#445 Limbo

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.

#444 You Get Me

Stories of sharing support and solidarity with people who understand you.

#443 Guidance

Stories to guide you through: troubled waters, flooded plains, and a malfunctioning waterslide.

#442 Substitutions

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.

#441 Back To The Shore

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.

#436 All In Your Head

Ever wished you could climb inside someone else’s head? To understand them better? Or to escape?

#435 Digital Worlds

People respond to our pandemic-imposed retreat online by designing and curating their own digital dwellings.

#433 Trust

Dave finds himself with no choice but to trust a group of strangers to keep him alive. Esther tries to buy a dog online, and it all goes wrong.

#432 Close To Home

A former nurse, who witnessed discrimination against HIV patients, contracts the disease and begins experiencing discrimination herself. And a science journalist becomes the subject of her own bushfire reporting.

#430 Long Distance

Stories about connecting with friends and family from a distance — by sharing music, memories and ramen.

#429 Inside Out

Stories of people reaching in, to find the right words, and reaching out, to start a difficult conversation.

#428 Essential Services

Far from being “all in this together,” we’ve seen the pandemic highlight social inequality in our communities.