Women Of South Australia

Here are some of the episodes of The Adelaide Show podcast that have featured a wide range of passionate, inspiring, and thought-provoking women of South Australia. Remember, you can listen to episodes by clicking the player that you’ll find on each episode’s page or just search for The Adelaide Show in your favourite podcast player, subscribe to it, and then download and play the episodes you want to hear right there in your player.

291 – AJ’s World of Dinosaurs

291 – AJ’s World of Dinosaurs

In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we have a bumper episode run by Steve's 11yo daughter, AJ Davis. AJ is a budding palaeontologist, thanks to her own curiosity, nurturing by two teachers (Kaye and Jenny), and inspiration from Professor Flint. In this...

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285 – Barossa Helicopters

285 – Barossa Helicopters

In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we go up into the blue skies over vineyards with Billie-Jo Kies from Barossa Helicopters. This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from Kies Family Wines. And in the Musical Pilgrimage, we have a track from the Samuel James....

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282 – Adelaide Roller Derby

282 – Adelaide Roller Derby

In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we meet Roller Derby stalwart, Moe Skeeto. This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is Coopers Pale Ale. And in the Musical Pilgrimage, we have a track from the Teenage Joans. And please consider becoming part of our podcast by...

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274 – Behind TV For Kids

274 – Behind TV For Kids

In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we go behind TV for kids with Amelia Moseley from Behind The News and Sandy Boyce who was a writer for Here's Humphrey many years ago. Also this week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from Robern Menz. Our new sponsor, Adelaide...

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272 – Decluttering your life

272 – Decluttering your life

In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we chat with Rebecca Mezzino and Tara Tuttle, the hosts of another Adelaide-based podcast, Be Uncluttered. Also this week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from 5Nines Distilling. Our new sponsor, Adelaide Night And Day Family...

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271 – NYE with Gretel Killeen and Glynn Nicholas

271 – NYE with Gretel Killeen and Glynn Nicholas

In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we chat with Australian legends, Gretel Killeen and Glynn Nicholas about their upcoming show, #UsTwo. Also this week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from Georges Wines. Our new sponsor, Adelaide Night And Day Family Therapy,...

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269 – I’m Dreaming Of A Dutch Christmas

269 – I’m Dreaming Of A Dutch Christmas

In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we chat Irma and Elise from The Little Dutch House about Sinterklass, Black Peters, and Poffertjes, along with many other curiosities from The Netherlands. Also this week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from Sunlight Liquor...

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267 – Adelaide Anarchist Mary Lee

267 – Adelaide Anarchist Mary Lee

In this week's episode of The Adelaide Show, we meet Adelaide anarchist Mary Lee, who is the subject of a new biography by local author, Denise George. This book has just been launched on the eve of next year's 125th anniversary of women's suffrage in South Australia....

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257 – Stories of shopping, summer, and Saturday nights

257 – Stories of shopping, summer, and Saturday nights

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show, Stories of shopping, summer, and Saturday nights, is an opportunity to remember what it was like growing up in South Australia in the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. Our guides accompanying us on this nostalgic tour are Lina and Don...

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256 – Thinking out loud about violence against women

256 – Thinking out loud about violence against women

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show, Thinking Out Loud About Violence Against Women, came about because it struck us that a couple of king hits against men led to new laws and curfews, especially in Kings Cross, meanwhile one woman a week in Australia is killed...

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249 – Captain Harry Butler and his Red Devil

249 – Captain Harry Butler and his Red Devil

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show, will introduce you to Captain Harry Butler, the first person to fly across the Gulf St Vincent to Yorke Peninsula, which he did on the 6th of August, 1919. Our guests tonight are writing a book about Harry Butler, Les Parsons...

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246 – Banking on South Australia

246 – Banking on South Australia

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show, Banking on South Australia, features a husband and wife team that has moved back home from interstate to continue careers while raising a family. Ben Owen, head of small business banking at Bank SA, and Eszter Vasensky, owner...

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238 – The WOMADelaide Show

238 – The WOMADelaide Show

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show, is really The WOMADelaide Show because it was all recorded under the trees in Botanic Park where some 95,000 people milled and danced to a wide array of music over the Adelaide Cup long weekend. We had many guests, and they...

