#501 Breaking The Binary Part One

Over the next two weeks we’ll be playing stories produced by Melbourne Uni audio journalism students as part of our special collaboration with the Science Gallery. Each student made a short story based on the theme “Breaking The Binary”

Death Doula

In our first story, Sasha Gattermayr explores life and death and how for some, these concepts aren’t as disparate as we may first assume.

Produced by Sasha Gattermayr.

Supervising producer: Ollie Krusec. 

Music from Purple Planet


Indigenous Design

In our next story, Anaiwan person Nick Doyle on reclaiming space for Indigenous knowledge systems and incorporating connection to country in the built environment.

Produced by Nick Doyle.

Supervising producer Mell Chun. 


My Self and My Homeland, Similarly Divided 

Malta is a country heavily influenced by Catholic identity, so what happens when you choose a different religion? Serena Raza speaks about the abrupt shift she faced when she converted to Islam.

Produced by Serena Raza.

Supervising producer: Mell Chun.


Sexism in Football

AFL is publicly known as a sport of growing inclusivity, with more participation of women and gender diverse people now than before. Angus delves into AFL behind the scenes, which differs from public perception.

Produced by Angus McIntyre.  

Supervising producer: Danni Stewart.


Falling for a virtual boyfriend

In our final story, Gwen introduces us to a modern romance, and describes a relationship some may deem unconventional.

Produced by Gwen Liu. 

Supervising Producer: Daniel Semo

Music from Blue Dot Sessions


All The Best Credits

Production Manager & Host: Danni Stewart

Editorial Manager: Mell Chun

Episode Mix and Compile: Danni Stewart

Social Media Producers: Emma Pham and Anusha Rana

Community and Events Coordinator: Lidiya Josifova