About our programs

A Plus Commentary Comment and opinion from the A-Plus section of The Australian
Able Quest Information about innovation and use of assistive technology for people with disabilities
About Movies Reviews and discussion of latest movies
Accent on Asia Asian views on Asian issues
Afternoon Extra Readings chosen by presenters
Animal Focus All about animals
Arts in Focus News of the Tasmanian theatre, music and art scene
Australian Voices Selected poetry and prose by Australian writers
Aviation Digest A survey of news about flying and fliers
Beyond the Blue Horizon A natural history program
Bon Appetit Readings and conversations centring on food and its preparation
Bookshelf Reviews of the latest literary releases
Business Review Weekly The latest corporate stories from Australia and overseas
Children’s Book Reading For the young, or young at heart.
Choice Consumer matters
Christian Science Sentinel From the Christian Science Church
Christianityworks Messages from the non-denominational media ministry
Companions For Life Suggestions about pets and their care
Computalk Information and advice on new technology and gadgets
Down Under Legends and tales from Australia’s unique countryside
Entertainment Guide Tasmanian television programs and community events
Environment Watch Environmental news with particular reference to Tasmanian concerns
Fast Thinking Selected articles from the magazine regarded as the world’s foremost publication devoted to innovation
Fiction Room An hour’s dramatic reading
Force 10 A program about sailing
From Far and Wide RPH readers choose and share stories which appeal to them
Geographica Readings from Australian Geographic on travel, wildlife, science and adventure downunder
Get Together Entertaining stories from diverse sources
Going Places Places to go and things to see and do
Golden Generation Topics of interest to senior listeners
Good Gardening For those who like to dig around in the soil
Good Sports Bringing you up-to-date in the world of sport with reports from the Tasmanian dailies
Green Advocate Exploring a greener lifestyle
Guardian Weekly International current affairs
Health Matters Some ideas for managing your health and well-being
Health Show Health reports from newspapers
Hear This A presentation from the Vision Australia Library Service highlighting items from their collection
Heard it through the Grapevine Brings us insight into the world of wine and winemakers
Heritage Stories of people in Australia’s history
History Today Readings from History Today magazine
Inbox A fast-paced presentation of news and information for Tasmania, its regions and communities
Insight for Living Chuck Swindoll’s world-wide Christian program
Just Ones and Zeros Technology news presented by Ron Andersen
Kaleidoscope A pot pourri of magazine articles, arranged thematically
Limelight Items from the world of show business
Living Planet A prize-winning program from Deutsche Welle Radio exploring environmental issues
Majesty A selection of magazine articles about royalty from Magesty mazine
Marilyn's Menagerie Local stories about animals.
Media Talk Peter Johnston presents the latest news and opinion about the media
Mercury Features Selected Mercury feature articles
Mindfood Magazine items designed to stimulate critical thinking
Money Finance topics presented in simple terms
Monitor World The international edition of the Christian Science Monitor newspaper
Movies then and Now Looking at movies, past and present
Music room The stories behind the musicians and the music
Musically Speaking Diverse music styles and information chosen by some of our presenters for your enjoyment
Natural Health From the Natural Health magazine
New Horizons News, views and issues from Blind Citizens Australia
New Idea The gossip behind the headlines
New Scientist Ideas to expand your mind from The New Scientist magazine
Newspaper readings Articles read from The Australian, The Mercury, The Examiner and The Advocate Includes editorials and letters to the editors
Northern Feature Selected feature items from The Advocate and The Examiner
Now and Then A program about English history
On the Road Jon Chasemore brings you a digest of motoring news from local and national publications
Pause for Poetry Poetry of choice from readers
People in Profile Biographies
Planes, Trains and Automobiles Graeme Bennett and Michael Dersley focus on transport
Poetic Reflections 15 minutes of poetry and information about the poets
Readers Digest Selections from the popular magazine read by Daphne and Cate.
Readings from The Island Readings from the Tasmanian magazine presented by Belinda Kendall-White
Saturday Stories Biographical accounts and short stories
Science and Environment Readings from Cosmos, the magazine of the science of everything
Smart Investor For shareholders and investors
Something Light Feature articles of a lighter nature
Sounds of Yesteryear Some old time radio favourites
Spectrum Selected stories from The Spectrum pages of the Sydney Morning Herald
Spotlight on Science Anything of a scientific nature presented by Belinda Kendall-White.
Subjects for Seniors A fortnightly look at items of interest to older Tasmanians
Sunday Book Reading More >
Sunday Feature Selections from the Weekend Australian
Take 5 Human interest stories
Talking Law All things law
Talking Vision The latest news for people with a vision impairment
Tasmanian Country Readings from the weekly rural newspaper
Telling Tales A selection of short stories
The Big Issue Selected articles from the fortnightly independent magazine which covers entertainment, the arts, current events, lifestyle
The Columnists Ron Andersen and Debbie Le Grande present opinion from Tasmanian newspaper columnists
The Economist Background to global business affairs
The Monthly Essays, reviews and commentary on Australian politics, society and culture
The New Statesman The latest from Britain’s award-winning current affairs magazine
The Smithsonian Items on history, travel, science, the arts, people and places taken from the Smithsonian Institute’s monthly magazine
The Spectator A mix of Australian and UK news from this conservative weekly magazine
Time Magazine The latest on the world scene
Time of your Life A program about retirement and travel
Totally Tasmanian Ron Andersen and Debbie Le Grande with feature readings from Tasmanian publications
Tour around England
Travelling Excerpts about travel experiences with Ron Andersen.
TV Roundup What's on the box?
Under the Sun Archeology and natural history topics
Vision Extra Reports and interviews about vision impairment
Whispers from the Wind All things theatrical with Paul and/or Georgia.
Woman’s Day True life stories and star gossip
Women’s Weekly Extracts from Australia’s most read women’s magazine