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Richard Fidler's Icelandic Inspiration

How a meeting on Conversations led Richard to a new friendship, and an expedition to the other side of the world.

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Richard Fidler

Richard Fidler is an Australian author and radio broadcaster that has championed the art of the long form interview...

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Richard Fidler

Richard Fidler is an Australian author and radio broadcaster that has championed the art of the long form interview...

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My best man and my best friend - Tony Wilson's eulogy for Chris Daffey, 2014 Speakola
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My best man and my best friend - Tony Wilson's eulogy for Chris Daffey, 2014

A different sort of episode to finish the year, as regular host Tony Wilson turns interviewee to pay tribute to his...

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How to spot a psychopath

Understanding and managing the psychopaths in our midst at work and at home

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Unlocking the meaning of Stonehenge and other ancient memory storehouses

Lynne Kelly believes she's found a code to describe the way non-literate peoples shared sophisticated knowledge (R)

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The greatest escape

WWII's largest mass escape of Allied POWs, as told by Stephen Dando-Collins

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Coal vs coral: plunging into Australia's climate wars

Anna Krien examines the climate wars playing out on the Great Barrier Reef

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Unfinished business: toward national pride without prejudice

Mark Yettica-Paulson travels the country talking about the place of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

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Musician Jen Cloher's rites of passage

Giving proper, loving time to her parents changed the course of Jen's life (R)

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Ten billion rabbits

The paradoxical story of Australia's rabbit plague, as told by Bruce Munday

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Sami Shah asks what Islam looks like in Australia

Sami is a writer, a comedian and an atheist who was raised in a Shia Muslim family

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Linda Burney on tracing her family, and making history

The first indigenous woman elected to Australia's house of representatives on her life in politics and her search for...

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The charlatan who mesmerised gold-rush era Australia

Writer Catherine Jinks became fascinated by the true story of a famous charlatan, Thomas Carr, who mesmerised and...

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How Allan Langer and the Gospel of Matthew shaped a childhood

Lech Blaine grew up in a raucous family of foster siblings. But when he was ten years old, it all changed

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Rhoda Roberts: holding onto family

Rhoda lives with strength of her father’s culture and the loss of her twin sister (R)

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Driving while female: the defiance of Manal Al-Sharif

What happened when a woman openly opposed the Saudi cultural ban against female drivers

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A criminal psychologist's fall from grace

Tim Watson-Munro's addiction derailed his life for a time, and nearly ended his illustrious career

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Making mischief: the invention of Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Leigh Hobbs

Australia's Children's Laureate creates scruffy, anarchic characters beloved by children and adults

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