Cover image of Off Track
(35)
Society & Culture
Places & Travel
Science
Natural Sciences

Off Track

Updated 1 day ago

Society & Culture
Places & Travel
Science
Natural Sciences
Read more

Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.

Read more

Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.

iTunes Ratings

35 Ratings
Average Ratings
31
2
0
1
1

Outstanding podcast

By nicole4544 - May 05 2019
Read more
I love the relaxed, conversational style of the show. The guest are always interesting people with a unique perspective. I’m not in Australia, but it’s still really fascinating to hear the wildlife over there.

Good podcast

By CarDarw - Aug 28 2016
Read more
Really good show, I can't wait to hear more.

iTunes Ratings

35 Ratings
Average Ratings
31
2
0
1
1

Outstanding podcast

By nicole4544 - May 05 2019
Read more
I love the relaxed, conversational style of the show. The guest are always interesting people with a unique perspective. I’m not in Australia, but it’s still really fascinating to hear the wildlife over there.

Good podcast

By CarDarw - Aug 28 2016
Read more
Really good show, I can't wait to hear more.

Listen to:

Cover image of Off Track

Off Track

Updated 1 day ago

Read more

Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.

Rank #1: Off Track presents HumaNature

Podcast cover
Read more
Not quite tame, not quite wild.

Mar 08 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #2: Lyrebirds - lyrebird equality now!

Podcast cover
Read more
You might think you know the story of the lyrebird. Think again. Female lyrebirds could be rock stars in their own right.

Jul 05 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #3: Cockies wheelie love bin day

Podcast cover
Read more
Sulphur-crested cockatoos are opening wheelie bins and turning trash into treasure.

Aug 23 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #4: Big cats in the bush [RE-ISSUE]

Podcast cover
Read more
Rumours of pumas and leopards roaming the Australian bush have been around for more than a century. There’s plenty of anecdotal evidence but to date no definitive proof. Join in the search for a mythical cat in this re-issue of a classic Off Track.

Nov 01 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #5: Ninety one years in the desert

Podcast cover
Read more
Jack Absalom has died at the age of 91. From parrot poacher to painter, Absalom was a renaissance bushie with a story or two to tell.

Mar 29 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #6: Lyrebirds - Lyre, lyre, dancefloors on fire

Podcast cover
Read more
You might think you know the story of the lyrebird. Think again. And then listen to this ear-bending series called 'Sex, lyres and audiotape.'

Jun 28 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #7: The bilby, the moon and the Birriliburu Rangers

Podcast cover
Read more
A bilby dreaming story guides a mother with a sick child to an outback town. Decades later, the child returns to repay the favour and look after the bilby.

Apr 05 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #8: Moaning birds, vegetarian rodents and the moon man

Podcast cover
Read more
Muttonbird Island in NSW is a place of majesty. It's just that the majesty crash lands in the moonlight and sounds like a squeezy toy.

May 31 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #9: Off Track presents Outside/In

Podcast cover
Read more
It turns out, some forests love fire.

Mar 01 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #10: Off Track presents - Branch Out

Podcast cover
Read more
Do you need a brain to be able to sense the world around you, or to remember or learn?

Jun 08 2019

22mins

Play

Rank #11: The exceptional Nuyts Archipelago

Podcast cover
Read more
St Peter Island in South Australia's Nuyts Archipelago is home to sea eagles, short-tailed shearwaters, stick-nest rats and brush-tailed bettongs – and also some particularly venomous black tiger snakes.

Aug 16 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #12: Barbara York Main - Australia's spider woman

Podcast cover
Read more
The reserve at North Bungulla is quiet all day until the winds of the evening make the trees creak in the falling light. The winds bring the news that Barbara York Main has died.

May 24 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #13: Talking frogs, thinking plants

Podcast cover
Read more
It's a very noisy world out in Australian nature, and sometimes all you need to do is stop and listen (to this).

Jun 07 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #14: Go, Dog, Go! [re-issue]

Podcast cover
Read more
Are these the happiest hounds in Australia? We think so, and that's why we're playing this one from the Off Track archive.

Jun 14 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #15: Lyrebirds - Repeat after me

Podcast cover
Read more
You might think you know the story of the lyrebird. Think again. And then listen to this ear-bending series called 'Sex, lyres and audiotape.'

Jun 21 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #16: Earworms From Planet Earth X

Podcast cover
Read more
A magpie calls to the rising sun, a fat green frog sings in a water tank and an endangered lemur moans about its family. Ann Jones takes you and a bunch of experts on an ear-tour.

Aug 09 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #17: Water finds a way

Podcast cover
Read more
All around us and within, water is an intimate, essential part of our lives. What would we do if water lost her way?

May 17 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #18: Golf is freedom and frustration [re-issue]

Podcast cover
Read more
In any given day on the golf course, there are people in ecstasy, and people in agony. Sometimes it's the same person. [From the Off Track archive]

Jul 26 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #19: Gone fish - pygmy perch pushed too far

Podcast cover
Read more
The tiny Yarra pygmy perch, with golden sheen and teardrop eye, has been pushed to extinction in the Murray Darling Basin. Now, all hopes for its return are focussed on a couple of farm dams.

Apr 12 2019

25mins

Play

Rank #20: Off Track presents Queer Out Here

Podcast cover
Read more
A crowd sourced audio zine that celebrates the world outside walls from the perspective of LGBQTIA+ people from all over the world.

Mar 15 2019

25mins

Play