Dolittle hosts along with Capri and Training Wheels this week for their first show of the year, and what a first guest they have! An AFL footballer on a show about medicine? What in the world is this? After many denouncements about the sport from many hosts in the crew over the years, they now have an actual footballer on the show! Gavin Crosisca joins the crew to talk about his career trajectory into drug counselling.

There are also chats about safe injecting rooms, more updates on medical marijuana and how and when to question your doctor.

Direct download: radiotherapy26022017.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 4:05pm AEDT

On today's show we spoke to Mitchell Bartley about the Save Preston Market campaign, and Geraldo Lopez from La Tortilleria. And most importantly we had our final market report from John for quite some time as he heads into hospital for some surgery - hopefully he'll be back in the market stalls later this year, all the best bloke!

Direct download: Eat-It-20170226.mp3
Category:Eat It! -- posted at: 1:17pm AEDT

Dr Shane is joined by Dr Ailie and Dr Ray, to chat about Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf, new insights into the evolution of gills, the proposed continent of Zealandia, and the newly discovered Trappist 1 planetary system.

The team talk to Dr Ronelle Welton from the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Melbourne, about the Australian Venomous Injury Project (AVIP). The project aims to develop a comprehensive epidemiological, sociological and geospatial system for collating, curating and analysing venomous bite and sting related injury datasets from multiple sources.

They also interview Dr Robyn Schofield from the School of Earth Sciences at The University of Melbourne about the damage to the atmosphere resulting from the use of fossil fuels, and what society can do about it.

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Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20170226.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:00am AEDT

This week's feature interview is with former US Republican Congressman Bob Inglis who is the founder of He has an in depth discussion with Amy on his conversion to climate action and his advocacy for a carbon tax in the US.

Direct download: Uncommon-Sense-02221017_-_Bob_Inglis.mp3
Category:Uncommon-Sense -- posted at: 12:34pm AEDT

This week on Uncommon Sense our presenter Amy Mullins conducts four interviews about politics, academia and history.

Ben Eltham starts the show with his regular segment on federal politics.

Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick comes in to discuss the centenary of the Russian revolution.

Former US Republican Congressman and the founder of Bob Inglis on his conversion to climate action and advocacy for a carbon tax in the US.

Social researcher and author Rebecca Huntley talks with Amy about her book Still Lucky: Why You Should Feel Optimistic About Australia and Its People.

Direct download: Uncommon-Sense-02221017.mp3
Category:Uncommon-Sense -- posted at: 12:29pm AEDT

This week on Byte Into IT along with our usual discussion of this week in technology, computing and gaming we have a special guest.

From NASA, The Deputy Director of the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate at the Goddard Space Flight Center: Dr Juan Roman.

Direct download: Byte-Into-IT-02222017.mp3
Category:Byte Into It -- posted at: 11:46am AEDT

This week Elizabeth and Lou are joined by new adult, queer-fiction author Alison Evans. Alison's first Australian-published novel, IDA, is about a young woman, fresh out of high school, with an extraordinary ability. Alison discusses themes of indecision and purpose as a young person, and their experience publishing internationally and with Echo Publishing.

Cybec Electric, as part of AsiaTOPA, is a series of play readings by young Asian-Australian writers. MTC Literary Director & Cybec curator Chris Mead and Cybec writer Jean Tong talk theatre in contemporary Melbourne, multi-lingual plays and the contribution to new works that play readings provide.

Bigoa Chuol is this week's resident spoken-word poet, and is joined also by Afro Hub founder Saba Alemayoh to talk poetry and African-Australian art in the Melbourne community. They discuss issues of diversity and identity as African-Australians and Afro Hub as the meeting place of the huge range of art from across the countries of Africa in Melbourne.

Direct download: Multi-storied-20170215.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 3:29pm AEDT

Elizabeth and Lou are this week joined by LA-based Australian writer and lawyer, David Francis. His latest novel, Wedding Bush Road, is an "embellishment" on the author's experiences growing up on an Australian farm, and David shares his insights on the complexity of semi-autobiographical writing and juggling the two worlds of creative writing and working as a lawyer.

TV expert Brigid McCarthy is back for the first time in 2017, discussing the wildly popular Norwegian series Skam, a gritty and authentic high school drama with an innovative delivery and distribution method.

