Podcast – Features

Catch up on all the great solo features that have been showcased on the AFTRS FM Pod Club.

The Life Mysterious

The Life Mysterious is a fictional narrative podcast spun from real life events. The host finds a mysterious photograph leading to a mysterious tale.  

The Life Mysterious

Sydney Scene

The Sydney Scene is a feature about the rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne through the lens of music and creativity. Through interviews with musicians and festival organisers, Nial attempts to work out whether the pulse of Sydney’s nightlife is still healthy. Have the lockout laws killed the Sydney scene? 

Sydney Scene

Sustainable Tourism

Tourism is the economic backbone of many of the world most iconic cities. But what is it doing to these places? Join Brooke as she unpacks tourism – and find out how we can make this universal pastime more sustainable.

Sustainable Tourism

A 3000 Dollar Pair of Pants

This piece is all about when your impulse takes over and you are left with a pair of pants and the urge to give up entirely. Have you ever bought a 3000 dollar pair of pants? 

A 3000 Dollar Pair of Pants

Explain ItSuperannuation

Do you know how to deal with your superannuation? Bored just reading this? Nathan Letts explains and entertains.  

Explain It – Superannuation

The Jerzy Toeplitz Library

A sonic introduction to the Jerzy Toeplitz Library. 

The Jerzy Toeplitz Library

UBU

Graduate Diploma of Radio student, Sam Glissan, is acting in the adaptation of Alfred Jarry’s play U.B.U : A Cautionary Tale of Catastrophe. U.B.U. has been described as a satire of climate change and abuse of power, however he caught up with each and every member of the cast and crew to give you a better idea of what it is about.  

The original play Ubu Roi caused riots in 1896, which saw it open and close its initial run on the same night. 

UBU

Trash and Treasure

Follow host Nial Hosken as he explores the world of Return and Earn – the bottle depository scheme which gets you 10c back per bottle. 

Trash and Treasure

Cope Street Land Rights – Donna Ingram

This podcast is about a place in Redfern that was important to the Aboriginal Land Rights movement of the late 1970s. Join Nial Hosken as he interviews Aunty Donna Ingram in the heart of Redfern. Language Warning.  

Cope Street Land Rights

The Great Emu War

The Great Emu war is a true story, it actually happened. At the time it made headline news not just in Australia but in England as well. This short feature gives a brief overview of what went down in the Great Emu War of 1932. 

The Great Emu War

Picture This – Natal Jimma

Have you ever been fondly transported back to a former time in one’s life, set off by such things as a familiar scent, piece of music or an old photo?  

In this episode of Picture This, we meet Natal Jimma who moved to Brisbane from South Sudan when he was 19. and has been feeling nostalgic about his childhood after leaving his friends and family to move Sydney so he can pursue his dream in becoming a news reader at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.  

Picture This – Natal Jimma

Lentil as Anything

How good would it be if there was a café where you pay as much as you think the meal is worth? Or as much as you can afford? Which uses left over, donated foods to make their meals? Search no further – Lentil as Anything is a restaurant in Sydney and Melbourne that does exactly this. 

Lentil as Anything

Did You Hear The Earth is Flat?

Meet some people that believe in flat earth and their theories behind the Earth’s true shape. An analysis of what possess someone to question science. A disclaimer, this piece is thoroughly tongue in cheek and not to be taken seriously at all.

Did You Hear The Earth is Flat?

My Favourite Sound

My Favourite Sound

How Far For a Selfie?

How far would you go with you go to get the perfect social media shot? Host Dana Hamilton explores how close to the cliff edge we are prepared to go.  

How Far For a Selfie?

A Kinky Thrill: Why The Taboo?

Kinks and Fetishes. Not your cup of tea? Or is it? Either way there is definitely a lot of controversy and stigma around these two concepts… but why? Hosts Brooke Taylor and Anni Lewis decide to tackle the stigma around kinky thrills and spill the answers.

A Kinky Thrill: Why the Taboo