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Hack brings you the stories that matter to young people. Every weekday host Avani Dias and the triple j Hack team cover the latest news, politics and culture from all around Australia.

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Hack brings you the stories that matter to young people. Every weekday host Avani Dias and the triple j Hack team cover the latest news, politics and culture from all around Australia.

    Friday Shakeup: Cancel culture and your good vibes

    Friday Shakeup: Cancel culture and your good vibes

    It's the Friday shakeup and we're talking...

    The return of iso, cancel culture and your good news amidst the 2020 chaos.

    Join comedian Lucinda Froomes Price, model Christian Wilkins, and Hack's own Avani Dias for your weekly debrief.

    • 30 min
    Good vibes only

    Good vibes only

    There's an evolutionary reason why bad news sticks with us. It's called negativity bias, and it's the way we've evolved to identify threats to keep ourselves safe.



    But in a year of grim news, sometimes we all need reminding of the good things happening around the world too.



    Today on Hack, the local legends doing amazing things to help others, the rise of popular psychology, and happiness icon Dan Harris on how he overcame panic attacks, to be a more positive person.

    • 30 min
    After the fires came through

    After the fires came through

    Communities hit by the Black Summer fires are still battling to rebuild and regroup over six months on. Could a lack of mental health services be the next crisis they face? Hack's Shalailah Medhora visited the Bateman's Bay community.

    Plus, the latest information on the spread of COVID-19 in Australia.

    And, could flying cars be the answer to rural travel?

    • 30 min
    The record Victoria didn't want

    The record Victoria didn't want

    Melbourne has been thrown back into lockdown with a record 191 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in a single day, but will the stronger measures contain the outbreak?

    Plus, keeping our mental health afloat during the COVID crisis can be tough. Australia's Chief Medical Officer for Mental Health Professor Ruth Vine on what we can do.

    And, financial coach and author Melissa Browne on why budgets are b******t.

    • 30 min
    Melbourne tower lockdowns

    Melbourne tower lockdowns

    Victoria's COVID-19 crisis continues to escalate with thousands of public housing residents now locked down amidst heavy police presence and imminent closure of the border with NSW. Resident and social worker Ahmed Dini describes the feeling inside the towers.



    Plus, could Kanye really be the next U.S. President? David Smith from the U.S. Studies Centre says "maybe".



    And, what it's like to text a Lifeline counsellor when you need to talk to someone, but don't feel like calling.

    • 30 min
    Friday Shakeup: state rivalries and super spreaders

    Friday Shakeup: state rivalries and super spreaders

    It's the Friday shakeup and we're talking...

    State rivalries and super spreaders in Melbourne, JobKeeper rorts and the isolation looks you'll be rocking back into normal life.

    Join Aussie musician Joyride, Jenna Clarke from The West Australian, and Hack's own Jo Lauder for your weekly debrief.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
984 Ratings

984 Ratings

felindabong ,

The best & the only news podcast I listen to

I only discovered to this podcast last year but I listen to it every day. I love their straight-to-the-point, no nonsense, no faffing approach to interviews. Knowledgeable & engaging hosts and credible guest speakers. Thanks Triple J team for keeping us informed on the current issues going on in the world.

paninishekakjd ,

Groan

Oh my god this host just does not stop attacking and interrupting politicians. No amount of handouts will ever be enough for you. Ughhhh can’t listening anymore. So self righteous.

kelsieoleary ,

Part of my daily routine

I listen to this podcast daily and I love it! I sometimes wish I could contribute but I always forget to turn on my radio at the right time 😅

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