On this week's podcast the General Manager of "The Smith Family" Anton Leschen drops by to explain how The Smith Family helps disadvantaged children in Victoria. On "Tech Talk" Vanessa Toholka discusses Melbourne's "Urban Forests". On this edition of "Weird Science" Dr. Jen reveals the world's oldest living organism. "Genius Squad" member Sally Sherwen talks about compassionate conservation and animal welfare.

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On today's episode, Elizabeth and Lou speak with David Mitchell about his epic new novel, The Bone Clocks. David is the acclaimed author of over seven books, including the highly popular Cloud Atlas, which was adapted for film in 2012. 

The State Library of Victoria's Acting CEO and State Librarian, Ms Justine Hyde, and Professor of Architectural History Professor Harriet Edquist, also joined the show to discuss the SLV's multi-million dollar re-development plan. 

Direct download: MultiStoried-20150520.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 2:33 PM

The Mad Max franchise is reviewed. To coincide with the release of Mad Max: Fury Road, the team takes an in-depth look at George Miller's iconic films. With Josh Nelson, Thomas Caldwell, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Cerise Howard.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-20150518.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 10:01 AM

Regular weekly guest Ben Eltham from New Matilda chats politics with Michelle.

Miriam Lyons, policy analyst and writer of 'Governomics: Can We Afford Small Government' talks about big and small government and how GDP is not a reliable method for calculating a country's economic prosperity.

Sophie Black , Editor and Chief at Private Media chats about funding cuts to The Conversation.

To finish off the Spoke podcast for this week, Associate Professor Clinton Fernandes from the International and Political Studies program at the University of New South Wales. Clinton has written extensively on the role Australia has played in Indonesia’s history and political life, with particular focus on West Papua and East Timor.

Direct download: spoke-20150519.mp3
Category:Spoke -- posted at: 5:47 AM

Dr Shane, Dr Krystal, Dr Chromo and Dr Lauren discuss empathy in rats, naming of new diseases, discovery of a warm blooded fish, how seasons influence human genes expression, holding your breath to reduce pain and federal budget science funding.


Dr Elisa Hill, neuroscientist from the  department of physiology at the university of Melbourne talks about how the change in microbiomes (made of a complex mix of fungi, microbes of good and bad bacteria) in our digestive system could affect symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder and the upcoming free event in August for families and researchers.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/
Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go
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Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20150517.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:22 AM

Autonomy would be normally hosting this show, but she has given birth to a healthy baby! Woo! So she is obviously taking a break and spending time with the bub. Instead we have the all non-pregnant team of Tallman, Malice, McZiff and Anabolics for this ep of Radiotherapy. They talk about what happens when 13,000 psychiatrists get together in a mass gathering. Plus conversations about altruism, how homelessness effects mental illness and alcohol reform. 

Direct download: radiotherapy20150517_01.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 6:49 AM

We cross to Japan to speak with Dr Jacqui Pocklington (aka Dr Pocko) - she's over there doing post-doctoral research into Japanese marine life following her PhD in Melbourne. John Ford talks us through an article he's just co-written with Associate Professor Rob Day from the University of Melbourne about the conundrum of flake and the unanswered question of its sustainability. Is flake sustainable? And just what is flake anyway? And our inhouse dive reporter Terri Allen brings us our monthly dive report, including what's so special about diving through a Victorian winter. Winter is coming...

Direct download: Radio-Marinara-20150517.mp3
Category:Radio Marinara -- posted at: 1:48 AM

Tune in to Max Headroom on Triple R at 7pm tonight and join Right Now Radio for a special edition on the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival!  
 
We chat to HRAFF's Program Director, Malcolm Blaylock, director of the documentary I Will Not Be SilencedJudy Rhymer as well as protagonist, Charlotte Campbell Stephenabout Charlotte's seven year struggle seeking justice following a gang rape in Kenya. 

 

We also speak to Marziya Mohammedali, an artist involved in the I Am, You Are, We Are exhibition and Yassmin Abdel-Magied who will be speaking this Sundayat HRAFF's breakfast sessions panel on women's rights and culture. 

 
Tune in to win a double pass to a HRAFF film! 
Direct download: Max_Headroom_HRAFF_special2.mp3
Category:Right Now Radio -- posted at: 12:51 AM

This month the Right Now Radio team headed along to to Progress 2015, a festival of ideas & action. 

They speak to a range of guests including -

Peter Singer - renowned moral & utilitarian philosopher

John Falzon - Ceo, St Vincent De Paul

Dr Anne Poelina & Kylie Sambo - Traditional Custodian from Mardoowarra, Lower Fitzroy River, Kimberley Region

Richard Denniss - Executive Director, The Australia Institute

Rebecca Wilson - Deputy Director, Australian Progress.

to find out more about our podcast visit: rightnow.org.au/radio

Direct download: Progress_podcast2_.mp3
Category:Right Now Radio -- posted at: 10:33 AM

On today's episode of Multi-Storied, Elizabeth McCarthy & Louise Irving speak with James Phelan, author of the 'Jed Walker' series and its new installment, The Hunted

Janelle O'Callaghan visits the studio to discuss Beat the Bones by Australian mystery novelist Charlotte Jay a.k.a. Geraldine Halls.

 

And director Nadia Tass fills us in about Red Stitch Actors Theatre's new production, The Flick.

Direct download: MultiStoried_20150506.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 7:03 AM



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