30 Best Australian History Podcasts

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Australian History Podcasts

Here are 30 Best Australian History Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. In Black and White

In Black and White Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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.more
427.3K 357.9K 79.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 52 min May 2019
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2. The History Listen

The History Listen Australia
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 fo...r an immersive journey through history, where stories of people, places, and events bring the past vividly into our present world.more
283.7K 97.2K 57.6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min Jan 2019
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3. 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 pro...bably 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.more
106 1 episode / week Avg Length 49 min
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4. Archive Fever

Archive Fever Australia
Archive Fever is a new Australian history podcast featuring intimate conversations with writers, artists, curators, fellow historians, and other victi...ms 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?more
291.1K 43.4K 40.7K 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 38 min Sep 2019
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5. Forgotten Australia

Forgotten Australia Sydney, New South Wales, 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.more
5.5K 116 1 episode / week Avg Length 46 min Nov 2018
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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.more
66 1 episode / month Avg Length 92 min
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7. The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem: Interview Series

The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem: Interview Series Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
In 'The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem' podcast, join host Adam Spencer as they delve into the fascinating history of the Austral...ian startup ecosystem. From the earliest tech companies to the success stories of today, this series covers it all.more
1 episode / quarter Avg Length 42 min
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8. AdeLOL - Adelaide & SA's Hilarious History

AdeLOL - Adelaide & SA's Hilarious History Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Stories of South Australia and Adelaide's unique, and often hilarious, past.
552 603 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 28 min Mar 2017
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9. 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 Austral...ia at arms.more
727 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 29 min Mar 2020
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10. Kick to Kick

Kick to Kick Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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 yea...r. Enjoy hearing about the origin of the clubs, rivalries, players, finals systems, and much more.more
152 941 4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 41 min
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11. Australian Histories Podcast

Australian Histories Podcast Australia
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 pre...sented 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.more
711 2K 950 1 episode / month Avg Length 62 min May 2018
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12. 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 Bl...um 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.more
670 65 1 episode / week Avg Length 124 min Apr 2020
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13. 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.more
4.9K 2K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 53 min Feb 2020
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14. Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Talks and lectures are held at the Shrine of Remembrance and selected offsite venues. Speakers include academics, historians, authors, veterans, and o...ther 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.more
29.5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 35 min
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15. The Eleventh

The Eleventh Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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.more
36.1K 130.4K 361.8K 1 episode / year Avg Length 38 min
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16. Collected | Stories from the Australian War Memorial

Collected | Stories from the Australian War Memorial Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Collected is a podcast series exploring the artifacts that make up the National Collection of the Australian War Memorial. Join journalist Louise Mahe...r 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.more
161.1K 32.7K 38.4K
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17. South Australian Museum Podcast

South Australian Museum Podcast Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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.more
42.8K 8.1K 19.8K
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18. Australian Naval History Podcast

Australian Naval History Podcast Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
The Australian Naval History Podcast explores naval history in Australia. Each week, military history experts discuss a different aspect of Australian... naval history.more
8.6K 2.8K Oct 2017
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19. The History of the Melbourne Cup

The History of the Melbourne Cup Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
One of Australia's greatest race-callers Bryan Martin has a long affiliation and love for Australia's greatest race, the Melbourne Cup. BM cal...led 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!more
35.2K 34.4K Sep 2019
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20. 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 hoste...d and produced by Alistair and Jed, amateur historians and sometimes Sydney enthusiasts, although obviously not too enthusiastic since neither of them currently live there.more
308 358 2 episodes / year Avg Length 46 min May 2020
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21. 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.more
365 33 1.7K May 2020
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22. 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.
302 82
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23. My Marvellous Melbourne

My Marvellous Melbourne Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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.more
11.4K 7.1K 7.4K Oct 2017
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24. 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 tim...e until the year 2000.more
Sep 2020
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25. Australia's Invisible History

Australia's Invisible History Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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 H...istorian 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.more
70.6K 2.4K 8.7K
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26. 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 som...etimes made history.more
Jun 2019
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27. Aussie History Podcast

