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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.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

7 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

5 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

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.

7 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
July 2020

I AM STRONG

These six inspiring women prove that physical and emotional strength are ageless as they smash records and conquer goals

4 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

8 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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

1 min read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

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.

3 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

Mother courage

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.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

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.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

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.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

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.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

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.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020

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.

5 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2020