16 episodes

Award-winning audio fiction series from the ABC. Walk the streets of Fitzroy, Melbourne, shaped by gangsters, migrants, Aboriginal activists, the working poor. Now, it’s fancy shops and hipster bars. Until you really look.

The Fitzroy Diaries ABC Podcasts

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8, 473 Ratings

Award-winning audio fiction series from the ABC. Walk the streets of Fitzroy, Melbourne, shaped by gangsters, migrants, Aboriginal activists, the working poor. Now, it’s fancy shops and hipster bars. Until you really look.

    S2 E8 | Thank you Aurora

    S2 E8 | Thank you Aurora

    The Italian Cultural Centre in Carlton is full of people today, and Alistair — who nobody likes but nobody knows — brought potato salad. Sometimes the important thing is to show up.

    • 28 min
    S2 E7 | Kombucha Smash

    S2 E7 | Kombucha Smash

    Damo has big news. In smaller news, Alistair, who nobody likes but nobody knows, has a sister, who unexpectedly accepts an invitation on his behalf.

    • 20 min
    S2 E6 | A point off for garnish

    S2 E6 | A point off for garnish

    It’s Rhyme Time in the Carlton Library today and everyone’s talking about the news … except for Frankie from 100, who eats strawberries in the park, because of course she does.

    • 3 min
    S2 E5 | A Moment of Trauma

    S2 E5 | A Moment of Trauma

    Fitzroy seems different today, but the roadworks stop for nobody, and neither do the conversations.

    • 14 min
    S2 E4 | Everything stops

    S2 E4 | Everything stops

    There are lots of cars in the street today. One is a white van. The other two are ambulances.

    • 20 min
    S2 E3 | Brother emergency

    S2 E3 | Brother emergency

    In which we meet Ruth Bader Ginsburg and walk to the post office.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
473 Ratings

473 Ratings

gretushka ,

Fabulous!

I cannot get enough of this wonderfully descriptive Podcast! In fact, I listened to some again and again! Please give us some more of your tales - they are so Australian and yet so universal. Thank you!

Melbournite21 ,

Best podcast

So love the Fitzroy Diaries, wonderful feel good ray of sunshine! Please do more, this is the best podcast I have come across and desperately hoping for a 2020 instalment! Big fan!

Gc3066 ,

Ultimate feel good podcast

Completely binge worthy and makes me physically smile when I listen. Feels like a warm hug and makes me wave more at my neighbours.

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