Conversations with Richard Fidler

Conversations with Richard Fidler

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Sophie and the red balloon

Mary Li was a star ballerina when she fell in love with Li Cunxin, her dance partner at the Houston Ballet. When...

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Born to climb the Dawn Wall — Tommy Caldwell

Yosemite’s most punishing climb is the 3000ft sheer face of El Capitan mountain called the Dawn Wall. Tommy...

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Cheat!

The most audacious sports cheats aren't always elite athletes. Titus O'Reily takes a look at the ignoble art of...

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Comedian Fiona O’Loughlin on living in the light

Fiona’s alcoholism took her a long time to acknowledge and cost her a great deal. In recent years she’s...

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How Richard Glover survived a strange upbringing

Richard's family story is hard to beat in a game of who has the strangest parents. The Sydney broadcaster began to...

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Losing baby Miles

When Annabel Bower’s fourth child Miles was stillborn, she decided to begin to break the silence around...

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From the meatworks to mending men's souls

Peter Stojanovic was working in a Melbourne meatworks when a spiritual epiphany led him to a new life, working with...

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Introducing — Days Like These

During Australia's worst bushfires Cate Tregellas and her family were forced to evacuate their home in Mallacoota and...

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How to catch a wild bull

Lach McClymont mustered hundreds of wild cattle, untouched for decades, from a remote area of the Northern Territory (R)

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When Cathy went to Canberra

Cathy McGowan never imagined a future for herself as a politician. So when she became Federal Member for Indi she...

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Bill Bailey on happiness

From playing Crazy Golf with his dad, listening to birdsong, and fixing the dishwasher — to swimming in Arctic...

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Ajay Rane and the gift of the earthenware pot 

Ajay is an obstetrician and urogynecologist who grew up in rural India. His father, born to one of India’s...

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Lamorna and the Sea

When Lamorna Ash began to explore her Cornish ancestry she started work on a rusty yellow fishing trawler called the...

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Finding Stalin's wine cellar

John Baker on hunting down a cache of rare and impossibly valuable French wine which had been hidden away by Josef...

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Jacqui Lambie - the unlikely Senator

From painkiller addiction to parliament, Jacqui's life has been a rollercoaster (R)

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Mary-Louise and her fourth pandemic

Epidemiologist Mary-Louise McLaws on life during COVID-19, the virus she classifies as both vulnerable and ruthless

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On the Salt Path

When Raynor Winn and her husband Moth lost their home then faced a terrible diagnosis, they found solace in walking...

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Robert Dessaix — Just as I please

Robert built a whole life out of things which sparked his curiosity, whether they were languages, people or places....

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Psychotherapy on the couch

Demystifying the art of talk therapy and the complex relationship between therapist and patient (R)

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Harry and the monster croc

Harry Bowman tells adventurous tales from his three decades driving tour boats in the crocodile-infested Adelaide...

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