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Two Chairs Talking 

Hosts: David Grigg and Perry Middlemiss



The hosts talk about the books they’ve read, the movies they’ve seen, and anything else they decide to talk about. This entertaining show has a definite speculative fiction and literature angle. David was the chairman of the 43rd World Science Fiction Convention held in Melbourne Australia in 1985. Perry was the chairman of the 57th World Science Fiction Convention in 1999 and co-Chair of the 68th Worldcon in 2010.


Sci Fi Zone

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Hosts: Dags Maxwell, Peter 'MPS' Sims, Clare McDonald, Geoff Tilley,  H Gibbens, Aron Challinger, Sarah Cooper, Rod Fletcher, and Michael Briarwood.

The hosts talk about media science fiction and its many links and influences, from the real-life space program to the cultural effects of science fiction on our wider society. This entertaining series of programs boasts hosts from a variety of media fandom related backgrounds, including clubs, books and fan films, pop culture, collectibles, and convention organising. They explore past, present and future media sci fi with an impressive depth of knowledge.

Sheep Might Fly

Host: Tansy Raynor Roberts


Science Fiction and Fantasy Webserials

by well-known author Tansy Raynor Roberts.

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Zero G

Hosts: Rob Jan and Megan McKeough

Broadcasts and podcasts on 3RRR Melbourne

Broadcast on 3RRR Melbourne on Mondays 1 - 2 pm

On air since 1994, this program discusses science fiction, fantasy and historical items.



Coode Street Podcast

Hosts: Jonathan Strahan & Gary K. Wolfe


Also on website.

Every week Gary K. Wolfe and Jonathan Strahan sit down for about an hour to discuss science fiction and other stuff. Sometimes guests join in, and very occasionally, Coode Street has “special” podcasts.

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The Garrett

Host: Astrid Edwards


Podcasts by writers on writing, includes an occasional interview with speculative fiction authors.


The Massive Attack Podcast

Hosts: Mitch & Joe


Join Mitch and Joe, A.K.A Massive Attack,

in their monthly conversations covering gaming, TV, and movies.

The AntiSF Radio Show

Host: Ion “Nuke” Newcombe


Ion selects the best in speculative flash fiction for these shows from the pages of AntipodeanSF magazine online. The stories are often narrated by the authors themselves. Listen to a weekly show devoted to the presentation of flash speculative fiction stories (science fiction, fantasy, and horror). The show also often includes discussions and panel presentations recorded at various speculative fiction conventions and awards ceremonies.


The Martian Drive In Podcast

Host: Terry Frost


The Martian Drive In is a fortnightly podcast

which looks at obscure science fiction, fantasy or horror films.


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The Paleo-Cinema Podcast

Host: Terry Frost



A podcast about movies: all kinds of retro, cult, grindhouse, forgotten and interesting movies, childhood favourites and things Terry has just discovered, not always SF/F/H genre, but often featuring Australian genre identities as guests.


Galactic Chat

Hosts: Sean Wright, Alexandra Pierce, David McDonald, Sarah Parker, Helen Stubbs, and Mark Webb.


Various author interviews with those involved in Aussie speculative fiction.

The World Below The War In The Heavens

Host: Michael Pryor


An exploration of a world of magic and adventure, stretched out beneath the eternal and ongoing battle in the heavens between gods and demons.

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The following podcast programs have concluded but they are still available and worth listening to:

Galactic Suburbia

Hosts: Alisa Krasonstein, Alexandra Pierce, Tansy Raynor Roberts


Final episode (#209) concluded in March 2020, leaving behind a large archive of speculative fiction news, reading notes and chat from the galactic suburbs of Australia.

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Terra Incognita Speculative Fiction (TISF)

Host: Keith Stevenson


One of the first Australian speculative fiction podcasts, Terra Incognita ran from November 2008 to May 2011, featuring authors reading their published short fiction. The series is available on iTunes and archived by the National Library of Australia.

Active Years: 2008-2011

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ASiF Australian SpecFic In Focus Podcast

Hosts: Tansy Rayner Roberts, Alexandra Pierce, and others


The ASiF! Podcast featured interviews, book chats and reviews.

Active Years: 2007-2008

The Writer and the Critic

Hosts: Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond.


A monthly podcast devoted mostly to speculative fiction books, reviews and the odd bit of idle gossip.

Active until: Dec 20th, 2017

Madeleine’s Speculative Fiction Review

Host: Madeleine D’Este


Madeleine D’Este hosts a weekly speculative fiction review podcast. Madeleine lives in inner city Melbourne surrounded by books. After studying law (and never practising) and travelling the world, she now lives a double life, immersed in the corporate world by day and writing female-led speculative fiction by night.

Active until: Jan, 2 2018