30 episodes

A weekly feature of 666 ABC Canberra Afternoons where Alex Sloan speaks in-depth with people who live fascinating lives, do extraordinary things, or are just so outstanding that a normal interview just won't do.

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    • Society & Culture

A weekly feature of 666 ABC Canberra Afternoons where Alex Sloan speaks in-depth with people who live fascinating lives, do extraordinary things, or are just so outstanding that a normal interview just won't do.

    Explaining Australia's pub culture to recent arrivals: Maram Ismail

    Explaining Australia's pub culture to recent arrivals: Maram Ismail

    Maram Ismail has been outlining Australia's cultural quirks about hotels and pubs in the latest episode of her Arabic podcast 'Australia Explained.'

    • 11 min
    Canberra Close Up - Andrew Campbell

    Canberra Close Up - Andrew Campbell

    Alex's final guest for Canberra Close Up is one of those who keeps homing to Canberra, no matter how far he roams. The pull is strong.

    • 38 min
    Canberra Close Up - Dan Bourchier

    Canberra Close Up - Dan Bourchier

    Dan Bourchier is a journalist who next year will take on the dual roles of presenting Breakfast on 666 ABC Canberra and then presenting ABC TV News.

    • 39 min
    Canberra Close Up - Tobias Cole

    Canberra Close Up - Tobias Cole

    Local living treasure Tobias Cole is an award winning singer, choral conductor, artistic director, actor and teacher.

    • 45 min
    Canberra Close Up - Stuart Kholhagen

    Canberra Close Up - Stuart Kholhagen

    An original Science Communicator from Questacon when it used to be at Ainslie school, Stuart Kholhagen has retired after 37 years

    • 44 min
    Canberra Close Up - Michael McGoogan

    Canberra Close Up - Michael McGoogan

    Michael is a technological entrepreneur who started his empire at 14 in his bedroom in the family home at Rivett.

    • 43 min

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