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Chief Executive of the Older Persons Advocacy Network, Craig Gear

Episode 12: The Royal Commission Into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Today in Episode 12 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety with the Chief Executive of the Older Persons Advocacy Network, Craig Gear, and then two local older people who will  discuss this on ‘The Punters’ Panel’.

Later in the episode in ‘Nostalgia Town’, we speak with former High Court judge and UN appointed investigator into Human Rights Abuses in North Korea, The Honourable Michael Kirby about his formative cultural experiences growing up in Strathfield in Sydney’s west.

And finally we speak with Cherie Thompson, founder and chair of the Inner West Women’s Shed, based in Dulwich Hill.

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Barbara O’Neill from the Junction Centre in Maroubra, NSW

Episode 10: Aboriginality & Ageing

Today in Episode 10 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss Aboriginality with Barbara O’Neill from the Junction Centre in Maroubra in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, and then two local older people who will  talk about this on ‘The Punters’ Panel’. Later in the episode in ‘Nostalgia Town’, we speak with former West Australian premier Geoff Gallop, about his formative cultural experiences growing up in Geraldton in Western Australia. And finally we speak with Inner West Council’s Healthy Ageing Supervisor Mary Ciantar about what’s on for older people in Sydney’s inner west.

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Centrelink Service Centre

Episode 8: Finances & Ageing

Today in Episode 8 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss Finances & Ageing with Mehrdad Khoshab from the Commonwealth Department of Human Services Financial Information Service, and then two local older people who will  discuss how this affects them in their lives on ‘The Punters’ Panel’.

Later in the episode we speak with the face of SBS for twenty years, Mary Kostakidis, about her formative cultural experiences in a segment called ‘Nostalgia Town’.

And finally we speak with the chair of the NSW Older Women’s Network (OWN) and sometimes guest on ‘The Punters’ Panel, Beverley Baker, about NSW OWN.

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Seniors' Rights Service

Episode 6: Elder Abuse

Today in Episode 6 of The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century we discuss Elder Abuse with Diana Bernard from the Seniors Rights Service, and then two local older people who will  discuss how this affects them in their lives on ‘The Punters’ Panel’.

Later in the episode we speak with Australian actor, broadcaster and teacher, Lex Marinos, about his formative cultural experiences growing up in rural NSW and Sydney on ‘Nostalgia Town’.

And finally we speak with Russ Gluyas of ACON about ‘The Love Project’, for older LGBTIQ Australians.