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Historian Mat McLachlan brings Australian history to life in this engaging, educational and entertaining podcast. From the ancient age to the modern world, take a trip through time with Living History!

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Historian Mat McLachlan brings Australian history to life in this engaging, educational and entertaining podcast. From the ancient age to the modern world, take a trip through time with Living History!

    BONUS: BattleWalks - Walking the Somme

    BONUS: BattleWalks - Walking the Somme

    A special bonus episode of our new podcast series, BattleWalks, which explores the great battlefields of Europe. This episode features the Sunken Road sector of the Somme battlefield.

    Subscribe to BattleWalks on Apple Podcasts, Google, Spotify, or on your favourite podcast app.

    • 45 min
    Gallipoli (1981) Movie Review

    Gallipoli (1981) Movie Review

    Mat reviews the classic Australian film 'Gallipoli', starring Mel Gibson and directed by Peter Weir. How does it rate for both entertainment value and historical accuracy, and has it stood the test of time?

    • 22 min
    Australian Women Pilots

    Australian Women Pilots

    Mat speaks to author Kathy Mexted about her new book, Australian Women Pilots, and the incredible tales of daring and adventure that define Australia's female aviators.

    • 37 min
    The Maps of Charles Kingsford-Smith

    The Maps of Charles Kingsford-Smith

    Mat visits the Australian National Library to examine the maps of Charles Kingsford-Smith, that tell the story of his epic first flight across the Pacific in 1928.

    • 20 min
    Battle Walks is Coming!

    Battle Walks is Coming!

    Our new podcast series, Battle Walks, which takes you across the great battlefields of Europe, is launching on November 4! In this episode, Mat speaks to co-host Peter Smith about exploring military history by walking the ground. Subscribe to Battle Walks on your favourite podcast app.

    • 21 min
    Guy Fawkes' Confession

    Guy Fawkes' Confession

    Mat travels to the UK National Archives to examine the original document signed by Guy Fawkes confessing his role in the attempt to blow up Parliament in 1605. The date of the 'Gunpowder Plot', November 5, is still celebrated in Britain as Guy Fawkes Night.

    Presenter: Mat McLachlan
    Producer: Jess Stebnicki

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    • 12 min

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