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Ben Lawson: why I penned the poem To My Country

Ben Lawson: why I penned the poem To My Country

The actor discusses his career and the women who have influenced him.

  • by Robyn Doreian

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A gap year around Australia changed our family

A gap year around Australia changed our family

I expected that we would experience adventures, sights, sites and discoveries in a trip around Australia, but I hadn’t predicted the sheer level of growth we’d undergo as individuals and as a family.

  • by Kate Cox
The first months were hard, then Nibal learnt the best thing about Australia

The first months were hard, then Nibal learnt the best thing about Australia

What is it about Australia that makes us the lucky country? Three women share why they have made their home here for very different reasons.

  • by Dilvin Yasa
How Bambi Northwood-Blyth perfected the art of dressing for work

How Bambi Northwood-Blyth perfected the art of dressing for work

The model also shares how her favourite fashion era and family have influenced her style throughout the years.

  • by Georgie Gordon
Already broken your New Year's resolution? Choose a word instead

Already broken your New Year's resolution? Choose a word instead

Choosing one word – or one phrase – and applying it to all parts of your life means you are more likely to stick to your goals.

  • by Evelyn Lewin
Our illusion of safety shaken, it's time for less judgment, more empathy
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Our illusion of safety shaken, it's time for less judgment, more empathy

I am glad that Australia has not yet descended to the level of division we have witnessed in the US. Nevertheless, the polarisation that is dividing so much of the world is not confined to the US.

  • by Jane Caro
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I had my face tuned in real life. This is what you need to know

I had my face tuned in real life. This is what you need to know

The “structural liquid facelift” attempts to retrieve cheekbones and create a more defined jawline.

  • by Stephanie Darling
Star Wars' Genevieve O'Reilly nails the Aussie accent in The Dry. Here's why

Star Wars' Genevieve O'Reilly nails the Aussie accent in The Dry. Here's why

Ask actor Genevieve O’Reilly, star of outback thriller The Dry, whether she’s Irish or Aussie and she answers: both – or none. She shares how being an outsider has helped her career.

  • by Karl Quinn
Tim Olsen: My mother's wise words taught me why we love art

Tim Olsen: My mother's wise words taught me why we love art

The art gallery owner and author discusses his childhood, career and the women who have influenced him.

  • by Robyn Doreian
Tension doesn’t make us fall apart. Rather, it keeps us together

Tension doesn’t make us fall apart. Rather, it keeps us together

I feel many things simultaneously. Gratitude for beautiful friends, annoyance at the abuse that comes to my inbox, gentle goodwill to the same people who send it. This is not wishy-washiness. It’s richness.

  • by Susan Carland
Great holiday reads, from page-turners to perfect prose

Great holiday reads, from page-turners to perfect prose

Whether at the beach, the park or lazing in bed, these are the books you’ll want to keep returning to over the break.

  • by Georgie Gordon