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Earshot

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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

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The definition of life is being different

By etherdog - Jul 20 2018
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Nature finds a way of occupying all possible niches. No one can predict what will be successful. Good on you, mates!

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The definition of life is being different

By etherdog - Jul 20 2018
Read more
Nature finds a way of occupying all possible niches. No one can predict what will be successful. Good on you, mates!
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Earshot

Latest release on Aug 15, 2020

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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

Rank #1: Survival across the ditch: Kiwis in Australia

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We make it easy for New Zealanders to work in Australia but not so easy for them to survive in times of personal crisis. Four Kiwis tell their stories of falling between the cracks.

Mar 28 2020

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Rank #2: Polygamous marriage in modern Malaysia

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Muslim Malaysians often have complex and tangled views about polygamy. Their feelings and beliefs aren’t always mirrored by their actions.  What role does pragmatism play? What role does faith play?

Feb 15 2020

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Rank #3: A Sense of Quietness

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This story reveals a line of connection through four Irish women across two referendums, to explore the unexpected consequences of talking about abortion.

May 25 2019

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Rank #4: Boy on the Bike

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In 2003, journalist Andrew Gray was embedded in a US tank battalion during the Iraq invasion. In this documentary he returns to an event from that time which has haunted him for over 15 years.

Mar 23 2019

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Rank #5: A bad bend in the road-an accident at Bonny Hills

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After a 21st birthday party a car accident left a teenager dead, another in jail and a third with a permanent brain injury.  This is a story about grief, forgiveness and the healing power of music.

Dec 03 2018

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Rank #6: Rebel Roma

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Come to a Gypsy wedding but don't be shocked that the bride is 14. Perty had no choice, but months later she is learning to walk a fine line between being a feminist and honouring her Roma tribal traditions.

Sep 24 2018

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Rank #7: Former foreign correspondent Jill Jolliffe's latest battle

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Crusading journalist Jill Jolliffe has spent her time giving a voice to others. But since being diagnosis with Alzheimer's, telling her own story has become more urgent than ever.

Dec 17 2018

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Rank #8: Shutup 04 — Frontlines and punchlines

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Sami Shah looks at where the free speech lines are being drawn in our newsrooms and comedy clubs.

Apr 13 2019

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Rank #9: My favourite Martian

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Dianne McGrath is a Mars One astronaut candidate. She is on the short list for a one-way ticket to live and die on the red planet.

Jan 14 2019

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Rank #10: Bringing up bilingual baby

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Australian families and communities who bring up their children in more than one language take on a huge challenge. Is it worth the effort?

Nov 16 2019

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Rank #11: The Mystery of the Marree Man

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The Australian outback is home to many mysteries, but the Marree Man has to be one of the biggest. In every sense of the word.

Aug 24 2019

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Rank #12: Kangaroo cuddles - life inside a premmie baby unit

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Come inside a neo-natal intensive care unit, where the lives of premature babies hang in the balance. Four mothers remember the excitement and the agony of their babies' first few months of life.

Oct 26 2019

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Rank #13: Is Australia ready for the multilingual mindset?

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Australia has a monolingual mindset but a multilingual reality. What does this mean for how we go about our day-to-day lives? Masako Fukui and Sheila Ngoc Pham investigate.

Nov 09 2019

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Rank #14: Wentworth Street Port Kembla

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It's deceptively quiet but the main street of Port Kembla has a thousand tales to tell and a cast of captivating characters to tell them.

Jun 29 2019

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Rank #15: From St Kilda to Kings Cross

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Jump on a bus 'From St Kilda to Kings Cross' and discover the significance of the song that sparked Paul Kelly's career.

Nov 02 2019

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Quarantine dreams

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Have you been having more vivid dreams lately? You’re not alone. We delve into the collective unconscious to find out what’s behind these ‘quarantine dreams’.

Aug 15 2020

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My voice is my passport

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What does your voice say about you? Not your choice of words, but all the extra information the voice carries, like our emotions, accents, even apparently our identity. Details that big tech and governments are more and more interested in each day.

Aug 08 2020

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The Lone Soldier

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Every month many young Australians pack their bags and travel to Israel to join the Israeli Defence Force. And when they do, the army calls them lone soldiers.

