New Radio Australia schedule

Our new schedule is now online. We have some great new shows and even more fantastic Australian music.  Some familiar programs have moved into new time slots but our much loved weekend coverage of the AFL and NRL remains.  We hope you enjoy our new lineup - your feedback is always welcome.


Programs A-Z

Programs A-Z

  • AM

    AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Presented by Chris Uhlmann

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  • Australia All Over
    Australia All Over

    Ian MacNamara speaks with Australians from all walks of life and relishes the chance to travel the country.

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  • Awaye

    AWAYE! brings you diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

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  • The Body Sphere
    The Body Sphere

    A program about the human form and all the things it can do. The Body Sphere is about the ways we use our bodies to create and compete. Presented by Amanda Smith.

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  • Books and Arts Daily
    Books and Arts Daily

    Books and Arts Daily explores the many worlds of performance, writing, music and visual arts, and features interviews with local and international authors and artists.

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  • Books Plus
    Books Plus

    Books + is the one-stop destination for bibliophiles, a digest of the week’s best interviews about books and writing.

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  • Boyer Lectures
    Boyer Lectures

    The promise of science: a vision of hope The 2014 Boyer lecture series will be presented by Professor Suzanne Cory. Professor Cory is one of Australia's most distinguished molecular biologists.

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  • Breakfast

    Comprehensive coverage and analysis of Australian and international events. Serious, fun, topical and diverse. Presented by Fran Kelly.

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  • Bush Telegraph
    Bush Telegraph

    Hear firsthand about life in rural and regional Australia from Bush Telegraph’s extensive network of reporters, and take a closer look at the people who live and work on farms, in towns and in the bush.

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  • The Business
    The Business

    The day's business and finance news, with the latest trends on international share and currency markets, pointing to what Australians can expect in the day ahead. Presented by business journalist Ticky Fullerton.

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  • By Design
    By Design

    By Design looks at the places and things we imagine, build, use and occupy, explaining how creative ideas take tangible form through the design process.

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  • Counterpoint

    Counterpoint examines a range of social, economic and cultural issues in Australian life. Presented by Amanda Vanstone.

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  • Country Breakfast
    Country Breakfast

    ABC Radio's Country Breakfast is an entertaining look at rural and regional issues around Australia.

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  • Daily Planet
    Daily Planet

    Daily Planet is a music program focused on interesting ideas, thoughtful responses, informed analysis and an international perspective. Presented by Lucky Oceans

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  • Double J
    Double J

    We play music 24/7 - sometimes with presenters, other times it’s just you and the tunes.

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  • Download This Show
    Download This Show

    Your weekly access point to the latest developments in social media, consumer electronics, digital politics, hacktivism and more. Presented by Marc Fennell.

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  • Drive

    RN Drive is an engaging two hours of current affairs, analysis and lively conversation, with special coverage of Asia-Pacific regional affairs and global business.

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  • Encounter

    Encounter invites listeners to explore the connections between religion and life—intellectually, emotionally and intuitively—across a broad spectrum of topics.

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  • First Bite
    First Bite

    Take your place at the table and enjoy a First Bite of the cultural, social, scientific, historical and sensual world of food.

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  • Future Tense
    Future Tense

    Future Tense explores the social, cultural, political and economic fault lines arising from rapid change. A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking. Presented by Anthony Funnell.

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  • GRANDSTAND AFL (not available via Online stream)
    GRANDSTAND AFL (not available via Online stream)

    Live AFL coverage from the ABC Grandstand team. Featured Match: Preliminary Final Hawthorn v Port Adelaide

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    Full coverage of NRL matches by the ABC Grandstand team. Featured matches: 1930-2200 Finals Week 2 - Semi-Final Manly Sea Eagles v Canterbury Bulldogs

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  • Into The Music
    Into The Music

    Into the Music is the place to hear the back story behind the music you love - from Cuban hip hop to Mississippi blues or Stravinsky’s Rite, we’ve got the low down on the beats, bars and basso profondos.

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  • Island Music: A history of Reggae
    Island Music: A history of Reggae

    Join Rick Howe on a journey through a history of Reggae. From Ska to Dancehall, Reggae is ghetto music, and it’s responsible for a lot more than you may have realized. If all you know of Reggae is Bob Marley, then this series is for you!

