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The History of Australia Podcast
33 minutes | Dec 3, 2020
Episode 7 - Bundjalung Country
This episode provides an acknowledgement of Arakwal and Bundjalung land and a history of the local area, Byron Bay.
33 minutes | Nov 14, 2020
Episode 6 - The First Fleet
In this episode, humans set foot on the Australian continent for the first time.
22 minutes | Oct 31, 2020
Episode 5 - Firebirds
We have this idea that the use of fire is one of those things that defines us as humans and sets us apart from the animal kingdom. And that’s just not correct! It turns out that even birds can hunt with fire.
24 minutes | Oct 17, 2020
Episode 4 - Out of Africa
Ancient humans journeyed out of Africa and made it all the way down to modern day Indonesia, right to the doorstep of Australia, and lived there for millions of years. Did any ancient humans make it to Australia before homo sapiens?
19 minutes | Oct 3, 2020
Episode 3 - Dinosaurs
By the Jurassic Period, the supercontinent Pangea had schismed into Laurasia and Gondwanaland. Dinosaurs reigned supreme.
8 minutes | Sep 19, 2020
Episode 2 - In the Beginning
In this episode, learn about how Bunjil, the mighty eagle, created the world. There's also an introduction to the Dreaming.
14 minutes | Sep 6, 2020
Episode 1 - Formation
This episode traces Australia through the Precambrian and Triassic including the worst mass extinction to ever threaten life on Earth.
7 minutes | Sep 5, 2020
Episode 0 - Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country
This episode is an overview of the podcast and how it’s going to work, so you can decide if it’s the right podcast for you. I acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as a way of showing awareness of and respect for the traditional custodians of the land upon which I live.
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