All The Best

by FBi Radio

All The Best
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 53
  • Last: 7 Mar 2018
All The Best is for new Australian storytelling. Hear from a Melbourne-based cannibal, how the Australian Wallabies used theatre workshops to improve their game, anxiety attacks in a Tantric sex class, and what the shopping centre Santa Claus is really thinking, all on All The Best. We're a weekly radio show and podcast produced at FBi Radio in Sydney in association with SYN and Triple R in Melbourne, and broadcast nationally via the Community Radio Network. We’ve been telling stories in a variety of forms since 2011, picking a theme each week and using short form documentary, personal narrative, interviews, and spoken word to bring you the best from across Australia.

Episodes (53)

  • #1805 Call me Ange
    #1805 Call me Ange
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 29:01
    When Ange was five years old, she called a Spice Girl sexy. When she saw the looks on her parents’ faces, it gave her an early taste of the power that words can hold. Twenty years later, she has a different problem – sometimes words just do... Read more →
    When Ange was five years old, she called a Spice Girl sexy. When she saw the looks on her parents’ faces, it gave her an early taste of the power that words can hold. Twenty years later, she has a different problem – sometimes words just do... Read more →

  • #1804 High Tide
    #1804 High Tide
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 27:12
    We’ve seen so many waves of feminism over the years, but right now it feels like high tide. Around the world, women are rising up in a coordinated movement that feels like its biggest yet. But we know feminism wasn’t born yesterday. From an... Read more →
    We’ve seen so many waves of feminism over the years, but right now it feels like high tide. Around the world, women are rising up in a coordinated movement that feels like its biggest yet. But we know feminism wasn’t born yesterday. From an... Read more →

  • #1803 Dad Who
    #1803 Dad Who
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    Published: 22 Feb 2018 Duration: 29:31
    This week: stories of tracking down our dads, from Sydney to New York, from off the coast of Darwin and all across Ecuador. — Edgar, Edgar, donde estas? By Selena Shannon When Elizabeth was a toddler and she wanted her dad’s attention, she ... Read more →
    This week: stories of tracking down our dads, from Sydney to New York, from off the coast of Darwin and all across Ecuador. — Edgar, Edgar, donde estas? By Selena Shannon When Elizabeth was a toddler and she wanted her dad’s attention, she ... Read more →

  • #1802 Feature: Or It Didn’t Happen
    #1802 Feature: Or It Didn’t Happen
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    Published: 15 Feb 2018 Duration: 27:56
    Time to get cosy with Sydney’s live fiction scene. This week, we’re featuring a new podcast from a dear friend of the show, Zacha Rosen. His series ‘Or it didn’t happen‘ brings together unique, eclectic and thought-provoking fiction pieces ... Read more →
    Time to get cosy with Sydney’s live fiction scene. This week, we’re featuring a new podcast from a dear friend of the show, Zacha Rosen. His series ‘Or it didn’t happen‘ brings together unique, eclectic and thought-provoking fiction pieces ... Read more →

  • #1801 Healing
    #1801 Healing
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 27:50
    It’s 2018 and we’re back baby! To kick things off, we’re talking Healing. We rely on doctors and specialists to help us heal, but when they don’t have the answers the journey takes a different turn. — ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ by Kar... Read more →
    It’s 2018 and we’re back baby! To kick things off, we’re talking Healing. We rely on doctors and specialists to help us heal, but when they don’t have the answers the journey takes a different turn. — ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ by Kar... Read more →

  • #1744 The Bubble
    #1744 The Bubble
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    Published: 6 Dec 2017 Duration: 29:25
    We’re told we all live in our own bubbles, reinforced by our friends, our beliefs, our Facebook news feeds, and that very few of us can break free. This week, stories of people who popped their bubbles. — ‘Raised by Atheists’ by Nina Enever... Read more →
    We’re told we all live in our own bubbles, reinforced by our friends, our beliefs, our Facebook news feeds, and that very few of us can break free. This week, stories of people who popped their bubbles. — ‘Raised by Atheists’ by Nina Enever... Read more →

