Amazon launches podcasts in Australia


Podcasts can now be streamed on Amazon Music at no additional cost at all levels including Echo, web, and in the Amazon Music mobile app. To increase the offer, there will be new, original shows hosted by creators such as Jake Brennan, John Bishop & Tony Pitts, DJ Khaled and Dave Cawley. You can access these podcasts on the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android, on Alexa-enabled devices, and at

“From native Australian talents like Hamish and Andy and Shameless to US hit The Vaping Fix, it’s now easier than ever to be informed, entertained or inspired by voices from all over Australia and around the world,” says Kate Burleigh, Country Manager ANZ for Amazon Alexa.

The exclusive true crime podcast COLD will be one of the podcasts offered on the platform, alongside popular series such as the Australian comedy duo Hamish & Andy. Podcast lovers can tune in to favorites including RNZ’s Black Sheep, the story of some of New Zealand’s most controversial characters presented by William Ray, TED Talks Daily which offers a daily dose of thought-provoking ideas on every topic imaginable, and No Such Thing As A Fish, the weekly comedy podcast that covers the hosts’ favorite facts unearthed this week.