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237 – Adelaide’s Got Talent

237 – Adelaide’s Got Talent

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show, Adelaide's Got Talent, is an ode to singing. Our guest is Deanna Kangas from national adult singing studio, Voicehouse, and also from the cabaret troupe, Two Brunettes and A Gay. This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is a wine...

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236 – Adelaide Wine Wankers

236 – Adelaide Wine Wankers

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show is an homage to Adelaide Wine Wankers, as we spend an evening with one of the new owners of Treasury 1860, Anna Thomas. Anna has shifted gears from being a corporate high flyer to being the most over-qualified bar tender and...

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235 – Vote 1 South Australia

235 – Vote 1 South Australia

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show is simply Vote 1 South Australia, our look into the upcoming state election on March 17. Our commentators are Robert Godden and Melissa Scott. Robert is an HR expert and tea purveyor but we asked him onto the program because he...

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232 – Dumpster Diving Diva

232 – Dumpster Diving Diva

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show transitions us from cooking with Penfolds Grange to dining with Adelaide's Dumpster Diving Diva. We can't divulge the name of this week's guest but we can tell you she is accomplished when it comes to food preparation and has a...

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226 – From India To You

226 – From India To You

This week's episode of The Adelaide Show comes from India to you, courtesy of Kapil and Jo Gupta from the India To You restaurant in Rostrevor. We will soon learn about Kapil's commitment to his craft and Jo's wow-factor ability to make guests feel welcome. This week,...

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225 – Ecotourism over Yondah

225 – Ecotourism over Yondah

At the bottom of Yorke Peninsula, there is ecotourism over Yondah, thanks to Michele and Nick who run Yondah Beach House which just won them entry into the South Australian tourism Hall Of Fame. We will learn more about their ventures (including their new property),...

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223 – In The Shadows of The Phoenix Files

223 – In The Shadows of The Phoenix Files

This week, we chat with Benjamin Maio Mackay and Jennifer Barry, who are behind a new, audio drama, The Phoenix Files, Man In The Shadows. We last had Benjamin and Jenny on in episode 162, The Great Detectives, talking about their radio play stage show. This week, the...

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222 – Adelaide Costume Hire HQ

222 – Adelaide Costume Hire HQ

This week, we chat with Juliet from the Theatre Costume Shop aka Adelaide Costume Hire HQ, about dressing up. This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is a Black Chook Sparkling Shiraz. In 100 Weeks Ago we hear a snippet from our chat with Rachel Hannaford and Sasha Sachs...

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217 – Of love and reason

217 – Of love and reason

This week, Leila Henderson about love and Lawrence Leung about reason. This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from Reschke. Nigel will try to stump us in IS IT NEWS on the topic of dating. In 100 Weeks Ago we hear a snippet from two Adelaide music masters about our...

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211 – Decriminalising Sex Work in SA

211 – Decriminalising Sex Work in SA

South Australian parliament should soon be voting on Decriminalising Sex Work in SA and because there is a lot of deceptive fear mongering being pushed by opponents, we have created this episode to stand as a resource of fact in the lead up to the vote. Our primary...

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209 – The Adelaide Show At The Royal Adelaide Show

209 – The Adelaide Show At The Royal Adelaide Show

It's showtime again so The Adelaide Show Podcast went to spend time with The Royal Adelaide Show team to dig into more stories of the past and get insights into what's new this year. We do this with Michelle Hocking, general manager of the Royal Adelaide Show, and CEO...

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208 – Understanding food waste

208 – Understanding food waste

We round off our food trilogy this week by understanding food waste. Is such waste inevitable in our foodie culture, or are other forces at play? Hayley Everuss, state manager of Oz Harvest, joins us to discuss this topic. This week, the SA Drinks Of The Week are from...

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207 – Understanding meat

207 – Understanding meat

Spend an evening with Sophie from Wakefield Grange Butchery and Grocer in Yankalilla to start understanding meat, especially the cheaper cuts! This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from Forktree Brewing. Nigel will try to stump us in IS IT NEWS on the topic of cows...

