When Laura Delahunty and TJ Kerrins decided to start their own podcast, they never imagined it would hit number 25 on the Apple podcast comedy charts.
The bestfriends from Murtoa started the podcast Indecent Dols to provide 'light-hearted' entertainment for family and friends.
"It has gotten a lot bigger than we thought it would," Ms Kerrins said.
"We wanted to try and make our family and friends laugh since 2020 has been such an awful year.
"We love to talk and have banter, so we thought we might as well record it and have a laugh.
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Ms Kerrins said content for the podcast was driven from life stories submitted by the public.
"We have a survey on our Facebook page where people can write in anonymously their stories," she said.
"We have seven set topics which are on our survey and people send in stories that are related to those topics.
"Some are a little bit cheeky, but we didn't want it to be just our stories.
"We wanted to get all of the nitty and gritty and that's why it is anonymous - otherwise we wouldn't have got the embarrassing stories that no one wants to tell."
Ms Delahunty said their most recent episode talks about drunken mishaps.
"We both listen to a lot of podcasts and it sort of seems to be the new 'it' thing. It is a great platform and pretty easy to set up," said Ms Delahunty.
"It's just us having a casual chat and it's all free-flow. We don't edit our audio ... the podcast is completely unfiltered."
Three weeks since launching, the podcast has attracted listeners from China, France, Germany, Spain and Canada.
"We have really struggled to pinpoint a target audience, but from the feedback we have received, we have a broad range," Ms Delahunty said.
"Listeners range from younger adults to 60-year-olds. We also have a mixture of men and women.
"We have been getting really good feedback which is exciting.
"I think everyone's just happy for a distraction. This year hasn't been great for everybody and a few people have said the podcast has given them something fun and light-hearted."
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