I was trying to shut down a culture war,Bill Shorten says
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I was trying to shut down a culture war,Bill Shorten says

Bill Shorten says he intervened in the use of a Medicare form that used gender-neutral language to defuse an “ugly culture war” and called for trans issues to be debated with tolerance.

  • byLatika Bourke

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In May,Gabby Kanizay became the youngest Australian to climb Mount Everest. Her exhausted but elated mum was by her side.

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My mother was my toughest critic,but I value the lessons she taught me

My mother was my toughest critic,but I value the lessons she taught me

Mum had myriad sides to her. The trick was to guess which side was going to appear. I never quite mastered it.

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When something borrowed makes you blue

When something borrowed makes you blue

Paul Connolly’s Kitchen Sink Drama is a slice of domestic life,captured masterfully in only 100 words. This week:wardrobe appropriation.

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‘Don’t do that to my kid’:Ellidy Pullin on her first year as a solo mother

‘Don’t do that to my kid’:Ellidy Pullin on her first year as a solo mother

At only 29,model Ellidy Pullin has had to navigate unfathomable loss as a solo parent to her baby daughter. She’s fighting to raise her in joy,not grief.

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The July 10 Edition
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The July 10 Edition

Actor Daisy Edgar-Jones tells Genevieve Quigley how she keeps her feet on the ground at the height of her fame.

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A natural birth in the name of the environment? Absolutely not
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A natural birth in the name of the environment? Absolutely not

The latest advice is to give up the pain relief of gas and air during labour. Clearly this is being doled out by those who’ve never had to stretch their bits the standard 10 kilometres.

  • byKathy Lette
The July 3 Edition
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The July 3 Edition

Actor Jessica De Gouw chats with Steve Dow about her art,being an advocate for queer rights and her new partner.

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‘Good enough’ has been steamrollered by perfectionism. It’s driving mothers to breaking point

‘Good enough’ has been steamrollered by perfectionism. It’s driving mothers to breaking point

Where previous generations had a small circle of trusted friends and neighbours to impart their wisdom,we have a cacophony of voices offering contradictory advice.

  • byAnna Mathur
More young adults live with parents – or live alone

More young adults live with parents – or live alone

Housing affordability,the impact of the pandemic on young people’s employment,and personal choice were some reasons for significant shifts in how and where we live.

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What Millennials value more than Boomers
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What Millennials value more than Boomers

New research found Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation put more weight on traditional values,while Gen Y and Z were more likely to value creativity,innovation,entrepreneurship,achievement and intellectualism.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons