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This year's Nobel Peace Prize came to Australia to ICAN who is working on a campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons from the world. What kind of an organisation is it and when was it formed? Tanel Jan Palgi tells more.
As we get older, for some loneliness looms and a sense of purpose can go missing.It's estimated that between 10 to 15 per cent of older people go through depression. What are the signs and how can you best start a conversation with the person you...
You may think you have your retirement finances under control but did you know that changes in the new financial year could have significant impacts on your financial status? Here's a quick overview of the key changes that came into effect for...
Some young families have chosen to move to Cairns instead of living in bigger cities like Sydney or Melbourne. We talked to Helle-Mai Rudnik who moved with her young family to Northern Queensland. What motivated their family's decision and do they...
While Australia ponders whether to legalise same-sex marriage, legalisation across the Tasman Sea in New Zealand has meant good money for many businesses. Nearly a thousand Australian couples have been married In New Zealand since the laws changed...
The Estonian Society of Sydney celebrates its 90th birthday. Why was it established in 1927 and what is its purpose? What kind of celebrations are in store for the next week? We talked to the president Madis Alvre.
Seven new languages, including Rohingya, Tibetan and Telugu will receive their own SBS language programs while others are being discontinued after a review of the services. These changes are aimed at reflecting the evolving needs of communities in...
Did you know that dementia is predicted to become Australia's leading cause of death in the next few years? The chronic illness affects almost one in ten Australians aged 65 plus.  Whilst there is currently no cure, a nutritional expert for older...
Multicultural and multi-faith groups have gathered to formally launch their push for a "Yes" vote on same-sex marriage. Many nationalities were represented but not all newly arrived Australians are in favour of changing existing laws. 
Both sides of the same-sex marriage debate have launched their official campaigns.  On the "yes" side, there were celebrities hugging post boxes, sports stars past and present, and bipartisan political rallies. While the "no" campaign heard how...

Viva: When families break apart

What happens when differences within a family lead to a breakdown of relationships? While social researchers say that estrangement is common, few talk about it.  
The effects of dementia on bilingual people can include the sudden loss of a second language, leaving those affected feeling isolated -- especially in aged care.  Now, some aged-care services are looking beyond Australia to find bilingual workers...
Scandinavian Festival in Brisbane is now in it's sixth year and have relocated to accommodate the growing number of visitors.
Dan Renwick aka Dan Le Man is an Australian circus artist who lives in Estonia. What does he think of Estonia, its circus scene and most importantly - do Estonians have a sense of humour!?
Being diagnosed with dementia can seem like the end of the world for those affected. Over 400,000 people in Australia currently live with dementia. As many as 244 people are being diagnosed with dementia each day, and numbers are expected to rise...