42 episodes

Talking Australia, from award-winning Australian Geographic, shares the stories of Australia's most inspiring explorers, conservationists and adventurers. Listen as they take you on a journey around this magnificent country and beyond, whether battling the elements to achieve their lifelong dreams or working hard to preserve our unique and fragile natural world.

Each week the podcast features intimate conversations with extraordinary Australians.

Talking Australia Australian Geographic

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Talking Australia, from award-winning Australian Geographic, shares the stories of Australia's most inspiring explorers, conservationists and adventurers. Listen as they take you on a journey around this magnificent country and beyond, whether battling the elements to achieve their lifelong dreams or working hard to preserve our unique and fragile natural world.

Each week the podcast features intimate conversations with extraordinary Australians.

    Mal Leyland – Inspiring a whole generation to explore Australia (Part 2)

    Mal Leyland – Inspiring a whole generation to explore Australia (Part 2)

    In the 1970s Mal Leyland and his brother Mike hosted several highly successful TV series, including the iconic Ask the Leyland Brothers, which launched in 1976 and drew a weekly audience of 2.5 million people. The duo inspired a whole generation of Aust

    • 30 min
    Mal Leyland – Inspiring a whole generation to explore Australia (Part 1)

    Mal Leyland – Inspiring a whole generation to explore Australia (Part 1)

    In the 1970s Mal Leyland and his brother Mike hosted several highly successful TV series, including the iconic Ask the Leyland Brothers, which launched in 1976 and drew a weekly audience of 2.5 million people. The duo inspired a whole generation of Aust

    • 36 min
    Corey Tutt – The Power of Deadly Science

    Corey Tutt – The Power of Deadly Science

    Besides his day job as a University Research Assistant Corey Tutt works tirelessly to raise funds and books for his initiative Deadly Science. So far the program has distributed 5000 books and 70 telescopes to Australian schools. For his efforts to brin

    • 24 min
    Justin Gilligan – What it takes to become a nature photographer (Rebroadcast)

    Justin Gilligan – What it takes to become a nature photographer (Rebroadcast)

    Justin Gilligan has been working as a nature photographer for Australian Geographic for more than a decade. He specialises in marine wildlife and underwater photography, travelling everywhere from the Great Barrier Reef to the Great Australian Bight and

    • 30 min
    Terri Irwin: A life devoted to wildlife and conservation Part 2 (Rebroadcast)

    Terri Irwin: A life devoted to wildlife and conservation Part 2 (Rebroadcast)

    Terri Irwin, the owner of world famous Australia Zoo and wife of the late crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, has dedicated her life to conserving wildlife. Over the past decade, Terri and her children Bindi and Robert have built up Australia Zoo to new heigh

    • 36 min
    Terri Irwin: A life devoted to wildlife and conservation Part 1 (Rebroadcast)

    Terri Irwin: A life devoted to wildlife and conservation Part 1 (Rebroadcast)

    Terri Irwin, the owner of world famous Australia Zoo and wife of the late crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, has dedicated her life to conserving wildlife. Over the past decade, Terri and her children Bindi and Robert have built up Australia Zoo to new heigh

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

lozmoon ,

Amazing stories

This podcast is great - it's amazing to hear from such a wide range of experts and adventurous people - definitely living viariously through this people during my commute!

LGHAMBURG ,

Couldn’t stop listening

Binge listened - and not ashamed.
Australian Geographic has done an amazing Job with this new podcast. I have found so much knowledge and inspiration listening to these interviewed legends.

Well done !

teixibell ,

Great interviews with great Aussies

Wonderful work from the Australian Geographic team.

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