  • #1743 Mum’s the word
    #1743 Mum’s the word
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    Published: 29 Nov 2017 Duration: 32:21
    The mental load, the unpaid labour, the unconditional love – not to mention pushing us out. Our mums deserve a lot more credit than they get. So this week we’re peeling back the curtain on this whole motherhood thing and taking a moment to ... Read more →
    The mental load, the unpaid labour, the unconditional love – not to mention pushing us out. Our mums deserve a lot more credit than they get. So this week we’re peeling back the curtain on this whole motherhood thing and taking a moment to ... Read more →

  • #1742 Loyalty
    #1742 Loyalty
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    Published: 22 Nov 2017 Duration: 27:49
    This week, stories about what it means to be loyal – to your job, to a partner or to yourself. ‘A chat with a garbo’ by Bridget Harilaou Ian Hankinson has been committed to his job for the last 28 years. It’s a job people aren’t exactly que... Read more →
    This week, stories about what it means to be loyal – to your job, to a partner or to yourself. ‘A chat with a garbo’ by Bridget Harilaou Ian Hankinson has been committed to his job for the last 28 years. It’s a job people aren’t exactly que... Read more →

  • #1741 Faith in love
    #1741 Faith in love
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    Published: 15 Nov 2017 Duration: 26:09
    Religious communities and Queer communities have historically had a difficult relationship. Many of us treat this dichotomy as having no clear path to mutual understanding and celebration. But this week we bring you stories of the grey area... Read more →
    Religious communities and Queer communities have historically had a difficult relationship. Many of us treat this dichotomy as having no clear path to mutual understanding and celebration. But this week we bring you stories of the grey area... Read more →

  • #1740 Four Generations of Black Storytellers
    #1740 Four Generations of Black Storytellers
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    Published: 8 Nov 2017 Duration: 28:07
    This week, four generations of activists, poets, storytellers, actors, humanitarians and educators. We share the untold story of one family who helped create Radio Redfern, The Black Theatre, the first black newspaper in Australia, the Bris... Read more →
    This week, four generations of activists, poets, storytellers, actors, humanitarians and educators. We share the untold story of one family who helped create Radio Redfern, The Black Theatre, the first black newspaper in Australia, the Bris... Read more →

  • #1739 Analogue
    #1739 Analogue
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    Published: 1 Nov 2017 Duration: 30:41
    This week, we’re talking about old and new media. Past and present family traditions. Digital and analogue technology. So which way was better? – ‘Imperfect tools’ by Daniel Semo Music, podcasts, radio shows… almost everything we listen to ... Read more →
    This week, we’re talking about old and new media. Past and present family traditions. Digital and analogue technology. So which way was better? – ‘Imperfect tools’ by Daniel Semo Music, podcasts, radio shows… almost everything we listen to ... Read more →

  • #1737 The Chase
    #1737 The Chase
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    Published: 19 Oct 2017 Duration: 30:56
    Horse racing, serial dating and following your dreams. This week we’re all about the CHASE! ‘For the love of horses’ by Elina Godwin A day in the life of a track rider, behind the glitz and glam of race day. Tessa is both a Clerk Of The Cou... Read more →
    Horse racing, serial dating and following your dreams. This week we’re all about the CHASE! ‘For the love of horses’ by Elina Godwin A day in the life of a track rider, behind the glitz and glam of race day. Tessa is both a Clerk Of The Cou... Read more →

  • #1736 Word Travels Fast
    #1736 Word Travels Fast
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    Published: 11 Oct 2017 Duration: 25:22
    A new series from All The Best and Word Travels, premiered right here. Tegan Nicholls in on a quest across NSW, meeting young slam poets at the crossroads of race, access and recognition. From small country towns to beachside writer’s festi... Read more →
    A new series from All The Best and Word Travels, premiered right here. Tegan Nicholls in on a quest across NSW, meeting young slam poets at the crossroads of race, access and recognition. From small country towns to beachside writer’s festi... Read more →

