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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Lyndsey Clark's legacy for her daughter

Newcastle mother Lyndsey Clark is dying of breast cancer. To help her daughter Nya through the process, she's written a book. It will soon be published more widely to help other children.


 2016-03-17  15m

Writer Augusten Burroughs reveals the brutal reality of his New York love life.

Writer Augusten Burroughs applies his caustic wit to his own chequered love life in his new book.


 2016-03-17  17m

If you take a personality test in a job interview - what are they testing for?

A recent survey in the U.S revealed 39% of companies use personality tests in their hiring process.


 2016-03-16  17m

Should the charity sector in Australia have 'glass pockets'?

The Shane Warne Foundation's original charitable purpose was to help sick and underprivileged children.


 2016-03-16  15m

Reducing the risk of allergies

New infant feeding guidelines to reduce the risk of allergies.


 2016-03-16  14m

Sibling rivalry: from cradle to grave

Siblings fighting is a normal and important part of childhood development but when ‘constructive’ conflict crosses the line into sustained conflict – whether physical or psychological - there can be serious fallout in adolescence and adulthood.


 2016-03-15  18m

Not all believers are religious

When a handyman visited the home of Elly Varrenti and her son, he brought more than his carpentry skills with him.


 2016-03-15  5m

I haven't got my glasses: the adult literacy challenge

The PM says there's never been a more exciting time to be an Australian, with the opportunities in the ‘new economy’. But almost half the population lacks the literacy and numeracy skills to take advantage of those opportunities. So how do people cope w


 2016-03-15  23m

Ditching the title 'stay at home mum' for 'lead parent'

When Anne-Marie Slaughter published an article in The Atlantic, titled Why Women Still Can't Have It All in 2012, it became the most-read article ever published in the magazine.


 2016-03-14  23m

The coy of sex: how to ask the hard questions

This is a sex documentary with a difference. We join the presenter on his own journey towards having less-awkward sex.


 2016-03-14  17m