October 4 – 10, 2014
Testing the vitality of the Australian Dream
Letters, Cartoon & Editorial
Our leaders are failing us
Foreign affairs is a delicate subject, but it is a comfort to know that Australia has joined forces with Saudi Arabia, a nation that routinely, officially and publicly detaches human heads from …
Australians must act themselves
Following the recent worldwide marches for collective government action on climate change, together with the forceful speeches made by US President Barack Obama and other leaders at the United Nations …
Asher Keddie shows off her Party Tricks
Asher Keddie has long been popular. But now that she’s also being recognised for the quality of her acting, will the US come calling?
Activewear is crossfit for purpose
Active is the new casual, as stylish tech fabrics are putting us on the street ready to work it as much as work out.
Another life in Paris, thanks to Airbnb
One of the unspoken pleasures of Airbnb is the opportunity to step inside the lives of others.
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“It was a bet: I said, ‘If Hawthorn win, I’m getting naked.’ ”
The adult model explains that she was definitely not paid to strip in a corporate box at the AFL grand final after she stripped in a corporate box at the AFL grand final.
“Nothing short of a thorough government-funded review and audit, conducted by independent professionals, will do.”
The noted climate sceptic and chair of the prime minister’s Business Advisory Council calls for an inquiry into the Bureau of Meteorology’s alleged “warming bias”.
“It feels pretty damn great.”
The actor reflects on what it is like to be married to George Clooney, after he wed human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice.
“He tried to have sex with them. He then made the children have sex with each other.”
A woman being held on Nauru details sexual abuse inside the detention centre, including threats of rape and guards bribing detainees with illicit drugs in exchange for sex.
“Is it better to say to them, ‘There’s your dole, go home eat Cheezels, get on the Xbox’?”
The Liberal National Party backbencher defends a controversial scheme to deny young people access to the dole for an arbitrary period of six months, ruled incompatible with human rights obligations. He also took aim at youth “playing bloody Nintendo”.
“A great example of where the world needs to come together.”
America’s richest man reflects on global leadership as he donates $50 million to the African Ebola crisis. Speaking of leadership, Australia’s foreign aid budget will be cut by $7.6 billion over the next five years.