35 Best Australian History Podcasts

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Australian History Podcasts

Here are 35 Best Australian History Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. In Black and White

In Black and White From alleyway gangsters to cold war spies to eccentric entrepreneurs, Australian history is full of colorful but forgotten characters. Host Jen Kelly talks with experts, historians, and yarn spinners to uncover the untold stories of some of our most interesting and offbeat ancestors. Produced by Jonty Burton and Elouise Tynan.
Facebook Followers 427.3KTwitter Followers 361.8KInstagram Followers 98.5K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 35 min Since May 2019 Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. The History Listen

The History Listen New and compelling stories from Australia and around the world, told by some of our most popular and trusted historians. Step inside a time machine for an immersive journey through history, where stories of people, places, and events bring the past vividly into our present world.
Facebook Followers 283.7KTwitter Followers 97.2KInstagram Followers 58.4K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min Since Jan 2019 Get Email Contact

3. Living History with Mat McLachlan

Living History with Mat McLachlan Historian Mat McLachlan brings Australian history to life in this engaging, educational, and entertaining podcast. From the ancient age to the modern world, take a trip through time with Living History!
Facebook Followers 10KTwitter Followers 3.9K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 53 min Since Nov 2017 Get Email Contact

4. Dig — The Ring In

Dig — The Ring In The Fine Cotton ring in was one of the biggest scandals in Australian horseracing history. It involved a motley crew of small-time crooks, a bottle of women's hair dye and a spray-painted horse. It was an epic fail. Dig, the ABC's history podcast, takes a fresh look at an iconic story from Australia's not-so-glorious past.
Facebook Followers 35.9KTwitter Followers 133.8KInstagram Followers 378.3K Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact

5. Forgotten Australia

Forgotten Australia Since episode one, which chronicled the Spanish Flu's spread in Australia in 1919, Forgotten Australia has been telling the stories we didn't hear in history class. From the weekend Melbourne went mad and our forgotten Titanic hero, to Australia's greatest Aboriginal tracker and the murder wave that shocked Sydney in 1932, this is history as you've never heard it before. Forgotten Australia is created by Michael Adams, a Sydney-based writer, author, and television producer.
Host Michael Adams
Facebook Followers 5.5KTwitter Followers 116 Frequency 5 episodes / month Avg Length 45 min Since Nov 2018 Get Email Contact

6. Let's Save The Governor-General!

Let's Save The Governor-General! Two Aussies and a Pom discuss Australian politics, be it reviewing recent events or discussing certain figures and moments that have shaped Australian political history.
Twitter Followers 66 Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 86 min Get Email Contact

7. Kick to Kick

Kick to Kick An Australian Rules Football podcast, that looks at the history of the AFL/VFL. We start way back in 1897, and each episode will cover a different year. Enjoy hearing about the origin of the clubs, rivalries, players, finals systems, and much more.
Facebook Followers 152Twitter Followers 941 Frequency 4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact

8. The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem: Interview Series

The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem: Interview Series In 'The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem' podcast, join host Adam Spencer as they delve into the fascinating history of the Australian startup ecosystem. From the earliest tech companies to the success stories of today, this series covers it all.
Host Adam Spencer
Frequency 4 episodes / year Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact

9. The Zest Is History

The Zest Is History Welcome to The Zest Is History, a brand new podcast from Melissa Mason and Josie Rozenberg-Clarke (former hosts of All Aussie Mystery Hour). Each week, they will spin you a 100% legit and maybe 80% researched yarn from Australia's weird, wild, and obviously zesty history.
Facebook Followers 365Twitter Followers 33Instagram Followers 1.7K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 58 min Since May 2020 Get Email Contact

10. AdeLOL - Adelaide & SA's Hilarious History

AdeLOL - Adelaide & SA's Hilarious History Stories of South Australia and Adelaide's unique, and often hilarious, past.
Facebook Followers 552Twitter Followers 603 Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 28 min Since Mar 2017 Get Email Contact

11. Australian Histories Podcast

Australian Histories Podcast The Australian Histories Podcast aims to take a fresh look at some of the brilliant stories from Australia's past. The podcast content will be presented as a series of themed stories rather than a straightforward chronological structure. The stories recounted may be mixed up a bit in the Australian history timeline, but I have put a timeline on the webpage, to help you navigate backward & forwards, as we explore each themed episode & note where each story fits in.
Host Jenny
Facebook Followers 711Twitter Followers 2KInstagram Followers 950 Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 60 min Since May 2018 Get Email Contact

12. Mr Mitchell History Podcast

Mr Mitchell History Podcast How often do you start a new educational podcast only to lose focus 10 minutes into the monologue? A history teacher is joined by two co-hosts who probably think that the Second Gulf War was when Tiger Woods faced off against Mickleson in the 2001 Masters. This is a light-hearted podcast designed to make important moments in modern history digestible for the common man and to make you sound like you know what you're talking about the next time you need to sound smart.
Twitter Followers 106 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact

