35 Best Australian News Podcasts

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Australian News Podcasts

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

1. Full Story

Full Story Australia
You've seen the headlines, now hear the Full Story. Every weekday, join Guardian journalists for a deeper understanding of the news in Australia and b...eyond. more
theguardian.com/au..
8.5M 10.9M 5.8M 1 episode / day Avg Length 25 min May 2020
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2. Please Explain | The Sydney Morning Herald

Please Explain | The Sydney Morning Herald Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Please Explain is a daily deep dive into one of the big issues of the day from Australia and across the world, covering everything from breaking down ...complex COVID-19 vaccine stories to Royal news and everything in-between. Join Tory Maguire and Nathanael Cooper from The Herald and The Age newsrooms as they speak to journalists living and breathing stories on the frontline.more
smh.com.au/podcast..
1.2M 905K 279.1K 1 episode / day Avg Length 18 min
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3. PM | ABC Radio

PM | ABC Radio Australia
PM covers stories across Australia and the world, explaining and analysing the most important events and issues of the day. It covers a broad spectrum... of issues relevant to all sections of Australia's geographically and culturally diverse community.more
abc.net.au/radio/p..
4.2M 2.2M 1 episode / day Avg Length 31 min
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4. AM | ABC Radio

AM | ABC Radio Australia
AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM set...s the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage.more
abc.net.au/radio/p..
4.2M 2.2M 1 episode / day Avg Length 20 min
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5. The World Today | ABC Radio

The World Today | ABC Radio Australia
The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of inter...est and importance to all Australians.more
abc.net.au/radio/p..
4.2M 2.2M 1 episode / day Avg Length 26 min
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6. SBS News In Depth

SBS News In Depth Crows Nest, New South Wales, Australia
SBS News brings you breaking news and the latest global headlines. Tune in to listen to interviews & feature reports from SBS News.
sbs.com.au/news/sb..
1.9M 518.7K 180.5K 5 episodes / day Avg Length 8 min
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7. Paul Murray Live

Paul Murray Live Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Join Paul Murray and his team as they take an alternative look at the day's news. They also bring you one or two stories you may have missed.
skynews.com.au/pag..
898.9K 688.2K 4 episodes / week Avg Length 50 min
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8. RN Breakfast | ABC Radio National

RN Breakfast | ABC Radio National Australia
RN Breakfast is the program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international eve...nts, and hear interviews with the people who matter today - along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.more
abc.net.au/radiona..
283.8K 69.9K 57.6K 1 episode / day Avg Length 24 min
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9. SBS News Updates

SBS News Updates Crows Nest, New South Wales, Australia
SBS News brings you breaking news and the latest global headlines. This podcast is a bulletin of the day's top stories from SBS News.
sbs.com.au/news/po..
1.9M 518.7K 2 episodes / day Avg Length 6 min
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10. RN Drive | ABC Radio National

RN Drive | ABC Radio National Australia
RN Drive takes you behind the day's headlines, with an engaging mix of current affairs, analysis, arts and culture from across Australia and around th...e world.more
abc.net.au/radiona..
282.9K 97.2K 57.6K 1 episode / day Avg Length 20 min
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11. The Bolt Report

The Bolt Report Australia
With a proven track record of driving the news cycle, Andrew Bolt steers discussion, encourages debate and offers his perspectives on national affairs....more
skynews.com.au/pag..
134.5K 34.8K 3 episodes / week Avg Length 50 min
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12. Daily Telegraph | News Feed

Daily Telegraph | News Feed Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
We're for Sydney and New South Wales, every day this podcast gives you the headlines of the day from the Daily Telegraph.
dailytelegraph.com..
1.3M 222.4K 147.6K 1 episode / day Avg Length 3 min
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13. From The Newsroom

