Australian Skeptical Podcasts

Opinions expressed on the podcasts listed below are those of their respective producers and guests and not necessarily those of Australian Skeptics Inc.

The Skeptic Zone — The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason

Join your hosts Richard Saunders and Stefan Sojka as they present The Skeptic Zone, Australia’s own skeptical podcast.

Richard and Stefan began skeptical broadcasting in 2001 on Net.FM internet radio with a segment called The Skeptic Tank. Over the years this show became The Tank Vodcast, an online TV show and finally turned into The Skeptic Zone in 2008.

Joining your hosts are reporters Maynard, Dr Rachael Dunlop, Eran Segev and Jo Alabaster.


Skeptics, scientists and major celebrities line up to appear on The Skeptic Zone. Hear the thoughts of such people as Dick Smith, Stephen Fry, Dr Phil Plait, James Randi, Dr Richard Wiseman, Dr Rob Morrison, Simon Singh, Tim Minchin and many more.

Maynard’s Spooky Action…

Australian radio and TV legend Maynard with interviews and insights delivered in his own unmistakeable style.

Evidence Please… with Jo Alabaster

Reports and opinions on current events in the skeptical world.

Dr Rachie Reports

Is alternative medicine all that it’s cracked up to be? Well, no… but with Dr Rachie Reports you find out why. Dr Rachael Dunlop has fast become a vital member of the Skeptic Zone with her look at the claims of alternative medicine and her own investigations.

Grain of Salt

This is a look at life and social issues with Eran Segev. Grain of Salt is sure to get you thinking.

The Think Tank

The Think Tank is an informal meeting of skeptics and friends who talk about current issues over a few cold drinks. Recorded at pub or club, the Think Tank usually ends the episode of the Skeptic Zone. Special guests include Samuel Hahnemann, the inventor of homoeopathy.

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The Pseudo Scientists Podcast — The official podcast of the Young Australian Skeptics

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Diffusion Radio

If you like a good, broad mix of Science – new science, hard science, pop science, historical science and very silly science, listen to Diffusion.

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Brains Matter Podcast

Where brains really do matter. A discussion of science, trivia, history, and general knowledge.

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Hunting Humbug 101

Spotting fallacies in thinking

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Reality Check

A round-up of LGBT world news plus a heavy dose of critical thinking and skeptical analysis of pseudoscience and the paranormal.

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