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206 – Understanding almonds

206 – Understanding almonds

They are loved by naturopaths and vegans, sought after by confectioners and chocolatiers, and now cognitive scientists might be hot on their trail - welcome to our episode for understanding almonds. Our guests this week are Associate Professor Alison Coates, lecturer...

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205 – Ghosts Amongst Us

205 – Ghosts Amongst Us

Are there ghosts amongst us. Alison Oborn from Adelaide Haunted Horizons would argue yes. Or, at least, she would argue there are many occurrences that require further explanation because they are just too weird or creepy to fit our normal range of explanations. This...

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200 – Making Salami At Home

200 – Making Salami At Home

Don Violi has appeared on The Adelaide Show twice before, once covering history and trivia of South Australia and then giving us an insight into the world of hairdressing. Tonight, on our 200th episode, he takes us into his home to teach us the art of making salami....

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193 – MS and Stem Cells

193 – MS and Stem Cells

MS and Stem Cells refers to our guest, Ainsley Maconochie who has Multiple Sclerosis but who has also had HSCT stem cell treatment to halt the disease. And so far, two years on, it is working. Join us tonight to hear her story and get a glimpse into the world of...

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192 – Tinder and the spark of love

192 – Tinder and the spark of love

Tinder and the spark of love engulf our cast tonight as we explore the challenge of finding love in 2017. Delilah is a young woman who is single and currently using Tinder to find a guy, while Natasha and Darryl have found each other using online dating app, Oasis....

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190 – Show Within A Show

190 – Show Within A Show

Shakespeare made the Play Within A Play famous so we are developing that notion into the Show Within A Show. Tonight, WE are the guests of Amelia Veale of the Be The Drop podcast. Amelia wanted to interview us about YOU, our podcast community, and we wanted to...

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189 – Game On South Australia Level Two

189 – Game On South Australia Level Two

Robin Potanin has spent two decades in the world of games and entertainment while being based here in Adelaide. Tonight, we continue working our way through the many levels of her story and that of the industry itself as we say, Game On South Australia. This is Level...

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188 – Game On South Australia Level One

188 – Game On South Australia Level One

Robin Potanin has spent two decades in the world of games and entertainment while being based here in Adelaide. Tonight, we start working our way through the many levels of her story and that of the industry itself as we say, Game On South Australia. This is Level...

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187 – Thriller Romance Brooke Sivendra Style

187 – Thriller Romance Brooke Sivendra Style

When standard romance and standard thrillers fail to get your heart racing, the obvious solution is to combine them and try thriller romance Brooke Sivendra style. That's just what Adelaide author, Brooke Sivendra, does with her novels. Brooke's leading man, James...

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186 – Pub Scrabble in SA

186 – Pub Scrabble in SA

From the longest, weekly podcast in South Australia to a game that rewards the shortest words on the planet, this week we explore Pub Scrabble in SA. Our guests are Adam Kretschmer and Fiona Braendler from Scrabble SA to take us into the world of Scrabble and wordplay...

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181 – The Unbearable Challenge Of Ageing

181 – The Unbearable Challenge Of Ageing

We all get old but tonight we explore the unbearable challenge of ageing. We have gathered some knowledgeable guests to help share the wisdom of the ages and illuminate our path forward. We have Keith Sinkinson (Team Leader Community Liaison with the Public Trustee),...

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180 – Richard’s Riverland Part Two

180 – Richard’s Riverland Part Two

Steve and Nigel spent the weekend before last at Renmark to produce Richard's Riverland Part Two. In this episode, you get to meet Eric Semmler from 919 Wines, goat musterer and yabby catcher, Paul Hansen, equine artist, Yvette Frahn, some brave speed dinghy racing...

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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 Roses. This week,...

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178 – Peddle Power and Pedal Power

178 – Peddle Power and Pedal Power

In South Australia, this month, you can choose peddle power or pedal power, depending on your needs and desires. Our main guest and co-host is Joy White from Homestead Lovers in Mannum. She espouses great peddle power in being able to create interest and desire for...

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172 – Fritz and Sauciness

172 – Fritz and Sauciness

They don't have fritz in Sydney, went the old Bank SA ad many years ago. Yes, our humble sausage mix is indeed, South Australian, and therefore has become the most fitting name for a new, SA magazine that has all the offcuts of life in this state mixed and blended...

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