PRESENTS - A mystery in paradise, before the Franklin River fight
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10M ago
We're bringing you the first episode of the ABC's newest podcast: Saving the Franklin. This is another epic political saga that played out in the era following Gough Whitlam. It started with a proposal to dam an inland beach paradise in Tasmania's rugged west. After the mysterious disappearance of one of the activists opposing the scheme, the stage was set for a new wave of politics and protest as the state's Hydroelectric Commission turned to its next target: The Franklin River. Listen to all episodes of Dig - Saving The Franklin now on the ABC listen app ..read more
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07 | State Secrets
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by ABC Radio
10M ago
In the days, months and years following The Dismissal, more clues emerge about exactly what went down, and who was pulling strings behind the scenes. In this final episode, we uncover the key names and players history almost left behind, and those still fighting to reveal them. More information, articles and videos at the show's website: abc.net.au/TheEleventh *WARNING: This episode contains some strong language ..read more
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04 | The Advisor
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by ABC Radio
10M ago
Young feminist Elizabeth Reid gets a job advising Gough Whitlam on women's issues. As this idealistic new recruit tries to work within the system to change it, she gets caught smack in the middle of an epic struggle between the nation's most powerful men. More information, articles and videos at the show's website: abc.net.au/TheEleventh ..read more
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03 | Dangerous Circus
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by ABC Radio
10M ago
Gough Whitlam repeatedly ignores warnings while his government lurches from scandal to scandal. The powerful media, once in his corner, start to lose faith, and the twin scandals — the Morosi affair and the Loans affair — are frontpage news. More information, articles and videos at the show's website: abc.net.au/TheEleventh *WARNING: This episode contains some strong language ..read more
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01 | Sweet Spot
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by ABC Radio
10M ago
It's 1972. Australia has an appetite for change. Gough Whitlam exploits the mood of the nation to become Prime Minister but not everyone appreciates the headlong rush into a more modern Australia. Pretty soon, the new government is making some powerful enemies. More information, articles and videos at the show's website: abc.net.au/TheEleventh *WARNING: This episode contains some strong language ..read more
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PRESENTS - Dig: Sirens Are Coming
The Eleventh
by ABC Radio
1y ago
Queensland in the 1950s: god-fearing, morally upstanding, tough on crime. Beneath the surface, a murky world of gambling, drugs and brothels kept in check by three crooked cops known as The Rat Pack. For thirty years, they ran a complex system of bribery and extortion as they pocketed the profits. But this trio never dreamed how things would end. That the women they exploited — madams, sex workers, entrepreneurs — would be their demise. Journalist Matt Condon weaves a David and Goliath story with never-before-heard tapes from his decade of reporting on Queensland's police corruption. Sirens ar ..read more
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INTRODUCING - The Eleventh
The Eleventh
by ABC Radio
1y ago
What do you know about the 11th of November 1975? Maybe you've heard that famous, "Well may we say" speech made by Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam on the day he was sacked by the Queen's representative in Australia... but do you really know what led up to the dismissal? The Eleventh relives the dramatic series of events that shook the foundations of Australia's democracy. The series takes you inside the highest circles of power to uncover pieces of this story that have never been told before... with lessons we should never forget ..read more
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PRESENTS - Dig: The Ring In
The Eleventh
by ABC Radio
1y ago
The Fine Cotton Ring In was one of the biggest scandals in Australian horseracing history. A plan to swap a slow horse with a much faster look-alike involved a motley crew of small-time crooks, a couple of horses and a hell of a lot of hair dye. What were they thinking? Dig is a history podcast with a fresh take on an iconic story from Australia's not-so-glorious past ..read more
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07 | State Secrets
The Eleventh
by ABC Radio
1y ago
In the days, months and years following The Dismissal, more clues emerge about exactly what went down, and who was pulling strings behind the scenes. In this final episode, we uncover the key names and players history almost left behind, and those still fighting to reveal them. More information, articles and videos at the show's website: abc.net.au/TheEleventh *WARNING: This episode contains some strong language ..read more
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06 | The Eleventh
The Eleventh
by ABC Radio
1y ago
The 11th of November 1975 starts optimistically. Both sides of parliament think the day will present them with a positive resolution to the crisis. But, when Gough Whitlam is summoned to see the Governor General, things spiral completely out of control. More information, articles and videos at the show's website: abc.net.au/TheEleventh ..read more
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