Overnights is heard from 2am to 6am nationally on the ABC. There is great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.


The Power of song: Musician Jessie Lloyd has collected a treasure trove of Indigenous folk music  

A rare collection of early Indigenous folk songs provides an insight on life in the days when Aboriginal people were sent to live on missions.

How to write the history of a football club  

The mighty Canberra Raiders.

Spot on the Map - Yarram, Victoria  

A little town in Victoria's Gippsland region.

The official Oscars preview  

We look at the 2017 Academy Award favourites.

Why you should take the stairs  

If you always hop in the lift, it might be time to make a change.

A Chef's secrets  

Those tricky dishes simplified

Behind the scenes of ABBA's whirlwind 1977 tour  

ABBA was one of the most popular pop groups in the world in 1977 when they visited Australia for two glorious weeks. Annie Wright was a promotions manager then and her job was to accompany ABBA across Australia.


It's been 40 years since the Super Swedes toured Australia.

Australia's relationship with Israel  

How has it evolved?

DVD Review - Oscars films  

We look at some of this year's Oscar nominees.

Scott Goodings TV Freak: Characters on TV you wanted to be  

Which TV characters did you look up to and which ones did you want to be like?

What is 'fake news'?  

Macquarie Dictionary chose 'Fake News' as its 2016 Word Of The Year. US President Donald Trump has used the term repeatedly. But what is fake news? Is it just propaganda under a funky new name?

Free Trade vs. Protectionism  

Is Australia benefitting from free trade agreements or should we be looking at a more protectionist stance?

For the love of Brooooooce! A Bruce Springsteen Profile  

Because the Night - a celebration of all things Bruce.

The History of Sydney Harbour  

How much do you know of the history of Sydney Harbour, from before white settlement to now?

Spot on the Map - Orbost, Victoria  

A town that boasts a host of famous residents.

The best pizza in the world is made in Australia  

It's so good your mouth will water just listening.

Exercise doesn't always help us lose weight  

It's great for your health but not a key factor in weight loss

The 75th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin  

It brought World War II home to Australia and was one of the darkest periods in our history.

Behind the scenes at Opera Australia  

From inception to the stage.

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