australian history podcasts

1. In Black and White

About Podcast From alleyway gangsters to cold war spies to eccentric entrepreneurs, Australian history is full of colorful but forgotten characters. Host Jen Kelly talks with experts, historians, and yarn spinners to uncover the untold stories of some of our most interesting and offbeat ancestors. Produced by Jonty Burton and Elouise Tynan. Frequency 1 episode / week Since May 2019 Podcast
Facebook fans 371.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 327.9K ⋅ Social Engagement 1


2. The History Listen

About Podcast New and compelling stories from Australia and around the world, told by some of our most popular and trusted historians. Step inside a time machine for an immersive journey through history, where stories of people, places, and events bring the past vividly into our present world. Frequency 1 episode / day Since Jan 2019 Podcast
Facebook fans 263.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 91.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 262


3. Forgotten Australia

About Podcast Since episode one, which chronicled the Spanish Flu's spread in Australia in 1919, Forgotten Australia has been telling the stories we didn't hear in history class. From the weekend Melbourne went mad and our forgotten Titanic hero, to Australia's greatest Aboriginal tracker and the murder wave that shocked Sydney in 1932, this is history as you've never heard it before. Forgotten Australia is created by Michael Adams, a Sydney-based writer, author, and television producer. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Nov 2018 Podcast
Facebook fans 5K ⋅ Twitter followers 513 ⋅ Domain Authority 75


4. Living History with Mat McLachlan

About Podcast Historian Mat McLachlan brings Australian history to life in this engaging, educational, and entertaining podcast. From the ancient age to the modern world, take a trip through time with Living History! Frequency 1 episode / week Since Nov 2017 Podcast
Facebook fans 10.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 14


5. Australian Naval History Podcast

About Podcast The Australian Naval History Podcast explores naval history in Australia. Each week, military history experts discuss a different aspect of Australian naval history. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Oct 2017 Podcast
Facebook fans 6.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 2


6. Kick to Kick

About Podcast An Australian Rules Football podcast, that looks at the history of the AFL/VFL. We start way back in 1897, and each episode will cover a different year. Enjoy hearing about the origin of the clubs, rivalries, players, finals systems, and much more. Frequency 2 episodes / month Since Nov 2017 Podcast
Facebook fans 141 ⋅ Twitter followers 722 ⋅ Domain Authority 7


7. Murder in the Land of Oz

About Podcast Who said nothing ever happens in Brisbane? Join hosts Jessica Kate and Ellen Rose as they dig up the skeletons buried in their own back yard. They take you on a macabre tour around Australia's third-largest city - home to the Stefan Needle, the Brown Snake, the crushing feeling that you're trapped in a dead-end town that you can never leave, and some of the most brutal murders in Australian history. Frequency 2 episodes / month Since May 2018 Podcast
Facebook fans 2.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 125 ⋅ Domain Authority 24 ⋅ Alexa Rank 2.4M


8. Shrine of Remembrance

About Podcast Talks and lectures are held at the Shrine of Remembrance and selected offsite venues. Speakers include academics, historians, authors, veterans, and other experts who present on a range of topics relating to Australian military history. As well as being available online and as a podcast, talks, and lectures are open to the general public. Frequency 1 episode / month Since Aug 2012 Podcast
Facebook fans 24.8K ⋅ Domain Authority 8 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4.3K


9. The Zest Is History

About Podcast Welcome to The Zest Is History, a brand new podcast from Melissa Mason and Josie Rozenberg-Clarke (former hosts of All Aussie Mystery Hour). Each week, they will spin you a 100% legit and maybe 80% researched yarn from Australia's weird, wild, and obviously zesty history. Frequency 1 episode / week Since May 2020 Podcast
Facebook fans 311 ⋅ Twitter followers 11 ⋅ Domain Authority 75 ⋅ Alexa Rank 25.5K


10. True Blue History Podcast

About Podcast Inspired by the people and events that have shaped Australian history and character, with his authentically Australian down to earth approach, Adam Blum explores and shares their stories. Learn how in the past and more recently, service, sacrifice, and grit have and continue to play a central role in Australia's True Blue History. Frequency 1 episode / day Since Apr 2020 Podcast
Facebook fans 124 ⋅ Twitter followers 51 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4.3K


11. Collected: Stories from the Australian War Memorial

About Podcast Collected is a podcast series exploring the artifacts that make up the National Collection of the Australian War Memorial. Join journalist Louise Maher as she takes a closer look at the obscure, popular, strange, and wonderful items in the collection. Through conversations with historians and curators and first-hand accounts from the people connected with these artifacts, Maher peels back the layers of history and uncovers the stories that the public don't always get to hear. Frequency 1 episode / month Since Jan 2019 Podcast
Facebook fans 143.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 30.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 66 ⋅ Alexa Rank 255.8K


12. Aussie History Podcast

About Podcast Welcome to The Aussie History Podcast by James Dampier. The Aussie Waves Podcast tells Australian history through the lens of all those peoples who have made the journey from other lands to call Australia home. Frequency 3 episodes / month Since Feb 2014 Podcast
Facebook fans 79 ⋅ Domain Authority 62 ⋅ Alexa Rank 10.9K


13. Australian Military History

About Podcast Listen to episodes and learn more about Australian Military History. Focusing on specific events, people, and groups throughout the history of Australia at arms. Frequency 1 episode / month Since Mar 2020 Podcast
Facebook fans 145 ⋅ Domain Authority 75 ⋅ Alexa Rank 25.5K


