Most nations don't get a first chance to prosper. Australia is on its second. For the best part of the nineteenth century, Australia was the world's richest country, a pioneer for democracy and a magnet for migrants. Yet our last big boom was followed by a fifty-year bust as we lost our luck, our riches and our nerve, and shut our doors on the world. Now we're back on top, in the position where history tells us we made our biggest mistakes. Can we learn from our past and cement our place as one of the world's great nations?

Michelle Bennett speaks with George Megalogenis about his book Australia’s Second Chance; Sophie Black from Private Media brings her weekly media wrap and Ben Eltham comes in for the weekly politics wrap.

Direct download: Spoke_24-11-2015.mp3
Category:Spoke -- posted at: 12:49pm AEDT

Lou Irving speaks with author Mireille Juchau about her new novel The World Without Us and discusses Melbourne’s 48 Hour Film Festival with this year’s Co-Producer, Lucas Heil.

Direct download: MultiStoried_20151118.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 9:30am AEDT

On this episode of Radiotherapy, McZiff looks at the ending of therapeutic relationships, Tallman talks about medical advancement directives and SK talks about presenting at a conference in Barcelona about a drug he is researching to prevent Alzheimers Disease. He also talks about Liam Neeson’s role in Star Wars and the psychopathology of his character Qui-Gon Jinn. 

Please note this podcast contains course language and adult themes.

Direct download: radiotherapy22112015.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 2:47pm AEDT

Plato's Cave - 23 November 2015

99 Homes, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 and The Overnight are discussed. With Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Josh Nelson, Cerise Howard and Thomas Caldwell.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-20151123.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 1:13pm AEDT

Einstein A Go Go - 22 November 2015

Dr Shane, Dr Ray, Dr Jen and Dr Catherine discuss Dr Jen’s return from a research trip up to northern Australia, Buzz Aldrin's visit, research on coffee drinking, The innuendo effect, how roundworm infection increases fertility and a new study into beeswax found in ancient pottery.

First guest via Skype call: John Hessler, modern cartographer/specialist in Geographic Information Science, curator at The Library of Congress in Washington D.C tells us all about the role of cartography with the advent of big data & virtual reality and also discusses the launch of a new book called Map.

Second guest: Dr Samantha Grover, Postdoctoral Fellow, Soil Plant Interaction Group Department of Animal, Plant and Soil Science at La Trobe University tells us about her research into the extremes of soil organic content and how in WA vast amounts of crops are grown in low organic level soils.

Program page:
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Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20151122.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 10:24pm AEDT

Drs Surf and Beach will be joined by Prof Geoff Wescott to discuss the new Vic Marine and Coastal Act, for which Geoff is chair of the expert panel that determines what any new legislation should address. Surf will take a fact-based look at shark attacks to see what's really happening: are they on the rise and who’s most at risk? Plus how to avoid getting chomped. And Beach and Surf will air the literature – including a mind-blowing study proving that wearing a wet suit impedes a surfer’s paddling performance – duh!

Direct download: Radio-Marinara-20151122.wav
Category:Radio Marinara -- posted at: 11:43am AEDT

On this week's podcast Archie Roach and Craig Pilkington discuss the anniversary of Charcoal Lane, Titus O'Reilly talks sport, Francis Leach discusses The Sports Writers Festival and Annabel Crabb drops by to talk about her new cookbook 'Special Delivery'

Direct download: Breakfasters_-_20151120.mp3
Category:Breakfasters -- posted at: 2:34pm AEDT


On this week's Spoke podcast regular guest from New Matilda, Ben Eltham talks politics. He explains the language Malcolm Turnbull and French President François Hollande are using surrounding the threat of terrorism post-Paris attacks 

Sophie Black chats about the Facebook page that was run by asylum seeker children in detention that has now been shut down because the teenagers administering the page didn't use their 'real' names to set up the page. 

Human Rights lawyer from the Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre David Manne spoke about his client Ranjini, the Sri Lankan mother of three who is now free after spending more than three years in detention after an unexplained negative ASIO assessment.

And special guest Vincent Emanuele joined the show. Vincent is a former US Marine who served two tours of duty in Iraq. He refused to do a third military tour and is now an anti-war veteran and peace activist.

Direct download: Spoke-2015-17-Nov.mp3
Category:Spoke -- posted at: 12:44pm AEDT


Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan. This week: the latest DOCTOR, some prattling about Pratchett with NATION; and a bloody good time with THE STRAIN.

For playlists, show notes, the T.V Geek and news see the 3RRR website at and follow @zerogrobjan on Twitter.

Subscribe via the iTunes store here.

Zero G broadcasts live from Melbourne Australia on Mondays at 1pm AEST

Direct download: Zero-G-_20151116.mp3
Category:Zero G -- posted at: 12:22pm AEDT

Plato's Cave - 16 November 2015

Knight of Cups, Spectre and the 1967 classic Two for the Road are discussed. With Thomas Caldwell, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Cerise Howard.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-20151116.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 11:15pm AEDT


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3RRR is Australia's best known community radio station. Shows are streamed live from and may be heard in Melbourne by tuning in to 102.7 FM.

