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Radio National (Australia)

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Works: 937 works in 1,003 publications in 1 language and 845 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Drama  Humor  Children's radio programs  Children's audiobooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories 
Classifications: BJ1521, 158.1
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Publications about Radio National (Australia)
Publications by Radio National (Australia)
Most widely held works about Radio National (Australia)
 
Most widely held works by Radio National (Australia)
Stories from Gallipoli by Steve Sailah( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Steve Sailah from ABC Radio Current Affairs interviewed six Australians who took part in a young nation's first major military campaign at Gallipoli in 1915. These original Anzacs have since passed on. But their stories remain fresh - the stories of naive young men eager to defend the mother country but who had no concept of the horrors they would encounter and the wretched conditions they would endure
The art of acceptance living well in an imperfect world by Stephanie Dowrick( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
In this series of four in-depth talks recorded between Stephanie Dowrick and Geraldine Doogue for Radio National, we are invited to reflect on the generous art of acceptance. This does not mean ceasing to hope for the best, but it does encourage a kinder and more truthful way of viewing our lives, as well as the wider world of natural beauty and social affairs
Forgiveness & other acts of love the humane virtues by Stephanie Dowrick( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"In this series of six dynamic, inspirationaly discussions with leading broadcaster Geraldine Doogue, Dr Stephanie Dowrick shows how deeply these qualities can support us in times of need - and how they can free us to think about our lives with greater confidence and freedom. " -- Back cover
A country childhood ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Seven prominent Australians talk about how their own country childhoods have shaped their lives and careers
In love with Betty the crow : the first 40 years of ABC RN's The science show by Robyn Williams( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The Science Show with Robyn Williams on Radio National is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio. Scientific issues, debates, events, personalities, exposing scientific fraud, discoveries and broadcasting pranks have been its hallmarks, and the show has given Australians fascinating insights into all manner of things. In this lively account of forty years of The Science Show, Robyn reveals in his inimitable style why science is important, touching on topics like the flakes and the heroes, propaganda, cosmic revolutions, our relationship with animals, women in science, and of course, the environment. Informative, entertaining and memorable, this is a book that is a must listen for anyone who is interested in ideas and the truth
John Bell reads from Manning Clark's History of Australia by C. M. H Clark( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
In this abridged account of Australian history, Clark unfolds his dramatic account of white Australian history, in which the struggle to realize an Australian nation is played out on an epic scale. As the narrative ranges from 1788 to World War II, the author never loses sight of the original six-volume work, retaining all its magnificence
The humane virtues by Stephanie Dowrick( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The 'humane virtues' - practices which have immediate social and personal benefit - are the topics of six talks recorded between Stephanie Dowrick and Geraldine Doogue on ABC Radio National's Life Matters. Courage, fidelity, restraint, generosity, tolerance and forgiveness are explored. Returned repeateddly to, the theme that these virtues, far from being deadening or restraining, actually lead to authentic expression and experience of freedom, awareness and love
A thousand years in a day ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Historical turning points from th 11th to 20th century
Shorts [from the ABC radio national short story] by Anne Wynter( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
An anthology of short stories from the best known names in contemporary Australian fiction, broadcast on Radio National and read by some of our most talented actors
Tell us anotheree! by Mike Hayes( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A great and crying need a history of Kew Cottages ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Kew Cottages was Australia's largest and oldest purpose built institution for people with intellectual disability. Opened in 1887, it housed thousands of people, over more than a century, before its closure in early 2008. Located on large grounds in the Melbourne suburb of Kew, the last of the cottages' residents have been moved into Community Residential Units, or CRUs. The story of Kew Cottages charts the wider history of changing attitudes to people with disability, and the role of institutional care. This program features the stories of former residents and their families, as well as staff and specialists who worked at Kew Cottages"--ABC website
The war at home ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A series about life in Australia during the Second World War, using contemporary radio broadcasts and recent interviews
Modern feminist thought ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The merry-go-round in the sea by Randolph Stow( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"In 1941, when his admired twenty-year-old cousin Rick left to join the army, Rob Coram was six. Geraldton and the sheep stations owned by his numerous relatives formed his world. The war, remote in place and interest, seemd hardly farther away than Australia - a country Rob had heard of without realizing he lived there. "During the next eight years everything was to change for Rob, Rick came back from the war, disillusioned and restless. Rob himself began to outgrow the unquestioned beliefs of his family, yet realized with helpless love that much of what he was losing was to find him most precious. "Semi-autobiographical, yet not a self-portrait, this story of a boy growing up as part of an Australian clan in a small town and the country around it marvellously evokes a sense of the identity of Australia, its history and its fate."
Democracy & nation ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A 13-part series which provides a close look at the early days of Federation in Australia, and the forces that shaped our democratic institutions. From the first murmurs of republicanism to the fledgling Commonwealth, the series relives those heady days when the character of our democracy was being established
Ticklepot by Peter Combe( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Ticklepot was a popular Australian children's radio program heard each week day on Radio National from 1988-1991. Each episode, based on a song by Peter Combe, was an adventure in the lives of Peter and Monkey with frequent appearances by their friends Parrot and Tortoise
A truly civil society by Eva Cox( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Eva Cox argues that the present directions in government policy seem to ignore or undervalue many of the issues, which puts quality of life, the social system and human needs well behind wealth creation. Even though they may build financial capital, they may be undermining our resources in social capital, which Ms. Cox defines as the store of trust, goodwill and co-operation between people in the workplace, voluntary organisations, the neighbourhood and all levels of government
True stories by Inga Clendinnen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
American music & popular culture ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Examines different categories and sub-categories of American popular music in the light of their social context and their historical evolution. Looks at the themes and functions of the music, the performers and their audiences, and the impact of technology. Examples of each style are played and discussed
Soldier settlers ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This remarkable radio series tells the experiences of those who settled the land after World War II as soldier settlers. Young men and women still fresh from the war, took part in what was one of the most influential schemes to affect rural Australia. It was an opportunity to make something of themselves after growing up through the Great Depression and years of wartime. For many, it was better than wining tatts!
 
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ABC Radio National
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
Radio National
RN
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English (38)
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