THE TRUTH ABOUT THE KENNEDY CURSE
Is the Kennedy family unlucky or cursed? Neither, says author James Patterson, whose new book unlocks the truth. In a revealing interview he tells Juliet Rieden the answer is much closer to home.
The Queen SECRETS of her REIGN
In her 95th year, despite being in lockdown, Queen Elizabeth II is as present and powerful as ever. Juliet Rieden uncovers the courage, humour and intense loyalty of this inspirational leader for our times.
What Judith did next...
For more than 30 years Judith Lucy has been making us laugh by candidly relating her stories of life’s disappointments, failures and hard-won triumphs. But, as Tiffany Dunk finds, there is a sensitive side to the ballsy comic as she embarks on a brand new journey.
My story - Remembering Bob
From her fog of grief in the year since Bob Hawke died, his daughter Sue Pieters-Hawke has rediscovered the man she adored and forged a deeper bond with stepmum Blanche.
THE DEVIL INSIDE
Coercive abuse is common, can escalate to violence in a heartbeat, and can be lethal. One survivor shares her story with Genevieve Gannon in the hope it will shed light on warning signs and increase understanding.
Lessons from the country
Have you recently taken up jam making, or thought about getting a brood of chooks? Country woman Georgie Robertson muses on some lessons from the bush to help her city sisters when times are tough.
Marcia LANGTON - SAINT OR SINNER
She’s gone to war with Andrew Bolt, been criticised for cosying up to right-wingers and miners, and she’s changed the face of Australia. Samantha Trenoweth gets personal with Marcia Langton.
Is Belgravia The New Downton?
Rustling petticoats, ringlets and bling jewels; dark secrets and afternoon romps. Lace up your corset for Belgravia, another addictive costume drama from the creator of Downton Abbey. Juliet Rieden goes behind the scenes.
Fearless - Amal Clooney Maria Ressa
When superstar lawyer Amal Clooney signed on to defend Maria Ressa, her case made global headlines. Margaret Simons meets the tenacious Filipino journalist who is fighting for her life against political intimidation and fake news.
The Power Of Isolation
From the fun of camping in the backyard to discovering what love truly means, some of our favourite stars tell Tiffany Dunk the lessons they’ve learnt during self-isolation.
I AM STRONG
These six inspiring women prove that physical and emotional strength are ageless as they smash records and conquer goals
Love letters to Kim
Earlier this year, a letter arrived on our editor’s desk, written by a reader, Carol Flanagan, about her much-loved elderly neighbour, Kim, and her correspondence with servicemen during the Second World War. We were so moved by Kim’s love letters and Carol’s reflections we decided to share them in full.
Pia du Pradal POWER DRESSING
Her smart, striking suits have been present at some of the most significant events in Australia’s recent history. Susan Chenery meets Pia du Pradal who, with collaborator, traditional artist Louise Numina Napanangka, is taking Australian design to the world.
Lisa McCune MODERN FAMILY
With three teenage kids, Lisa McCune knows a thing or two about family comedy. Happily single, she talks to Susan Horsburgh about life in the time of COVID-19, the complexity of parenting, and learning to ignore the critics.
The compassion cure
Anxiety has become an emotional pandemic and the world is desperate for a cure. Samantha Trenoweth meets a new wave of psychotherapists who believe a dose of good, old-fashioned compassion just might do the trick.
Baby Mackenzie's lasting legacy - Rachael & Jonny CASELLA
When Rachael and Jonny Casella’s baby was diagnosed with a fatal illness, they chose love over loss. Here Rachael tells Juliet Rieden how she turned tragedy into hope.
COURAGE UNDER FIRE - Annette HOLIAN
RAAF Group Captain Annette Holian has mended bones in the wake of the Boxing Day tsunami and come under fire from the Taliban. Sue Smethurst meets a trailblazing orthopaedic surgeon who has travelled to hell and back to save lives.
A family affair
The McClymonts have won 13 Golden Guitars, two ARIAs and achieved multi-platinum record sales. Yet the sisters and their mum Toni tell Jenny Brown, their greatest achievement has been juggling motherhood and career.
Princess Charlotte Turns 5 Happy Birthday!
For Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, turning five in the time of coronavirus proved to be all about giving back
Lisa Wilkinson For The Love Of Mum
An emotional journey to trace her family history saw Lisa Wilkinson discover the strength that can come from great hardship, and the enduring power of a mother’s love. She lays herself bare to Tiffany Dunk.
You gotta have faith
Pentecostalism is growing so fast it could become the dominant Christian faith in Australia, and in Scott Morrison we’ve elected our first Pentecostal PM. Beverley Hadgraft discovers what’s firing the passion for this effusive Christianity.
Sparkling Sapphire Coast
When travel and social restrictions are lifted, we’ll all be wanting to get out and about. Robin Hill has the perfect suggestion.
Merle Thornton is a battler, an academic, an author and a woman who has made history. She and her screen star daughter Sigrid discuss their deep and complex mother-daughter bond with Jenny Brown.
Dr Bronwyn King
As a young oncologist Bronwyn King was shocked to watch the majority of her patients die from smoking-related cancer, so when she discovered most super funds were brazenly investing in the tobacco industry she had to take action.
Edwina BARTHOLOMEW And baby makes three
The arrival of daughter Molly has helped Edwina Bartholomew find some much-needed perspective. She invites Tiffany Dunk to the property where she and her new family have created a sanctuary from the world.
Back from the brink
TV’s MasterChef mum Julie Goodwin built a career doing what she loves best but, she tells Michael Sheather, the drive that helped make her a success also pushed her to the edge.
Imelda Marcos Born To Shop Rule
In the 1970s and ’80s, Imelda Marcos’ name was synonymous with excess, as was her husband’s with a repressive, dictatorial regime in the Philippines. Now, at 90, the Marcos matriarch is back, and looking once again to become the power behind the president. William Langley reports.
Keep Calm & Carry On!
The royal family has always been a beacon in times of national crisis and today’s “firm” has answered the call with the whole family playing its part, writes Juliet Rieden.
Our Health Crisis Heroes
They say a crisis brings out the best and the worst in humanity. The Weekly meets seven extraordinary Australians whose courage and kindness inspires us all.
Bindi & Chandler Love Always Wins
It wasn’t the wedding celebration they planned, but when Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell exchanged vows in a private ceremony, it was the best day of their lives, writes Juliet Rieden.