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Melbourne, VIC

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Mal and Ari

2/25/2018
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The aftermath of child sexual abuse is an ordeal for all survivors - but for men, it can carry particular challenges. Mal and Ari tell their stories.

Duration:00:28:21

Music Our Bodies Can't Hold

2/18/2018
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Poet Andy Jackson writes about people who live Marfan Syndrome, including some famous characters who are thought to have had it, such as Abraham Lincoln, Robert Johnson and Rachmaninov.

Duration:00:31:38

Adopting a war

2/11/2018
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The story of a young Australian man killed fighting with the Kurds in Syria.

Duration:00:28:21

The hoarder, the daughter, the lover and the wife

2/4/2018
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A tale of friendship, betrayal, hoarding, squatters and a missing $100 thousand dollar cheque. Helen and Franca weren't meant to be friends because Franca was Helen's husband's lover. But then Franca had a daughter and a big problem with hoarding. Helen stepped in to help.

Duration:00:30:16

Mindfulness and the moon

1/28/2018
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What has practising mindfulness taught sound artist Sherre Delys about understanding climate change and stress at work? Join Sherre on this very personal and sound-rich story of mindfulness as she comes to understand how to be mindful and still be yourself.

Duration:00:28:21

Why do we see big cats?

1/21/2018
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Stories of big cats prowling the Australian bush are now generations old. Hundreds of Australians say they’ve seen a panther, lion or tiger roaming wild in the countryside. Is there a whisker of truth to these sightings?

Duration:00:28:22

Three front doors and a paddock episode four: traditions

1/15/2018
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Andrew and Ben talk about the challenge of when to honour the canon, and when to let it go in the name of creativity.

Duration:00:54:55

Lost for words: The Gene Gibson story

1/14/2018
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On a sweltering February night in 2010, the destinies of two 21-year-olds — one white, and one black collided fatally on a deserted road outside of Broome. Gene Gibson, a cognitively impaired Pintubi man, was caught in the failures of the justice system.

Duration:00:28:21

Goldfingered: The Mickelberg story

12/31/2017
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It was a case straight out of a Hollywood caper movie: crims, cops and hundreds of thousands of dollars of missing gold. The case involving Perth's Mickelberg brothers lives on in the public imagination, as the key players continue to claim the miscarriage of justice. Who's version of events do we believe?

Duration:00:28:22

Dead unlucky: The John Button story

12/24/2017
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On the eve of his 19th birthday, in February 1963, John Button's life changed forever, when he was accused of the manslaughter of his girlfriend in a hit and run accident on the streets of Perth. It took nearly half a century to prove his innocence.

Duration:00:28:21

Any stick to beat a dog: The Darryl Beamish story

12/17/2017
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Darryl Beamish was a profoundly deaf teenager when he was charged with the 1959 axe murder of glamorous young Perth socialite Jillian Brewer. The Beamish case would take fifty years to resolve, and remains as a landmark case of the miscarriage of justice.

Duration:00:28:24

When the tobacco ads came down

12/3/2017
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In the Age of Aquarius the public get wise to being hoodwinked. Health campaigners hijack the medium — and turn it to their advantage.

Duration:00:28:21

When marketing madness arrived

11/26/2017
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The hunt is on for the winning formula to make that perfect ad. Keeping clients happy and the consumers consuming.

Duration:00:28:21

Russia’s Anti-Revolution: 100 years after the Revolution

11/6/2017
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Communism ended in failure, capitalism has corrupted the nation's soul, and so today Russians are looking inward. Nikolai Frank, the grandson of a forgotten Russian religious philosopher, travel's across his family's birthplace to try and understand why his grandfather's philosophy is being resurrected by Vladimir Putin’s elite.

Duration:00:28:21

The War We Forgot

11/5/2017
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How does a nation forget a wartime catastrophe? When Japan invaded Australian territory in January 1942, hundreds of civilians were left behind to die. 75 years later, their families are still traumatised.

Duration:00:28:21

An end to discord

10/30/2017
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Through the middle of the 20th Century, our evolving appetite for innovation in music took us on some pretty weird detours.

Duration:00:28:21

My brilliant friend

10/23/2017
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Writer Lucy Grealy was sassy, smart and unafraid to talk about beauty, she was a survivor of cancer of the jaw. Her friends, writer Ann Patchett and singer Diana Jones remember her creative spirit and Lucy's fierce friendship.

Duration:00:28:21

A Holden history: Part two

10/16/2017
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The rise and rise of Holden in the 1950s, '60s and '70s to a position of market dominance in Australia, and then the long chain of events leading up to the end of car-manufacturing in this country.

Duration:00:27:50

A Holden history: Part one

10/15/2017
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A story of determination, culture clashes, politics and personalities. In Part one we trace the beginnings of Holden from an Adelaide saddlery to the launch of Australia's own car.

Duration:00:29:19

Returning Homies

10/9/2017
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The Khmer Rouge was one of the most brutal dictatorships of the 20th century, claiming over two million Cambodian lives from 1975-1979. Some survivors fled to the Thai boarder where they gave birth in refugee camps. These children of war were resettled as permanent residents in America’s housing projects run by the notorious Bloods and Crips gangs. Some were initiated into these rival gangs and served prison sentences. After their release they were deported to Cambodia to start their new...

Duration:00:28:14

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