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The devastation of burying all your cattle


As farmers in north Queensland begin to assess the damage from recent flood events, many are being faced with the task of burying thousands of their cattle.


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Is it time for a concerted public health campaign on hearing?


Whether it happens when we're children or later in life, hearing loss can severely affect our health.


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Weekend Life Matters: re-homing dogs, dance in the desert, theatre in the gaol, making friends on apps


The dreadful feelings around moving a loved pet to a better place, India and Indigenous performers unite over climate change, finding new people online for friendship and nothing else, and a 39 year old theatre program giving women inmates a chance to sel


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   53m
 
 

Modern Dilemma: the adults-only wedding


To your surprise a wedding invitation to your niece's wedding states 'no children'. Do you take your son to the ceremony anyway knowing how upset he will be to miss out?


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   11m
 
 

A Family Outing - 20 years on


How would you feel about writing and performing a show about your parents, then having them perform it with you on a world tour?


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Would you drink recycled waste water?


Drinking recycled water has always been on the nose. With our drying climate it might be time to change our attitude.


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   21m
 
 

Heywire explores overcoming loss, town survival, and beating ice addiction in its 2019 Regional Youth Summit


Young people from every state and territory come together to tell their stories of living outside our capital cities - the challenges they face, and the strategies to overcome them.


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Taking theatre to women in prison


Somebody's Daughter has been taking theatre to women in Victorian prisons since 1980.


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   13m
 
 

When it's time to go


What do you do when your mother asks for your help to end her life and you're not sure you agree?


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Turning your back on the banks


In the 21st century, can you really do without the services of a major financial institution? From cryptos to credit unions, some alternative financial options.


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