A giant of the literary scene, Colleen McCullough has died. MEREDITH JAFFE reports on a “21st century Thorn Birds” that will see her most famous creation revived.
A box office hit, nominated for six Academy Awards, but also the subject of much controversy. MONICA ATTARD went along to see the movie "American Sniper". Here's her verdict.
The 2015 school year has started, how do we navigate the road ahead? Prof. ANDREW J. MARTIN has some strategies. Don't let your kid end up in the back of Otto's bus.
When sports fans sit down to watch the NFL Superbowl next week, they'll see an ad about domestic violence that's based on a real call to 911. Watch it now.
We read the headlines of the latest opinion polls, but how often do we look a little deeper? WENDY HARMER takes a stick and pokes the ant's nest of the latest Roy Morgan Poll.
JANE GILMORE was horrified to learn where teens are getting their information about sex. She admits she's been complacent with her own kids.
FELICITY WARD is making a name for herself as a stand-up comic in London. In a tale of Lost Sundays Past, she remembers the hospitality industry drudgery that helped her get there.
The stories of sexual abuse and rape are harrowing. What is being done about the brutal regime of the Islamic State? Our efforts seem futile. MONICA ATTARD reports.
When the Prime Minister tagged users of social media as being like graffiti artists? WTF? WENDY HARMER has her say.
Tony Abbott has given Prince Philip a knighthood on Australia Day... hahah, good one! We get the feeling he'd have a laugh too. Here are Phil's best one liners. Enjoy!
Almost a year ago Rosie Batty's beloved son was murdered. Rosie's now Australian of the Year. WENDY HARMER remembers that terrible time last summer.
... we've boundless plains to share! This Australia Day we share images from "Seeking Humanity" - portraits of our newest and most hopeful citizens by WENDY SHARPE
Is menstruation the last taboo in sport? WENDY HARMER spoke to one of our nation's sporting greats and got a reaction she wasn't quite expecting... with a tampon.
Not long in the job and Scott Morrison is taking his hard-line approach in "stopping the boats" to the nation's welfare system.
Wot did the The Sun's Page 3 babe in after all these years? Was it rabid femmos, Rupert himself... Or something else entirely?
When Joe Hockey said we might well live to 150 - did he get the notion from Sarah Palin or a US billboard? WENDY HARMER says...hmmm
When Aussie cricketer David Warner told Indian batsman Rohit Sharma to "speak English" he was being lazy and racist says MRS WOOG. It's all too familiar.
Is this the most scary climate change short film ever? Are we heading the way of the dinosaurs to mass extinction? Yikes! Warning: may trigger environmental conscience.
Seven days of protest on Manus Island - hunger strikes and barricades - and the acting PM, Warren Truss says he wishes things were different.
She's a professor, a career woman and a mother. CATHARINE LUMBY had an epiphany when she was folding socks. There were tears.