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Feb 28, 2019

Dr Krystal, Dr Ailie, and Dr Ray join Dr Shane in the studio.

 
First guest (on the phone) is Dr Simon Clulow from Macquarie University. 
Cane toads are picking up some shady habits, Toads in Western Australia have been spotted awake and active during the day in deeply shaded habitats, despite the species usually...


Feb 26, 2019

Vox Lux, Stan & Ollie and High Flying Bird were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Cerise Howard, Emma Westwood and Sally Christie.


Feb 26, 2019

Professor David Walker, a historian from Deakin University, discusses his essay in Australian Foreign Affairs, 'Great Australian divide: The Western outpost faces the Asian Century.' It concerns the history of Australia's relationship with Asia and the surprising origins of the multicultural spirit in 19th...


Feb 26, 2019

Sonia Orchard joins host Mel Cranenburgh to tell us about her new novel, Into the Fire, out now through Affirm Press. Into the Fire is Sonia's third book and second work of fiction that author Rosalie Ham (The Dressmaker) has described as 'a perceptive, provoking story of friendship and intimacy'.

Mel is then joined by 


Feb 26, 2019

Upper house member of Victoria's state Parliament and Leader of the Reason Party Fiona Patten stopped by to talk about what life in the 60th Victorian Parliament is like, and her current policy priorities, including drug law reform. Professor David Walker, a historian from Deakin University, discusses his essay...