Aussie History Podcast Welcome to The Aussie History Podcast by James Dampier. The Aussie Waves Podcast tells Australian history through the lens of all those peoples who h...ave made the journey from other lands to call Australia home.more
88 7 episodes / year Avg Length 30 min Feb 2014
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28. Murder in the Land of Oz

Murder in the Land of Oz Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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.more
2.2K 117 May 2018
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29. Talking History

Talking History Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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.more
11K 5.1K 2.8K Aug 2015
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30. Australiyeah

Australiyeah The show about Australian histories and mysteries! We discuss Australia's most hilarious stories and interesting conspiracy theories.
165 Dec 2017
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Australian History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Australian History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Herald Sun heraldsun.com.au 17
kicktokick kicktokickpodcast.com 15
Cameron Mitchell podcasts.apple.com 12
Forgotten Australia play.acast.com 9
Adam Blum truebluehistory.libsyn.com 9
Save General podcasters.spotify.com 6
DayOne.fm dayone.fm 3
Australian History retold by AHP australianhistoriespodcast.com.au 2
James Dampier listennotes.com 2
Mat McLachlan shows.acast.com 2
Shrine of Remembrance shrineofremembrance.libsyn.com 2
AdeLOL adelol.podbean.com 1
People's History of Australia peopleshistory.com.au 1
Sbs sbs.com.au/news/sbs-world-news-radio/podcastcollection/sbs-world-news-radio 6
Jason Whitton wealthcoffeechats.podbean.com 1
Jennifer Twemlow podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jennifer-twemlow 1
Joy 94.9 - Lgbti joy.org.au/outtakes 1
Listnr listnr.com/podcasts/the-briefing 1
Listnr podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1582086299 4
Schwartz Media 7ampodcast.com.au 4
Smart Fella australiantruecrimepodcast.com 4
Clare Press thewardrobecrisis.com/podcast 3
Rae Leigh songwritertrysts.com 3
Auscast Network theadelaideshow.com.au/episodes-and-show-notes 2
Cameron Branch & Daniel Delby podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cameron-branch8 2
Creeps In The Crypt redcircle.com/shows/creeps-in-the-crypt 2
Ghosts Of Gippsland podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ghosts-of-gippsland 2
Joanne Ling & Tracey Fry additivefreelifestyle.com/podcast-show 2
Joy 94.9 - Lgbti joy.org.au/wordforword 2
Morning Cup Of Murder audioboom.com/channels/5041064 2
Off The Blocks Swimming Podcast offtheblocks.podbean.com 2
Redflag redflag.podbean.com 2
Sen sen.com.au/programs/sen-breakfast 2
Stanton Library buzzsprout.com/2091332 2
Travels Through Time podbean.com/premium-podcast/travelsthroughtime 2
3ys Owls Governance Consultants 3ysowls.com.au/governance/podcast/ys-up-governance.jsp 1
Alex Oliveira podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dadpreneur-podcast/id1552823459 1
All Things Strange alienconspiracy.podbean.com 1
Andrew May nab.com.au/business/small-business/hub/business-fit 1
Ashley Lanna podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lullabythefearpodcast 1
Ashurst ashurst.com/en/podcasts/esg-matters-podcasts 1
Brodie Sharpe app.runsmarter.online/audio/4925 1
Chloe Dalton podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thefemaleathleteproject 1
Christians Engaging Culture podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/christiansengagingculture 1
Claire Wright And Yves Rees podtail.com/en/podcast/archive-fever 1
Daily Telegraph dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/daily-telegraph-news-feed/podcast/fffa268ad35f2317dac28558a987d00a 1
Damon Roberts & Jeremy Francis aussierunnerpodcast.libsyn.com/podcast 1
Elizabeth Chase womencommittingcrimes.com/episodes 1
Emerald Moon & Tom Ballard omny.fm/shows/serious-danger 1
Freshhellpodcast freshhellpodcast.com 1
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