All Over The Shop

In their reclining years, two old gasbags have a scratch and a cack while firing up and kicking back. Subjects - media stuff, real life and anything in between ...with Stew Farrell & Leaping Larry L
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Along For The Ride

A show about cycling for anyone who has ever thought about riding a bike.
...with Sublime, Sturmey-Archer & Dr Dew
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Aural Text Interviews

Stand out interviews from Triple R's books and spoken word program
...with Alicia Sometimes and Lorin Clarke
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Banana Lounge Broadcasting

Banana Lounge Podcasting. Everything you'd expect from the Lounge, minus the music.
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Best Music Interviews

Some of the best interviews from Triple R music programs over the last week pulled together in one podcast.
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All the Breakfaster highlights that you need to start the day. At any time of the day!
...with your hosts Jacinta Parsons, Lorin Clarke and Stew Farrell
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Byte Into It

Computer news, product reviews and clues for roaming that information superhighway (or gravel track).
...with Rose Paton & Georgia Webster also Mike Bantick, Ed Borland, Andrew Fish, Keren Flavell, Byron Scullin, Jay McCormak, Chuck Tetaz , Paul Callaghan & Ben Finney
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Comedy Obscura

Three lovers of comedy unite to talk about humour and bring you interviews with purveyors of laughter.
...Pete, Kate & Gerry
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Dirty Deeds

Talking all matters horticultural in unique Triple R style and taking your calls seeking green fingered advice.
...with Digga, Olive & Laurel
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Eat It!

Foodie stuffs.
...with Cameron Smith and guests
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Einstein A Go Go

Weird and wonderful science! Discussion and dissection of science ideas made digestible for public consumption.
...with Dr Andi, Dr Shane & additives
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Film Buffs Forecast

The cutting edge of contemporary and historical cinema/film, TV, video, DVD, reviews, film events, local and overseas guests.
...Paul Harris & Team
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Naturopathic advice & talkback
...with Gill Stannard & Nicole Findlay
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Lime Champions

Stylish comedy for men and women looking to add some confusion to their lives.
...It features, in numerical order: Josh Earl, Damien Lawlor, and ladio herself Eva Johansen.
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Nothing Rhymes With RRR

"Poetry has a sexier outfit on and people are starting to take notice." From song lyrics, to poetry on pillows to greeting cards, wedding vows, advertising, cafe poets and slam, poetry is everywhere! Nothing Rhymes with RRR is a place for emerging poets to shine, a place where you get your monthly language and poetry fix and a chance for all of us to rekindle that poet inside.
...with Eliza Hull and Jess Rizzi
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Off The Record

Music news and interviews with Brian Wise.
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On Air Bookclub

The Grapevine's On Air Bookclub, broadcasts monthly on Monday mornings at 10.30am, with Kulja Coulston, Donna Morabito and Josh Earl bangin' on about their latest read, and listener bookclubbers ringing and emailing in their 20 cents worth.
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Plato's Cave

Plato's Cave is a film criticism show presented by film critics Thomas Caldwell, Josh Nelson, Cerise Howard and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas. Each week the team record a half hour show where they take a critical eye to recent cinema and DVD releases, followed up by a debate on an issue relating to film and film criticism. Informed, passionate, accessible and fun; Plato's Cave is a must for all serious and not-so-serious cinephiles.
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Triple R's monthly guide to the world of wine is on hiatus. Unfortunately the presenters and producers of Plonk have too many other commitments to continue podcasting for the time being. Plonk may still appear on your radio over summer but for now, Plonk is Plunk.
...with Duncan Buchanan & Barney Flanders
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Radio Marinara

Radio Marinara is about our marine and coastal world. Starting in late 1996, Radio Marinara has long had a tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine and coastal.
...Anthony Boxshall, Bron Burton & team RM
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Radio Therapy

Explores the lighter, more eccentric side of medicine. A team of irreverent doctors lampoon sacred medical cows, and shed light on a range of medical and psychiatric conditions.
...with Dr Mal Practice, BabyDoc, McZiff, Dr Malice, Dr SK, Dr VooDoo, Dr Autonomy and The Tallman.
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One-off content from outside our regular range of podcasts including documentaries and community events.
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The Architects

Talk about buildings, places and stuff...
...with Simon Knott and Stuart Harrison with Rory Hyde
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The aRRRts pod

Highlights from the station's arts content plus podcast only arts interviews and reviews
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The Spin

They're back! Examining the worlds of politics and corporate media management.
...Richo, Delilah, Little Boy & friends
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Vital Vital Bits

A taste of Triple R's weekend breakfast, Vital Bits.
...with the one and only Tim Thorpe and regular guests
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Zero G

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical. Popular culture, TV, books, magazines and toys.
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