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Apr 28, 2022
A Phantom Hitchhiker on Australia's Coast
Content warning: this episode discuss material related to sexual assault. What if it's not the past haunting us, but the present? For decades, hair-raising rumours of a tormented soul haunting Wilfred Barrett Drive in New South Wales have put the Central Coast on the map. In this episode, we take a deep dive into the Jenny Dixon ghost story, and the cultural impact of urban legend and analyse the role folklore plays in societies. Host: Malin Hägglund Producer: Malin Hägglund Guests: * Medium Elizabeth and Sarah Rawlings * Haunted Down Under Paranormal Investigator Nadine Gray * Conveyancer Sharmaine Gormley * Senior Professor in History at Federation University Dr David Waldron Subscribe to 7NEWS Spectrum More 7NEWS podcasts See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Feb 24, 2022
The search for Australia's bigfoot
Since the early days of European arrival, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people have claimed to have seen a two-metre tall, hairy, ape-like figure stalking the Australian bush, right across the country. So what is this mythical creature we know as the yowie? Join us as we look at the legend and meet a man who has devoted decades tracking it down. Host: Chris Hook Producer: Malin Hägglund Special thanks to Dean Harrison for yowie recording Guests: * Australian Yowie Research founder Dean Harrison * Former ranger, wildlife expert and radio host Gary Opit * Graham Seal, Professor of Folklore at Curtin University Subscribe to 7NEWS Spectrum More 7NEWS podcasts See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.