• William Tyrell

    Somebody knows where this little boy is.

              By REBECCA SPARROW. Somebody knows. Today, somebody is keeping a secret. They got up this morning. Had breakfast. Realised they need to pick up some more milk. Wasted time on Facebook.  Made some calls. All the while maintaining a poker face. All the while pretending not to know. But somebody knows what [read more]

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    Brownlow medal RED CARPET 2014.

      EVERYONE STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING. The Brownlows are on tonight. You don’t have to be a football fan. You don’t even have to know what a football is (a ball in the shape of a foot, yeah?). But if you like dresses, if you like shiny things, if you like awkward ‘blue carpet’ [read more]

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    “Check out the amazing necklace my boobs made today…”

                By AMY STOCKWELL In the first week after the birth of her daughter, my friend and I were sitting on the couch. My mate was breastfeeding and we were watching Law and Order SVU. We had watched a lot of SVU in the lead up to the birth so [read more]

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    Warning: This speech will make you fall in love with Emma Watson.

                By MATILDA RUDD Could we love Emma Watson more? It’s unlikely. Because as well as being a witch (yes, really), a great actress and a rare Hollywood role model for how decent human beings conduct themselves, she has now launched the “HeForShe” program alongside the United Nations in a bid to [read more]


    Refresher: What is sharia law?

              When a politician sits down in a TV interview chair to discuss issues of national importance, usually they have had a briefing, or two. Not so for Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie, who thinks sharia law is a Bad Thing, but couldn’t come close to explaining what it is on ABC’s [read more]

  • RIP Jill Meagher

    Tom Meagher’s beautiful tribute to his wife Jill, 2 years after her death.

            On the second anniversary of Jill Meagher’s death, her husband Tom has written a heartfelt tribute to her on his Facebook page. In the post, published early Monday morning, Mr Meagher recalls the couple’s last moments together before Jill stepped out of their home on that fateful day — remembering the [read more]

  • Suede-birkenstocks

    “I was sort of cool. Then I became a mum.”

            By LUCY KIPPIST I’ve become a bit embarrassing. Motherhood has changed my fashion and lifestyle choices. Once upon a time I would discuss fashionable type things. (DISCLAIMER: I am not and have never been a glamorous person. My fashion and beauty aspirations are elementary at best and include being able to apply [read more]

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    The 9 people you’ll meet at open-house inspections.

              Was Saturday a big day for you? If you’re looking for somewhere to live, we bet it was. Because it’s inspection day. And you have morphed into one of the desperate people who willingly and legally creep through strangers’ homes, peering through their cupboards, looking under their storage units and checking [read more]

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    This mother and son dance almost didn’t happen.

        There was only one thing Mary Ann Manning wanted to do before she died. And that was to dance with her son Ryan at his wedding. Last week the 61-year-old breast cancer sufferer achieved that dream when she stood up from her wheelchair and swayed with her son to the tune of ‘Somewhere [read more]

  • Jayden and Joseph Brady aged 14 and 11.

    Did these boys run away to avoid vaccination?

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON      Update: The brother of missing Brady boys Jayden, 14, and Joseph, 11, has denied the boys’ disappearance had any relation to “any cult stuff”. “The reason they are chasing us and trying to split us apart is because my dad discovered the unified field that Albert Einstein looked for for 40 [read more]

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    Lollipops at 5.37am. And 5 other things I let my third child get away with.

        By LISA SADIKMAN It is no secret that we parent each kid differently. With my first one, I was on the floor during tummy time, running around to multiple Mommy & Me classes and diligently teaching her the Rules of Life: say please and thank you, share, don’t play ball in the house, [read more]

  • Jacqui Lambie Australian story

    This woman is no longer a joke. She’s dangerous.

                By APARNA BALAKUMAR Sometimes you’ve just got to backtrack, admit you messed up, and apologise. But that’s not what happened today after the Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie stood by her decision to post an image of a heroic woman in a burqa out of context to fulfil her own political aims. In case you [read more]

  • Tessa James

    Former Home & Away star diagnosed with cancer.

              Former Home & Away star Tessa James has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 23-year-old, who is married to rugby league player Nate Myles, shared the news via a statement to The Daily Telegraph: “Former Home and Away actor, Tessa James today announced she has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma,” [read more]

  • court and jules

    Make time for intimacy. Repeat: Make time for intimacy.

              By COURTNEY BECK 30 Nights Of Nookie. For some people, this might be their worst nightmare. For others, it’s everything they’ve always dreamed of. For us, it’s been fun, but also challenging. Actually, I think I’ve been the challenge. I knew it was worthwhile though when my partner Jules said [read more]

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    The one new-mother thing you cannot forget to do.

                By SHAUNA ANDERSON There is a lot to remember when you have kids. From the moment they are born the list becomes endless. It starts with lists of things you have to remember to buy – prams, bottles, and breast pads. And I’m afraid it continues every day of [read more]

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    My Kitchen Rules got this couple pregnant.

