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ABC Radio
PoliticsNewsSociety & Culture

Amanda Vanstone tackles key social, economic and cultural issues in Australian life, challenging assumptions and giving voice to new and seldom-heard commentators.


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4.2 out of 5 stars from 171 ratings
  • Counterpoint music

    This is a fantastic show I give it 5 stars. But I also want to compliment the person who does the music for this show. Fabulous excellent music choices to compliment the topics etc. Amanda you are great and you have a fantastic team, thanks.

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia4 months ago
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    a year ago
  • Intro too long

    I’ve always admired Amanda. This is a wonderful podcast, but the intro is just too long. Today’s intro took over 2 minutes. We only need 5 to 10 seconds of intro and then jump straight into it. At least, that’s my preference. It’s great we can still hear her views.

    Apple Podcasts
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