From The Newsroom Australia
Every morning, afternoon and across the weekend the team at news.com.au get you your headlines, entertainment, sport and everything in between in bite...size easily digestible mini-podcast chunks.more
news.com.au/nation..
1.7M 640.1K 183.5K 1 episode / day Avg Length 3 min
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14. The Update

The Update Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
A twice-daily short form podcast keeping you up to date on all the latest news, from politics to sport and entertainment. Listen to us in your smart s...peaker by asking for: Nova news flash briefing.more
podcasts.apple.com..
241.6K 67.4K 61.7K 1 episode / day Avg Length 4 min
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15. Nights with John Stanley | 2GB 873

Nights with John Stanley | 2GB 873 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nights reviews the day's news and current affairs, follow breaking news of the night and push a unique brand of talk radio beyond sunset and throu...gh the night.more
omny.fm/shows/nights
47.2K 46.4K 8 episodes / day Avg Length 47 min
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16. The Quicky | Mamamia

The Quicky | Mamamia Australia
Do you find the news cycle overwhelming? Depressing? Confusing? Boring? Endless?Then you need The Quicky. Mamamia's daily podcast that gets you up... to speed on the top stories, then deep dives on one topic you want to know more about.It's the easiest and most enjoyable way to get across the news every day.more
mamamia.com.au/pod..
42.5K 99.5K 309.9K 1 episode / day Avg Length 11 min
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17. Background Briefing | ABC Radio National

Background Briefing | ABC Radio National Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden... stories at the heart of the country's biggest issues.more
abc.net.au/radiona..
921.2K 130.1K 361.8K 13 episodes / quarter Avg Length 32 min Mar 2016
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18. The West Live Podcast

The West Live Podcast Perth, Western Australia, Australia
There's only so many hours in the day. We get it! The West Live will get you up to speed each weekday, in a punchy 10 minute news podcast. The ...West Australians' Ben O'Shea and Channel 7's Matt Tinney discuss the stories everyone's talking about.more
thewest.com.au/the..
348.6K 193.8K 53.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 14 min
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19. Australia Wide | ABC Radio

Australia Wide | ABC Radio Australia
Every weekday, catch up with Sinéad Mangan as she explores news and analysis of national issues significant to regional Australians.
abc.net.au/radio/p..
40.4K 5 episodes / week Avg Length 26 min
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20. Start Here | ABC Audio

Start Here | ABC Audio New York City, New York, US
A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke. Winner of the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for ...Excellence in Innovation.more
abcaudio.com/podca..
135.1K 15.3K 16.4K 3 episodes / week Avg Length 27 min
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21. 7am

7am Australia
A daily news show from the publisher of The Monthly and The Saturday Paper. Hear from the country's best reporters, covering the news as it affects Au...stralia. This is news with narrative, every weekday.more
7ampodcast.com.au
1.1K 6.8K 9.7K 5 episodes / week Avg Length 20 min
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22. The Briefing

The Briefing Australia
A daily news podcast, The Briefing gives you the latest headlines, discussion and explainer interviews, all in under 20 minutes. Published at 6am Mond...ay to Saturday, The Briefing is Australia's go-to news podcast for the morning commute, coffee or exercise.Hosted by Tom Tilley and a cast of rotating co-hosts Jan Fran, Katrina Blowers, Antoinette Lattouf and Jamila Rizvi. Brought to you by LiSTNR, download the app for free.more
listnr.com/podcast..
36.2K 708 14.6K 3 episodes / day Avg Length 19 min
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23. Squiz Today

Squiz Today Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Squiz is your shortcut to the news. Published each weekday at 6.00am, our daily news podcast is designed to fit into your morning routine - perfec...t for the commute, the gym or over a coffee.more
thesquiz.com.au/po..
14K 3.3K 12.6K 1 episode / day Avg Length 11 min
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24. Pacific Review | ABC Radio Australia

Pacific Review | ABC Radio Australia Australia
A comprehensive roundup of the major stories from the region and the people involved and affected by them.
abc.net.au/radio-a..
292.3K 8.5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 26 min
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25. The Daily Aus

