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.

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/

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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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 21 March 2016  13m
 
 

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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 21 March 2016  27m
 
 

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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 20 March 2016  10m
 
 

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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 20 March 2016  19m
 
 

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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 20 March 2016  24m
 
 

Freetown fashionistas - street-style in Sierra Leone


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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 17 March 2016  9m
 
 

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.


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 17 March 2016  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.


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 17 March 2016  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.


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 16 March 2016  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.


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