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7.30: October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018
ABC  |  October 31, 2018

Meet the Kansas governor candidate described as 'Trump before Trump'
With US mid-term elections on next week, Republicans are desperately trying to hold onto their majority as Democrats gain ground in traditionally conservative states. As well as voting for Congress, they're deciding the Governorships of their states. And this year all eyes are on the race in Kansas, where Kris Kobach, a man described as a 'mini Trump' is running on an anti-immigrant agenda.
Former High Court Judge Michael Kirby shares his wisdom for Year 12 students
This week 7.30 has heard from some wonderful Australians offering advice for year 12 students sitting end of school exams. In the final instalment, former High Court Judge Michael Kirby shares his wisdom.
Grieving dad fulfils triathlon promise to wife and son who died of brain cancer
Leigh Chivers lost both his wife, Sara, and son, Alfie, to brain cancer within six months of each other. Now he's fulfilled a promise he made to his wife and also a life long dream, by completing the gruelling Hawaiian Ironman.
The real cost of becoming a cashless Australia
Carrying cash is fast becoming a thing of the past. While digital payments are more convenient for many of us, it's making life difficult for buskers, the homeless and charities who collect on the streets. The Salvation Army has adopted paypass, and The Big Issue magazine is about to switch to tap-n-go in a bid to stay afloat.
The incredible reality for young carers
One in eight people in Australia are carers for family members who are sick, disabled, frail or have an addiction. And it's not just adults, more than 275,000 Australian children are caring for parents or siblings. They're juggling burdens that would be challenging for adults to manage and, as a consequence, they face a serious risk of long-term disadvantage.

Meet the Kansas governor candidate described as 'Trump before Trump'
With US mid-term elections on next week, Republicans are desperately trying to hold onto their majority as Democrats gain ground in traditionally conservative states. As well as voting for Congress, they're deciding the Governorships of their states. And this year all eyes are on the race in Kansas, where Kris Kobach, a man described as a 'mini Trump' is running on an anti-immigrant agenda.
Former High Court Judge Michael Kirby shares his wisdom for Year 12 students
This week 7.30 has heard from some wonderful Australians offering advice for year 12 students sitting end of school exams. In the final instalment, former High Court Judge Michael Kirby shares his wisdom.
Grieving dad fulfils triathlon promise to wife and son who died of brain cancer
Leigh Chivers lost both his wife, Sara, and son, Alfie, to brain cancer within six months of each other. Now he's fulfilled a promise he made to his wife and also a life long dream, by completing the gruelling Hawaiian Ironman.
The real cost of becoming a cashless Australia
Carrying cash is fast becoming a thing of the past. While digital payments are more convenient for many of us, it's making life difficult for buskers, the homeless and charities who collect on the streets. The Salvation Army has adopted paypass, and The Big Issue magazine is about to switch to tap-n-go in a bid to stay afloat.
The incredible reality for young carers
One in eight people in Australia are carers for family members who are sick, disabled, frail or have an addiction. And it's not just adults, more than 275,000 Australian children are caring for parents or siblings. They're juggling burdens that would be challenging for adults to manage and, as a consequence, they face a serious risk of long-term disadvantage.

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