55 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

    • Places & Travel
    • 3.9, 91 Ratings

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.

    Here’s how to save what’s left of our coral reefs: Dean Miller

    Here’s how to save what’s left of our coral reefs: Dean Miller

    Dr. Dean Miller is a marine biologist, adventurer, film maker, photographer and writer. He is also the managing director of the NGO ‘Great Barrier Reef Legacy’ which is a group of experts dedicated to conservation of coral reefs around the world wit

    • 32 min
    The rebirth of Australian-made nature documentaries: Tosca Looby & Karina Holden (Rebroadcast)

    The rebirth of Australian-made nature documentaries: Tosca Looby & Karina Holden (Rebroadcast)

    Tosca Looby and Karina Holden are the creators of the hugely successful Australian-made nature documentary series The Magical Land of Oz. The series reveals the real stories behind Australia´s extraordinary wildlife and uncovers the hidden beauty and m

    • 35 min
    Connecting people to their patch of earth: Costa Georgiadis

    Connecting people to their patch of earth: Costa Georgiadis

    Known simply as Costa, landscape architect Costa Georgiadis is an eco-visionary. As host of the TV show Gardening Australia’, this man, and his impressive beard, inspires thousands of people around the country to connect with Mother Nature.

    On this

    • 38 min
    How to survive climbing the world’s highest mountains: Andrew Lock (Rebroadcast)

    How to survive climbing the world’s highest mountains: Andrew Lock (Rebroadcast)

    Andrew Lock is Australia´s most accomplished mountaineer who has climbed all of the world´s fourteen 8000+ metre summits without supplemental oxygen. From Shishapangma in China to Everest, the mother of all mountains, Andrew has managed to survive the

    • 42 min
    From conquering Everest to pioneering Antarctic tourism: Greg Mortimer (Part 2)

    From conquering Everest to pioneering Antarctic tourism: Greg Mortimer (Part 2)

    Greg Mortimer is one of Australia’s best known and highly respected mountaineers. In 1984 Greg was one of the first two Australians to ever summit Everest. He also conquered the world’s most dangerous mountain K2, as well as two of the highest peaks

    • 25 min
    From conquering Everest to pioneering Antarctic tourism: Greg Mortimer (Part 1)

    From conquering Everest to pioneering Antarctic tourism: Greg Mortimer (Part 1)

    Greg Mortimer is one of Australia’s best known and highly respected mountaineers. In 1984 Greg was one of the first two Australians to ever summit Everest. He also climbed the world’s most dangerous mountain, K2, as well as two of the highest peaks

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

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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