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The Fitzroy Diaries

ABC Radio

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The Fitzroy Diaries

The Fitzroy Diaries

ABC Radio

27
Followers
132
Plays
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Award-winning audio fiction series from the ABC. Walk the streets of Fitzroy, Melbourne, shaped by gangsters, migrants, Aboriginal activists, the working poor. Now, it’s fancy shops and hipster bars. Until you really look.

Latest Episodes

S2 E8 | Thank you Aurora

The Italian Cultural Centre in Carlton is full of people today, and Alistair — who nobody likes but nobody knows — brought potato salad. Sometimes the important thing is to show up.

28 min2019 NOV 8
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S2 E8 | Thank you Aurora

S2 E7 | Kombucha Smash

Damo has big news. In smaller news, Alistair, who nobody likes but nobody knows, has a sister, who unexpectedly accepts an invitation on his behalf.

20 min2019 NOV 8
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S2 E7 | Kombucha Smash

S2 E6 | A point off for garnish

It’s Rhyme Time in the Carlton Library today and everyone’s talking about the news … except for Frankie from 100, who eats strawberries in the park, because of course she does.

3 min2019 NOV 8
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S2 E6 | A point off for garnish

S2 E5 | A Moment of Trauma

Fitzroy seems different today, but the roadworks stop for nobody, and neither do the conversations.

14 min2019 NOV 8
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S2 E5 | A Moment of Trauma

S2 E4 | Everything stops

There are lots of cars in the street today. One is a white van. The other two are ambulances.

203 min2019 NOV 8
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S2 E4 | Everything stops

S2 E3 | Brother emergency

In which we meet Ruth Bader Ginsburg and walk to the post office.

20 min2019 NOV 8
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S2 E3 | Brother emergency

S2 E2 | Who even is Ed Sheeran?

It’s one of those days where the fun slips out of everything, until the woman they call ‘bird lady’ finally emerges from the abandoned house down the street.

19 min2019 NOV 8
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S2 E2 | Who even is Ed Sheeran?

S2 E1 | Zen from the neck down

The guy from the new apartment with the sharp yellow door is no match for Gayle’s enormous recycling bin and Nicholson Street is no match for the jackhammers. Everybody’s into it.

16 min2019 NOV 8
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S2 E1 | Zen from the neck down

S1 E8 | The street party

At the street party, everybody’s there. Everyone, that is, except for Luminous Ute Guy. Zahra and the kids paint a chalk world under the chairs and don’t worry because there’s leftover pav for everyone.

13 min2018 JUL 16
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S1 E8 | The street party

S1 E7 | The incident

The old Nonna’s house goes up for auction. Alan, 83, who used to play with her as a kid, seems bereft. Greg and the couple from up the road — is it Alec and Marcus? — conspire to make things better. And Luminous Ute Guy shows his true colours.

13 min2018 JUL 16
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S1 E7 | The incident

Latest Episodes

S2 E8 | Thank you Aurora

The Italian Cultural Centre in Carlton is full of people today, and Alistair — who nobody likes but nobody knows — brought potato salad. Sometimes the important thing is to show up.

28 min2019 NOV 8
Comments
S2 E8 | Thank you Aurora

S2 E7 | Kombucha Smash

Damo has big news. In smaller news, Alistair, who nobody likes but nobody knows, has a sister, who unexpectedly accepts an invitation on his behalf.

20 min2019 NOV 8
Comments
S2 E7 | Kombucha Smash

S2 E6 | A point off for garnish

It’s Rhyme Time in the Carlton Library today and everyone’s talking about the news … except for Frankie from 100, who eats strawberries in the park, because of course she does.

3 min2019 NOV 8
Comments
S2 E6 | A point off for garnish

S2 E5 | A Moment of Trauma

Fitzroy seems different today, but the roadworks stop for nobody, and neither do the conversations.

14 min2019 NOV 8
Comments
S2 E5 | A Moment of Trauma

S2 E4 | Everything stops

There are lots of cars in the street today. One is a white van. The other two are ambulances.

203 min2019 NOV 8
Comments
S2 E4 | Everything stops

S2 E3 | Brother emergency

In which we meet Ruth Bader Ginsburg and walk to the post office.

20 min2019 NOV 8
Comments
S2 E3 | Brother emergency

S2 E2 | Who even is Ed Sheeran?

It’s one of those days where the fun slips out of everything, until the woman they call ‘bird lady’ finally emerges from the abandoned house down the street.

19 min2019 NOV 8
Comments
S2 E2 | Who even is Ed Sheeran?

S2 E1 | Zen from the neck down

The guy from the new apartment with the sharp yellow door is no match for Gayle’s enormous recycling bin and Nicholson Street is no match for the jackhammers. Everybody’s into it.

16 min2019 NOV 8
Comments
S2 E1 | Zen from the neck down

S1 E8 | The street party

At the street party, everybody’s there. Everyone, that is, except for Luminous Ute Guy. Zahra and the kids paint a chalk world under the chairs and don’t worry because there’s leftover pav for everyone.

13 min2018 JUL 16
Comments
S1 E8 | The street party

S1 E7 | The incident

The old Nonna’s house goes up for auction. Alan, 83, who used to play with her as a kid, seems bereft. Greg and the couple from up the road — is it Alec and Marcus? — conspire to make things better. And Luminous Ute Guy shows his true colours.

13 min2018 JUL 16
Comments
S1 E7 | The incident
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