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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Talkback: How comfortable will you be in retirement?


The Australia Talks National Survey, one of the largest social science surveys of its kind in Australia, captured the views of more than 60,000 Australians. It found that 60 per cent of survey respondents consider being able to retire comfortably a problem for them personally. Are you concerned about how you'll pay for a comfortable retirement?


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Too Hard Basket: 'Waiter, there's a fly in my soup'


You recently ordered food from your favourite restaurant, one you've been going to for nearly a decade, and, to your horror, there was a fly in your meal. Maybe it has happened to others. You've asked for a refund but should there be some other form of compensation?


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Talkback: Your right to repair


If any products you've bought break, did you know that you have a legal right to have them repaired at a reasonable cost? And the Productivity Commission has just released a report suggesting ways to strengthen that right further. What are you entitled to? And what can you do if you feel you’ve been given a raw deal?


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When did you last prune your 'friendscape'?


There's a lot of information out there on how to make friends but not as much about ditching those friends who are no longer making us feel good. So, how do you strengthen the friendships in your life that are working, cull the ones that aren’t, and work out which is which?


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Victoria Devine on taking charge of your financial future


What's the difference between good debt and bad debt? How can you escape lifestyle creep? And what does 'fake rich' mean? She's on the Money's Victoria Devine shares what it takes to change your money story and get on top of your personal finances.


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One dose of this, a second dose of that — mixing coronavirus vaccines


Global supply challenges mean some countries have approved "schedule-mixing" of Covid-19 vaccines. We may eventually have to do the same. So what are the potential pitfalls and benefits of having your first dose with one kind of vaccine and your second with another?


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The Pineapple Project episode 2 — phones


Smartphones have become essential in a very short space of time. But do we really need that 64 Megapixel camera, 5G or that must-have upgrade? Won’t that be last year’s model soon enough?  We talk about saving you potentially thousands of dollars on the device that’s most likely in your hand right now. 


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Fishing for mental health is helping all kinds in this Melbourne community


When Glenn Cooper was in a wheelchair some years ago he spent his days on the Frankston pier fishing. During this time, strangers would always come up to ask about his accident or whether he'd caught something. Since realising most people were just after a chat, "Guru" Glenn has helped many in his community overcome their challenges.


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How do migration and refugee laws work in Australia?


There has been renewed focus this week on the inner workings of migration law, when it comes to people seeking asylum in Australia. This follows the decision of the Immigration Minister, Alex Hawke, to allow the Murugappan family of Tamil asylum seekers to be moved from the Christmas Island Detention Centre to Perth, so they can be nearby their youngest daughter, Tharnicaa Murugappan, who is receiving medical treatment there...


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Good Indian daughter: How I found freedom in being a disappointment


Ruhi Lee was born in India and raised in Australia. Her childhood was one of straddling two cultures, and one that meant being born female came with the expectation of being a good Indian daughter.


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