Linda-Wayman

UHOH! LINDA WAYMAN HAS A CONDOM PROBLEM.

Kerri Sackville wonders if the Austereo boss who wants to avoid her staff having babes is on to something...
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HAS THE HOPE OF A “BEST POSSIBLE INDONESIA” BEEN KILLED?

To kill Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan would kill all hope that “the best possible Indonesia” is any more than a rapidly dimming hope, MONICA ATTARD writes.
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A 6-POINT PLAN TO MAKE KIDS MEN’S WORK

This International Women's Day KATH KENNY would like to talk about men. And how they can take their share of responsibility for caring for children.
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A NOVEL ON THE COMPLEX WORLD OF PEDOPHILIA

Inspired by the unanswered questions that can tear a community apart, SJ Finn's new novel explores how we deal with pedophilia. Plus the latest book reviews with MEREDITH JAFFE.
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GUESS WHAT MOVIE CLASSICS ARE HAVING A BIRTHDAY?

Take a trip down memory lane with these video reminders of classic movies.
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WOULD YOU WORK INTO YOUR 70s?

Today's Intergenerational Report will say Australians should work longer than ever, according to leaks this morning. How do you feel about the prospect of more years at work?
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News & Opinion

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NO MORE WORDS…

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have been taken from Kerobokan prison to be flown to the island jail where they are scheduled to face the firing squad. Our thoughts are with them.

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THE UGLY POLITICAL SPORT OF MOTHER SLEDGING

An attack on Gillian Triggs by a conservative commentator is part of an ugly tradition of public women being taken to task for their failures as mothers. Or for failing to be mothers.

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Harmer's Hoopla

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THE LAW THAT MEN IGNORE

WENDY HARMER was paid less than the boy next to her at her first job… she never forgot. And 40 years after equal pay became law Elizabeth Broderick is still on the case…

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I’M WENDY, CALL ME FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY

WENDY HARMER has (literally) lent her voice to a new campaign from Australian Marriage Equality that makes it impossible for MPs to ignore the public support for same sex marriage.

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Corinne's Circus

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DEAR SENATOR: AN APOLOGY IS IN ORDER

Dear Senator Macdonald, please apologise to Ms Triggs for your disrespect. And please apologise to the children in detention who need your protection. Sincerely, CORINNE GRANT

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Spicer's Spotlight

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WE’VE GONE BACKWARDS, BABY

In 1985 TRACEY SPICER had big hair, big shoulder pads and big hopes. Thirty years later and women are earning less, working less and going backwards fast. She’s over it.

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CRYING BIAS A TIRED ‘OLD MEDIA’ STORY

Criticising Sarah Ferguson’s Joe Hockey interview is Orwellian, says TRACEY SPICER. And she spills the beans from her own days interviewing PMs and premiers.

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Attard's Arena

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VIOLENCE MARS UKRAINE’S CEASEFIRE

This week marks the first anniversary of the war in Ukraine. MONICA ATTARD reports that fighting and bombings are continuing despite last week’s ceasefire…

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DID THE AFP GIVE THE BALI 9 AWAY?

As the execution date for Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan looms ever closer, MONICA ATTARD questions the role of our federal police. “No guidelines, no moral compass”?

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Hullabaloo

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FROM EMPTY NEST TO THE CROSS-ROADS

Author PATTI MILLER left the sulphur-crested cockatoo cries of the Blue Mountains for the human cries of Kings Cross. Along the way she found nothing was surer than uncertainty…

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A SMOOTH COFFEE CULT HAS A DIRTY SECRET

Is it a cult? Is it performance art? Is it ecological? MANDY NOLAN takes a trip to Nespresso and finds it’s more George Orwell than George Clooney…

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Sex & Wellbeing

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I NEEDED PROTECTION. NOT THE PILL

ROZANNA LILLEY was 14 and living in a Sydney terrace at the centre of the 1970s art scene when her mother, the poet Dorothy Hewett, instructed her to go on the Pill…

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DOCTORS TELL ANTI-VAXXERS TO F* OFF

Jimmy Kimmel invited real life doctors to tell anti-vaccination advocates just what they think of them. You’ve never heard so much swearing… A hilarious video about a serious issue…

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Daily Dilemma

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POST ABORTION SYNDROME. IS IT A THING?

A course is offering women help to move out of the “guilt and shame” of abortion and “repentance”. Do women need a 10-Step Recovery Program?

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ONLY ONE OF YOU CAN HAVE THE TOP JOB

It has long been assumed that women’s career progression stalls because of children, but could it be because of their husbands? ANTOINETTE LATTOUF looks at a breakthrough study from Harvard.

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The Bookshelf

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MY GRANDAD. MY INSPIRATION

To MARY-ANNE O’CONNOR the word ANZAC is sacred. She is proud to say that her grandfather was one of the brave men who fought at Gallipoli and survived to tell the tale.

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LIVING ON GALLIPOLI STREET

As we prepare to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing, we’ll hear tales of the bravery of thousands of young men. But what about the women and families they left behind?

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Things We Love

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IS AGE JUST A STATE OF MIND?

Six toddlers dressed up as their older selves. With the Intergenerational Report out today, we thought it was a good time to bring you these spellbinding images by Zachary Scott.

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WISDOM FROM THE WORLD’S OLDEST YOGA TEACHER

At 96 years old, Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world’s oldest yoga teacher and she has got some incredible life advice to give. Watch her TED talk and be amazed.

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Entertainment

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ANNA NICOLE DIED BY LETHAL COCKTAIL?

Drop everything, and hold onto something firm! If you just felt a jolt akin to the Earth being knocked off its axis, that’s your latest shocker-filled Heard It At The Hoopla making a grand entrance!

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ALL THE GLITZ OF THE 2015 OSCARS

It’s time again to gaze upon the fancy frocks and snazzy suits of the best in the biz with the 87th Academy Awards.

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HOOPLA HOROSCOPES: W/C MARCH 5