white tribe of Victoria's Western District. John Birmingham on his new collected writings.

Duration: 00:46:03


The Conversation Hour: Who really designed the VW Beetle?

9/20/2017
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Joseph Ganz was a car designer and journalist who ended up living in Melbourne working for GMH. Was he responsible for the Volkswagen's design? Dutch industrial designer and tech journalist Paul Schilperoord thinks so, and is in Melbourne making a film about Ganz.

Duration: 00:48:20


The Conversation Hour: Jennifer Peedom, Patrick Burgess and Phillip Gwynne

9/19/2017
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Jen Peedom's film Mountain hits the big screen, and Patrick Burgess and Phillip Gwynne make soap operas for TV in Timor Leste and Myanmar

Duration: 00:42:04


The Conversation Hour: Obesity and bariatric surgery

9/18/2017
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A talkback forum on bariatric surgery (gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass) with comedian Nelly Thomas and surgeon Prof Wendy Brown.

Duration: 00:53:28


The Conversation Hour: Mark Manson and Benjamin Law

9/17/2017
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Mark Manson on the subtle art of not giving a ... And Benjamin Law on Safe Schools and controversial tweets.

Duration: 00:43:24


The Conversation Hour: Greta Scacchi and Isobel Crombie

9/14/2017
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Film star Greta Scacchi is in town for the Italian Film Festival, and Isobel Crombie co-curated the exhibition Brave New World: Australia 1930s for the NGV.

Duration: 00:43:30


The Conversation Hour: Employing people with a disability - a talkback forum

9/13/2017
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How hard is it for people with a disability to find a job? What are the impediments to workplace participation? And how can we increase employment options?

Duration: 00:53:45

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