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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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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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Indian and indigenous dance for us and the planet


Kwongkan means sand in WA's Nyoongar language. It's a place where we hide our heads. It's also the title of a new project combining film, theatre and Indigenous and Indian dance ceremonies.


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Dealing with the emotional turmoil of finding your pet a new home


The guilt and stigma that come with rehousing a pet can make the experience incredibly difficult.


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What can be done to combat online trolling and cyber hate?


What is the human and economic cost of online trolling and what can be done about it?


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Need friends? There's an app for that


Loneliness is a growing problem in society. But could a new friend be just a couple of swipes away?


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Life in 500 Words: Why did you move to Australia?


Vivienne tells us the story of how a hobby became a passion that made her move across the world to the land down under.


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Talkback: overcoming negative attitudes towards ageing


What can we do to make sure we don't just survive but thrive in our older years?


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Weekend Life Matters: Friday with your parents, the plastic in our clothes, slow tv and which milk for health?


Consciously choosing time with your ageing parents is good for all, why the microfibres from synthetic clothes are significant, how slow TV became a thing, and does soy milk play with your hormones?


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