As state borders open up and restrictions ease, we hear stories of people who are left in limbo—refugees and asylum seekers held in indefinite detention, and Australian citizens unable to return home.
Stories of sharing support and solidarity with people who understand you.
Stories to guide you through: troubled waters, flooded plains, and a malfunctioning waterslide.
It’s a fact of life that you can’t always get what you want. But you can always try for the next best thing.
Gus Fitzgerald, a surfer and swimmer and commercial diver, describes a life of lessons learnt from the man who taught him to swim. And Timmy Burarrwanga tells the history of pre-colonial contact between Makassarese of Indonesia and the Yolngu people of Arnhem land — a history rooted in sea cucumber.
Stories about how language is passed between generations, and people working to keep languages alive.
Recurring nightmares, hold music, the ticking of the clock – stories about the repetitive and unsettling experiences of our everyday lives.
Stories about finding pockets of calm in the chaos.
For Claudia, the discourse surrounding the murder of George Floyd was hard to stomach. The responses of white Australian media pundits were nauseating, and the social media takes from well-meaning acquaintances left her feeling all the more alienated. In this extended episode of All The Best she explores global Black Solidarity and compares ongoing Bla(c)k Civil Rights movements in the USA and Australia.