Finalists announced for 2019 Australian Podcast Awards

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The 2019 Australian Podcast Awards take place on May 19, and now the finalists have been revealed in each category.

Among the nominees are several radio personalities, including Tony Martin (who won Best Comedy Podcast last year), 2DayFM Breakfast’s Ed Kavalee, ex-triple j reviewer Mark Fennell, and more.

“It’s with tremendous excitement and honour that we present to you the finalists in the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards across 24 categories,” said the Aus Pod Award organisers.

“We’d like to thank our dedicated judges for their hard work, and the entire podcast community for your support.”

Check out the full list of finalists below:

Literature, Arts & Music

Chat 10 Looks 3

Mamamia Book Club

The Garret: Writers on Writing



Across the Aisle

TV, Film & Pop Culture

Stop Everything!

Mamamia Out Loud

Chat 10 Looks 3


TV Blackbox

Finding Drago


A Rational Fear


Cher and Retweet

TEAM Effort

Welcome To Patchwork

Alice Fraser Trilogy

Best Fancast

Neighbuzz: The Neighbours Recap Podcast

Club Soderbergh

Eyes On Gilead: A Handmaid’s Tale Podcast

Brink Of Reality

But I Don’t Wanna Be A Secondary Character! – A Seinfeld Podcast

One Heat Minute

Business & Marketing

The CMO Show

The Richards Report

What You Will Learn

Lady Startup

Business Essentials

Customer Experience Leaders

Career & Industry

The Recipe for SEO Success podcast

Teachers’ Education Review

Eat Drink Innovate

Radio Stingray

The Uber Podcast

Pomegranate Health

Branded Podcast

Sexism and the City

Focus on Ability

Face 2 Face

The Thing About Cancer

CarAdvice Podcast

Tough Conversations with Henry Rollins


The Next Billion Seconds


Download This Show

The Wrap


Guild of Adventurers

The Hungry Gamers

Game Hugs

Pixel Sift

Game On AUS

The Life & Times of Video Games

Sport & Recreation

By Association

Roosters Radio

Cycling Central Podcast

Cricket Unfiltered

The Pod: Ocean Swimming

Daily Football Show

Political, Social & Cultural Affairs

The Party Room

Please Explain

The Signal

Russia, If You’re Listening

Class Act

Trust Me, I’m an Expert

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Acast Award for Diversity & Inclusion in Podcasting

Future Women with Jamila Rizvi

Word of the Gay

Let’s Talk: A Podcast about Rural and Remote Mental Health

The Art of Inclusion

Savannah to Suburbia – South Sudanese Australian Stories


Investigative Journalism & True Crime, Presented by Stitcher

My Father the Murderer

Unravel | Blood on the Tracks

The Teacher’s Pet

Lost in Larrimah

Wrong Skin

Independent True Crime

Forgotten Australia

Evidence Locker

Let’s Talk About Sects

Loose Units: The Podcast

Bloody Murder

True Crime Island

Lifestyle, Health & Wellness

The Wellness Collective

Ladies We Need To Talk

The Gays Are Revolting


Sealed Section

Pineapple Project

Family & Kids

The Beanies Big Day Out

Fierce Girls

This Glorious Mess

Short & Curly

Classic Kids

ABC KIDS News Time

Science & Medicine

All in the Mind

In Situ Science


Think: Health

Science Friction

Research Round-up

Best Interview Show

Betoota Advocate Podcast

No Filter

The Five Of My Life

Behind the Media

How I Work

It’s a Long Story

Documentary & Storytelling, Presented by Zoom

No Feeling is Final

Still Jill

My Father the Murderer

History Lab

Silent Waves

Sound of Mind

Violent Times



Love and Luck

Nocturnal Transmissions

The Fitzroy Diaries


Best New Podcaster

Seize the Yay

Potential Psychology

Talking PFAS

Don’t Stop Us Now!

Beauty Island

STAGES with Peter Eyers

Popular Vote

The Squiz Today

True Crime Island

Chat 10 Looks 3

Plant Proof


Bloody Murder

Best Audiogram, Presented by Headliner

The Gays Are Revolting

Pods in the Key of Springfield

Mostly Science

Life of Ryan

Across the Aisle

Yamaha Prize for Outstanding Podcast Production

Tony Martin’s SIZZLETOWN

Not By Accident

Battle Stations

No Feeling is Final


Classic Kids

The Australian Podcast Awards take place May 18 at the Seymour Centre in Sydney. Tickets are available here.

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