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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Nearly 20 years after the tragedy at Port Arthur, how do we reflect back on the media coverage at the time?


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Great Britain is about to introduce a soft drinks tax, but will increasing the price by 50p stop people buying a can of fizzy drink?


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Hope has wings

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Is Gen Y going to change how we work?

Gen Y often has a very different approach to work than previous generations. So when the 20-somethings move into management, how will they change workplace culture?


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Maria Toorpakai - disguised as a boy to become Pakistan's top squash player

How Maria Toorpakai went from being a girl, disguised as a boy in traditional Wazir society, to become Pakistan's top female squash player.


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Aged care robots

Robots can have therapeutic benefits and improve independence for some elderly people but there are deep ethical issues around the use of machines for personal care and nursing. 


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Surviving a heart attack

Sixty-two percent of people survive a cardiac arrest in Seattle compared to only nine percent in Australia. Not enough of us are trained in cardiac first aid.


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Maria Toorpakai

As a four year old girl, in Taliban-ruled South Waziristan, Maria Toorpaki saw a ball going up into the sky near her house. She hid and watched men playing volleybal, fascinated.


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Finding a 'forever family' for Australia's foster children

Finding a 'forever family' for Australia's 40 000 foster children is more complicated than it should be. Why?


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Freetown, Sierra Leone is one of the poorest places on earth. But when it comes to fashion it's a town with serious swagger.


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