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Stories about the hardships and triumphs of aid work, people who defy stereotypes in our communities, how life in Australia works for young refugees and asylum seekers, and what it's like to work for Red Cross.

Red Cross humanitarian worker caring for a child in the Ebola crisis.

How Aid Works

Ever wanted an intimate chat with people who treat the wounded in wartime, fight epidemics and respond to disasters? Get ready for a wild ride with larger-than-life, uplifting and occasionally tear-jerking stories.

Red Cross worker talking with fighters about the laws of war.

Laws of War

Why do wars have laws? Where did they come from and what do they mean for today's armed conflicts? How do these laws affect humanitarian agencies, armed forces, prisoners and non-combatants?

Where's the Good?

A show about small acts of kindness, unlikely friendships and other things that bring good to the world.

Recently arrived migrant talking about his life in Australia.

Life in Australia

A podcast for young people with asylum seeker and refugee backgrounds living in Australia. This podcast is available in English, Farsi, Tamil, and Arabic.

Speakers on stage at our Red Talks migration matters event.

Red Talks

Hear the stories of young Red Cross leaders, what drives them to help others and be positive agents of change.

Red Cross staff working with communities all over Australia to ensure they feel included.

After the Emergency

A collaboration between Red Cross, Triple J, Smiling Mind and other recovery experts to develop a podcast of new music and advice to help people who have experienced trauma.

Dry Times Talks

A show about hope in drought. Rural Australians and experts share stories and advice to help you look after yourself, your family and your community through tough times.

Latest episodes

Beat Loneliness podcast

Almost half of all Australians experience loneliness – a little or a lot. So why can’t we try to beat it together?

Red Cross workers putting on protection suits during the Ebola crisis.

Season three

Season three of our How Aid Works podcast continues to reveal secrets from the frontlines of aid. Get ready for a wild ride with larger-than-life, uplifting and occasionally tear-jerking stories.

More than food and water

Nuran Higgins knows how hard it can be to live from hand to mouth, not knowing where the next meal is coming from.