Heather Ewart, Andrew Denton and Paul Versteege

S2 E19: Rural Australia & Ageing

Today Lex & Patricia speak with ABC Backroads presenter Heather Ewart about ageing in rural Australia. Then Brian, Rod & Trish chat together about this in Jeff’s Cafe.

In Nostalgia Town, we speak with Australian humourist Andrew Denton, who tells us that at school, he was reading Rugby League Week when he was supposed to be reading Shakespeare. Following last week on Voluntary Assisted Dying, Andrew also talks about his foundation, Go Gentle Australia.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Paul Versteege about funeral costs.

Catherine Haslam, John Hewson and Paul Versteege

S2 E17: Social Connections & Ageing

Today Lex speaks with Professor Catherine Haslam about the importance of social connections as we age. Then Jude, Mike & Trish chat together about this at Jeff’s Cafe.

On Nostalgia Town, Patricia speaks with Australian political figure John Hewson about growing up in Carlton in Sydney and how deeply his family support the Dragons.

On Your Two Cents Worth, Lex & Patricia speak with Paul Versteege who reminds us that as we age, it is sometimes wiser to spend than save.