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Life Matters

ABC (Australia)

It is a unique daily interview program about social change and day-to-day life. Natasha Mitchell talks with the main people behind our social policies—from workplace reform to education, health, family relationships, and social change. Specialist producers monitor developments in these fields to bring you the most up-to-date information, as well as personal stories which will move and inspire you.

It is a unique daily interview program about social change and day-to-day life. Natasha Mitchell talks with the main people behind our social policies—from workplace reform to education, health, family relationships, and social change. Specialist producers monitor developments in these fields to bring you the most up-to-date information, as well as personal stories which will move and inspire you.
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Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

It is a unique daily interview program about social change and day-to-day life. Natasha Mitchell talks with the main people behind our social policies—from workplace reform to education, health, family relationships, and social change. Specialist producers monitor developments in these fields to bring you the most up-to-date information, as well as personal stories which will move and inspire you.

Language:

English

Contact:

Life Matters GPO Box 9994 Sydney, NSW Australia 2001 (02) 8333 1430


Episodes

Best of Life Matters: real faces on local media, talking serenity, space station engineering, exercise and self control and same sex ballroom

11/24/2017
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Has digital and online journalism improved our reflection of Australian diversity in the media? Three men ask: " how's the serenity?" Meet an Australian engineer in touch with the European Space Station, and discover why exercise can help strengthen self will.

Duration: 00:53:51


Self sabotage, the price of weddings, lying about your age

11/23/2017
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How to stop self-sabotaging your relationships and career. Paying the price on your wedding day. Modern Dilemma: lying about your age in online dating.

Duration: 00:53:51


Teaching children to manger their finances and a doctor's experience through Leukemia

11/22/2017
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Talkback: let's talk about money. Leukemia forces doctor to become patient, and to ask difficult questions.

Duration: 00:53:51


Artificial sweeteners, willpower in exercise, diversity in Australia's media landscape

11/21/2017
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The risks and benefits of artificial sweeteners. Exercise Room: building self-control through exercise. How Diverse Media Reflects Who We Are As A Nation. Same-sex ballroom dancing.

Duration: 00:53:51


A woman's quest to work with the stars, entrepreneurial school students, serenity & The Moth

11/20/2017
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Nurturing the entrepreneurial skills of students. How I landed my dream job: one woman’s quest to become a space engineer. Three Men and a Feeling: Serenity. The Moth: a bedazzled spaceship - Micaela Blei .

Duration: 00:53:51


The face of homelessness

11/19/2017
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Down and out in Melbourne and Darwin.

Duration: 00:53:51


Best of Life Matters: Belle Gibson unmasked, life in Year 12, the sound of dementia, and the real life of a grade cricketer

11/17/2017
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A new book on one of the biggest health and publishing scandals of recent times, the stresses of Year 12 via video diary, why people with dementia find themselves under aural attack, and the alpha hierarchy of grade cricket.

Duration: 00:53:51


Psychological abuse, convict monologues and overly generous friends

11/16/2017
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The damage of psychological abuse. Convict Monologues: Prisoners Escape Through Theatre And Music. Modern Dilemma: what to do about overly generous friends.

Duration: 00:53:51


Father and son hash out same sex marriage, perinatal anxiety and depression and dementia sound instillation

11/15/2017
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Perinatal anxiety and depression affects men too . Healing after the same sex marriage survey. This is how dementia sounds.

Duration: 00:53:51


Online mentors for teens, head lice and The Grade Cricketer

11/14/2017
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Can mentors really make a difference for school leavers? Women's Work: Tracy Ellis fights back by volunteering. Burning Question: Do lice like clean or dirty hair? The Grade Cricketer: Tea and No Sympathy.

Duration: 00:53:51


Private health insurance changes and you, year 12 life, feeling awe and The Moth: Denis Repp

11/13/2017
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How to improve private health insurance. My Year 12 Life revisited. Three Men and a Feeling: Awe. The Moth: how a dog mended a broken heart - Denis Repp.

Duration: 00:53:51


Talkback: Nutrition and fertility and fooling the world on cancer cures

11/12/2017
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Belle Gibson: a morality tale for our times? Talkback: nutrition and pregnancy .

Duration: 00:53:51


Best of Life Matters: Why bother being healthy? Diabetes for beginners, strength training, and adventures of a marathon kayaker

11/10/2017
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If we're all going to die anyway why bother being healthy? One WHO doctor puts the case for why it matters. The options when you've been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, why strength training is more than just muscle building, and Sandy Robson kayaks 23,000 kms to be named Australian Geographic Society's Adventurer of the Year.

Duration: 00:53:51


The rise of life coaches, blooming opportunities, managing the in-laws

11/9/2017
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What's driving the rise of life coaches? Blossoming opportunities for sustainable florist. Modern Dilemma: Managing difficult in-laws.

Duration: 00:19:20


Millennials and job security, public health and individual choice and diabetes for beginners

11/8/2017
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What millennials think about job security . Individual choice versus public policy: who is to blame for the obesity crisis? Diabetes for Beginners: Part 1.

Duration: 00:53:51


The real state of penalty rates for hospitality workers, strength training, and marking the Russian Revolution

11/7/2017
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Talkback: Penalties and work-life balance in Australia's hospitality sector. Exercise Room: The real relationship between strength training and weight loss. The women of the revolution.

Duration: 00:53:51


Living with early onset dementia, life as a female volunteer fire fighter, and meet the Adventurer of the Year

11/5/2017
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Garry's Dream. Women's Work: Carole Bayley fights fire with fire. Sandy Robson kayaks to Adventurer of the Year.

Duration: 00:53:51


Best of Life Matters: Infidelity, kindness in health, contagion of feelings and getting a stitch

11/4/2017
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New slants on an old sin - infidelity, why our health system needs to re-introduce kindness, how feelings can spread through a crowd, and the mystery of why we get a stitch when we exercise.

Duration: 00:53:51


The untold story of the Melbourne Cup trophy, the dilemma of dobbing someone in

11/2/2017
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The Melbourne Cup: the unknown designers and craftsmen. Modern Dilemma: under what circumstances would you dob someone in?

Duration: 00:53:51

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