68 – Atomic Australia

In the 1950s Australia hosted a number of British nuclear weapons tests.  The very first one took place on the Montebello Islands, off Australia’s north west coast.  This episode we will explore ‘Operation Hurricane’ on the Montebellos. (75 mins) Enjoying the podcast?  Help support the show with a one-off donation...

65 – Royal Flying Doctor Service

Presbyterian Minister John Flynn had a desire to bring “a mantle of safety” to those living in the remote areas of Australia.  WWI Australian fighter pilot John Clifford Peel suggested a blueprint for such a service.  Alf Traeger tested and designed equipment that would allow communication across the outback and...