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The Quicky

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The Quicky

The Quicky

Mamamia Podcasts

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Do you find the news cycle overwhelming? Depressing? Confusing? Boring? Endless?Then you need The Quicky. Mamamia's daily podcast that gets you up to speed on the top stories, then deep dives on one topic you want to know more about. It's the easiest and most enjoyable way to get across the news every day.

Latest Episodes

It's Tax Time! What Can You Get?

The end of financial year has just ticked over... and we've had a few months of working from home, and needing all the financial breaks we can get. Are there any extra claims you can make this year to see your tax refund as fat as possible? The Quicky investigates. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Emily Steward, Finance Reporter and Editor of Your Money Explained on ABC CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

12 MIN2 h ago
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It's Tax Time! What Can You Get?

Alleged Sex Trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell: Who Is She?

Ghislaine Maxwell has been taken into custody and charged with sex trafficking, inducement of minors and perjury. For many years she was the glamorous partner of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, and now she's in jail, alleged to have done a lot of his dirty work. Who is this woman, and why would she allegedly betray young women's trust for her depraved partner? CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Kate Briquelet, Senior Reporter, The Daily Beast CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

13 MIN1 d ago
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Alleged Sex Trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell: Who Is She?

Public Housing Tower Lockdown: Inside Australia’s Second Wave State

Numbers of COVID19 cases are on the up and up in Victoria. Suburbs are in lockdown. Public housing is in crisis, with several housing towers being locked down completely, in a form of enforced detention. Why? Why is the lockdown so severe? Who are the people being affected and how? The Quicky investigates. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Emma King, CEO VCOSS; Dr Kirsty Short, Viral Pandemic Expert, University of Queensland. Support those in lockdown CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

17 MIN2 d ago
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Public Housing Tower Lockdown: Inside Australia’s Second Wave State

Why Is Sasha Baron Cohen Facebook’s Worst Nightmare?

Sacha Baron Cohen, most famous for playing characters who go undercover exposing exposing racism, homophobia and misogyny, has been very vocal about what he thinks the shortcomings of facebook are: calling them out as the purveyors of hate speech. Now, there's a powerful campaign aiming to get as many businesses as possible to boycott advertising on Facebook in the hopes hitting them in the hip pocket will be the thing that makes them take action on spreading lies, fear and hate. The Quicky investigates. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Daniel Van Boom, News Editor, CNET CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

13 MIN3 d ago
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Why Is Sasha Baron Cohen Facebook’s Worst Nightmare?

Is It Time Aussies Started Wearing Masks? An Expert Answers

Walking down a crowded city street in Australia, sure, you'll see a few people wearing masks but not that many. In some places in the USA, they're mandated, and that's causing a lot of drama. There's even a rise of 'anti-maskers'. So, what's the deal here in Australia? With the outbreak in Victoria, is it time we started wearing masks to protect ourselves and others from COVID19? Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Professor Raina MacIntyre, UNSW CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

14 MIN6 d ago
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Is It Time Aussies Started Wearing Masks? An Expert Answers

Bra Washing, Nipples & Pain: What You Need To Know About Your Boobs

How often do you pop your bra in the washing machine? Jackie O has hit the news after admitting on air she doesn't wash her darker bras. Which got us thinking: how often are you meant to wash your bras? Can you do anything to stop gravity having its way? How necessary is it to wear a bra? How often do you need to be health checking your breasts? This episode of The Quicky has everything you want to know about your boobs! Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Rita Sullivan, Knickerboxers Lingerie Kiama; Dr Chantel Thornton, Specialist Breast Cancer Surgeon. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

17 MIN1 w ago
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Bra Washing, Nipples & Pain: What You Need To Know About Your Boobs

Why The World Cup Could Change Women's Sport In Australia Forever

Finally, some good news! Australia and New Zealand are going to host the women's Football World Cup. What does this mean for women's sport in Australia? Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Tracey Holmes, Journalist ABC News, Host of The Ticket podcast. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

14 MIN1 w ago
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Why The World Cup Could Change Women's Sport In Australia Forever

"He Put His Hand Up My Work Dress": Why Female Lawyers Are Speaking Out

Last week, a bombshell rocked Australia's legal world. Former Justice of the High Court, Dyson Heydon was accused of several cases of sexual harassment. Yet, it was a bombshell many weren't surprised by. According to female lawyers young and old, sexism has long been a scourge of the profession, and one that is difficult to fight. The Quicky speak to a group of lawyers who want to share their story. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Suzie Miller, former Human Rights Lawyer, Playwright 'Prima Facie'; Yana and Evelyn, junior lawyers. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

16 MIN1 w ago
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"He Put His Hand Up My Work Dress": Why Female Lawyers Are Speaking Out

Why is Donald Trump So Afraid Of His Niece Mary?

Mary Trump is set to publish a book called Too Much And Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man. US President and Mary's uncle Donald Trump, isn't that keen for it see the light of day. What's inside it? Who's Mary? And what does the book have to say about the way Donald Trump became the man he is today? Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Gwenda Blair, Donald Trump biographer. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

12 MIN1 w ago
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Why is Donald Trump So Afraid Of His Niece Mary?

The Actual Value Of An Arts Degree

The Government has announced that into the future the cost of an arts and humanities degree is going to be one of the most expensive. What does this mean about who gets to study arts degrees and what kind of thinkers will we have in our society inthe future? Also, The Quicky asks, what kind of a life does an arts degree prepare you for? Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Peter FitzSimons, author and columnist at Sydney Morning Herald; Richard Denniss, Executive Director of The Australia Institute. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

13 MIN1 w ago
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The Actual Value Of An Arts Degree

Latest Episodes

It's Tax Time! What Can You Get?

