Society & Culture – Australia – Recommended podcasts

  • Real police. Real stories. In their own words. We go behind the police tape with five police officers as they reveal the incredible true tales behind some of Australia's most extraordinary criminal cases. Unscripted, unedited in a no-holds-barred debrief with host Merrick Watts and The Daily Telegraph's crime editor Mark Morri.

  • Listen as Mike Tyson, the baddest man on the planet, pours his soul into conversations with fascinating minds, celebrities and athletes in a studio full of smoke. Along with his cosmic millennial sidekick (former NFLer) Eben Britton, Kid Dynamite dives deep into the issues impacting us all today. This show will change the way you see the world.

  • 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.

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

  • Cameron Daddo, alongside his wife Alison, chat about the journey of their 28 year marriage.

    Cam and Ali also answer questions from their Instagram fans about raising children, marriage counselling, infidelity, miscarriages, hurdles in relationships and how to overcome them as a team, uprooting their lives to a whole new country as well as issues that are common in most relationships, from raising families to the impact of social media.

    @camerondaddo

    @alidaddo

    Ali and Cam are both patrons for Rize Up - supporting the many families affected by domestic and family violence.

  • Thousands of people travel through Sydney’s Central Station every day, but how many know what once lay beneath it? This nine-part series will take you on a journey back to 19th century Sydney, to rediscover a place you thought you knew.

  • Based on the original Foxtel series of the same name, this podcast tells the story of Ron Iddles, one of the best homicide detectives Australia has ever seen. With a 99% conviction rate, Ron has put more murderers behind bars than any other homicide detective in Australia and now he is sharing the secrets that helped him solve the unsolvable. Join Ron as he takes you behind the scenes of his most challenging murder cases, with insights from the victim's families, his homicide colleagues, journalists and even Ron's informants and suspects. This is more than just a true-crime podcast, it's a master class in detective work.

    This is a series of six podcasts with a new episode available every Thursday after 7.30pm AEDT.

    Ron Iddles: The Good Cop TV series will air on Foxtel's Crime + Investigation channel on Thursdays at 7.30pm AEDT from January 31.

  • 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.

  • When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she’d feared for decades was finally proven true. Her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, really was a murderer. The Clearing is about what came after April called a detective in 2009 to tell him about her suspicions — a call that led to her father’s arrest and eventual conviction on multiple murders — and tracks the emotional journey as she and host Josh Dean dig back into her childhood, unravel the truth of her father’s life, and overturn a viral online narrative that had turned Edward Wayne Edwards into a kind of serial killer caricature.
    Produced by Pineapple Street Media in association with Gimlet.

  • The Gays Are Revolting is a definitive weekly news source for contemporary gays, bringing you a healthy dose of smutty lovemaking stories and trivial pop culture nonsense, without all that hetero hoopla. We put the G in LGBTQIA+, and weโ€™re here to help you be the best G you can be.

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

  • This podcast is no longer producing new episodes on this channel. We strongly recommend subscribing to the Convicted podcast feed for more stories of injustice. Click here to listen on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/convicted/id1225081063?mt=2 or visit our website for a link to the new feed in your favorite podcast app.

  • Two sisters discussing true crimes from Australia and New Zealand. We aim to explore the case in a way that is sensitive to the victims of the crime and true to the facts.

  • In Man in the Window, Paige St. John, a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter has uncovered never before revealed details about the man who would eventually become one of California's most deadly serial killers. From Wondery and the LA Times comes a new series that traces his path of devastation through his victims' eyes.

  • The first season explored Australian Football's greatest season: 1993.

    Season two makes the case that the 1999 Cricket World Cup is Cricket's greatest season.

    Presented by Adam Collins, Shannon Gill and Dan Brettig.

    Produced by Bad Producer Productions



  • 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.

  • Emily Skye is one of Australia’s most inspiring fitness icons. In her latest venture, the You Can podcast, Emily Skye lets us peek into her world as she explores an eclectic range of topics. Discussing everything from beauty, mental health and business to relationships, mum life and social media, Emily Skye brings her genuine and down-to-earth nature we all love to every episode. 



  • Jill Emberson is getting married two months after finishing her latest bout of palliative chemotherapy. She was freshly in love and stimulated at work when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Nine months later, she was told she’d be lucky to be alive in five years. We all know we’ll die one day, but what’s it like to live life with death in sight? And how does it feel to have a terminal illness from the very cradle of life, our ovaries?