Society & Culture – Australia – Recommended podcasts

  • From a Westboro Baptist Church defector and an ex-Hasidic Jew to the world's first ever blogger and teenage class president who confessed to being a pedophile, BBC journalist Andrew Gold takes us away from our comfort zone and into the worlds of people on the edge. New episodes every Wednesday.


    It's been a top Editor Pick for Castbox and Stitcher, who also placed it in their 'What we're listening to'. Andrew has been making documentaries about bizarre, unusual and remarkable people around the world for a decade. He's done battle with an exorcist, taken on anti-abortionists and hunted for UFOs, all while living in six different countries and learning to speak five languages.


    In this podcast, he aims to get to the humanity of people living on the fringes, and introduce these people with diverse ways of looking at the world to the listener. It's not all deep and sad - he aims to get humour and fun out of these people, so the audience can also actually...be entertained! Follow him on twitter here @andrewgold_ok and check out his documentaries on his YouTube channel.


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  • We’ve all had wardrobe malfunctions – moments when our clothes badly let us down. Susannah Constantine has had many. Like the time she was at a Windsor Castle supper when her dress straps snapped, releasing her breasts into the soup.

    Clothes and how they define us have fascinated Susannah for years – and were famously explored in her seminal 'What Not To Wear' TV series and bestselling books.

    Now, she returns to her first and true love in the ‘My Wardrobe Malfunction’ podcast in which she meets a dazzling array of well-known figures to discuss their relationship with clothes – as they reveal everything from their 'comfort blanket' to their 'burial suit' and, of course, their ultimate wardrobe malfunction...

    Submit your wardrobe malfunctions to Susannah @mywardmal

  • They are the women who have brought down some of the nation's worst criminals and helped shape the face of policing in Australia. From deadly bombings to gangland clashes, hear the incredible true stories of our top female cops in five explosive tell-all interviews.

  • For Melissa Moore, 1995 was a nightmare. That’s the year the teenager learned her father, Keith Hunter Jesperson, was a serial killer. It’s also the year Melissa Moore’s doubt spiral began: When you look like your father, and you share his intelligence and charisma, how do you know you’re not a psychopath, too? Happy Face is the story of Keith Hunter Jesperson, his brutal crimes, and the cat and mouse game he played with detectives and the media. But it’s also the story of the horrific legacy he gifted his children. Join Melissa Moore as she investigates her father’s crimes, reckons with the past, and wades through her darkest fears as she hunts for a better future.

  • A podcast exploring Social Work practice through stories & critical reflection.

  • Welcome to I Don't know about That with Jim Jefferies. In this show, Kelly Blackheart and Forrest Shaw will bring up topics unbeknownst to me and Jack Hackett. Then I'll spout off everything I know.

  • What makes us conscious beings and why does it matter that we are? In his first ever podcast, Deepak Chopra welcomes a far-ranging group of guests, including Jane Goodall, Russell Brand, Dan Savage, Christopher Wylie, Jean Houston, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and many more, who have paved new paths for understanding our present and future. How do we define, harness, and elevate our minds? How can we live creatively and purposefully? What makes you…you? Join Deepak as he delves into this moment of great transformation to answer these questions…and explore our infinite potential.

  • When Brian Dowling lost his mum Rosie two years ago, it changed his outlook on life.

    Grief is a complicated journey, and one that Brian now endeavours to explore with the help of his friends and family. Over the course of seven episodes, join Brian and his nearest and dearest as they grow to understand death through open conversation, humour and honesty.

  • The founders of WeWork thought they were on the brink of making history. The company was valued at $47 billion dollars, it was ready for a huge IPO, and its charismatic CEO Adam Neumann thought they were going to change the world. Adam had a prophet-like vision for WeWork that he sold to some of the worldโ€™s savviest investors -- but did his vision ever match the company's reality?

    Hosted by David Brown of the hit podcast Business Wars (and former host of NPR's Marketplace), WeCrashed is a six-part series about the rise and fall of WeWork. Itโ€™s a story of hope and hubris, big money and bigger screwups, and the lengths people will go to chase โ€œunicorns.โ€

  • Talking all things love, life, lust, and a bunch of other stuff. Nothing is off limits in this podcast that navigates relationships and dating in the modern day. Brought to you by two bachelor finalists Brittany Hockley and Laura Byrne.

  • The Gays Are Revolting is a dissection of social and cultural issues relevant to gay men. We put the G in LGBTQIA+, and weโ€™re here to help you be the best G you can be.

  • Think nothing ever happens in your town? Australia's suburbs are home to some of the most mysterious and disturbing true crime cases in the world.

    Meshel Laurie is a true crime obsessive. Emily Webb is a true crime author. And together with expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, they probe the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life.



  • Unravel True Crime is a podcast where, each season, some of Australia's best journalists investigate unsolved crimes. Season 1 is Blood On The Tracks.

  • Giving you a behind the scenes insight into the biggest YouTubers, and online personalities. People see the glossy finish of having millions of followers, big brand deals, and earning more than some of the most highly paid CEO’s in the world. But how have they done it? Who are the people behind the scenes? What’s allowed them to succeed over everyone else trying to? Elliott, a YouTuber with 8 million subscribers, and Grace unpack the trends and current events happening in gaming and internet culture today.

  • I am Gabby Reece- I'm an ex-professional athlete, wife, mother, author, business entrepreneur, and fitness professional. I certainly know what it takes be successful, but truth be told, the more I live and the deeper I get into life's relationships, the less I feel like I actually know. I’m wondering how to create a big and loving life that somehow still is tethered to the things that are important. To develop better skills in communication, with love and business. I understand that we do, in fact, live in a new time and how do I best parent through all of this newness? This show is a conversation with people from all walks of life and specialties. Trying to figure out how they use their experiences, successes, and failures to be better functioning humans in their everyday lives. Sharing effective information on self care, relationships, business, sex, love, parenting, aging and adventures.
    Nobody has the answers, I certainly don’t, but by sharing and connecting we can make navigating life‘s obstacles easier.

  • A special podcast investigation into a serial killing that remains unsolved after 25 years.

  • Ashy Bines is an entrepreneur, personal trainer, wife, mother and design powerhouse. Ashy’s core motivation is to encourage, support and empower women with the support and knowledge to live their best life.

  • A much loved mother, teacher and friend steps on a plane for an overseas adventure and is never seen again. Marion Barter, the former wife of Australian soccer great Johnny Warren, went missing in 1997. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance are bizarre. Her daughter has never given up hope of finding her. This is her quest.

  • A new series from the team at The Greatest Season That Was Presents... US Revolution.

    US Revolution features Mason, Shannon Gill and American broadcaster Ed Wyatt in an exploration of Australian Rules Football's US connections. The eight-part series will feature interviews with Paul Roos, Jason Holmes and former ESPN broadcaster Bob Ley

    Follow The Greatest Season That Was on Twitter - @TGSTW_Presents.

    The Greatest Season That Was is produced Jay Mueller and is part of the Bad Producer Podcast Network.

  • Wrong Skin: a relationship banned under traditional law. An investigation into an unsolved suspicious death and a missing person in the Australian outback.

  • It's the podcast dividing listeners as we bring unique insights and interviews with the world's most notorious serial killers. Our case files bring you the facts, but our exclusive interviews show you another side -- the human side. Amanda Howard is a best selling true crime author who doesn't just talk about serial killers, she talks to them. Now Amanda is sharing almost 30 years worth of research, including letters and never-before-heard recordings that will shed new light on famous cases. Our weekly news section brings you the latest developments from the world of true crime with insight on each story. *Our back catalogue can be found here: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessions

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