13 episodes

Do you ever watch the news trying to get a good understanding of what’s going on in Australia, only to leave even more confused than you were to begin with? Welcome to Australia, Explained, where we get you on top of all things Down Under. Every week we drop a short, sweet and simple episode teaching you all about what’s happening in our country and the events that shaped it.

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Do you ever watch the news trying to get a good understanding of what’s going on in Australia, only to leave even more confused than you were to begin with? Welcome to Australia, Explained, where we get you on top of all things Down Under. Every week we drop a short, sweet and simple episode teaching you all about what’s happening in our country and the events that shaped it.

    Slip, Slop, Slap!

    Slip, Slop, Slap!

    In this episode of Australia, Explained, we look at skin cancer rates in Australia, why the disease is so common in our country and what we’ve done to reduce it.Bits and pieces mentioned:2016 AIHW report on skin cancer Cancer Council statistics Study on...

    • 24 min
    Australia and China's Rough Patch

    Australia and China's Rough Patch

    In this episode of Australia, Explained we give you some insight into the Australia - China relationship. Why are we fighting and why does it matter?Bits and pieces mentioned:China officials Afghan soldier tweetHistory of Aus-China relationsRacism...

    • 24 min
    Super Dooper Annuation

    Super Dooper Annuation

    In this episode of Australia, Explained, we break down superannuation - what it is, how it works and what is currently being discussed. We look about the differences in superannuation savings between genders and industries, as well as discuss the...

    • 24 min
    Power Play: States vs. Fed

    Power Play: States vs. Fed

    In this episode of Australia, Explained, we break down our federal and state governments. We discuss what each level of government is responsible for, how they collaborate and what the current issues are regarding the separation of powers.Bits and...

    • 19 min
    The Mental Health System

    The Mental Health System

    In this episode of Australia, Explained, we break down Australia’s mental health system: the good, the bad, and where it all seems to be heading. This week, we were joined by special guest, Julia McCarthy. Julia is a psychologist with over 10 years...

    • 22 min
    Class of '75 Dismissed

    Class of '75 Dismissed

    In this episode of Australia, Explained, we look back on the Whitlam dismissal 45 years later, why it was important and why it’s being discussed in 2020.Bits and pieces mentioned:Gough Whitlam’s infamous dismissal speechWill Partlett’s article on the...

    • 24 min

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