Life Matters - Separate stories podcast

Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.

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Finding the joy in life with a disability


Mandy McCracken became disabled seven years ago. Coming to terms with it has been an ongoing struggle. Now, she’s on a mission to find the joy in life once again.


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How can homeless women be supported at work?


Single, middle-aged women make up the fastest growing group at risk of homelessness in Australia. Gaining and maintaining meaningful employment can be a massive barrier to these women having a secure place to live.


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Who is in charge of your child's financial education?


With the Victorian Government moving to ban school banking programs from state schools next year, could other states be prompted to follow suit?


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   19m
 
 

The power of audio description


For Cath Mahoney, television is a form of entertainment she has only recently been able to enjoy thanks to the introduction of audio description across some television shows. Cath says for her, and many others, it’s life changing.


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Talkback — how not to be blindsided by menopause


When it comes to menopause, some women get a harder time of it than others. But no matter how minor your symptoms, they can still come as a surprise when you experience them. Here's a guide to everything you ever wanted to know about menopause, and how you can support someone going through it.


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   33m
 
 

Weekend Life Matters: QR Codes and our privacy, how to retire well, pets later in life, movable housing


QR codes allow contact tracers to do their job, but where is our data stored, and who can access it? We pull apart the complexities of retirement, uncover the stress of pet owning when you're older, and find a house that can up stumps and leave no trace.


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Too Hard Basket: when you feel your mate is acting unethically at the coffee machine


You have a cycling buddy called Frank. His wife refers to him as "Frank the scab" as he spends his days monitoring local hard rubbish put out for collection so he can sell it on gumtree. When he goes to the local service station, he prepares his one dollar cappuccino but presses the double shot button so he gets two hits of coffee but only paying for one. You're an ethical person. Should you ignore the behaviour or report him?


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Black Friday and our Christmas spending habits


With bricks-and-mortar stores pushing their online sales, will how you shop for Christmas change for good?


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More than 36,000 Australians still battling to get home for Christmas


Some Australians stuck overseas are frustrated with the Federal Government's response and are instead relying on travel agents to help them navigate the difficult task of securing a ticket home during a pandemic. We speak to one of them.


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Simplifying your retirement


In his latest book, 'Retirement Made Simple', longtime finance writer and columnist Noel Whittaker unpacks what you need to know about planning for your retirement and making your money last.


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