Program Schedule

Download PDF Version
On Air : Listen

New Research on Tasmanian Aboriginal History

Monday 14th October / presented by Jeff Bullen

Research from the University of Tasmania has given us new insight into where and how indigenous people inhabited the island of Tasmania for thousands of years before European settlement. Previously, it was believed that indigenous people almost exclusively preferred open vegetation land types (e.g. woodlands and grasslands), however, new research has revealed that aboriginal people also made use of Tasmania’s forests, especially wet sclerophyll forests.

Using new information from archaeological data is being used to understand how the aboriginal people of Tasmania historically used and cultivated the natural environment is important to conservation today.

Professor Ted Lefroy, from the University of Tasmania, joined Jeff Bullen on The Mag to discuss this new information.

All live musical performances are included in our podcasts with the express permission of artists, who reserve all other rights in their music. All music used in our podcasts is licensed under an APRA Community Broadcasting license agreement.

Latest Stories

FRIDAY MIX: JMO

Friday 5th June

FRIDAY MIX: JMO

It was a gentle wake up this morning when JMO joined you for Friday Mix.  For 30 minutes […]

Perth Festival Social Impact Report

Friday 5th June

Perth Festival Social Impact Report

This week the Perth Festival released its Social Impact Report for its wildly successful 2020 season. […]

US politics in 2020: protests, pandemic and the presidential election

Friday 5th June

US politics in 2020: protests, pandemic and the presidential election

Dr Sam Han chats with Chris Wheeldon about current civil unrest in the USA and dealing […]

Movie Squad: The Beach & The Vast Of Night

Friday 5th June

Movie Squad: The Beach & The Vast Of Night

The Gemini Men and Streaming Sister Strano (if you know, you know) reunite for another instalment of Movie […]

FITTER | HAPPIER: Dr Gina Ambrosini

Friday 5th June

FITTER | HAPPIER: Dr Gina Ambrosini

A recent report published by the WA Department of Health has highlighted the significant cost and […]

The Week That Was: Race, Reconciliation & Ridicule

Friday 5th June

The Week That Was: Race, Reconciliation & Ridicule

With protests in the U.S and Australia this week, it was hard to keep track of fact, fiction and where to from here. Here’s a look at what we covered on The Sound Alternative.

Change The Record: Ending Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

Friday 5th June

Change The Record: Ending Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

PIC: Jim Hall | In the U.S frustrations over police brutality and a Black American’s death in custody have taken centre stage at the beginning of June. Meanwhile Australia reflects on the staggering number of Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.

Reviving WA’s tourist towns in a restriction-eased world

Friday 5th June

Reviving WA’s tourist towns in a restriction-eased world

With restrictions and travel regions relaxing in the state, business have an opportunity to spring back […]