Insight

May 2019
52:00

Weight Loss Surgery

3.0 1 x
Nearly two thirds of Australians are overweight or obese and more of us are turning to surgery to deal with the problem. Insight explores how medical professionals decide who should be eligible for the life-changing surgery and how we measure its success.
52:11

Promised Brides

3.0 25 x
In the 1950s, 60s and 70s thousands of young women from Greece and Italy crossed the world by boat to marry a man from their homeland who’d already migrated to Australia. These promised brides had usually only seen a photo of the groom before making this life-changing decision to marry a stranger.
52:16

Preventing Teen Suicide

3.0 3 x
Suicide is the leading cause of death in 15-24 year olds and the numbers are rising. But it’s a subject we’re often too scared to raise with the young people in our lives. It’s not an easy topic but it’s important to discuss openly and hear from teens who’ve attempted to take their own lives about what they needed at the t...
April 2019
50:54

Cost Of Living

3.0 4 x
Electricity prices have increased by more than 100 per cent, underemployment is at an historic high and wage growth is stagnant. With the 2019 federal election looming, Insight finds out how these factors might play out when Australians go to the polls.
52:28

Season 2019 Episode 10 - Unplanned 2018 Rpt

4.0 6 x
What happens when a fling accidentally results in a pregnancy? Insight talks to men and women about the decisions they've made with, or without, partners they've just met. Hosted by Jenny Brockie.
51:48

Faith vs Family

3.0 8 x
The face of religion in Australia rapidly shifting and families are navigating change like never before. Australians are becoming less religious overall while religions other than Christianity are on the rise. How are Australians tackling religious differences at home? And what happens when family and faith collide?
51:51

Season 2019 Episode 7 - HIV Positive

4.0 8 x
Jenny Brockie speaks to people with HIV, and they discuss what it’s like to date and love in 2019.
March 2019
52:07

Season 2019 Episode 6 - Stopping School Bullying

3.0 8 x
Bullying happens to 1 in 4 kids and can have long term impacts but some schools are reducing it. Insight hears from students who have been bullied and the bullies themselves about how their school is stopping it.
52:04

Season 2019 Episode 5 - Overcoming Loneliness

4.0 12 x
1 in 4 Australians feel lonely at least 3 days a week and with health impacts being compared to smoking 15 cigarettes a day, experts warn this could be our next health epidemic. Why loneliness is an increasing problem in Australia and hears what is – and isn’t – working to overcome it.
52:17

Season 2019 Episode 4 - Vitamins & Supplements

3.0 10 x
More and more of us are turning to vitamins and dietary supplements to treat specific ailments, or boost overall health and wellness. The industry has doubled over the last 10 years – we’re now spending more money on complementary medicines than we do on prescription ones, an estimated $4.9bn each yeah. But while some medi...
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