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This Week in History The Challenger Disaster

The doomed lift off by Challenger Space Shuttle 73 seconds into launch shook the conscience of the globe.

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On Country: Protecting Wiradjuri culture from destruction ABC Local Radio
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On Country: Protecting Wiradjuri culture from destruction

Wiradjuri man Mark Saddler joins Overnights to talk about the importance of respect, and how Indigenous heritage can...

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Gorbachev's birthday and the fall of the Soviet Union ABC Local Radio
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Gorbachev's birthday and the fall of the Soviet Union

A quick history lesson on the Overnights program, prompted by the last leader of the Soivet Union

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Eat fruit and vegetables for longer life ABC Local Radio
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Eat fruit and vegetables for longer life

Harvard study of two million people worldwide links fruit and vegetable intake with longevity.

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Movies of the 2010s with CJ Johnson

Bingeing on your favourite flicks of the 2010s? Then here are a few you may have missed.

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Temperance and Finding Alternatives to Alcohol

During the Covid pandemic in Australia, alcohol consumption has risen, but abstinence is also becoming a huge trend.

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The Writers: Andrew Mackie - The Tour

Queen Elizabeth became the first ruling monarch to tour Australia in 1954.

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Minimalism

Do you feel guilty getting rid of stuff?

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Apocalypse Now: Australian Bushfires and the Future of Urban Settlements

Should we be thinking about bushfire and climate change risk when we're looking for a new suburb to move house to?

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Profiling the life of Enzo Ferrari ABC Local Radio
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Profiling the life of Enzo Ferrari

"Aerodynamics are for people who can't build engines."

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Getting the best out of insurance

What do we need to look out for when buying insurance and how do we avoid bad deals?

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The story of crime writer Arthur Upfield

Arthur Upfield's best-known creation is the character Napoleon Bonaparte, or Bony, an Aboriginal man working as a...

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Living with Epilepsy

10% of people could be at risk of experiencing a seizure and if you have one you are likely to have more.

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This Week in History: The Salem Witch Trials

In 1692 strange behaviour began to afflict the residents of Salem Massachusetts. Before long the townspeople came to...

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On the Inside: Fremantle Prison ABC Local Radio
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On the Inside: Fremantle Prison

World Heritage listed, this week we explore the history of Western Australia's most famous prison.

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Let's Go Motorbiking!

Three keen riders on how the motorcycle captured the imagination of the nation.

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Gum health and cardiovascular disease ABC Local Radio
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Gum health and cardiovascular disease

New study suggests that people with gum disease are at higher risk of cardiovascular events.

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The Writers Room: The Women and the Girls by Laura Bloom

ABBA, bright clothes and sex parties - the story of three divorcees rediscovering themselves in 1970s Sydney.

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