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Drive time is the soundtrack to your journey home. On air every day 4-6 pm, your five Drive presenters bring you an eclectic mix of music and great interviews.You will get breaking news as well the latest from  activists, politicians, academics, social commentators and musicians.You'll hear about the great events happening around Sydney and most of all some great music from contemporary Americana and African music to electronic and Jazz.

Episodes

  • Dingo Or Feral Dog – Can You Spot The Difference?

    Dingo Or Feral Dog – Can You Spot The Difference?

    05/04/2021 Duration: 19h50min

    Find out the real impacts of baiting dingoes in this eye-opening interview with passionate conservation biologist Dr Kylie Cairns.

  • Tasmania’s Disappearing Giant Kelp Forests

    Tasmania’s Disappearing Giant Kelp Forests

    31/03/2021 Duration: 22h25min

    Dive with Professor Craig Johnson into the mysterious and disappearing world of Tasmania’s giant kelp forest, and learn all about kelp’s importance in regulating ecosystem services while offering new commercial possibilities.

  • Fish, Sand, Sea Snails – Why Little Things Matter

    Fish, Sand, Sea Snails – Why Little Things Matter

    29/03/2021 Duration: 27s

    Prof Elspeth Probyn reveals why nature doesn’t have to be cute or sexy for us to care.

  • Our moral shame

    Our moral shame

    17/03/2021

    A Tamil refugee family of four have been incarcerated for over 3 years by the government. David Barr talks to Angela Fredericks who is fighting for their release back to the Queensland town of Biloela.  

  • Final Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care

    Final Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care

    09/03/2021

    Australia’s old folk have been appallingly neglected. David Barr talks with Anika Stobart from the Grattan Institute about the final report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care.

  • The Wonderful World of Trees – Part Two

    The Wonderful World of Trees – Part Two

    26/02/2021 Duration: 24h30min

    Welcome to part two of Monday Drive’s fascinating interview trilogy exploring the Wonderful World of Trees with Ruth Hessey and Dr Sebastian Pfautsch.  Let yourself be enchanted, educated and enlivened by Dr Pfautsch, a passionate arboreal expert, who reveals the mysteries of plant cooling capacities, what happens in heat-stressed trees and the methods of their migration.    

  • Planet Friendly Sport

    Planet Friendly Sport

    15/02/2021 Duration: 22h18min

    Ever stopped to think about how much pollution we cause playing and watching sport? Dr Tim Breitbarth discusses inspirational footy clubs that have radically reduced their carbon footprint.    

  • Hope For Our Oceans

    Hope For Our Oceans

    12/02/2021 Duration: 26h17min

    Yes! The mighty Pacific might be in peril, but Professor Jodie L. Rummer from James Cook University, says she still believes that we can save it from overfishing, acidification and pollution.

  • Update on Julian Assange’s extradition case

    Update on Julian Assange’s extradition case

    11/01/2021

    Julian Assange has been held in solitary confinement in Belmarsh prison since April 2019 awaiting a final determination of the US for his extradition. David Barr talks to Quentin Dempster about his case.

  • Tug Dumbly’s Take On Christmas

    Tug Dumbly’s Take On Christmas

    27/12/2020 Duration: 24h18min

    Enjoy another tongue-twisting taste of Monday Drive’s resident poet, iconoclast and satirist, the infamous Tug Dumbly as he spit-roasts the Christmas spirit with his trademark mix of corrosive humour and high octane eloquence.

  • Classic Christmas Movies To Watch This Season

    Classic Christmas Movies To Watch This Season

    26/12/2020 Duration: 11h48min

    Your essential Christmas movie list brought to you by Monday Drive’s film buff, Riley Lavellelong.  

  • How to Avoid Unwanted Gifts This Christmas

    How to Avoid Unwanted Gifts This Christmas

    18/12/2020 Duration: 14h35min

    Every year millions of unwanted Christmas presents literally cost the earth. Monday Drive spoke with behavioural scientist Dr Jana Bowden about how conscious consumers can avoid the consumer trap this Christmas.

  • The Wonderful World of Trees – Part one

    The Wonderful World of Trees – Part one

    07/12/2020 Duration: 24h46min

    Welcome to part one of Monday Drive’s fascinating interview trilogy exploring the Wonderful World of Trees with Ruth Hessey and Dr Sebastian Pfautsch.  Let yourself be enchanted, educated and enlivened by Dr Pfautsch, a passionate arboreal expert, who reveals the mysteries of plant cooling capacities in response to urban heat, how trees breathe and why we need them more than […]

  • Murdoch dominance of our newspaper market

    Murdoch dominance of our newspaper market

    30/11/2020

    David Barr talks to Prof Rod Tiffen about the forthcoming Senate enquiry into the Murdoch dominance of our newspaper market.

  • Future Vets Camp for School Kids

    Future Vets Camp for School Kids

    25/11/2020

    David Barr talks to Bondi Vet presenter Audrey Shen about Future Vets Camp in January for children 9 – 16 years.  

  • Musings about a Republic

    Musings about a Republic

    09/11/2020

    Drive Tuesday talks to Sandy Biar, National Director of the Australian Republic Movement about his take on the recently revealed letter Prince Charles sent to Sir John Kerr after the dismissal of the Whitlam government.  

  • Collaborative Housing – Revolutionising How Australian’s Live – On Monday Drive

    Collaborative Housing – Revolutionising How Australian’s Live – On Monday Drive

    25/10/2020 Duration: 21h58min

    Ruth Hessey speaks with Caitlin McGee, research director in housing futures at the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the University of Technology Sydney about the growing movement of collaborative housing. Collaborative housing enables residents to share costs and pool resources. But its residents also benefit from living in a connected, supported community, while allowing […]

  • The Weather Diaries – On Monday Drive

    The Weather Diaries – On Monday Drive

    19/10/2020 Duration: 18s

    The Weather Diaries – A Movie About Parenting In An Environmental Crisis Kathy Drayton, director of  “The Weather Diaries” speaks with Ruth Hessey about the environmental destruction that propelled her to start her documentary. The Weather Diaries is a feature documentary made by a mother concerned about the future for her daughter; a musician emerging […]

  • ‘Listening Earth’ Whisks You Away To Wild Places – On Monday Drive

    ‘Listening Earth’ Whisks You Away To Wild Places – On Monday Drive

    16/10/2020 Duration: 18h35min

    Ruth Hessey speaks to Andrew Skeoch about Listening Earth, which offers a vast range of natural soundscapes, transporting you to wild places and reminding you of nature’s more gentle pace of life. Andrew is an educator, naturalist, environmental thinker, and one of Australia’s best-known nature sound recordists. Together with his partner, nature photographer Sarah Koschak, […]

  • Therapeutic Properties Of Seaweed

    Therapeutic Properties Of Seaweed

    12/10/2020 Duration: 17h59min

    Venus Shell Systems is Australia’s only food-grade seaweed farm processing system from sun to bottle. The company manufactures food, cosmetics and medicinal products sold under the name phycohealth. Owner of the company, marine biologist Dr Pia Windberg, set up the Venus Shell Systems to harvest the therapeutic properties of seaweed, as  “seaweed is an important […]

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