14. The History of Australia Podcast

About Podcast This is a narrative history podcast. It tells the story of Australia starting with the dawn of the Australian land mass, and moves forward through time until the year 2000. Frequency 2 episodes / month Since Sep 2020 Podcast
Domain Authority 72 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4.3K


15. The History of the Melbourne Cup

About Podcast One of Australia's greatest race-callers Bryan Martin has a long affiliation and love for Australia's greatest race, the Melbourne Cup. BM called 29 Melbourne Cups during his career and has come in contact with everyone who has had a link to the Cup. In the build-up to the running of the 2019 Melbourne Cup, Bryan will tell the stories of the Cup and share the memories from people who make the race so very special either playing a small or big hand in the race that stops the nation! Frequency 2 episodes / month Since Sep 2019 Podcast
Facebook fans 34.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 28.9K ⋅ Social Engagement 24 ⋅ Domain Authority 59 ⋅ Alexa Rank 172.4K


16. Australian Histories Podcast

About Podcast The Australian Histories Podcast aims to take a fresh look at some of the brilliant stories from Australia's past. The podcast content will be presented as a series of themed stories rather than a straightforward chronological structure. The stories recounted may be mixed up a bit in the Australian history timeline, but I have put a timeline on the webpage, to help you navigate backward & forwards, as we explore each themed episode & note where each story fits in. Frequency 2 episodes / quarter Since May 2018 Also in Podcast
Facebook fans 191 ⋅ Twitter followers 1.7K ⋅ Instagram Followers 192 ⋅ Domain Authority 14 ⋅


17. Australia On This Day

About Podcast What happened on this day back in the day? From the creator of Forgotten Australia, this is your daily dose of the stories that made headlines and sometimes made history. Frequency 18 episodes / quarter Since Jun 2019 Podcast
Domain Authority 75 ⋅ Alexa Rank 26.6K


18. People's History of Australia

About Podcast People's History of Australia is a podcast and blog looking at Australian history from the perspective of ordinary people fighting together for a better life. Frequency 1 episode / month Since Feb 2020 Podcast
Facebook fans 2.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 486 ⋅ Social Engagement 234 ⋅ Domain Authority 11 ⋅


19. My Marvellous Melbourne

About Podcast My Marvellous Melbourne is a regular half-hour podcast produced by staff and students affiliated with the Melbourne History Workshop in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Frequency 2 episodes / quarter Since Oct 2017 Podcast
Social Engagement 7 ⋅ Domain Authority 16 ⋅


20. AdeLOL - Adelaide & SA's Hilarious History

About Podcast AdeLOL is a 'Heaps Good History' podcast exploring South Australia's unique, and often hilarious, past. In each episode, Dan and Tom get together and share a story about a piece of SA history, a place, celebrity, icon, or event. Neither truly knows what the other is going to bring. Dan is a born and bred South Aussie with a wealth of local memories, whereas Tom moved to Adelaide in 2003 and brings a touch of the outsider perspective. Frequency 1 episode / quarter Since Mar 2017 Podcast
Facebook fans 479 ⋅ Twitter followers 565 ⋅ Social Engagement 15 ⋅ Domain Authority 89 ⋅


21. Archive Fever

About Podcast Archive Fever is a new Australian history podcast featuring intimate conversations with writers, artists, curators, fellow historians, and other victims of the research bug. In each episode, co-hosts Clare Wright and Yves Rees talk to archive addicts about what kind of archives they use, how often they use them when they got their first hit. Join us as we ask: what madness is this? Frequency 5 episodes / quarter Since Sep 2019 Podcast
Facebook fans 283.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 38.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 66 ⋅


22. Talking History

About Podcast Talking History is a series of free monthly lectures hosted by the History Trust of South Australia. Each month you can hear about a different aspect of South Australia's history. We have a range of speakers from various disciplines, from history and archaeology to architecture and community research. Inspiring generations in the present through creative engagement with the past. The History Trust researches, preserves, and presents the history of South Australia. We manage three museums, the State History Collection, and a statewide community history program. Frequency 4 episodes / quarter Since Aug 2015 Podcast
Facebook fans 9.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 5.1K ⋅ Domain Authority 11 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4.3K


23. Stories From Sydney: History of the Harbour City

About Podcast A fortnightly history podcast about the people, places, and events that have shaped the city of Sydney and its surrounds. Stories from Sydney is hosted and produced by Alistair and Jed, amateur historians and sometimes Sydney enthusiasts, although obviously not too enthusiastic since neither of them currently live there. Frequency 9 episodes / year Since May 2020 Podcast
Facebook fans 193 ⋅ Social Engagement 6 ⋅ Domain Authority 89 ⋅


24. Australiyeah

About Podcast The show about Australian histories and mysteries! We discuss Australia's most hilarious stories and interesting conspiracy theories. Frequency 8 episodes / year Since Dec 2017 Podcast
Facebook fans 168 ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 7 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4.3K


25. Untold WA

About Podcast A history, culture & arts podcast produced by Barking Wolf in Fremantle, Western Australia. Frequency 1 episode / year Since Jun 2019 Podcast
Facebook fans 699 ⋅ Twitter followers 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 62 ⋅ Alexa Rank 11K