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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

Genres:

Interviews

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


Episodes

The Conversation Hour: Jenny Graves and Fran O'Toole

12/12/2017
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The Melbourne geneticist who received the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science. And why you should buy a present for the ABC Berry Street Giving Tree Appeal here: berrystreet.org.au/givingtree

Duration: 00:45:01


The Conversation Hour: Gideon Haigh, Rachel Healy, and Neil Armfield

12/11/2017
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World Series Cricket remembered, and the Adelaide Festival previewed.

Duration: 00:47:03


The Conversation Hour: Otis Williams, Damien Leith, William Hutton

12/10/2017
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Motown memories from founding member of The Temptations, Otis Williams. And live music from Damien Leith and William Hutton.

Duration: 00:49:05


The Conversation Hour: Afie Jurvanen and Tony Moore with Casey Bennetto

12/7/2017
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The Canadian musician also known as Bahamas. And just how many convicts were really political prisoners?

Duration: 00:35:01


The Conversation Hour: Don Watson, Heather Ewart, and Michael Mason

12/6/2017
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Don Watson on his new collection There It Is Again. ABC Radio Manager Michael Mason on recently announced schedule and presenter changes. Heather Ewart on the success of Back Roads.

Duration: 00:43:42


The Conversation Hour: Good news & optimism with Mal Walden & Victor Perton

12/5/2017
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Mal Walden thinks we should have more good news. Victor Perton is an optimist.

Duration: 00:45:46


The Conversation Hour: Lynley Marshall and Gabrielle Murphy

12/4/2017
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Lynley Marshall is the CEO of Museums Victoria. Gabrielle Murphy walked across Southeast Asia gathering stories about ethical fashion. Katrina Sedgwick from ACMI is co-host.

Duration: 00:45:49


The Conversation Hour: Alexis Wright on Tracker Tilmouth

12/3/2017
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A new biography of the Aboriginal activist, Tracker. Isobel Morphy-Walsh on Victoria's homeland (or frontier) violence. Tom Mosby from the Koorie Heritage Trust is co-host.

Duration: 00:40:47


The Conversation Hour: Glyn Davis and Samantha Comte

11/30/2017
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Are Australian universities too similar to each other? And how might contemporary artists reimagine fairy tales?

Duration: 00:42:00


The Conversation Hour: Tim Rogers and The East Pointers

11/29/2017
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Live music from Canadian trio The East Pointers, and You Am I frontman Tim Rogers on his upcoming Easyfever concert.

Duration: 00:47:05


The Conversation Hour: Moss Cass, Anthony O'Donnell, and Chris Guyver

11/28/2017
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Whitlam era Environment & Media minister Moss Cass with Anthony O'Donnell (who worked on Moss's political memoir), U.K. lobbyist Chris Guyver, co-host Madeleine Morris, and special comments from 11-month-old Nina.

Duration: 00:46:05


The Conversation Hour: JPY and Zulya with Mick Thomas

11/27/2017
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The artist formerly know as Squeak, John Paul Young, on Malcolm Young, George Young, and Harry Vanda. Zulya Kamalova on the centenary of the Russian revolution.

Duration: 00:38:26


The Conversation Hour: More trees on farms in Australia and Timor Leste

11/26/2017
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Rowan Reid on farming trees for conservation and profit. Leo Guterres and Andrew Mahar on their community forestry program WithOneSeed

Duration: 00:46:53


The Conversation Hour: Barry Humphries, Matt Preston, Marieke Hardy

11/21/2017
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Books, food, death, and taxes with copious laughter and barely a mention of Dame Edna and Sir Les.

Duration: 00:51:50


The Conversation Hour: 2017 ABC Giving Tree Appeal launch

11/20/2017
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A look at the work Berry Street does across Melbourne & Victoria Purchase a Christmas gift for a child in need here: berrystreet.org.au/giving-tree

Duration: 00:43:22


The Conversation Hour: Jelena Dokic and Rudy Pospisil

11/19/2017
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Tennis great Jelena Dokic on the physical and mental abuse her father dished out as she climbed the rankings. Canadian firefighter Rudy Pospisil on cycling around the world raising money for cancer research after his own diagnosis.

Duration: 00:43:35


The Conversation Hour: Bernard Fanning - Songs of Your Streets

11/16/2017
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Powderfinger frontman Bernard Fanning with a Brisbane focussed Songs of Your Streets for AusMusic Month.

Duration: 00:54:23


The Conversation Hour: Peter Carey, Chris Jagger, Charlie Hart, and Del Kathryn Barton

11/15/2017
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A new novel from Peter Carey. Live music from Chris Jagger and Charlie Hart. And two-time Archibald winner Del Kathryn Barton's biggest show yet comes to the NGV.

Duration: 00:50:34


The Conversation Hour: Same Sex Marriage talkback forum

11/14/2017
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With the results from Australia's Same Sex Marriage survey declared, Jon Faine talks to campaigners, politicians, and listeners.

Duration: 00:53:34


The Conversation Hour: John Bell, Noa, and Gil Dor

11/13/2017
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Martin Hughes on the recent death of his brother, comedian Sean Hughes. John Bell on acting and ageing. And live music from Noa with guitarist Gil Dor - you will love what they do to Bach.

Duration: 00:46:41

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