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Life Matters - Full program podcast

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Education, Society & Culture

Life Matters is your guide to a better life for you, those you love and the place you call home. We're here to help you get a handle on all the important stuff: love, sex, health, fitness, parenting, career, finances and family.

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Despite legislative change, finding Australian foster kids a ‘forever family’ is complicated. Why?

March 20th, 2016

Episode 407 of 685 episodes

More than 40 000 children in Australia are in foster care. Around half that number are eligible for adoption. Yet finding them a ‘forever family’ is complicated for both legal reasons and the ongoing stigma around adoption.

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