          Dan and Steph Mulheron are going to have a little sausage. A baby, that is. And the beautiful thing is, the winners of the fourth season of My Kitchen Rules used their $250,000 prize money to pay for the several cycles of IVF that lead to the good news. “This is the most [read more]

  • williamtyrell

    Monday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Search for William       Police announced yesterday that they are now stopping the search for missing three-year-old boy William Tyrell, instead they will look to “human intervention” as why William disappeared. Today is the 10th day he has been missing. A community meeting yesterday confirmed that SES and Police will scale back [read more]

  • Alicia Keys naked Instagram

    Alicia Keys. Naked and pregnant. Because PEACE.

    This girl is on fire. Alicia Keys has posed with a peace sign painted on her pregnant belly in order to “make the world a better place”. Because of course. The New York singer posted a photo on her Instagram, along with an explanation: “It’s you and me on a mission to create a kinder and more [read more]

  • Hamish Blake baby

    Hamish and Zoe. Sonny. Santorini. IT’S TOO MUCH.

        Sigh. Zoe Foster Blake has made us jealous. AGAIN. Zoe and her husband, our beloved Hamish Blake, have posted some photos of their holiday in Greece on Instagram. And they couldn’t be cuter. Let’s start with one of Hamish and baby Sonny. AWWWWW. And how about Zoe?   SIGH. And then there’s little baby [read more]

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    Words With Heart – Stationery that Does Good.

              By LAUREN SHUTTLEWORTH It can be a seriously tough world to navigate if you’re a young woman. Everyday we’re dodging photo-shopped magazine covers, thigh gaps, pay gaps, cat-calls – even misogynist slogans on the back of old vans. It’s a lot to contend with. Collectively and quietly, all of these [read more]

  • "I watch National Geographic" says Rocky Anderson

    Her dad delivered her baby. Yes, her dad.

          “Who will be present at the birth?” It’s a question a lot of soon-to-be-mothers ask themselves before the arrival of their baby. I’ve heard many women say, their partner, mum, sister, sister-in-law, friend. But I imagine it’s rare for a mum to say, “I’d like my dad to be there as I give [read more]

  • William was wearing this Spiderman suit.

    An emotional public message from the parents of missing William Tyrell.

    The search for missing three-year-old William Tyrell has today entered its 9th agonising day. The little boy whose innocent face, cheeky grin and Spiderman costume has haunted our minds since going missing over a week ago, has still not been found. William was last seen  playing ‘chasies’ with his sister at his grandmother’s house in Kendall, [read more]

  • Miranda Kerr and Flynn Vogue Australia

    “Please stop saying you’re #blessed. Or worse, #soblessed.”

      By ALYX GORMAN I’m all for gratitude. Taking stock and saying ‘thanks’ for what you already have is pretty key to contentment. It’s right up there with having low expectations (that way, you’re more likely to be pleasantly surprised). But there’s a trend in the #gratitude movement that really, really bothers me. And it’s probably [read more]

  • Wesley

    “If I die, will you raise my son?”

      By LAURA HAMPSON Tricia Somers was diagnosed with liver cancer last year. She knew she was going to die. She knew she didn’t have long. Like any mother, Tricia’s first thought was for her son. Who would look after her 8-year-old son, Wesley, if she passed away? Tricia’s a single mother and has no living family [read more]

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    The unwritten rules of life.

                By BERN MORLEY. So, waiting in line the other day at the self service checkout with my 3L milk and discounted loaf of bread, I craned my neck from the seven-person deep line to see what in the heck was taking so long. That’s when I spotted her. The [read more]

  • Karni Liddell

    These confessions will floor you.

      ‘Why do they even let them live?’ ‘Look at those spasos.’ ‘Is he fixable?’ These are just some of the things that disabled Australians have heard other people say about them. Snide comments. Rude remarks. They all impact on a person no matter what you think. Enter the #heardwhiledisabled hashtag, a part of the Chatterbox [read more]

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    Hero, Shocker and Whinger of the Week.

      Welcome to Hero, Shocker and Whinger of the Week. Where we bring you: Someone awesome, someone shocking and someone who called the Waaahmbulance. Let’s begin.   Hero(es) of the Week goes to…   The local newsreaders who agreed to indulge Jimmy Fallon by reading out fake good news. It’s been a pretty bad/sad/not glad [read more]

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    A man dripped in honey, in a field. This is haunting.

      We’re in the Deep South. In a corn field. Scorching sun. It’s silent in the ominous way a horror film is, right before something happens. A beautiful man stands, dripping in honey… This is the latest short film from director Roman Stills. ‘Dixieland’ was shot in the Deep South of the United States of [read more]

  • Jacqui Lambie.

    Sunday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    Jacqui Lambie issues statement after misusing a photograph of a policewomen in a burka on her Facebook page. PUP Senator Jacqui Lambie was reprimanded after she posted this controversial image of a woman in a burka on her Facebook page:The photograph is of Afghanistan’s first female police officer, named Malalai Kakar. She was a strong [read more]

  • Worst place to work

    6 unexpected jobs that don’t involve sitting at a desk.

        By JACQUI PORTER The average Australian spends 1728 hours a year at work. For a lot of people, the thought of being chained to a desk for that amount of time is seriously depressing. But rest assured, while most of us do in fact have to work (because of that whole money doesn’t [read more]

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