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The best way to listen to BIRDS EYE VIEW is to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. But if you prefer online listening, here’s all our episodes. 

You can also listen to the individual personal stories featured on the podcast.   

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Travel into the Darwin Correctional Centre where you’ll meet Rocket, who has spent most of her adult life in prison, along with a bunch of birds.

In this episode, meet Serafina and Noelene, who are doing time because of payback, find out how revenge shapes life in prison and learn about the lengths one prisoner will go to for a bowl of weatbix. 

Ep4:

PAYBACK

Let’s talk about sex, baby. That’s right folks. This episode is all about love and sex in prison. Meet Naomi who had a boyfriend on the other side of the fence, find out what it means to be ‘gate gay’ and get to know some real love birds.

Ep7:

LOVE

In this final episode of BIRDS EYE VIEW, follow Joan as she prepares for her last day in prison, and join Deanne as she heads back home to country. 

Ep10:

HOME

In this episode, you’ll find out about the beauty hacks women use to keep looking good in prison and you’ll meet Julie, who survived a rare disease and a world tour with a famous rock band.

Did you know that Qantas headsets get refurbished by women in prison? And low security prisoners get to whipper snipper old people’s lawns? In this episode, find out why work is such a big deal in prison, and meet Taise, who used to have a great job on the outside. 

In this episode, discover why getting mail in jail is such a big deal, meet Aimee, who goes to church on the inside and find out why poetry helps keep the faith alive in prison.

Ep8:

FAITH

Every magazine-style podcast needs a celebrity interview!

 

Join Rocket from EP 1 as she interviews ARIA-award winning rock musician, Courtney Barnett.

AUDIO EXTRA:

COURTNEY BARNETT

What’s it like to be in prison with your mum? And what’s it like to be a mum in prison? You’ll find out in this episode of BIRDS EYE VIEW, all about family. 

Time does strange things in prison. Hours are broken up by the intercom and whole weeks dissolve into a single meal. This week, find out how women measure time with hot dogs and why Kaye is determined to stop drinking.  

In this episode, women share tips for looking good in prison and you’ll meet Jess, a self-confessed fashion fanatic with a love for expensive body scrubs and animal metaphors.

Ep9:

BEAUTY

Every magazine-style podcast needs a celebrity interview!

Go behind the scenes with Darwin-based songstress, Caiti Baker, to hear about the making of our theme song.

AUDIO EXTRA:

CAITI BAKER