June-July 2016

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June-July 2016

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The Show Down

Both say ageing is an opportunity, family is everything and dogs win over cats. What then separates these two men vying for our vote? With an election looming, we go in search of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s positions on health, the economy and climate change. By Sarah Saunders.

On the surface they couldn’t be more different.

Party Time

So we’re throwing a campaign party, but which politicians to invite? We ask two of Australia’s most popular journalists, Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas, for their inside tips on dancers, DJs and the perfect host.

FRAN KELLY
Co-host of The Party Room podcast, presenter of RN Breakfast

Party Host

Enough is enough

Elder Abuse can take many forms, including physical, emotional, sexual and financial – and perpetrators are often the people closest to us. Now growing international awareness is prompting policy makers to examine how we can better protect vulnerable older people.

Top Shelf

As a schoolboy Everald Compton’s hero was Flying Doctor founder John Flynn. Now 85, Everald traces the footsteps of Australia’s greatest nation builder.

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