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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Your questions about getting vaccinated against COVID-19

From Monday May 3rd, Australians over the age of 50 will be able to get vaccinated. We answer your questions about vaccines and also what being vaccinated will mean for you and the wider community.



The joy of cycling in my neighbourhood

Photographer Roff Smith rediscovers the magic of his 'faded' seaside town through early morning bike rides. Now, he's sharing that joy and serenity with the world.



We now know what Scott Morrison thinks about climate change action. But what about Australian voters?

With President Biden's virtual summit last week, the focus is on Scott Morrison's views on climate action. But, when it comes to who will determine the future of climate policy, it's voters’ views that are most important. And, a new study shows that, despite the majority of Australians now seeing climate change as a serious threat, many still aren't prioritising it enough for the government to take notice...



Inside the Batman room

What makes a person become a collector? Enter the suburban home of Darren Maxwell and you will find one entire room devoted wholly to Batman. It's a room he barely enters. His story is told in the Australian documentary called 'Batman and Me'.



Has your new work-from-home life meant the end of your sex life? It doesn't have to.

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. But, what if your new work-from-home routine means you and your partner are together every hour, every minute, every second of every day? Sex therapist and tantra instructor Jacqueline Hellyer says there are lots of ways to keep the mystery alive.



Are we doing enough to help Australians in India?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia will send ventilators and other medicals supplies to India, as the country struggles to cope with out-of-control rates of COVID. But all direct flights between the two nations have been paused, over concerns Australia’s quarantine system cannot cope with the increasing numbers of COVID-positive passengers. With 9,000 Australians stranded in India seeking to come home, are we doing enough to help?



Tracing the history of the Scenic Rim on foot

What's the best way to learn the important history and stories of your local region? For writer Benjamin Allmon the only way forward was by walking the roads and highways of South-east Queensland's Scenic Rim. So began a 700 kilometre journey.



Under One Roof: Chloe and Jim

Twentysomething flatmates James (Jim) Dowzard and Chloe MacKenzie haven't lived together for long, but already they've learned to make room for each other's quirks and passion projects.



The future of how you bank

Hundreds of bank branches have shut their doors or announced their imminent closure since the start of 2020, mostly in Victoria and NSW. As more customers begin to bank online, what will these changes mean for those who don't?



Life in 500 Words: Michael's proposal for change

Today's Life in 500 Words is a deep reflection on dealing with the national and state investigations into how we treat each other. Michael Bellas wrote this a little while ago, however his thoughts remain relevant today.