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Radio National (Australia)

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Works: 944 works in 967 publications in 1 language and 1,016 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Humor 
Classifications: PN1991.8.C45, 158.1
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Publications about Radio National (Australia)
Publications by 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 )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 19 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
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
The humane virtues by Stephanie Dowrick( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 16 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 15 libraries worldwide
Historical turning points from th 11th to 20th century
A truly civil society by Eva Cox( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 13 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
A country childhood ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Seven prominent Australians talk about how their own country childhoods have shaped their lives and careers
Forgiveness & other acts of love the humane virtures by Stephanie Dowrick( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 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
Tell us anotheree! by Mike Hayes( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Ticklepot by Peter Combe( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 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
Forgiveness and other acts of love the humane virtues discussions by Stephanie Dowrick( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Poetry by A. B Paterson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
This cassette contains a selection of works from Australia's most famous poet, Banjo Paterson. Born Andrew Barton Paterson on 17th February, 1864 at Narrambla near Orange in NSW, he began writing verses as a law student. His first poem 'El Mahdi to the Australian troops' was published in the Bulletin in February 1885. In celebration of the writing of Waltzing Matilda this light and enjoyable compilation of works by Banjo Paterson includes a selection of his most famous poems along with some lesser known yarns, ballads and folk music. Classics included: A bush christening and Santa Claus in the bush
True stories by Inga Clendinnen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
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
The war at home ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 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."
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!
Writing the nation ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
American music & popular culture ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 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
 
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Alternative Names
ABC Radio National
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
Radio National
RN
Languages
English (27)
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