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a ghostwriter? Greg Hill enters the studio to talk about the collaborative, creative process that ghostwriting (writing a story on behalf of someone else) entails, and how to form a cohesive written work based on someone else's experiences.

Direct download: Multi-storied-20170222.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 1:58pm AEDT

Toni Erdmann, Silence and Hidden Figures were discussed. With Thomas Caldwell, Cerise Howard, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Emma Westwood.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-20170220.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 1:00pm AEDT

The Grapevine - 20 February 2017

On The Grapevine this week, Melbourne University's Dave Nichols talks about Melbourne's bus network, its importance to the people of the city, and the possibilities and complications of its development.


Anna Tregloan discusses ghosts as a culturally universal concept and their culmination in The Ghost Project, and Taryn Lane tells us about renewable energy developments and the upcoming Community Energy Congress.

Direct download: The-Grapevine-2017-02-20.mp3
Category:The Grapevine -- posted at: 3:19pm AEDT


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3RRR is Australia's best known community radio station. Shows are streamed live from and may be heard in Melbourne by tuning in to 102.7 FM.


All the Breakfaster highlights that you need to start the day. At any time of the day!
...with your hosts Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow and Geraldine Hickey.
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Byte Into It

Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more.
...with a rotating brains trust of opinionated tech commentators.
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Eat It!

Food for thought: recipes, hints and tips, interviews and a market reports.
...with Cameron Smith and guests.
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Einstein A Go Go

Discussion and dissection of science and science issues made digestible for public consumption.
...with Dr Shane, Dr Krystal & colleagues.
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Film Buffs Forecast

A program devoted to the world of film. Featuring contemporary and historical film, plus local and international guests, interviews and reviews.
...with Paul Harris.
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Graphic Nature

An exploration of the inspiring world of comic books, the culture that supports it, the creators, publishers & people behind the printed pages & digital screens pushing the medium on into the future, in Australia, and the world.
...with Zoran Ilievski and guests.
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Greening the Apocalypse

There is a crack in everything, that's where the light gets in. Each week the Greening the Apocalypse team talk to the tinkerers and thinkerers, the freaks and geeks from permaculturists and eco-farmers to alt-tech innovators and peer-to-peer information networkers who are growing fascinating new systems through the fault lines of the old.
...with your hosts Ben Bushy, Adam Grubb, Sarah Coles and Kate Dundas.
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Interviews with people who tell stories, write stories or otherwise contribute to the narrative arts. With a focus on how stories are told, and why. Novels and narrative non-fiction. Performance and poetry. TV and stage production. Mythology and internet memes.
...with your hosts Elizabeth McCarthy and Louise Irving.
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Parallel Lines

How do arts, culture, science and design inform our everyday experiences in the world? Exploring the possible intersections of seemingly parallel lines through interviews, talk and a regular music segment each week.
...with your host Sara Savage.
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Plato's Cave

Informed, passionate, accessible and fun film criticism; Plato's Cave is a must for all serious and not-so-serious cinephiles.
...with Thomas Caldwell, Cerise Howard and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas.
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Radio Marinara

The team continues the great Marinara tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine. Get to know all things wet and salty.
... with Bron Burton, Dr Beach, John Ford, Anthony Boxshall, Dr Surf, Dave Speller and Angeline Tew. Plus regular segment presenters Jeff Maynard and Hillary McNevin.
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Radio Therapy

Explores the lighter, more eccentric side of medicine. A team of irreverent doctors lampoon sacred medical cows, and shed light on a range of medical and psychiatric conditions with special guests from around Australia and the globe.
...with Dr Mal Practice, McZiff, Dr Malice, Dr SK, Anna Bollocks, Dr Autonomy, Backman, BulkyBill, Deep Thought, Retina and The Tallman.
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Smart Arts

Visual art, theatre, film and literature
...with your host Richard Watts.
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The Grapevine

Current affairs you can engage with and participate in. Particular interest in social enterprise, urban planning, technology, education, craft and design. Plus the weekly Reading Room, where readers disciuss writing and ideas.
... with Kulja Coulston and Dylan Bird.
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Uncommon Sense

A weekly conversation about politics and current events, international affairs, history, art, books, and the natural world, to illuminate the issues faced by society and explore them in new ways.
...with your host Amy Mullins.
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Zero G

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical. Movies, television, theatre, events, books, comics, humans, toys, Things, mathoms and oojahs!
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