The Daily Aus Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Be the smart friend in your group chat by listening to the The Daily Aus podcast every weekday morning. TDA co-founders Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski... look at the the biggest headlines of the day before deep diving into a story that matters to you all explained simply.more
thedailyaus.com.au..
6.3K 7.5K 526.6K 1 episode / day Avg Length 15 min
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26. News Fighters

News Fighters Australia
News Fighters is a comedic look at the week in Australian news, media and political hypocrisy, hosted by ex-Tonightly and Chaser editor Dylan Behan.
play.acast.com/s/n..
230 1.1K 98 1 episode / week Avg Length 21 min
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27. ConspiracyOz Podcast

ConspiracyOz Podcast Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
ConspiracyOz is a current news site with a uniquely Australian perspective, we seek the truth that mainstream media avoids.
conspiracyoz.com/p..
1 episode / week Avg Length 127 min
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28. Hack

Hack Australia
Hack brings you the stories that matter to young people. Every weekday host Avani Dias and the triple j Hack team cover the latest news, politics and ...culture from all around Australia.more
abc.net.au/triplej..
219.9K 67.9K 183.3K Nov 2015
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29. 7NEWS Australia Podcast

7NEWS Australia Podcast Australia
The latest 7NEWS headlines from Australia's #1 news. 7NEWS brings you the latest local news from Australia and around the world. Stay up to date w...ith all of the breaking sport, politics, entertainment, finance, weather and business headlines.more
play.acast.com/s/7..
2.1M 275.8K 400.5K
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30. The Sentinel Speakeasy

The Sentinel Speakeasy Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sentinel Speakeasy is the official podcast of the Sydney Sentinel; an independent, progressive voice in Sydney's media landscape, offering a fres...h and inclusive take on Sydney. Featuring the best in local arts, entertainment, news and opinion.more
thesentinelspeakea..
3.1K 390 Feb 2021
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31. 4 News Briefing

4 News Briefing Australia
The 4 News Briefing gives you the latest news from the 4 Newsroom From COVID-19 news, to international news, It will be covered on 4 News Briefing.
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32. News Weekly Podcast

News Weekly Podcast Balwyn, Victoria, Australia
Tune in to the podcast for weekly news on all the happenings in Australia.
newsweekly.com.au/..
15.5K 643 594 2 episodes / year Avg Length 22 min
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Australian News Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Australian News. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
SBS sbs.com.au 665
2GB & 4BC omny.fm 376
FIVEaa podcasts.apple.com 165
Nova Podcasts podcasts.apple.com 163
news.com.au news.com.au 157
Mamamia Podcasts mamamia.com.au 153
Squiz Media thesquiz.com.au 151
LiSTNR listnr.com 110
Daily Telegraph dailytelegraph.com.au 99
The West Australian thewest.com.au 86
The Age and Sydney Morning Herald smh.com.au 85
Schwartz Media 7ampodcast.com.au 83
Sky News Australia / NZ skynews.com.au 69
ConspiracyOz.com conspiracyoz.com 15
News Weekly AU newsweekly.com.au 2
Dylan Behan play.acast.com 1
Sbs sbs.com.au/language/sinhala/si/podcast/sbs-sinhala 75
Windmachinepodcast windmachinepodcast.com 10
Andrew Mitchem spreaker.com/show/online-forex-trading-course 4
Dan Ilic omny.fm/shows/a-rational-fear?cloudflare-language= 2
Jason Guillemette & Louis Borges podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/uapstudies 2
Tanya Garma And Tiffany Hart player.whooshkaa.com/shows/growgetters-the-future-skills-podcast 2
The Pickleball Podcast audioboom.com/channels/5044831 2
Behind Closed Doors behindcloseddoors.com/women-on-the-move-podcast 1
Benjamin Norris tvreload.com.au/episodes 1
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