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Tom Tilley and the Hack team deliver the most relevant stories on the radio and online, from the unique and often surprising viewpoint of young Australians.

Tom Tilley and the Hack team deliver the most relevant stories on the radio and online, from the unique and often surprising viewpoint of young Australians.
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Sydney, NSW

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Tom Tilley and the Hack team deliver the most relevant stories on the radio and online, from the unique and often surprising viewpoint of young Australians.

Twitter:

@triplejhack

Language:

English

Contact:

triple j GPO Box 9994 Sydney Australia 1300 0555 36


Episodes

The real causes of bushfires

11/13/2019
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Former NSW Fire & Rescue commissioner Greg Mullins explains the real causes of bushfires, and why climate change is making them worse. Plus, the protests in Hong Kong have taken an ugly turn, with reports the rule of law is on the "brink of collapse".

Duration:00:29:42

Australia burns as fires ravage the east coast

11/12/2019
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Emergency warnings are in place for 14 blazes burning around NSW today, as the state's fire services brace for worsening conditions over the next few days. We speak to our reporters on the ground across NSW and survivors of the bushfires who have lost their homes. And we bring you updates on fire warnings and what you can do to help.

Duration:00:30:35

Police shooting of Kumanjayi Walker

11/11/2019
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The Indigenous community of Yuendumu have gathered to remember teenager Kumanjayi Walker, who was shot by police on Saturday night. His cousin Samara Fernandez-Brown speaks to us about his life and how their family are grieving. And with catastrophic fire warnings in place in NSW, we go to the ground in the areas worst affected by the blazes to hear community responses to the fires and what they want to government to do.

Duration:00:30:33

Being 'self-partnered' is the new single

11/8/2019
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The Friday shakeup with Jenna Clarke, assistant editor of the The West Australian, and model and media personality Christian Wilkins.

Duration:00:29:34

Should drug rehab ever involve religion?

11/7/2019
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The Coalition has unveiled a $1 billion package to help farmers affected by the drought. Here's how farmers reacted. Plus, an Adelaide woman whose house was raided by police for supplying cannabis oil has been spared a conviction. And should drug rehab ever involve religion? Hamish went to a rehab centre run by Hillsong. Then he got baptised.

Duration:00:29:33

How young is too young for police to strip search?

11/6/2019
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Asylum seekers rejected by Australia could be resettled in Canada under a unique program that allows individuals to privately sponsor refugees. Plus, our national female soccer players have struck a deal to get the same as the men - setting a major precedent for women's sport. And how young is too young for police to strip search? It's been revealed children as young as 12 have been strip-searched by NSW Police.

Duration:00:29:48

Lorde and grieving your pets

11/5/2019
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Kiwi singer Lorde recently told her fans her pet dog had died and her grief would play a big part in her next album. If you've ever lost a pet, you might understand the grief that it brings. We speak to Dr David Foote, a veterinarian and grief counsellor, about bereaved pet owners. Plus, it's the race that stops the nation, but how did protesters impact the Melbourne Cup today? And the latest Australian research has found vaping may not be as safe as first thought.

Duration:00:29:45

Vegan turned butcher

11/4/2019
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Butcher Tammi Jonas used to be a vegan, but turned back to meat and became a pig farmer. She features on a new documentary called Eating Meat, which highlights the need for traditional and sustainable farming methods. Plus, the Disability Royal Commission has begun its first hearing, focusing on education. Nas Campanella reports on the key moments of the first day. And we chat to Marc Randolph, co-founder and CEO of Netflix, about start-ups, tech and how the streaming giant changed the way...

Duration:00:29:08

The Friday shakeup: Is cancel culture ineffective?

11/1/2019
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The Friday shakeup with Junkee deputy editor Patrick Lenton and BuzzFeed reporter Hannah Ryan.

Duration:00:29:32

More help for eating disorders

10/31/2019
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Victorian police have been accused of using too much force against against climate activists at the IMARC mining conference in Melbourne. Plus, Twitter will soon ban all political ads on its platform. Will Facebook follow suit? And if you've had an eating disorder, you're going to be able to access a lot more treatment. The Government has announced extra Medicare-subsidised mental health and dietician sessions for people living with eating disorders.

Duration:00:30:07

Can you really be friends with an ex?

10/30/2019
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The UK is heading for a December election to break the Brexit deadlock. Plus, we speak to Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt about the Coalition's plan for a "voice to government" for Indigenous Australians. And can you really be friends with an ex? Hack's Tim Swanston investigates.

Duration:00:29:07

Sexual violence against men

10/29/2019
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A self-described alpha-male, Jai believed for years that he should've been able to prevent his indecent assault. Experts say it's an incredibly common reaction for male victims of sexual violence. New research led by Australian Professor Vanessa Hayes appears to show all modern humans originated in northern Botswana. The Department of Home Affairs has suggested the use of face scans to confirm people's age before they watch porn online and to restrict access to gambling sites. ABC Science...

Duration:00:29:07

The death of ISIS's brutal leader

10/28/2019
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As the leader of ISIS found himself cornered by elite US troops, the President watched on in real time.

Duration:00:29:19

Uluru climbing ban on The Shake-Up

10/25/2019
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Brooke Blurton and Remy Hii join Avani Dias on the Shake-Up to chat about Uluru, reality TV and being indestractible.

Duration:00:29:47

The people smuggling trade

10/24/2019
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after 39 people were found dead inside the container of a truck. It's being called one of Britain's worst people-smuggling tragedies.

Duration:00:29:42

When reality bites

10/23/2019
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An Australian reality TV contestant has won a landmark compensation case over psychological trauma suffered while appearing on Channel Seven renovation program House Rules.

Duration:00:29:11

The art of mastering distractions

10/22/2019
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What could you achieve if you could master distraction? Behavioural engineering expert and author Nir Eyal on how distraction works, and the methods you can use to curb it.

Duration:00:29:11

Erin Brockovich's new crusade

10/21/2019
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High profile environmental activist Erin Brockovich is in Australia speaking out on the effects of PFAS contamination. She's urged Australians to act to prevent what she says is a 'potential public health crisis'. Plus, journalist Chris Uhlmann discusses why media companies from all over Australia are uniting to fight for press freedoms and the public's right to know what's going on in this country. And we take a look at why there's a push to get Victorian households to separate rubbish into...

Duration:00:29:19

The Friday shakeup: Is horse racing too cruel to continue?

10/18/2019
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The Friday shakeup with comedian Tom Ballard and Daily Telegraph journalist Eliza Barr.

Duration:00:29:59

'Morning for mourning', cyber security career, and Big Day Out's darkest day

10/17/2019
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The tragic story of Jessica Michalik, who died in a crowd crush on January 26, 2001.

Duration:00:30:33