Life Matters - Full program podcastAuthor: ABC Radio
12 Jul 2020

Life Matters - Full program podcast

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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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    Weekend Life Matters: travel refunds and your rights, Brain on Nature Ep1, a bad case of COVID-19 prompts evacuation

    What are your rights to refund from airlines and travel agencies now your trip has been cancelled by COVID? Sarah Allely wonders why her perception of the world has changed dramatically since a brain acquired injury, and a Sydney couple both contract the virus onboard ship. One almost loses his life, while his partner displays no symptoms at all.

  • Posted on 11 Jul 2020

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    Why we should be aiming for elimination and who pays the vet bill in a share house

    Should the Australian Government change its approach and go for an elimination strategy? One of the country’s leading public health experts thinks so. Also, how incidental exercise can help increase our fitness, and we ask who pays the vet bill when a share house dog chokes on a chicken bone.

  • Posted on 10 Jul 2020

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    Travel refunds, Karl's battle with COVID-19 and Brain on Nature continued

    What are your options if you’re waiting for a refund on an overseas trip, or airfares? Plus, how Karl and Annie's trip of a lifetime ended with Karl fighting for his life in a Uruguayan hospital. And six weeks after her cycling accident, Brain on Nature's Sarah Allely is told she has a brain injury.

  • Posted on 09 Jul 2020

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    Melbourne goes back into lockdown and part three of Brain on Nature

    We take your calls on Melbourne's six week stage three lockdown. Plus, the third episode of Brain on Nature sees Sarah turn to philosophy for answers.

  • Posted on 08 Jul 2020

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    Human rights, the pandemic frontline and Brain on Nature continued

    How do you balance individual human rights in a public health emergency? Plus, we continue with episode two of Brain on Nature, which sees Sarah Allely reflect on what her life was like before the accident. And a paramedic quietly gets to work during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Posted on 07 Jul 2020

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