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Myf Warhurst's Our Place is a podcast that explores Australian culture. If culture is how we share who we are with the world and how we tell our stories to each other, what is that story right now? Myf Warhurst talks to the thinkers, makers and figures who are creating a new narrative for Australia’s future.
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Myf Warhurst's Our Place is a podcast that explores Australian culture. If culture is how we share who we are with the world and how we tell our stories to each other, what is that story right now? Myf Warhurst talks to the thinkers, makers and figures who are creating a new narrative for Australia’s future.
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    The Fish & Chip Shop

    The Fish & Chip Shop

    This is the origin story of the humble fish & chip shop. 
    Myf speaks with Veronica Papacosta, who has three generations of seafood history to draw on to tell us about the past, present and future of fish & chips in Australia. We also hear from Elizabeth Chong, the celebrity chef who speaks of how intersecting migrant cultures and an entrepreneurial spirit led to the birth of a unique Australian culinary treat.
    "A trip to the beach comes with many advantages. A swim, a lie on the sand, and at the end of the day, the prize is usually a warm bundle of mostly yellow fried food wrapped in butcher’s paper handed gingerly over a counter of a fish and chip shop."

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    • 21 min
    Welcome To Country

    Welcome To Country

    This is a story of the contemporary legacy of Welcome to Country, a ceremony that has been performed for thousands and thousands of years by Australia’s first nations peoples. 
    Myf speaks to Boon Wurrung Elder N’arweet Carolyn Briggs, Senator for Victoria for the Australian Greens Lidia Thorpe, and legendary activist, agitator and educator, Professor Gary Foley.
    Music:
    Theme by Michael Grossman and Mitch Tolman
    “My Left Foot” by Dez Moran via Epidemic Sound:
    “New Ambitions” by Trevor Kowalski via Epidemic Sound
    “Sadness” by Carl Henriksson via Epidemic Sound
    “A Little Bit Too Far” by Anders Ekengren via Epidemic Sound
    “A Tiny Tumble” by Josef Falkenskold via Epidemic Sound
    For a transcript of this podcast and further reading, please visit the Our Place page at Litmus Media.

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    • 29 min
    Bigger Is Better

    Bigger Is Better

    This is a story about the Big Things, the highway-side attractions like the Big Banana and the Big Prawn, and some Bigger Things, the silo murals that line the highways of regional Victoria. This is also the story of how these monuments speak of a towns industry and identity.
    Music: Mitch Tollman and Michael Grossman.
    For a transcript of this podcast and further reading, please visit the Our Place page at Litmus Media.

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    • 24 min
    The Bag In The Box

    The Bag In The Box

    This is the story of how the goon bag was invented on a soldier settlement block in rural Victoria. Myf interviews John Angove, the son of the inventor, and Ian Cook, grandson of one of the soldier settlers.
    Music: Mitch Tollman and Michael Grossman.
    For a transcript of this podcast and further reading, please visit the Our Place page at Litmus Media.

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    • 17 min
    Introducing Our Place

    Introducing Our Place

    Myf Warhurst's Our Place is a podcast that explores Australian culture. If culture is how we share who we are with the world and how we tell our stories to each other, what is that story right now? Myf Warhurst talks to the thinkers, makers and figures who are creating a new narrative for Australia’s future.
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aloha shelby ,

Loved this!

I now know how he history behind the goin bag and more about Myf and where she grew up. So cool. Listened in Malibu morning while missing Australia!

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