Aug 01 2020

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Beyond the cure

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A family receives devastating news that changes their lives and propels them into a future they never imagined.

Jul 25 2020

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Cann River Emergency Warning

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As New Year's Eve approached, the crossroads town of Cann River in the heart of East Gippsland was facing the flames of an unprecedented bushfire season. Three residents describe their response to the threat.

Jul 18 2020

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Arncliffe's rear window

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During the pandemic lockdown a documentary maker grows increasingly obsessed with his neighbours and sets out to meet them all.

Jul 11 2020

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A stroke of love

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A split second was all it took to shatter Judi Green’s life. It took decades, a lot of forgiveness and a little luck to piece it back together.

Jul 04 2020

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04 | Housing the Australian Nation: Brisbane

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In the final episode Peter Mares is in Brisbane to see if the not-for-profit community housing model offers some solutions to the crisis in affordable housing.

Jun 27 2020

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03 | Housing the Australian Nation: Adelaide

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Peter Mares travels to Adelaide, home to the South Australian Housing Trust, which once set the gold standard for state housing authorities worldwide, but now struggles to house even the most vulnerable and needy citizens. With the public sector failing to meet the need, Peter goes onsite with an enterprising developer who claims he can build and sell houses at price that even pensioners can afford.

Jun 13 2020

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02 | Housing the Australian Nation: Hobart

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Peter travels to Hobart which in late 2019 was named Australia’s least affordable capital city for renters. More than one in four Australian households rent from a private landlord. There are growing numbers of long-term renters, older renters, and families renting with young children.

Jun 06 2020

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01 | Housing the Australian Nation: Melbourne

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The COVID-19 virus has exposed the failings of Australia’s housing system like never before: rough sleeping and homelessness, the insecurity of renting, and a real estate boom-bust cycle. Our housing mess can be measured in lost productivity, poor health, high debt and growing inequality. Peter Mares visits four capital cities, to investigate what’s gone wrong with housing in Australia, and what we might do about it, beginning in his home town of Melbourne

May 30 2020

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The COVID Diaries — Episode 3: Work

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A paramedic, an Indigenous educator in the remote Kimberley, and an international student turned bike courier take us to the frontline of working through COVID-19.

May 23 2020

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The COVID Diaries — Episode 2: School

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From the trenches of the home schooling front a teacher, a student and a parent tell the story of the education revolution brought on by COVID-19.

May 16 2020

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The COVID Diaries — Episode 1: Home

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Stolen hand sanitizer, an iso wedding, losing all three of your jobs in one week—life at home in lockdown in Australia, as told through the intimate audio diaries of three women.

May 09 2020

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Where have all the sharks gone?

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In 2019, the famous flying great white sharks of South Africa’s False Bay completely disappeared, leaving locals, scientists and a booming tourism industry desperate for answers. Are shark-eating orcas or climate change to blame? Or could the answer lie across the Southern Ocean in Australia?

May 02 2020

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Lives After Hate, part 2

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The story of one man's slide into the white supremacist movement in Canada, and the aftermath. How do we deal with those who've engaged in the politics of hate when they decide to walk away from it?

Apr 25 2020

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Lives After Hate, part 1

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The story of one man's slide into the white supremacist movement in Canada in the late 1980s, and which asks the question; whose voices should be heard in the aftermath of violence, as a community attempts to move towards life after hate?

Apr 18 2020

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Homer of the Wimmera

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The fascinating life story of Homer Rieth — a composer, poet and founder of the Minyip Philosophical Society.

Apr 11 2020

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Solomon Islands: encounters in paradise

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If your government failed to provide running water, electricity, roads, safety from gender violence, or other staples of everyday life, what would you do? In the Solomon Islands people are taking matters into their own hands, even schoolgirls. If their government can’t provide, they’ll try.

Apr 04 2020

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Survival across the ditch: Kiwis in Australia

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We make it easy for New Zealanders to work in Australia but not so easy for them to survive in times of personal crisis. Four Kiwis tell their stories of falling between the cracks.

Mar 28 2020

28mins

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iTunes Ratings

13 Ratings
Average Ratings
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The definition of life is being different

By etherdog - Jul 20 2018
Read more
Nature finds a way of occupying all possible niches. No one can predict what will be successful. Good on you, mates!