Australia’s vast and unspoiled Kimberley region is under threat, as mining, pastoralism and irrigated agriculture drive an unprecedented land grab. Award-winning director Nicholas Wrathall investigates the politics of an area branded Australia’s “future economic powerhouse” with the highest percentage of Aboriginal people living on Country. Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley… Read More

Ambre Hammond’s Album Launch Interview on Blow

Ambre Hammond is a woman of many talents! Not only is she an international keynote speaker, who is the founder of humanitarian project “Girl Piano Truck” and a proud ambassador of the Peace Program for the United Nations Association of Australia, but she is also a talented classical pianist and… Read More

Science myth vs reality!

Be quick: The 5 second-rule revisited. A subtle pointer: Digit ratios and what it tells us about our in utero life! This and not quite 99 other science myths on Boiling Point! Sources: https://www.nature.com/news/the-science-myths-that-will-not-die-1.19022 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28208851/ https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2006.03171.x… Read More

Virginia Lowe talks to Tim Brown on Meditation

Tim Brown has been involved with Meditation and teaching meditation for over 20 years. Tim sat down with Virginia Lowe on Arts Thursday to chat about his journey so far, which involves a trip to Uzbekistan, Vedic Meditation, mantra’s and more. You can find out more about Tim Brown… Read More

What is Architecture? Karen Stein and Ed Lippmann with Sylvia Rosenblum

The Sydney Architecture Festival 2018 featured distinguished architecture writer, academic and commentator, New Yorker, Karen Stein, who gave the closing address about what architecture is and isn’t. She joined Sylvia in the studio with distinguished Sydney architect, Arts Wednesday’s own Ed Lippmann in discussion. Read More

Jellyfish, orca menopause, e-waste microfactories

We talk to Holly Richardson about jellyfish.   Cat explores menopause in orcas and why the top predators of the oceans stop reproducing with age.   And Tim digs into the war on waste with new techniques to process discarded consumer electronics Sources: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/01/study-suggests-surprising-reason-killer-whales-go-through-menopause http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-01-24/meet-the-pioneers-in-the-war-on-waste/9329038 https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/invertebrates/jellyfish-and-comb-jellies… Read More

Don Weatherburn from the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

The biggest weekend in the sporting calendar can be a fearful one for women, children and other vulnerable members of society, with incidences of domestic violence spiking 20% with the NRL and AFL grand finals. Don Weatherburn, director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research spoke to Drive… Read More

AI, the Future and Us with Sylvia Rosenblum

On Arts Wednesday 26 September 2018, Professor Zdenka Kuncic was Sylvia’s guest, talking about AI and where it is headed. AI now can only perform tasks programmed by a human, but what about AIs that can think for themselves? Is this brave, new world something to embrace or something to… Read More

North Sydney Art Prize

Thursday Drive got to chat to Alison Clark, the curator of this years biannual North Sydney Art Prize. The exhibit take place at the iconic Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability in Waverton. This unique site enables broad participation and accommodates the inclusion of all mediums. This years theme revolves around… Read More

Baby’s cry and adult vocals, noctilucent clouds, and antidepressant antibiotic resistance

Chantelle discusses a study linking a baby’s cries with their adult vocal range. Tim has his head in the noctilucent clouds. And Nick explores the relationship between antidepressants and antibiotic resistance. Sources: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/babies-cries-may-predict-what-they-will-sound-adults-180969669 https://www.livescience.com/63656-glowing-blue-clouds-nasa.html https://www.space.com/5790-strange-clouds-spotted-edge-space.html?_ga=2.216286163.434774862.1537792562-1288216643.1537792561… Read More