13. True Blue History Podcast

True Blue History Podcast Inspired by the people and events that have shaped Australian history and character, with his authentically Australian down to earth approach, Adam Blum explores and shares their stories. Learn how in the past and more recently, service, sacrifice, and grit have and continue to play a central role in Australia's True Blue History.
Facebook Followers 670Twitter Followers 65 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 122 min Since Apr 2020 Get Email Contact

14. Australian Military History

Australian Military History Listen to episodes and learn more about Australian Military History. Focusing on specific events, people, and groups throughout the history of Australia at arms.
Facebook Followers 727 Frequency 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 30 min Since Mar 2020 Get Email Contact

15. People's History of Australia

People's History of Australia People's History of Australia is a podcast and blog looking at Australian history from the perspective of ordinary people fighting together for a better life.
Facebook Followers 4.9KTwitter Followers 2K Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 53 min Since Feb 2020 Get Email Contact

16. Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance Talks and lectures are held at the Shrine of Remembrance and selected offsite venues. Speakers include academics, historians, authors, veterans, and other experts who present on a range of topics relating to Australian military history. As well as being available online and as a podcast, talks, and lectures are open to the general public.
Facebook Followers 29.5K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact

17. The Eleventh

The Eleventh The Eleventh is an explosive thriller teasing out everything you never knew about one of the most famous chapters of Australian political history the dismissal of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.
Facebook Followers 36.1KTwitter Followers 133.8KInstagram Followers 378.3K Frequency 1 episode / year Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact

18. South Australian Museum Podcast

South Australian Museum Podcast Delve behind the scenes at the South Australian Museum, a natural history museum in Adelaide, SA. Hear from scientists, researchers and curators about how objects are collected and what happens once they're in the Museum.
Facebook Followers 42.8KTwitter Followers 8.1KInstagram Followers 20.4K Get Email Contact

19. Archive Fever

Archive Fever Archive Fever is a new Australian history podcast featuring intimate conversations with writers, artists, curators, fellow historians, and other victims of the research bug. In each episode, co-hosts Clare Wright and Yves Rees talk to archive addicts about what kind of archives they use, how often they use them when they got their first hit. Join us as we ask: what madness is this?
Facebook Followers 291.1KTwitter Followers 43.3KInstagram Followers 40.7K Frequency 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 38 min Since Sep 2019 Get Email Contact

20. Australian Naval History Podcast

Australian Naval History Podcast The Australian Naval History Podcast explores naval history in Australia. Each week, military history experts discuss a different aspect of Australian naval history.
Facebook Followers 8.6KTwitter Followers 2.8K Since Oct 2017 Get Email Contact

21. The History of the Melbourne Cup

The History of the Melbourne Cup One of Australia's greatest race-callers Bryan Martin has a long affiliation and love for Australia's greatest race, the Melbourne Cup. BM called 29 Melbourne Cups during his career and has come in contact with everyone who has had a link to the Cup. In the build-up to the running of the 2019 Melbourne Cup, Bryan will tell the stories of the Cup and share the memories from people who make the race so very special either playing a small or big hand in the race that stops the nation!
Facebook Followers 35.2KTwitter Followers 36K Since Sep 2019 Get Email Contact

22. Stories From Sydney: History of the Harbour City

Stories From Sydney: History of the Harbour City A fortnightly history podcast about the people, places, and events that have shaped the city of Sydney and its surrounds. Stories from Sydney is hosted and produced by Alistair and Jed, amateur historians and sometimes Sydney enthusiasts, although obviously not too enthusiastic since neither of them currently live there.
Facebook Followers 308Instagram Followers 365 Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 46 min Since May 2020 Get Email Contact

23. My Marvellous Melbourne

My Marvellous Melbourne My Marvellous Melbourne is a regular half-hour podcast produced by staff and students affiliated with the Melbourne History Workshop in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Our segments combine stories, interviews, personal reflections, and memories that interest and inspire us about the social history of the city and suburbs.
Facebook Followers 11.4KTwitter Followers 7.1KInstagram Followers 7.9K Since Oct 2017 Get Email Contact

24. Behind The Play | An other history of Australian Football

Behind The Play | An other history of Australian Football Behind The Play explores and unpacks the legends, myths and assumptions that cloud the origins and the development of Australian Football.
Facebook Followers 302Twitter Followers 82 Get Email Contact

25. Australia's Invisible History

Australia's Invisible History So many of us Australians do not know our own history. But that can all change. Join Sydney-based broadcaster and author Katrina Roe and The Outback Historian Paul Roe as they make the invisible visible by digging up the buried stories of Australian heroes, pioneers, and visionaries. Here, you will meet Australians from every corner of the country, the city, and the bush including migrants and Indigenous Australians, men and women, nurses, doctors, activists, boxers, athletes, missionaries, and ministers.
Facebook Followers 70.6KTwitter Followers 2.4KInstagram Followers 8.7K Get Email Contact

26. The History of Australia Podcast

The History of Australia Podcast This is a narrative history podcast. It tells the story of Australia starting with the dawn of the Australian land mass, and moves forward through time until the year 2000.
Since Sep 2020 Get Email Contact

