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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Too Hard Basket: what to do about friend poaching


You live in a regional area. Two good friends from the city where you were originally from, have moved about two minutes away from you. To make them feel welcome and to introduce them to some locals, you have several gatherings with friends you've made since moving there ten years ago. Now your old city friends have decided to start inviting your newer friends to their place for dinners and don't invite you. Are you being silly being hurt by this?


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Have your eating habits changed during the pandemic?


Have you noticed your diet has changed this year? Emma Watson from the University of NSW has been gathering data on how the coronavirus pandemic has changed our eating habits.


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Universities respond to funding challenges with more job cuts, but at what cost?


This week we've seen another round of job cuts with ANU, UNSW, Monash University and RMIT all shedding staff. It's predicted that 21,000 jobs will be lost in the sector this year alone. With international student numbers under threat and the job ready graduates package set to shake up funding arrangements for 2021, what is the future of universities and how will they survive and thrive?


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Sharing love and joy via community boxes in Melbourne


Melburnians have had an unusual year, spending much of 2020 in various stages of lockdown. But surprising and delightful things have emerged from this strange time of pandemic, with imaginative people undertaking projects that spread love and joy in their neighbourhoods.


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Data after death: protecting your digital legacy


What happens to your online self after you die? Researchers say even those in the business of security are failing to take the right steps to protect their digital legacies.


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How will we pay for our later years?


The pandemic has highlighted the intense pressure placed on our aged care systems. Funding is being discussed at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and there is an ongoing debate over the future of superannuation.


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Healing plans for Gunditjmara country


The traditional owners of Gunditjmara country, in south-western Victoria, are working on plans to preserve and share their cultural heritage. They've built a Keeping Place for artefacts and stories and are planning a permanent memorial at the site of what is believed to be the first massacre of Aboriginal people in Victoria.


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Alternative rites of passage for Year 12 students


Whether it's graduation, the formal, muck up day or schoolies, events to mark the end of an era for Year 12 students are looking very different in 2020. So how are students going to celebrate and make that transition to the next stage of their lives?


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Can welfare payments inoculate Australia against inequality?


The boost in JobSeeker benefits earlier this year, combined with JobKeeper payments to keep workers connected with employment, have helped pay the bills for millions of Australians and thousands of businesses. But now the schemes will be cut back.


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Deep Blue


Vic Goy and Walter James Stewart remember the sea as a deceptively serene environment to work in — peaceful one moment, dangerous the next.


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