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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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.



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.



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?



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.



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.



Could a healthy gut reduce the risk of developing allergies?

Gastroenterologist Dr Vincent Ho explores how to reduce the risk of allergies in children in his new book 'The Healthy Baby Gut Guide'.



Life in 500 Words: Noela Dawes wears the trousers

From when she a young girl, Noela Dawes has had her clothing choices questioned by her so-called betters. Clearly, they didn't know who they were dealing with. Noela managed to be a teacher for all the right reasons, despite the disapproval of those in power.



The future of the CBD

The coronavirus pandemic has given many people their first taste of working remotely. But if employees choose to stay at home, what does the future hold for Australian CBDs?



Life in 500 Words: The fight that split Dunbogan

It's not always the case that local environmental activism wins the day. It's even rarer when that decision changes legislation across an entire state. On behalf of the place she loves this is Julie McInerney and her Life in 500 Words.



Talkback — community solutions for tackling climate change

When people work together it's amazing what can be achieved and what problems can be overcome. In streets and suburbs, at schools, workplaces and businesses, communities around Australia are getting together to help tackle climate change, as part of the Fight for Planet A.