CATEGORIES

The Dark Days Behind Our Triumph

On the eve of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Susan Chenery chats with Matildas’ star players, Sam Kerr and Caitlin Foord, about grit, gratitude and rising from the pits of despair to make Australia proud.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2019

She Simply Vanished

In 1997, devoted teacher and mother Marion Barter was on a dream holiday in the UK. A week later she’d vanished, leaving family and colleagues in shock. Susan Chenery investigates the baffling case.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2019

Open Mic With Cameron Daddo And Alison Brahe

After 28 tumultuous years, one of our favourite couples debriefs on the challenges they’ve faced and the love that’s (mostly) held them together.

6 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2019

Now I'm In The Driver's Seat

She could have been knocked off course by depression, self-doubt and alcohol addiction. But Susie Porter tells Jenny Brown she took the wheel to ensure life in her 40s and beyond were her most successful – and happiest – yet.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2019

Daddy Cool

At 69, Richard Gere is embarking on fatherhood again. Chrissy Iley talks to the still-suave Hollywood star about babies, finding peace and nesting.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
June 2019

“Women Don't Just Curl Up And Die After 40”

Elizabeth McGovern is in her prime. She’s Downton’s lady of the manor, an accidental rock singer, mother of two and now the star of a movie she made happen. But it hasn’t all been plain sailing, she tells Juliet Rieden.

8 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

“Like The Moon At Night You Shine”

As Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary, Juliet Rieden looks at what makes this couple click.

1 min read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

“I Need To Keep Them alive In My Memory”

A ‘coward punch’ on the streets of Sydney killed one of their sons and contributed to the suicide of the other. Now Kathy and Ralph Kelly are creating a lasting legacy of kindness in the wake of the tragic deaths of their children, writes Michael Sheather.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

“Failure Is The Greatest Lesson”

From a ruthless sacking, to a high profile divorce, to heartbreak after an 18-month IVF battle, Johanna Griggs tells Tiffany Dunk how her lowest points have inevitably led to her biggest and brightest triumphs.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

Two Weddings and A Film

The star of Love Child and The Sapphires was married twice last year – once to her real life fiancé and once on screen. Miranda Tapsell tells Genevieve Gannon about bringing her dreams to life.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

The Spy, The King, & The Missing Princess

Last year, Dubai’s Princess Latifa made a bid for freedom. She was returned to the palace by force and hasn’t been heard from since. William Langley investigates.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

The Black Death

Many people diagnosed with cancer will do anything to beat the disease. And as Genevieve Gannon discovers, unscrupulous “healers” are peddling a toxic black “miracle cure” to cash in on their fear.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

Nigella - Nothing Is Off Limits

Despite a slew of TV appearances, cookbooks, world tours and more, Nigella Lawson insists she’s an indolent person at heart. Sue Smethurst sits down with the most recognisable face in home cookery to crack the secret to her seemingly effortless success.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

Nicole Kidman

At 51 Nicole Kidman is riding high professionally and personally. In a Weekly exclusive Juliet Rieden talks to the Aussie icon about the turning points in her life and career and asks her closest friends what makes Nicole tick.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
May 2019

The Power Of One

Kath Koschel has faced injury and heartbreak, but she wouldn’t change a thing about her incredible journey, she tells Tiffany Dunk.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

“I'm A Bloody Lucky Man”

Hugh Jackman is at the top of his game. Yet, as Michael Sheather reports, if not for his wife and family, he might be a completely different guy.

8 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

The Women Shaking Up America

A record number of women have been elected to the US Congress, with Muslims and a Native American among them. Nick Bryant investigates the female-led revolution.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

The Golden Age Of ITA

Despite a 60-year media career, Ita Buttrose’s greatest challenge may yet lie ahead of her. She talks to Genevieve Gannon about the importance of role models, and self-belief.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

Sowing The Seed

Even when he’s off duty, Charlie Albone takes time out to smell – and deadhead – the roses. The Selling Houses Australia horticulture guru takes Tiffany Dunk on a tour of his prized family garden.

6 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

Is It A Headache Or A Migraine?

There is nothing quite like a pounding headache to ruin your day. However, there is a big difference between regular headaches and a genuine attack of migraine, says Professor Kerryn Phelps.

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

Sophie Delezio - I'm Going To Spread My Wings

Sophie Delezio, the brave little girl who suffered burns to 85 per cent of her body when a car slammed into a daycare centre, has grown into a confident young woman about to leave home and travel overseas. She shares her quest for freedom with Michael Sheather.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

Inside The Shame Of George Pell

Television reporter Louise Milligan spent three years investigating George Pell and the Catholic Church and what she discovered has made her question her church and the justice system.

7 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

Healer? Visionary? Monster?

Self-styled spiritual guru and Universal Medicine leader Serge Benhayon has recruited thousands of devoted followers to his cult, where he claims to be able to heal and likens himself to Jesus. But as Susan Chenery reports, a new court case may finally bring an end to his web of deceit and the string of victims in his wake.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

Five Steps To Financial Health

Giving a little time and attention to your finances can yield huge monetary benefits, according to Money magazine editor Effie Zahos.

4 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
April 2019

Life Give It All You've Got!

She’s our ‘Queen of Pop’ who arrived in Australia aged 16 and pregnant and never left. As Marcia Hines prepares for Saturday Night Fever, the mischievous star talks to Juliet Rieden about love, family and why her mother will always be with her.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
March 2019

I Wouldn't Let Them Break Me

Debbie Kilroy’s journey from criminal to lawyer has earned her an Order of Australia. But Susan Chenery finds this feisty advocate will never forget her sisters inside.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
March 2019

The Church Of Broken Homes

A murder at Sydney’s Scientology centre has thrown the shadowy organisation back into the spotlight. A former member tells Genevieve Gannon how the church almost destroyed her life.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
March 2019

Long Live Love

Australia’s oldest married couple first met as teenagers on the Adelaide streets. After 80 years together, centenarians Ron and Esther Collings tell Bronwyn Phillips that a healthy sense of individuality is the key to a successful marriage.

5 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
March 2019

In The Line Of Duty

Australia’s first responders occupy the frontline in emergencies, including crime, fire, accident and even terrorism. And in spite of their courage, their jobs often come at an enormous personal cost.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
March 2019

Fear, Love And My Biggest Regret

As she prepares to come to Australia for a unique stage show, 72-year-old British icon Joanna Lumley tells Louise Gannon about her unusual marriage, the joy of being a granny, facing her fears and why age is her friend.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
March 2019