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ABC Radio celebrating International Women's Day

Monday 05 March, 2018

Thursday 8 March is International Women’s Day and the ABC is recognising the achievements of women Australia-wide, with female presenters taking the lead on ABC Radio, ABC TV and ABC News.

Highlights include:

ABC Radio will feature women line-ups across Capital City Networks, RN and Radio Australia. Classic FM will feature 24 hours of all women composers and an all women line-up.

The Fierce Girls podcast, to be released on the ABC listen app in time for International Women's Day, tells the stories of Australian women and will be read by other fierce ones like surfer Stephanie Gilmore, actor Justine Clarke, journalists Leigh Sales and Lisa Wilkinson, singer Kate Miller-Heidke, actress Molly Daniels, and the fiercest of the fierce Turia Pitt. Each episode is for children aged 7-11 and runs roughly 10-15 minutes.

For ABC’s second annual International Women’s Day All Star Debate, six Australian women will debate, is Bold Is the New Beautiful? Hosted by ABC Radio’s Libbi Gorr and featuring Jean Kittson, Demi Lardner, Frida De Guise, Elizabeth Chong, Virginia Trioli, Patricia Karvelas and Gina Liano. 

Catch the All Star Debate Thursday 8 March on local ABC, Radio National or watch it later on iview.

triple j, double j and triple j Unearthed will showcase ‘Girls to The Front’ all day across the networks, with all female hosts and female musicians. 

Hack will look at the status of women in the Australian music industry, and prominent artists will shout out the women who have inspired them to make music.

Double J hosts a special at midday, the Girls to the Front: Exchange between musicians Alex the Astronaut and Lindy Morrison, a wide-ranging conversation that covers their careers, their experiences in the music industry and their passion for music and for seeing more girls come to the front. The J Files on Double J will look at the career of Deborah Conway.

Head here for the full ABC Radio International Women's Day lineup. 

International Women’s Day 2018
Thursday 8 March

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