27. Australia On This Day

Australia On This Day What happened on this day back in the day? From the creator of Forgotten Australia, this is your daily dose of the stories that made headlines and sometimes made history.
Since Jun 2019 Get Email Contact

28. Collected | Stories from the Australian War Memorial

Collected | Stories from the Australian War Memorial Collected is a podcast series exploring the artifacts that make up the National Collection of the Australian War Memorial. Join journalist Louise Maher as she takes a closer look at the obscure, popular, strange, and wonderful items in the collection. Through conversations with historians and curators and first-hand accounts from the people connected with these artifacts, Maher peels back the layers of history and uncovers the stories that the public don't always get to hear.
Facebook Followers 161.1KTwitter Followers 32.7KInstagram Followers 38.4K Get Email Contact

29. Murder in the Land of Oz

Murder in the Land of Oz Who said nothing ever happens in Brisbane? Join hosts Jessica Kate and Ellen Rose as they dig up the skeletons buried in their own backyard. They take you on a macabre tour around Australia's third-largest city - home to the Stefan Needle, the Brown Snake, the crushing feeling that you're trapped in a dead-end town that you can never leave, and some of the most brutal murders in Australian history.
Hosts Jessica Kate, Ellen Rose
Facebook Followers 2.2KTwitter Followers 117 Since May 2018 Get Email Contact

30. Talking History

Talking History Talking History is a series of free monthly lectures hosted by the History Trust of South Australia. Each month you can hear about a different aspect of South Australia's history. We have a range of speakers from various disciplines, from history and archaeology to architecture and community research. Inspiring generations in the present through creative engagement with the past. The History Trust researches, preserves, and presents the history of South Australia. We manage three museums, the State History Collection, and a statewide community history program.
Facebook Followers 11KTwitter Followers 5.1KInstagram Followers 3K Since Aug 2015 Get Email Contact

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Australian History Podcasters

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Podcaster Name Email Role Podcast Link Total Episodes Twitter Handle Twitter Followers
Michael AdamsHostplay.acast.com/s/forgotten-australia25
Adam SpencerHostpodcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-history-of-the-australian-startup/id16035572163
Jessica KateHostthatsnotcanon.com/mitloo
Ellen RoseHostthatsnotcanon.com/mitloo
Herald Sunheraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/in-black-and-white/podcast/5c1a05a37ae07fce8adf37d5e7e74c0337
Mat McLachlanshows.acast.com/living-history-with-mat-mclachlan27
Cameron Mitchellpodcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mr-m-history-podcast/id166150600425
Forgotten Australiaplay.acast.com/s/forgotten-australia25
Adam Blumtruebluehistory.libsyn.com/website17
Shrine of Remembranceshrineofremembrance.libsyn.com11
People's History of Australiapeopleshistory.com.au3
Josephine Rozenberg-Clarke and Melissa Masonshows.acast.com/the-zest-is-history3
Australian History retold by AHPaustralianhistoriespodcast.com.au3
Warwick O'Neillshows.acast.com/5f7677641653f33cb34923b62
James Dampierlistennotes.com/podcasts/aussie-history-podcast-james-dampier-JeD4E2ojtFC2
Jason Whittonwealthcoffeechats.podbean.com1
Jennifer Twemlowpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jennifer-twemlow1
Lachlan Avil With The Inner Sanctumpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/aleaguesofourown1
Schwartz Media7ampodcast.com.au4
Smart Fellaaustraliantruecrimepodcast.com4
Bryce Holdaway & Ben Kingsleythepropertycouch.com.au/category/podcast3
Clare Pressthewardrobecrisis.com/podcast3
Rae Leighsongwritertrysts.com3
Ashley Lannapodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lullabythefearpodcast2
Cameron Branch & Daniel Delbypodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cameron-branch82
Citius Magcitiusmag.com/series2
Creeps In The Cryptredcircle.com/shows/creeps-in-the-crypt2
Ghosts Of Gippslandpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ghosts-of-gippsland2
Greens List Barristerspodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/williamandlonsdale2
Joanne Ling & Tracey Fryadditivefreelifestyle.com/podcast-show2
Marti & Effiefeeds.buzzsprout.com/18344502
Stanton Librarybuzzsprout.com/20913322
True Crime Australiaomny.fm/shows/the-missing2
Alex Oliveirapodcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dadpreneur-podcast/id15528234591
All Things Strangealienconspiracy.podbean.com1
Andrew Maynab.com.au/business/small-business/hub/business-fit1
Arts Nexusomny.fm/shows/arts-nexus1
Brodie Sharpeapp.runsmarter.online/audio/49251
Chloe Daltonpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thefemaleathleteproject1
Christians Engaging Culturepodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/christiansengagingculture1
Claire Wright And Yves Reespodtail.com/en/podcast/archive-fever1
Connected Librariesconnectedlibraries.org.au/book-matters-podcast1
Culden Kameaspreaker.com/show/breakfast-bites-teivovo-rugby1
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