Hugh Mackay and Rachel Waterhouse and guests

S2 E34: Season Finale – Social Change & Ageing in Australia

Today Lex & Patricia speak with social researcher Hugh Mackay about social change & ageing in Australia. Then Brian, Faye & Jude chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

For this final episode of season 2, instead of our usual Nostalgia Town segment, we revisit our favourite moments with our wonderful guests.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Rachel Waterhouse of the Australian Shareholders Association about investment planning.

David Williamson, Meredith Burgmann, Reg Mombassa, Caroline Baum, Rob Murray-Leach

S2 E33: Three decades of Australian popular culture: 50s, 60s & 70s

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Jeff about Australian popular culture of the 50s, 60s & 70s. Then David Williamson, Meredith Burgmann and Reg Mombassa chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with author, podcaster & Older Women’s Network Ambassador Caroline Baum about growing up on Abbey Road and her love of books.

On Your Two Cents Worth, we speak with energy savings specialist Rob Murray-Leach.

Claire Allen, Russ Gluyas, Uta Mihm and Hugh Mackay

S2 E32: Sexual diversity & ageing in Australia

Today Lex speaks with ACON reps Russ Gluyas and Claire Allen about sexual diversity & ageing in Australia. Then Eliese, Jacquay and Trevor chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Australian social researcher and author Hugh Mackay about growing up in north Sydney and how his love of people’s stories drew him into social research.

On Your Two Cents Worth, we speak with Uta Mihm from Choice about private health insurance.

Chris Hall, Elliot Rosen and Lex Marinos

S2 E31: Losing a child in later life

Today Patricia speaks with CEO of the Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement Chris Hall about losing a child in later life. Then Bryan, Lucille & Phillip chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Baby Boomers Guide presenter Lex Marinos about growing up in Wagga and falling in love with Australian pop.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Elliot Rosen of the Energy Efficiency Council about renewable energy.

Marcia Hines, Fiona Balzer and Andrea Balzer

S2 E30: Longevity

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Professor Andrea Maier about longevity. Then Brian, Mike & Trish chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with award-winning singer Marcia Hines, who came to Australia aged 16 to perform in Hair.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Fiona Balzer from the Australian Shareholders Association on ’Shares 101’.

Jo Earl, John Bell and Lelde Smits

S2 E29: Transition to Retirement

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Macquarie University Professor Jo Earl about transitioning to retirement. Then Jude, Karen & Mike chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with the founder of the Bell Shakespeare Theatre, John Bell about growing up in Maitland and being transformed in his childhood by a travelling tent show.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Lelde Smits from the Australian Shareholders Association on Shares 101.

Catherine Barrett, Petrea King and Patrick Veyret

S2 E28: Kindness & Ageing

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Dr Catherine Barrett from Celebrate Ageing about Kindness & Ageing. Then Gary, Joseph & Lucille chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Petrea King about growing up in Sydney and caring from a very young age, looking after joeys, orphaned on busy roads.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Patrick Veyret from Choice about the risks of Time Share.

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S2 E27: The Economy & Ageing in Australia

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Fairfax economics commentator Ross Gittins about the economy & ageing. Then Beverly, Gary, & Lorne chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Daddy Cool front-man Ross Wilson about growing up in Melbourne and the fiftieth anniversary of Australian Pop masterpiece, ‘Eagle Rock’.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex speaks with the chair of the Australian Energy Regulator, Clare Savage, about getting the best energy deals.

Linda Burey, Marita McCabe and Delia Rickard

S2 E26: Sexuality, relationships & ageing

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Professor Marita McCabe about sexuality and relationships as we age. Then Gary, Lucille & Trish chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Aboriginal Australian MP, Linda Burney,  about growing up in Wiradjuri country and meeting her father for the first time at age 27.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Deputy Commissioner of the ACCC, Delia Rickard about investment scams.

David Williamson, Kay Patterson and Patrick Veyret

S2 E25: Age Discrimination in Australia

Today Lex speaks with Age Discrimination Commissioner Dr Kay Patterson about The Human Rights Commission report into ageism in Australia. Then Beverly, Gary & Joseph chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Australian playwright David Williamson about growing up in Melbourne, and his personal journey, travelling north.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Patrick Veyret from Choice about banks & older Australians.

Janice Butera, Patricia Amphlett and Jen Lewis

S2 E24: Grief, Bereavement & Ageing in Australia

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Janice Butera from the Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement. Then Beverly, Gary, & Trish chat together in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town Lex talks to Patricia ‘Little Pattie’ Amphlett about growing up in Mascot and her deep affection for Australia’s Vietnam veterans.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Jen Lewis from the Financial Rights Legal Service about insurance & ageing in Australia.

Tom Keneally, Delia Rickard and Peter Martin

S2 E23: The Intergenerational Report

Today Lex & Patricia speak with ABC economics commentator Peter Martin about The Intergenerational Report. Then Gary, Lucille & Trish chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Man Booker prize-winnin Australian author Tom Keneally about growing up Irish Catholic, and his dash to the try-line as a rugby league half back to impress girls.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Deputy Commissioner of the ACCC, Delia Rickard about Romance Scams.

Tracey McDonald, Heather Ewart and Patrick Veyret

S2 E22: Health Services & Ageing in Australia

Today Lex & Patricia speak with Professor Tracey McDonald about Health Services & Ageing in Australia. Then Beverly, Brian & Trish chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with ABC journalist and ‘Back Roads’ presenter, Heather Ewart, about growing up in country Victoria and her journey to rural journalism and her connection with Australian Band Hunters & Collectors.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Patrick Veyret from Choice about ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’.

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Peter Cosgrove, John Ajaka and Jen Lewis

S2 E21: Government & Ageing in Australia

Today Lex & Patricia speak with former president of the NSW Legislative Council about Government & Ageing in Australia. Then Faye, Jude & Trish chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with former Australian Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wish that he spent more time with his father ‘In the Living Years’.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Jen Lewis from the Financial Rights Service about Debt.

Maggie Beer, Patrick Veyret and Van Marinos

S2 E20: Exercise, Fitness & Ageing in Australia

Today Patricia speaks with exercise scientist Van Marinos about exercise, fitness & ageing in Australia. Then Faye, Karen & Trish chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Australian food guru Maggie Beer about growing up a Sydney ‘Westie’, and about her mission to enhance the food experience of older Australians in nursing homes.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Patrick Veyret from Choice about consumer advocacy.