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Overnights

ABC (Australia)

Overnights is heard from 2am to 6am nationally on the ABC. There is great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.

Overnights is heard from 2am to 6am nationally on the ABC. There is great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Overnights is heard from 2am to 6am nationally on the ABC. There is great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.

Language:

English

Contact:

Overnights ABC Radio GPO Box 9994 Melbourne, Vic, 3001 1300 800 222


Episodes

The history of the Australian Institute of Sport

2/21/2021
From John Aloisi’s World Cup qualifier goal to Cathy Freeman’s Sydney gold, some of our greatest sporting moments can be linked to the Australian Institute of Sport.

Duration:00:35:37

Exploring the history of the Communist Party of Australia

2/7/2021
“Internment camps had been prepared for what they thought would be four or five thousand Australians who’d be put behind barbed wire when the legislation was passed.”

Duration:00:38:36

Amanda Young Foundation fighting meningococcal disease

1/20/2021
The death of their 18 year old daughter after she contracted meningococcal disease prompted Barry and Lorraine Young to set up a foundation in her honour. Twenty years on its work continues.

Duration:00:17:43

The history of alarm clocks and the sounds to which we wake

1/17/2021
The domestic alarm clock dates back as far as the 15th century and the history of how people have chosen to be deliberately roused from sleep is long and varied.

Duration:00:34:12

The rise in paywalls and the sports we still want for free

1/13/2021
Understanding the complexity behind sport and paywalls with Dr Sam Duncan

Duration:00:32:03

To Vaughan, Andrew is an advocate, his surrogate family, and a friend

1/13/2021
Long-term advocate and disability support volunteer Andrew Thompson shares his story with us

Duration:00:29:47

What will Donald Trump be remembered for?

1/12/2021
What kind of American President was Donald Trump and how will we remember his time in office?

Duration:00:35:49

Who is Joe Biden and what kind of American President will he be?

1/11/2021
US columnist for the Guardian Richard Wolffe profiles the next American president with us.

Duration:00:25:53

When a “future city” becomes a “ghost town”

1/10/2021
Dr Julian Bolleter explains the history of the “future city” in Australia

Duration:00:22:49

Judging the book cover

1/9/2021
They say don't judge a book by its cover. We're not judging the book, we're only judging the cover. Blogger James Morrison explains why cover design matters.

Duration:00:25:57

Three pillars of mental health- sleep, exercise, and diet

1/8/2021
A study has found sleep quality, exercise, and eating healthy help boost mental health and wellness. Gordon Lynch joins us to talk about this good health message

Duration:00:16:27

Your New Year documentary binge list

1/8/2021
Stuck on what to watch? Here are the top doco suggestions to kick off the New Year.

Duration:00:23:15

On the inside: Boggo Road

1/7/2021
Jack Sim joins Mark Sutton to talk about the history of Boggo Road Goal in Brisbane.

Duration:00:24:46

Our climate score for 2020

1/7/2021
Climate writer Ketan Joshi joins Mark Sutton to discuss how Australia is dealing with climate change and extreme weather. The pandemic took contorl, but it didn't stop the climate from changing. So what's the next stop for us as a country?

Duration:00:18:32

Managing the infodemic and “fake news”

1/6/2021
How to tell the real news from the fake and how “fake news” spreads

Duration:00:36:30

What is Cryptocurrency and how does it work?

1/5/2021
We explore the world of Cryptocurrency with Professor Jason Potts

Duration:00:35:09

The mythological and cultural history of Wonder Woman

1/4/2021
Wonder Woman represents “a matriarchal society taken to the extreme”

Duration:00:28:03

Our favourite caravan holiday memories

1/3/2021
Vintage Caravans with caravan historian Richard Dickins

Duration:00:30:53

The films to watch from 2020

12/30/2020
Cinema we loved or missed in 2020 and some upcoming Australian and international gems

Duration:00:21:06

What’s your favourite board game?

12/28/2020
Our listeners share their board game memories with our expert.

Duration:00:35:12