Abbott’s sick of the leadership speculation and so, it seems, is Australia. Has the PM made his final, fatal mistake?
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…
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!
Meet the author of the Die Again series featuring detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles. Plus all the latest book reviews from MEREDITH JAFFE.
An Italian surgeon claims that the first full body transplant may only be two years away. But the question is: should the surgery be done at all?
KERRI SACKVILLE is all for anyone wanting to take part in this weekend’s nude swim, the Sydney Skinny. It’s just not for her. Here’s why…
The Abbott government has attacked Gillian Triggs for a report that displeases them. In an era of insecure employment, could you withstand the pressure not to do the right thing?
As a parent of two boys who attended Knox Grammar, JEBBY PHILLIPS feels deceived, mislead and betrayed. Read her open letter to the school…
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…
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.
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
CORINNE GRANT relives the night on Q&A. On the morning after does she have any regrets? She has just one…
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.
We haven’t got a budget deficit problem, we’ve got a leadership deficit problem. TRACEY SPICER’S advice? She’s got lots of it.
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…
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”?
Bits and bobs, up to Pussy’s bow… or wax… KAZ COOKE has been conducting a love affair with Australia’s most colourful characters. Their flounces, hats and brooches. Enjoy!
Merv Hughes has told Anna Heinrich to “sit down or I’ll chop your head off with this machete.” Hilarious? Not in a million years, says The Hoopla. What do you think?
Girls wear school dresses and pigtails, boys have trousers and short hair. It’s one of the last bastions of gendered roles. JANE GILMORE asks: why do we stand for it?
A new report estimates more than one million children are affected by alcohol abuse. This reader’s story about growing up with alcoholic parents gives voice to one of those children.
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?
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.
The story of the first suffragette, Indian Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, is an important one. MEREDITH JAFFE talks to her biographer Anita Anand. Plus, all the latest book reviews!
Who is on the longlist for the 2015 Stella Prize? MEREDITH JAFFE tells all. She also has book reviews and a Valentine’s Day list of top-selling erotic titles.
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.
New York artist Brian Dettmer takes encyclopaedias and dictionaries and turns them into beautiful sculptures, breathing new life into old objects.
It’s time again to gaze upon the fancy frocks and snazzy suits of the best in the biz with the 87th Academy Awards.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a world where the over 60s rule. There’s sex, new beginnings and a few old necks. Yay! Read our review and enter to win a double pass…