  • #1735 Assumptions
    #1735 Assumptions
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    Published: 4 Oct 2017 Duration: 27:03
    A first impression can kill a job interview, delight a first date or… let’s face it, be the product of racism. This week, stories of assumptions that range from an awkward misunderstanding, to a world in the violent throws of political divi... Read more →
    A first impression can kill a job interview, delight a first date or… let’s face it, be the product of racism. This week, stories of assumptions that range from an awkward misunderstanding, to a world in the violent throws of political divi... Read more →

  • #1734 Eviction
    #1734 Eviction
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    Published: 27 Sep 2017 Duration: 26:27
    Anna has lived in her tower apartment for 45 years. In fact, she was the fifth person to move in when the building was completed in the 70’s. It wasn’t long after the Queen herself cut the ribbon, officially opening the two Waterloo Towers.... Read more →
    Anna has lived in her tower apartment for 45 years. In fact, she was the fifth person to move in when the building was completed in the 70’s. It wasn’t long after the Queen herself cut the ribbon, officially opening the two Waterloo Towers.... Read more →

  • #1733 Hindsight
    #1733 Hindsight
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    Published: 20 Sep 2017 Duration: 28:57
    Meet kids and teenagers who have grown up, and can now see the world through their parents’ eyes. In two stories, we look back on important choices from childhood, and ask if the lens of adulthood always make things clearer. — ‘Blueprint’ b... Read more →
    Meet kids and teenagers who have grown up, and can now see the world through their parents’ eyes. In two stories, we look back on important choices from childhood, and ask if the lens of adulthood always make things clearer. — ‘Blueprint’ b... Read more →

  • #1732 Door knocking
    #1732 Door knocking
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    Published: 14 Sep 2017 Duration: 26:18
    Time to go off road. Jump the fence. Peak into some houses slated for demolition, or explore a well-known old building that’s home to the little-known story of an unsolved crime. This week we’re knocking on the doors of homes, buildings and... Read more →
    Time to go off road. Jump the fence. Peak into some houses slated for demolition, or explore a well-known old building that’s home to the little-known story of an unsolved crime. This week we’re knocking on the doors of homes, buildings and... Read more →

  • #1731 Garry’s Dream
    #1731 Garry’s Dream
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    Published: 6 Sep 2017 Duration: 30:28
    ‘Garry’s Dream’ by Kayleen Bell This week, we’re devoting a full episode to one love story. A young love story. But even though our protagonists are young, they are facing something normally reserved for people in their 80’s. Kayleen Bell f... Read more →
    ‘Garry’s Dream’ by Kayleen Bell This week, we’re devoting a full episode to one love story. A young love story. But even though our protagonists are young, they are facing something normally reserved for people in their 80’s. Kayleen Bell f... Read more →

  • #1730 The Powder Room
    #1730 The Powder Room
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    Published: 30 Aug 2017 Duration: 25:00
    Come join us in a private space we’ve filled with mysticism, discretion, and secrecy. The Powder Room. ~~~ ‘Menstruation: Then and now’ by Nina Enever Stock up the chocolate, boil the kettle, and put on your trackies – you’re about to have ... Read more →
    Come join us in a private space we’ve filled with mysticism, discretion, and secrecy. The Powder Room. ~~~ ‘Menstruation: Then and now’ by Nina Enever Stock up the chocolate, boil the kettle, and put on your trackies – you’re about to have ... Read more →

  • #1729 Trouble on the inside
    #1729 Trouble on the inside
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    Published: 23 Aug 2017 Duration: 29:32
    Things can look pretty peachy when you’re on the outside looking in. But this week, we’re bringing you stories of trouble on the inside. Whether that’s in your average 7/11, or in gender specific clubs on Facebook. ~~~ ‘Not so sweet’ by Emm... Read more →
    Things can look pretty peachy when you’re on the outside looking in. But this week, we’re bringing you stories of trouble on the inside. Whether that’s in your average 7/11, or in gender specific clubs on Facebook. ~~~ ‘Not so sweet’ by Emm... Read more →