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Talking Australia

By Australian Geographic

Talking Australia, from award-winning Australian Geographic, shares the stories of Australia's most inspiring explorers, conservationists and adventurers. Listen as they take you on a journey around this magnificent country and beyond, whether battling the elements to achieve their lifelong dreams or working hard to preserve our unique and fragile natural world. Each week the podcast features intimate conversations with extraordinary Australians.

  1. 1.
    Why light pollution is bad for us and the night skies: Fred Watson (Rebroadcast)01/15/2021
    33:12
  2. 2.
    A deep diving legend: Ron Allum (Part 1) Rebroadcast01/04/2021
    37:23
  3. 3.
    A deep diving legend: Ron Allum (Part 2) Rebroadcast01/04/2021
    44:35
  4. 4.
    Conservation work starts in our own backyard: Andrew Gregory12/17/2020
    55:27
  5. 5.
    Why museums are a keystone in fighting future pandemics: Kristofer Helgen12/01/2020
    33:09
  6. 6.
    How a blind adventurer has seen more than most of us: Nick Gleeson (Rebroadcast)11/27/2020
    58:21
  7. 7.
    A life dedicated to fighting climate change: Anna Rose11/17/2020
    29:23
  8. 8.
    The plight of the wedge-tailed eagle: Simon Cherriman11/06/2020
    31:57
  1. 9.
    Michael Smith – Circling the earth in a flying “bathtub” Pt. 1 (Rebroadcast)10/30/2020
    42:07
  2. 10.
    Michael Smith – Circling the earth in a flying “bathtub” Pt. 2 (Rebroadcast)10/30/2020
    39:19
  3. 11.
    How climate change is killing us: Paddy Manning10/21/2020
    29:56
  4. 12.
    Mapping Australia´s dark history: Lyndall Ryan (Rebroadcast)10/16/2020
    35:12
  5. 13.
    Meet the first Australian woman to summit Mt Everest: Brigitte Muir (Pt.2)10/08/2020
    31:38
  6. 14.
    Meet the first Australian woman to summit Mt Everest: Brigitte Muir (Pt.1)09/30/2020
    25:07
  7. 15.
    How a few blokes decided to try and save the Numbat: Rob McLean09/17/2020
    21:22
  8. 16.
    How to survive sailing solo around Antarctica: Lisa Blair (Rebroadcast)09/11/2020
    48:59
  9. 17.
    How Australia transmitted the Apollo missions broadcast: Andrew Tink (Rebroadcast)09/03/2020
    40:12
  10. 18.
    Building an Arch to protect Australia´s Wildlife: Tim Faulkner (Rebroadcast)08/27/2020
    41:30
  11. 19.
    One woman’s extraordinary journey to row the Atlantic Ocean: Michelle Lee (Pt 2)08/19/2020
    26:19
  12. 20.
    One woman’s extraordinary journey to row the Atlantic Ocean: Michelle Lee (Pt 1)08/14/2020
    25:36
  13. 21.
    When a single cat wiped out an entire colony of fairy terns: Claire Greenwell08/06/2020
    33:39
  14. 22.
    How indigenous thinking can save the world: Tyson Yunkaporta07/30/2020
    43:35
  15. 23.
    Helping people to achieve the unthinkable: Joe Bonington07/23/2020
    57:04
  16. 24.
    How 10 minutes a day can change your life: Di Westaway (Rebroadcast)07/17/2020
    34:32
  17. 25.
    A rock climber in her own league: Angie Scarth-Johnson07/09/2020
    25:12
  18. 26.
    Fighting for Australia’s water: Bradley Moggridge07/01/2020
    34:50
  19. 27.
    Why we have to stop ignoring indigenous science and knowledge: Ian Morris (Part2)06/24/2020
    30:49
  20. 28.
    Why we have to stop ignoring indigenous science and knowledge: Ian Morris (Part1)06/18/2020
    32:38
  21. 29.
