Podcasts

Podcast
7am is a daily news podcast brought to you by the publishers of The Saturday Paper and The Monthly.
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7am
August 2, 2021
Every two years the Australian and US defence forces engage in a massive military exercise called Talisman Sabre. This year, many observers say the focus has been on China.
7am
July 30, 2021
While many Australians were focused on watching the Olympics this week, the federal Labor Opposition quietly made some significant policy changes. The party has now fallen in line with the government's tax cuts for the wealthy.
7am
July 28, 2021
Over the past few weeks a slow-moving weather event has led to record high temperatures across North America.This kind of event is known as a heat dome, and it’s breaking existing models that try to predict the weather.
7am
July 27, 2021
Scott Morrison has regularly praised NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian for her government’s so-called ‘gold standard’ approach to contact tracing, and unwillingness to enter lockdown. But behind the surface there are growing tensions.
7am
July 26, 2021
In Australia, DNA testing has been routinely used for decades in deciding who can and can’t enter the country.
Podcast
A new weekly culture podcast from the makers of 7am. Hosted by Osman Faruqi.
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The Culture
July 27, 2021
Britney Spears is one of the biggest music stories in the world right now, but it’s not because of her music.
The Culture
July 4, 2021
After 14 years and 20 seasons one of the biggest TV shows in the world, ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’, is over.
The Culture
June 29, 2021
This week on The Culture we discuss what makes ‘The Fast and the Furious’ so compelling, and why it deserves to be recognised as this generation’s James Bond.
The Culture
June 18, 2021
The Underground Railroad, a new series on Amazon Prime, is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name by Colson Whitehead.
The Culture
June 4, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo’s hit single ‘driver’s license’ is undeniably the biggest song of 2021 so far. Now the actor turned singer-songwriter has released her debut album ‘Sour’, which has broken streaming and chart records.
The Culture
May 28, 2021
Whether it’s podcasts like ‘Serial’ or ‘The Teacher’s Pet’, Netflix documentaries like ‘Making a Murderer’ or ‘Tiger King’, true crime is absolutely dominant.
7am Special Series
Climate change will kill you
In this new series, journalist Paddy Manning investigates the link between climate change and human health, and tells the stories of those who have become some of the first casualties of the climate crisis.
Part 1
January 5, 2021
From bushfires and heat, to floods, and the increasing severity of disease, Australians are already feeling the impacts of a warming planet.
Part 2
January 12, 2021
In 2011 the Queensland town of Grantham was inundated with rain, causing flash flooding. It had a devastating impact on the town’s residents. But events like this are predicted to become more common.
Part 3
January 19, 2021
From thunderstorm asthma to the increasing prevalence of infectious disease, a warming planet is already making us more sick.
How to listen
HOW TO LISTEN — Apple Devices
  1. Open the ‘Podcasts’ app on your iOS device. If you don’t have it on your device you will need to download it from the App Store.
  2. Open the search page by tapping on the magnifying glass button in the bottom right corner. This will open up the search box.
  3. Search the name of the podcast you want to find (e.g. 7am) and tap the search button on the keyboard. You will then be shown a grid of search results.
  4. Tap on the podcast you want from the search results and this will take you to the homepage with a list of available episodes.
  5. Choose an episode to play by tapping on it or subscribe to the podcast to have it appear in your library and automatically download the latest episodes.
For more information refer to Apple support.
HOW TO LISTEN — Android Devices
  1. Download and install the Google Podcasts app from the Google Play Store.
  2. Open the ‘Google Podcasts’ app and use the search box to search the name of the podcast you want to find (e.g. 7am).
  3. Tap on the podcast you want from the search results and this will take you to the homepage with a list of available episodes.
  4. Choose an episode to play by tapping on it or subscribe to the podcast to have it appear at the top of the app. A new section of the app will then notify you of new podcast episodes when you are subscribed.
For more information refer to Google support.