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  • Keys to Music
    Keys to Music

    Your weekly exploration of classical music.

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  • Late Night Live
    Late Night Live

    Talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture. Presented by Phillip Adams.

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  • Law Report
    Law Report

    Informative, jargon-free stories about law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of justice and legal culture. The Law Report makes the law accessible.

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  • Life Matters
    Life Matters

    Life Matters charts contemporary Australian life, with a special focus on social policy, personal stories, and listener contributions. Presented by Natasha Mitchell

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  • The List
    The List

    The List zooms in on new ideas, trends and obsessions. A smart, discursive and sometimes cheeky look at the zeitgeist.

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  • Margaret Throsby Interviews
    Margaret Throsby Interviews

    One of our most popular and admired broadcasters presents interviews with an amazing gathering of guests from Australia and abroad.

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  • News Radio Weekend Mornings
    News Radio Weekend Mornings

    Stay informed on the weekends, wake up with the latest news, sport, finance and weather.

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  • Off Track
    Off Track

    Head outside and venture Off Track for a show about the great outdoors. Listen to the environment discussed by the people who live in and love it.

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  • Pacific Beat
    Pacific Beat

    Focusing on the Pacific region, the program brings you interviews with leaders, newsmakers and people who make the Pacific beat. Presented by Richard Ewatt and Geraldine Coutts.

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  • Pacific Break
    Pacific Break

    The latest and best music from across the Pacific. Uncovering new talent from across the region and sharing their stories. Pacific Break is also heard on ABC Local Radio Digital in Australia and through partner stations in the Pacific.

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  • Pacific Review
    Pacific Review

    A comprehensive roundup of the major stories from the region and the people involved and affected by them. Presented by Bruce Hill.

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  • PM

    PM covers a broad spectrum of issues relevant to all sections of Australia's geographically and culturally diverse community. Presented by Mark Colvin.

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  • Radio Australia Wantok
    Radio Australia Wantok

    News and Current Affairs in Tok Pisin, Solomon Islands Pijin and Bislama.

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  • Radiotonic

    Refresh your ears with Radiotonic: a heady mix of fiction, non-fiction, essays and drama from writers, artists and radio makers.

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  • Rare Collections
    Rare Collections

    Rare Collections is for crate diggers and aficionados, showcasing untold stories from Australian music history, driven by a passion for vinyl recordings.

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  • Saturday AM
    Saturday AM

    AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage.

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  • Saturday Extra
    Saturday Extra

    Focuses on international politics and business. Saturday Extra covers developments on the world stage and the ways in which they matter to Australians. Presented by Geraldine Doogue.

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  • Saturday Night Country
    Saturday Night Country

    Catch up with Catherine Britt as she chats with the stars and the future stars of Australian country music.

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  • The Science Show
    The Science Show

    A science program about ideas, covering scientific issues, debates, events, personalities and discoveries. Presented by Robyn Williams.

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  • Speaking Out
    Speaking Out

    Culture, lifestyle and political issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia. Presented by Donald Johannesen.

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  • Spirit Of Things
    Spirit Of Things

    The Spirit of Things explores contemporary values and beliefs as expressed through ritual, art, music and sacred texts. Presented by Dr Rachael Kohn

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  • Sunday Night
    Sunday Night

    Sunday Nights with John Cleary, ABC Radio's weekly program that opens up conversations on important issues concerning religion, spirituality, ethics and values.

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  • Sunday Profile
    Sunday Profile

    Richard Aedy talks to people of interest and influence who are playing a role in public life.

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  • Sundays

    Sundays with James O'Loghlin is a mix of quirky news and interesting personalities makes it an ideal companion as you wind down from the weekend and prepare for the working week. Fun, lateral and inspiring, tune into Sundays with James O'Loghlin.

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  • Sunday Takeaway
    Sunday Takeaway

    Sunday Takeaway, presented by writer and broadcaster Sunil Badami, shares the stories of remarkable people and places across the country. Engaging, surprising and fun – don’t miss Sunday Takeaway.

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  • Unearthed

    Discover new Australian music with triple j Unearthed.

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  • The World
    The World

    Beverley O'connor brings you the day's top national and international news, with reports from the ABC's network of foreign correspondents, plus insights from special guests and extended news reports.

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  • The World Today
    The World Today

    The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians. Presented by Eleanor Hall.

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