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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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12 Ratings
Average Ratings
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1

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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Earshot

Latest release on Feb 15, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 6 days ago

Rank #1: 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

29mins

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Rank #2: Deported

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Two Australian musicians travelled overseas for work but they didn't make it past immigration at the airport; tales of holding cells and humiliation.

Sep 17 2018

28mins

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Rank #3: 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

30mins

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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

28mins

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Rank #5: The peaceful rebels of Poso

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How does a community learn to live together after years of fighting each other in the most violent way possible? The remote Indonesian province of Poso is recovering from a decade-long religious conflict and in the face of hatred a brave group of women are leading the charge for peace and sovereignty.

Dec 21 2019

28mins

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Rank #6: Edgar, Edgar, where are you?

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After a chance encounter with a ghost from her past, Elizabeth Mora is forced to confront a decade old question: did coming to Australia break or save her family? As she reconciles her parents’ complicated love story, Elizabeth’s capacity for forgiveness is put to the test.

Jul 16 2018

28mins

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Rank #7: Four parents two gaybies: part 1

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Twenty years ago two gay couples met by chance in Sydney. Betty and Ruth wanted to have children, so did Charlie and John. But the boys didn't just want to be sperm donors, they wanted a family. Four parents two gaybies tracks the foursome over the next two decades, as their unconventional family plan hatches

Jul 23 2018

28mins

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Rank #8: Lucky Dube: how a South African musician changed the sound of desert music

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In the remote Aboriginal communities of Central Australia, a musician most of us have never heard of, was “bigger than The Beatles”.

Oct 12 2019

32mins

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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

28mins

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Rank #10: 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

28mins

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Rank #11: 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

28mins

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Rank #12: Robert Manne's voice

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Public thinker Robert Manne's voice changed after he had surgery for throat cancer. In this candid documentary he reflects on questions of voice and identity, enduring love and friendship.

Oct 15 2018

37mins

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Rank #13: Ball by bloody ball

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Two blokes buy the radio rights to an international test cricket series on a credit card.

Dec 28 2019

28mins

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Rank #14: 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

28mins

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Rank #15: Talking through the generations

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Migrant languages tend to disappear by the third generation. But is there a way to resist this trend towards being a 'graveyard of languages' and for us to hold onto language through the generations?

Nov 30 2019

28mins

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Rank #16: 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

28mins

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Rank #17: Becoming Lottie – a trans girl’s story

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When she was just four years old, Lottie told her mum she wasn’t a boy, but a transgender girl. Lottie had to fight to be accepted as a girl, and she, and her family faced significant challenges along the way.

Mar 30 2019

28mins

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Rank #18: 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

28mins

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Rank #19: Sink or swim: finding asylum in Australia

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When Mina Abdolmaleki arrived in Australia as a spiritual exile from Iran, she thought the challenges would end there. But despite now having the freedom to think and act freely, her faith is still the greatest comfort as she waits for her future to be decided.

Jul 02 2018

27mins

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Rank #20: The true cost of interpretation

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Life in Afghanistan is dangerous, but if you've worked as an interpreter, you're even more of a target.

Aug 06 2018

25mins

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