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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Disability — what's in a name?


Disability is a word that often sparks debate. So what term should we use and why does it matter?


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How we can all improve access for people with a disability


Huy Nguyen is a ‘humanitarian engineer’ using innovative technologies and methods to change perceptions around disability. Most recently, he founded Enabler, a 3D simulation platform that uses a role-play game to educate people not only around disability awareness, but also manual handling and aged care.


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The survival of community sport after COVID-19


Community sports clubs around the country are now in recovery mode after a difficult year. What is needed to ensure they thrive in 2021?


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Travelling the world with my wheelchair


Travelling with a disability isn’t always easy, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.


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Life in 500 Words: Leonie swims with great sea creatures


Leonie Seaton went on an adventure where she could have been fearful about a lot of things. But it was all so wonderful, she didn't have the headspace. This is her Life in 500 Words.


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Your Money Explained — the rise of buy now pay later purchases


A recent review of the "buy now pay later" industry by ASIC showed an increase of 90 per cent in these kinds of purchases. Consumer advocates want better protections for the financially vulnerable, and regulation of the sector generally, but in the meantime, are they a good option for your Christmas purchases?


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Debate over the best way to address coercive control


When we do think about family violence, we often focus most on physical aspects. But other behaviours can be equally abusive and when they form a pattern in a relationship, they add up to what is known as coercive control. Some groups want to criminalise it but not everyone is sure about the best way forward.


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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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