Sydney’s secret wartime research

This week on 2SER Breakfast, Dictionary special guest Dr Peter Hobbins talked to Tess about some top secret research undertaken at the University of Sydney during World War II.  Listen to Peter and Tess on 2SER here.  If you’ve ever been on the Rotor ride at... read more

Sydney’s wining and dining evolution

Nowadays, you can walk into any one of the many bars and restaurants of Sydney and be shown an extensive wine list and an array of scrumptious dishes from around the world. But it hasn’t always been so.  Listen to Nicole and Tess on 2SER here.  Since the mid-twentieth... read more

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