    The Neil Armstrong of ocean exploration: Victor Vescovo (Rebroadcast)06/10/2020
    34:13
  22. 30.
    Why sharks aren’t the killing machines we see on screen: Blake Chapman06/04/2020
    34:24
  23. 31.
    March of the spider crabs: Justin Gilligan05/28/2020
    25:23
  24. 32.
    Capturing nature below the surface: Jon Shaw05/22/2020
    24:07
  25. 33.
    Shark lady and dead set Aussie legend: Valerie Taylor (Rebroadcast)05/13/2020
    38:04
  26. 34.
    How to make a living as a professional adventurer and photographer: Chris Bray05/06/2020
    45:01
  27. 35.
    How an inventor is fighting the war on waste: Veena Sahajwalla (Rebroadcast)04/29/2020
    33:49
  28. 36.
    How to handle fear and BASE jump off a cliff: Glenn Singleman Pt. 1 (Rebroadcast)04/22/2020
    37:26
  29. 37.
    How to handle fear and BASE jump off a cliff: Glenn Singleman Pt. 2 (Rebroadcast)04/22/2020
    28:02
  30. 38.
    How Tim Jarvis went from polar explorer to passionate environmentalist04/15/2020
    38:41
  31. 39.
    What it means to be the Aussie voice of climate change: Tim Flannery (Rebroadcast)04/10/2020
    22:08
  32. 40.
    Here’s how to save what’s left of our coral reefs: Dean Miller04/08/2020
    32:36
  33. 41.
    The rebirth of Australian-made nature documentaries: Tosca Looby & Karina Holden (Rebroadcast)04/02/2020
    35:40
  34. 42.
    Connecting people to their patch of earth: Costa Georgiadis04/01/2020
    38:54
  35. 43.
    How to survive climbing the world’s highest mountains: Andrew Lock (Rebroadcast)03/27/2020
    42:36
  36. 44.
    From conquering Everest to pioneering Antarctic tourism: Greg Mortimer (Part 2)03/23/2020
    25:15
  37. 45.
    From conquering Everest to pioneering Antarctic tourism: Greg Mortimer (Part 1)03/17/2020
    26:06
  38. 46.
    Why paddling the Murray River is an adventure for everyone: Sarah Davis03/10/2020
    38:27
  39. 47.
    Why flies are way cooler than you think: Bryan Lessard03/03/2020
    22:08
  40. 48.
    The man behind the creative direction of Australian Geographic: Mike Ellott02/25/2020
    30:51
  41. 49.
    How our cities can be safe havens for wildlife: Dieter Hochulli02/19/2020
    26:31
  42. 50.
    What makes Australian birds so smart: Gisela Kaplan02/11/2020
    38:29
  43. 51.
    The man behind that “one billion animals” bushfire figure: Chris Dickman02/04/2020
    26:29
  44. 52.
    Veterinarian and “CSI pathologist”: Lydia Tong01/28/2020
    40:42
  45. 53.
    Inspiring a whole generation to explore Australia: Mal Leyland (Part 2)01/20/2020
    30:12
  46. 54.
    Inspiring a whole generation to explore Australia: Mal Leyland (Part 1)01/14/2020
    36:10
  47. 55.
    The Power of Deadly Science: Corey Tutt01/07/2020
    24:30
  48. 56.
    What it takes to become a nature photographer: Justin Gilligan (Rebroadcast)12/30/2019
    30:44
  49. 57.
    A life devoted to wildlife and conservation: Terri Irwin (Part 2) (Rebroadcast)12/25/2019
    36:02
  50. 58.
    A life devoted to wildlife and conservation: Terri Irwin (Part 1) (Rebroadcast)12/25/2019
    33:49
  51. 59.
    Paddling the Nile – 7 months of hippos, deserts and danger: Sarah Davis12/17/2019
    42:40
  52. 60.
