199 – Life In Your Backyard

199 – Life In Your Backyard

Mark Thomson is one of those important human beings who devotes time to making sure we don’t forget our pasts or the skills that got us here. As research director of the Institute Of Backyard Studies, Mark has compiled an exhibition at the West Gallery in...
198 – Never A True Word

198 – Never A True Word

Michael McGuire is a journalist with many years experience at The Australian and The Advertiser, where he is now senior writer, and formerly a “spin doctor” for South Australian treasurer, Kevin Foley, so it made him the perfect person to write Never A...
197 – Those Wild Rabbits

197 – Those Wild Rabbits

This week, Steve and Michael hop along to Bruce Munday’s place to learn how “those wild rabbits” have thumped their way through Australia’s history. We hear about good intentions, cute furriness, very effective teeth and claws, the trail of...
195 – Pulling the Social Revolution Leaver

195 – Pulling the Social Revolution Leaver

We are pulling the social revolution leaver tonight because Adelaide artist, Nick Leaver, has an exhibition at Hughes Gallery, Fullarton, at the moment, entitled, Social Revolution. It is a body of thought-provoking work about society and social media, partly inspired...
179 – Richard’s Riverland Part One

179 – Richard’s Riverland Part One

Steve and Nigel spent the weekend at Renmark to produce Richard’s Riverland Part One. In this episode, you get to meet Graham Buller and Erica Babbage from 23rd Street Distillery, Jim Roberts from Canoe The Riverland and Richard Fewster from Ruston’s...
174 – A Family Christmas

174 – A Family Christmas

Family by family. That is how communities are built and it’s also how they crumble. We have become so used to building and managing communities at scale, trusting in big business to create jobs and government to mop up when things go wrong, that we can feel...
169: From music to Mexico

169: From music to Mexico

South Australia has sung the praises of its musicians while writer, Ann Deslandes, has sung the praises of South Australia from Mexico City, which is why this week’s episode is entitled, From music to Mexico. Music SA has organised another successful South...
155: The case for gender equity

155: The case for gender equity

What does gender equity mean to you? It should mean money. For example, if you work for or run an organisation, do you know what percentage of your leadership team needs to be female for you to boost your financial performance and improve employee productivity and...
151: 3-person Nuclear Fuel Cycle citizens’ jury

151: 3-person Nuclear Fuel Cycle citizens’ jury

**UPDATE: July 28, 2016: Correcting the record: when on The Adelaide Show podcast recently with Steve Davis, I stated that the recommendations made by the Royal Commission were for the acceptance of used nuclear fuel, and not radioactive waste. This was wrong: the...
144: Deconstructing sex in Adelaide

144: Deconstructing sex in Adelaide

Shakespeare said if music be the food of love, play on, but the truth is more likely to be that love is the food of music. As Leonard Cohen wrote, love’s the only engine of survival. And so here we are tonight to talk about love and in particular, love’s...
140: Uncloaking depression for Capril in Adelaide

140: Uncloaking depression for Capril in Adelaide

Tonight, we will send off the month of Capril by discussing how people live with depression, how people can die from depression and how we might all just go beyond the catchy taglines and actually take this illness seriously. Our guests are Alisson and Peter Marsland,...
137: InDaily – Adelaide news provocateurs

137: InDaily – Adelaide news provocateurs

News should be about what’s important, about what ‘sticks’, so says David Washington, editor of InDaily Adelaide news provocateurs and our guest this week on The Adelaide Show podcast. After last week’s Digital Futures event in Adelaide, put on...

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