7 Most Ranked Australian Podcasts
Australians love real crime. Ranking company Triton released the Australian Podcast Ranker which reveals the best podcasts uploaded by Australians in June. Podcasts cover topics such as relationships, comedy, finance, and sports.
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Casefile takes the # 1 spot on the top ranked podcast list and proves Australians love gruesome mysteries. Second on the list is the Hamish and Andy lifestyle and comedy show. Here are the first seven in full.
- 1) True Crime File
Topping the list is a podcast that shows that sometimes truth can be scarier than fiction. Folder examines some of the most nightmarish and shocking examples of real crime, both in Australia and abroad. If you love murder mysteries or the way the police track down serious criminals, you’ll love this podcast. If you have a low tolerance for the frightening details of actual violence, you might want to avoid it.
- 2) Hamish and Andy
Here’s a show where two of the country’s most carefree radio personalities get people laughing multiple times a minute. Andy Lee and Hamish Blake discuss a number of obscure topics, such as sneezing etiquette, to more common topics like Star Wars quotes. They also love doing hilarious and hilarious stunts in the air. You’ll love this podcast if you like hearing humorously delivered news and events. If you like your news more serious, however, you should probably avoid this satirical show.
- 3) things you should know
A show that delves into topics about the world we live in and tries to answer tricky questions with no obvious answers. Topics include Free Radical Theory and Faraday Cages. If you like to know how things work in the world and have a curious mind, you will find this great food for your brain. If you like the topics to stay the same every episode and the variety doesn’t do that for you, you should probably try a different show.
- 4) The Kyle and Jackie O Show
The duo mainly discuss trends and celebrity gossip. Expect to hear about weird celebrity baby names and Hollywood’s craziest outfits. Their reputation in Australia and abroad ensures they have many prominent guests on board. If you can’t get enough of the entertainment and celebrity life, this show is for you. If you like more sensitive than superficial topics, however, you won’t get anything out of them.
- 5) Life Uncut with Brittany Hockley and Laura Byrne
Life Uncut is essentially a dating podcast where the duo discuss the trials and tribulations of relationships in the modern world. To give you an idea of what to expect, recent episodes have seen hosts discussing body dysmorphia and conflict resolution. If relationship issues are your thing, this show is worth listening to. If people’s intimate lives and their gory details put you off, then don’t bother.
- 6) The update
The update examines the latest Australian and global global affairs, including sports, entertainment and politics headlines. These minisodes are only two to three minutes long and focus on a specific trending topic. The show does a great job of updating you with the latest breaking news. If you prefer more in-depth and lengthy news and analysis, keep looking, however.
- 7) 7h
Unlike The Update, 7am features long-running stories, much like the ones you can find in Australian newspapers like the Sydney Morning Herald. The 16-minute episodes reveal in-depth reporting with all the “who, what and where” you could possibly want. If you like fact-based political reporting, this would be a great choice. If you like your political news to include entertainment, however, this will likely put you off.