NEWCASTLE FOR YOUR EARS: 5 local podcasts to download this long weekend

One of the things we’ve missed the most about working from home is the chance to listen to our favourite podcasts during our daily commutes. Which is a real shame because lots of local podcast producers have been uploading some great stuff over the last few months.

We think that the long weekend presents the perfect opportunity to reconnect with our favourite podcast friends.

Below you’ll find just 5 of the amazing podcasts being produced in the city of Newcastle and around the Hunter Valley.

The Library Podcast

The Newcastle Library Podcast focuses on local children’s authors, illustrators and events in and around the city. Episodes feature provocative stories, stimulating conversations and absorbing content.

Our Human Experience

Produced by the School Of Humanities And Social Science at the University Of Newcastle, The Human Experience podcast explores what it means to be human. You’ll hear conversations with humanities and social science scholars who are helping to improve the human experience through their research. Episodes are released on a monthly basis.

The Joust NRL Podcast

A comedic look at our favourite local team, the Newcastle Knights. It’s avalible in both audio and video formats with the the latest episode focusing on the Round 3 relaunch of the 2020 NRL season.

Newy Tech People

Interviews with people from the tech scene around Newcastle and the Hunter. The episodes feature insights into the tech projects happening locally and the most recommended resources for a career in tech.


Alana Dagwell and Laura Jacke are mates who produce a podcast for women who are hell-bent on squeezing the most out of life. It’s funny, informative and occasionally pulls at the heartstrings. The latest episodes focus on living through the global pandemic.

Written by Newcastle Live

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