When people want to know which podcasts others are listening to, they open Apple Podcasts. It’s the best way to discover and enjoy podcasts and support the creators who make them, with millions of shows covering practically every topic. Apple Podcasts also features thousands of premium podcasts, so when fans are looking for the ultimate experience of their favourite show, they can easily find it and listen on their iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple Watch with AirPods.
Today, Apple shared the most popular podcasts of 2023, with year-end charts localised for listeners in nearly 100 countries and regions. The 2023 charts are available in the Browse tab through the end of the year, and include the top podcasts overall, the top new shows that debuted this year, the most followed shows, the most shared shows and episodes, and the top free and subscriber channels. Listeners in over 15 markets can also explore Shows We Love, a curated collection of stand-out narrative and episodic series that resonated with listeners this year. And stay tuned: Apple Podcasts will reveal the Show of the Year on Wednesday, 6 December.
Here are the most popular podcasts of 2023 in Australia:
Top Shows
  1. Conversations
  2. The Imperfects
  3. Casefile True Crime
  4. Mamamia Out Loud
  5. No Filter
  6. Hamish & Andy
  7. True Crime Conversations
  8. Australian True Crime
  9. Shameless
  10. Huberman Lab
Top New Shows
  1. But Are You Happy?
  2. Shadow of Doubt
  3. Scamanda
  4. The Frankston Murders
  5. Hannah’s Story
  6. The Trial: Ashling Murphy
  7. The Witch Trials of J.K. Rowling
  8. The Retrievals
  9. The Girlfriends
  10. The Garden of Eden
Most Followed Shows
  1. The Imperfects
  2. Huberman Lab
  3. The Rest Is History
  4. The Diary of A CEO with Steven Bartlett
  5. How Other Dads Dad with Hamish Blake
  6. Shadow of Doubt
  7. Scamanda
  8. On Purpose with Jay Shetty
  9. The Witch Trials of J.K. Rowling
  10. SmartLess
Most Shared Shows
  1. The Imperfects
  2. How Other Dads Dad with Hamish Blake
  3. The Witch Trials of J.K. Rowling
  4. Huberman Lab
  5. Scamanda
  6. The Rest Is History
  7. Conversations
  8. The Retrievals
  9. Shadow of Doubt
  10. Who shat on the floor at my wedding?
Most Shared Episodes
  1. The Imperfects: “Hugh & Penny - The Elephant in the Relationship”
  2. Huberman Lab: “What Alcohol Does to Your Body, Brain & Health”
  3. Conversations: “The psychopaths among us”
  4. How Other Dads Dad with Hamish Blake: “Wild Rule Breaking Season Finale with Dr Billy Garvey”
  5. Beyond the Bump: “How can we raise our girls to like themselves? - with author, Kasey Edwards”
  6. No Filter: “Caitlin Moran Thinks It’s Harder To Be A Man Than A Woman Right Now”
  7. Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee: “Fasting, Hormones & Menopause: Why Women Need A Different Approach To Men with Dr Mindy Pelz”
  8. Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus: “Julia Gets Wise with Jane Fonda”
  9. The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett: “The Miracle Doctor: EVERYONE should start Fasting right now! (NEW SCIENCE) Dr. Mindy Pelz”
  10. Mamamia Out Loud: “Your Hard Questions About The Voice, Answered.”
Top Free Channels
  1. LiSTNR
  2. Mamamia
  3. iHeartPodcasts
  4. ABC News
  5. SMH & The Age
  6. DM Podcasts
  7. Nova Podcasts
  8. The Guardian
  9. Scicomm Media
  10. Serial
Top Subscriber Channels
  1. Wondery
  2. Crime X
  3. BBC Podcasts
  4. Casefile Presents
  5. Hamish & Andy
  6. Shameless Media
  7. Australian True Crime
  8. Pushkin
  9. The Rest is History Club
  10. The Diary Of A CEO


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