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Do you find the news cycle overwhelming? Depressing? Confusing? Boring? Endless?
Then you need The Quicky. Mamamia's daily podcast that gets you up to speed on the top stories, then deep dives on one topic you want to know more about.
It's the easiest and most enjoyable way to get across the news every day.

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Do you find the news cycle overwhelming? Depressing? Confusing? Boring? Endless?
Then you need The Quicky. Mamamia's daily podcast that gets you up to speed on the top stories, then deep dives on one topic you want to know more about.
It's the easiest and most enjoyable way to get across the news every day.

    Reality TV, Famous Harrys And An Untimely Death: Who Was Caroline Flack?

    Reality TV, Famous Harrys And An Untimely Death: Who Was Caroline Flack?

    WARNING: today's episode of The Quicky talks about domestic violence and suicide. Lifeline 13 11 14

    Until nine weeks ago, Caroline Flack appeared to have everything: a thriving television presenting career, a loving relationship and great friends. But on Sunday night, her family announced she had died in her northeast London apartment.

    So who was Caroline Flack and how did everything change for her so quickly after a domestic assault just 2 months ago? 

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    CREDITS 

    Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

    Executive Producer: Melanie Tait

    Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

    Guests: Gemma Bath, Investigative Reporter, Mamamia

    CONTACT US

    Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

    Looking for other podcasts to listen to?  You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

    • 13 min
    The Signs In Doctors' Surgeries That Have Women Worried

    The Signs In Doctors' Surgeries That Have Women Worried

    Over the past few months, signs have been appearing in doctors' surgeries telling women in no uncertain terms that their family planning won't be catered for by the health professional they've come to see. 

    So how often are these signs popping up? Are they legal? And will this become even worse if and when the Religious Freedom Bill gets up?

    Links: https://www.buzzfeed.com/ginarushton/religious-discrimination-bill-reproductive-conscientious

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    CREDITS 

    Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

    Executive Producer: Melanie Tait

    Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

    Guests:  Gina Rushton, Buzzfeed journalist; Anna Brown, CEO Equality Australia. 

    CONTACT US

    Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

    Looking for other podcasts to listen to?  You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/

    • 13 min
    Let's Get Real: Does Australia Still Need Coal?

    Let's Get Real: Does Australia Still Need Coal?

    As people take to the streets to protest against coal, politicians are telling us we need it. 

    Australia has relied on coal-fired power for such a long time, do we need it to keep going, to keep our phones charged, our lights working and our whole lives ticking? 

    What's the truth? And what would happen to jobs and the economy if we moved completely to renewables? 

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    CREDITS 

    Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

    Executive Producer: Melanie Tait

    Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

    Guests:  Richard Denniss, Chief Economist at The Australia Institute 

    CONTACT US

    Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

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    • 12 min
    The Great Hunt For The Mysterious G-Spot

    The Great Hunt For The Mysterious G-Spot

    This episode of The Quicky is intensely adult, so remember that if you're playing it on the school run!

    Do you know where your G-Spot is? Have you located it and have you had that promised earth-shattering orgasm? 

    Right in time for Valentine's Day, The Quicky is deep-diving into a woman's G-Spot. Where is it exactly? What do you have to do to locate it? What's actually happening to your body when the right kind of pressure is applied?  So many questions!  Thank goodness we've got all the answers. 

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    CREDITS 

    Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

    Executive Producer: Melanie Tait

    Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

    Guests:  Dr Jane Chalmers, Lecturer in Physiotherapy at Western Sydney University

    CONTACT US

    Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

    Looking for other podcasts to listen to?  You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

    • 11 min
    Australian Floods: Are The Bushfires Out? Is The Drought Broken?

    Australian Floods: Are The Bushfires Out? Is The Drought Broken?

    It's been a hectic few months of weather here in Australia. We've had fires tearing apart lives, families and towns. And now, floods? 

    Will this unprecedented rainfall see the end to the long drought facing farmers? And has it been getting to the right place to put out the bushfires? 

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    CREDITS 

    Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

    Executive Producer: Melanie Tait

    Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

    Guests:  Fiona Simson, President of the National Farmers Federation; Professor Janette Lindesay, Climatologist, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University. 

    CONTACT US

    Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

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    • 12 min
    SARS, Ebola, Swine Flu: How Did Other Outbreaks Come To An End?

    SARS, Ebola, Swine Flu: How Did Other Outbreaks Come To An End?

    What can the Bubonic Plague, the Spanish Flu and Ebola teach us about the future of Coronavirus? And how did they go from being major catastrophes, to being contained? 

    Today we look at the history of epidemics and what people since the 14th Century until now have done to keep them at bay. 

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    CREDITS 

    Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

    Executive Producer: Melanie Tait

    Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

    Guests: Dr Sanjaya Senanayake Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Physician, Australian National University

    CONTACT US

    Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

    Looking for other podcasts to listen to?  You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

    • 13 min

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