The end of financial year has just ticked over... and we've had a few months of working from home, and needing all the financial breaks we can get. Are there any extra claims you can make this year to see your tax refund as fat as possible? The Quicky investigates. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Emily Steward, Finance Reporter and Editor of Your Money Explained on ABC CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

12 MIN2 h ago
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It's Tax Time! What Can You Get?

Alleged Sex Trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell: Who Is She?

Ghislaine Maxwell has been taken into custody and charged with sex trafficking, inducement of minors and perjury. For many years she was the glamorous partner of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, and now she's in jail, alleged to have done a lot of his dirty work. Who is this woman, and why would she allegedly betray young women's trust for her depraved partner? CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Kate Briquelet, Senior Reporter, The Daily Beast CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

13 MIN1 d ago
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Alleged Sex Trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell: Who Is She?

Public Housing Tower Lockdown: Inside Australia’s Second Wave State

Numbers of COVID19 cases are on the up and up in Victoria. Suburbs are in lockdown. Public housing is in crisis, with several housing towers being locked down completely, in a form of enforced detention. Why? Why is the lockdown so severe? Who are the people being affected and how? The Quicky investigates. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Emma King, CEO VCOSS; Dr Kirsty Short, Viral Pandemic Expert, University of Queensland. Support those in lockdown CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

17 MIN2 d ago
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Public Housing Tower Lockdown: Inside Australia’s Second Wave State

Why Is Sasha Baron Cohen Facebook’s Worst Nightmare?

Sacha Baron Cohen, most famous for playing characters who go undercover exposing exposing racism, homophobia and misogyny, has been very vocal about what he thinks the shortcomings of facebook are: calling them out as the purveyors of hate speech. Now, there's a powerful campaign aiming to get as many businesses as possible to boycott advertising on Facebook in the hopes hitting them in the hip pocket will be the thing that makes them take action on spreading lies, fear and hate. The Quicky investigates. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Daniel Van Boom, News Editor, CNET CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

13 MIN3 d ago
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Why Is Sasha Baron Cohen Facebook’s Worst Nightmare?

Is It Time Aussies Started Wearing Masks? An Expert Answers

Walking down a crowded city street in Australia, sure, you'll see a few people wearing masks but not that many. In some places in the USA, they're mandated, and that's causing a lot of drama. There's even a rise of 'anti-maskers'. So, what's the deal here in Australia? With the outbreak in Victoria, is it time we started wearing masks to protect ourselves and others from COVID19? Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Professor Raina MacIntyre, UNSW CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

14 MIN6 d ago
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Is It Time Aussies Started Wearing Masks? An Expert Answers

Bra Washing, Nipples & Pain: What You Need To Know About Your Boobs

How often do you pop your bra in the washing machine? Jackie O has hit the news after admitting on air she doesn't wash her darker bras. Which got us thinking: how often are you meant to wash your bras? Can you do anything to stop gravity having its way? How necessary is it to wear a bra? How often do you need to be health checking your breasts? This episode of The Quicky has everything you want to know about your boobs! Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Rita Sullivan, Knickerboxers Lingerie Kiama; Dr Chantel Thornton, Specialist Breast Cancer Surgeon. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

17 MIN1 w ago
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Bra Washing, Nipples & Pain: What You Need To Know About Your Boobs

Why The World Cup Could Change Women's Sport In Australia Forever

Finally, some good news! Australia and New Zealand are going to host the women's Football World Cup. What does this mean for women's sport in Australia? Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Tracey Holmes, Journalist ABC News, Host of The Ticket podcast. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

14 MIN1 w ago
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Why The World Cup Could Change Women's Sport In Australia Forever

"He Put His Hand Up My Work Dress": Why Female Lawyers Are Speaking Out

Last week, a bombshell rocked Australia's legal world. Former Justice of the High Court, Dyson Heydon was accused of several cases of sexual harassment. Yet, it was a bombshell many weren't surprised by. According to female lawyers young and old, sexism has long been a scourge of the profession, and one that is difficult to fight. The Quicky speak to a group of lawyers who want to share their story. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Suzie Miller, former Human Rights Lawyer, Playwright 'Prima Facie'; Yana and Evelyn, junior lawyers. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

16 MIN1 w ago
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"He Put His Hand Up My Work Dress": Why Female Lawyers Are Speaking Out

Why is Donald Trump So Afraid Of His Niece Mary?

Mary Trump is set to publish a book called Too Much And Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man. US President and Mary's uncle Donald Trump, isn't that keen for it see the light of day. What's inside it? Who's Mary? And what does the book have to say about the way Donald Trump became the man he is today? Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Gwenda Blair, Donald Trump biographer. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

12 MIN1 w ago
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Why is Donald Trump So Afraid Of His Niece Mary?

The Actual Value Of An Arts Degree

The Government has announced that into the future the cost of an arts and humanities degree is going to be one of the most expensive. What does this mean about who gets to study arts degrees and what kind of thinkers will we have in our society inthe future? Also, The Quicky asks, what kind of a life does an arts degree prepare you for? Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/ CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Melanie Tait Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Guests: Peter FitzSimons, author and columnist at Sydney Morning Herald; Richard Denniss, Executive Director of The Australia Institute. CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au Looking for other podcasts to listen to? You'll find all our Mamamia shows at https://mamamia.com.au/podcasts/

13 MIN1 w ago
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The Actual Value Of An Arts Degree
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