Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
Dara McAnulty and the joys of nature
The young naturalist shares his deep connection to the wild landscapes and creatures of Northern Ireland. Dara's first book has been highly awarded, and is all the more exceptional for his being just sixteen years of age
Australia's fearless women pilots
Kathy Mexted with true stories of extraordinary Australian women compelled to take to the skies in Spitfires, Tiger Moths, Cessnas and fighter jets
The girl from Orroroo — Fleur McDonald
Fleur grew up in a fuel depot in a tiny South Australian town. As a girl she would ride along in road trains with her Dad, singing songs and eating steak sandwiches. She became a jillaroo, a farmer, then an advocate for women in the bush escaping domestic violence
Intrepid and curious Charlotte Waring Atkinson — as told by Kate Forsyth
Charlotte was Australia's first children's author. She came to the colony of NSW from London in 1826, and now her trailblazing, tragic and dramatic life story has been written by her descendants, Kate Forsyth and Belinda Murrell
The true history of the Ark before Noah
How Irving Finkel stumbled upon the true story of the Ark before Noah on a Babylonian clay tablet (R)
A very modern history of swearing
Amanda Laugesen with the rich history of Australian 'bad language', and how the words we classify as swearing have changed over time. *CW: Discussion of swearing and offensive language
Customer ReviewsSee All
Don’t miss The Apartment on Memorial Drive
Excellent deep interview with a treasure of an American poet.
Unique stories told with the help or warm engaging hosts in a similar vein to “Australian Story”.
5 Stars for Richard but Sarah?
Richard is engaged, and engaging. Sarah K, however, is like toast without butter. She needs to understand that a 45 minute + interview needs spirit . The ABC should warn when Sarah K is at the helm.