Tony Abbott says he finds the burqa confronting, and Australia responds with the forms of attire they also find confronting. But really, is any of this helping the country?
CATHY MATHER thought she knew everything about Julia Gillard, but at breakfast this morning, she learnt 10 new things.
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Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution has a number of curious characteristics, but don't let those distract you from the very big issues at stake. MONICA ATTARD reports.
Prophet, astrologer and natural-born storyteller ROB BREZSNY brings us the smartest horoscopes on the net. Here they are for the week of October 2.
Why do you need a personal brand if you've got a personality? CATHARINE LUMBY has had enough of corporate speak and stupid euphemisms. Now, can we all just say what we mean?
You heard it first here (just don't hold us to it). Join CRAIG BENNETT as he dishes the dirt on the very serious world of celebrity gossip.
Listening to Joe Hockey on the radio this morning was a deeply uncomfortable experience for GABRIELLE JACKSON. Is the Treasurer too aggressive?
The Dove: Legacy campaign may be a bit of a tearjerker but, really, is enough enough? Is it time to stop talking about women's bodies?
Does the government's proposal to take people under 30 off the dole for months breach their human rights? "Yes", say MPs.
School holidays again and childcare duty is left to mum. Of course. TRACEY SPICER wants a wife, or at least for the blokes to start acting like one.
An anti-discrimination campaigner has filed a complaint against a tweet sent by singer Rob Mills, but JOHN CALDWELL thinks it may do more harm than good to the equal rights cause.
Germaine Greer is back in the spotlight, this time for calling the Duchess of Cambridge "too thin". What do you think?
What do you feel about paying more tax than some of Australia's biggest companies? Corporate tax dodging is in the spotlight, again.
Would you be a WAG for love asks MRS WOOG. What if the only frock you've got is a bridesmaid's dress from your sister's wedding?
Amid today's revelations that women on Nauru are being sexually assaulted by guards, PAULA MATTHEWSON takes stock of the Government's stance on asylum seeker policy.
Are the vigilantes and bigots claiming to protect Australia from terrorists inadvertently recruiting for ISIS? JOSEPH WAKIM takes a look.
A fine pairing of the words of Clive James and the voice of Jack Thompson in a reading of Japanese Maple. Listen in.
Following reports that Lateline might be axed, 350 ABC journalists have signed a petition lobbying the board to keep it on air. Do you think we need Lateline?
Blokes! Footies! Something shiny! On Grand Final week, did our esteemed leaders get away with it? No. CORINNE GRANT kept her eye on the ball.