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 • 21 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
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Luv ya Livvy ,

Fitzroy Diaries

Love this podcast! Reminds me of books by Maeve Binchy - rich characters.

Dusterbed78 ,

Real, happy, hilarious

Stories that sound like poetry! I love the realism, the descriptions, and the humor that sneaks up on you. This is a great mix of what’s happening and what many of us might be thinking in similar situations. LOVE IT!!!

Marleymarsh ,

Lovely

Absolutely lovely. Basically a movie for your ears

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