In her latest offering, Gina Rinehart has prescribed a dose of Thatcherism for Australia. It goes something like this: cut, cut, cut, work hard. Sound familiar?
Pope Francis has done it again. In his latest interview he seems to have offered a glimmer of hope for recognising civil unions. But he's no 'Superpope'.
Maybe Abbott meant to say that loggers were great conversationalists? CORINNE GRANT scratches her head over whether it's double speak, deception, or idiocy.
Another day, another diet study that changes everything. But we like this one. Very much. According to new landmark research, carbs are not evil after all.
Lean in, crack the ceiling, steal the sandpit. TRACEY SPICER says she's leaning in so far she's about to fall over. Maybe our feminist Prime Minister can help?
There are 27,000 asylum seekers living in the community without the right to work. GABRIELLE JACKSON looks at the impact of enforced idleness and poverty.
When it comes to politicians, can you tell a fine acting performance from a turkey? PAULA MATTHEWSON reviews the dramatic efforts of our Canberra nominees...
We bring you the latest pics from the red carpet and the latest awards news from the 86th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. It's Oscars time!
Will Putin invade Ukraine? Russia watcher MONICA ATTARD says some in the Kremlin will be urging Vladimir to play the long game.
A small poem for asylum seekers by ALBIE LAKE, 13 years old, from St Ignatius College, Riverview.
WENDY HARMER says her son won't be enlisting in the Abbott "Green Army". Instead he'll be mowing the green, green grass of home.
A series of 60-something women and their beautiful faces have been conscripted to sell cosmetics. Are we seeing the end of ageism in the style industry?
As Bette Davis once said, fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy flight. MARK SKULLEY analyses the Qantas news and what's in store for its workers.
Look at this bloke! Surveying the junk left for Council Clean Up.Thinks he's at the Venice Biennale. What a tosser says WENDY HARMER.