    Tourism vs. Great Barrier Reef: John Rumney12/10/2019
    36:22
  53. 61.
    Guardian of the Kimberley: Albert Wiggan12/03/2019
    36:19
  54. 62.
    Growing up on a bike ride around the world: Jimmy Ashby11/20/2019
    38:54
  55. 63.
    The truth about bird feeding: Darryl Jones11/12/2019
    39:57
  56. 64.
    The Neil Armstrong of ocean exploration: Victor Vescovo11/05/2019
    33:51
  57. 65.
    Turning bird photography into fine art: Leila Jeffreys10/29/2019
    35:08
  58. 66.
    The impact of wild horses on our national parks: David Watson10/22/2019
    29:47
  59. 67.
    Legendary journalist and passionate nature photographer: Ray Martin10/16/2019
    41:49
  60. 68.
    What it takes to ride a bicycle to the South Pole: Kate Leeming10/08/2019
    38:16
  61. 69.
    The truth behind Australia’s deforestation crisis: Rebecca Spindler10/01/2019
    31:44
  62. 70.
    How to save our oceans from extinction: Sylvia Earle09/24/2019
    40:52
  63. 71.
    A rock star of climate change science: Lesley Hughes09/17/2019
    33:30
  64. 72.
    Why light pollution is bad for us and the night skies: Fred Watson09/10/2019
    32:44
  65. 73.
    A deep diving legend: Ron Allum (Part 2)09/03/2019
    44:13
  66. 74.
    A deep diving legend: Ron Allum (Part 1)08/27/2019
    36:59
  67. 75.
    How to turn sailing into a time-travel adventure: Captain Gary Wilson08/20/2019
    43:53
  68. 76.
    How a blind adventurer has seen more than most of us: Nick Gleeson08/13/2019
    58:10
  69. 77.
    Circling the earth in a tiny flying “bathtub”: Michael Smith (Part 2)08/05/2019
    39:12
  70. 78.
    Circling the earth in a tiny flying “bathtub”: Michael Smith (Part 1)08/05/2019
    42:02
  71. 79.
    Mapping Australia´s dark history: Lyndall Ryan07/30/2019
    34:50
  72. 80.
    How to survive sailing solo around Antarctica: Lisa Blair07/24/2019
    48:32
  73. 81.
    How Australia transmitted the Apollo missions broadcast: Andrew Tink07/16/2019
    40:45
  74. 82.
    Building an Ark to protect Australia´s Wildlife: Tim Faulkner07/09/2019
    41:16
  75. 83.
    How 10 minutes a day can change your life: Di Westaway07/03/2019
    34:04
  76. 84.
    Shark lady and dead set Aussie legend: Valerie Taylor06/25/2019
    37:25
  77. 85.
    How an inventor is fighting the war on waste: Veena Sahajwalla06/21/2019
    33:15
  78. 86.
    How to handle fear and BASE jump off a cliff: Glenn Singleman (Part 2)06/17/2019
    27:52
  79. 87.
    How to handle fear and BASE jump off a cliff: Glenn Singleman (Part 1)06/17/2019
    37:27
  80. 88.
    What it means to be the Aussie voice of climate change: Tim Flannery06/13/2019
    22:18
  81. 89.
    The rebirth of Australian-made nature documentaries: Tosca Looby & Karina Holden06/11/2019
    35:10
  82. 90.
    How to survive climbing the world’s highest mountains: Andrew Lock06/06/2019
    42:37
  83. 91.
    What it takes to become a nature photographer: Justin Gilligan06/03/2019
    30:55
  84. 92.
    A life devoted to wildlife and conservation: Terri Irwin (Part 2)06/03/2019
    36:10
  85. 93.
    A life devoted to wildlife and conservation: Terri Irwin (Part 1)06/03/2019
    33:44
  86. 94.
    Talking Australia: A Podcast By Australian Geographic05/17/2019
    0:30

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