CATEGORIES

Crime And Punishment

Forget running in heels – the unfashionable curse of middle age has left many flat-footed.

3 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
March 2019

The Derwent's Darkest Hour

Robert Chappell was murdered on his yacht 10 years ago, but who killed him? Was the conviction of his partner, Sue Neill-Fraser, the greatest miscarriage of justice since the Chamberlain case? As the decade-long crusade to free her reaches its dramatic conclusion, Genevieve Gannon follows the evidence trail.

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

To Hell And Back

Margaret Harrod and her twin brother were inseparable as children and together they took vows and gave their lives to the Catholic Church. Then Margaret discovered her brother’s terrible secret, and her honesty and courage helped put him behind bars. Sue Smethurst reports.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
February 2019

The Irwins

The Irwin family invites The Weekly to spend three sun-soaked days with them on Lady Elliot Island. There, in a rare and revealing interview, they tell Michael Sheather how the tragic loss of husband and father Steve still inspires their passions.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
February 2019

The Day Our World Caught Fire

The Black Saturday bushfires tore through Victoria in 2009, taking 173 lives and devastating whole communities. Ten years later, Megan Norris speaks with some of the survivors who lost homes, properties, loved ones, and whose lives will never be the same.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
February 2019

Our New Life With Neve

A year ago, Jacinda Ardern was making headlines as New Zealand’s new Prime Minister. She was also newly pregnant. Now, a year into her job running the country while also becoming a first-time mum, she talks to Emma Clifton about making history, finding life balance and her gratitude for others support.

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

Finding Hope In The Ashes

A decade ago, author Ella Holcombe lost her parents and childhood home in the Black Saturday bushfires. Despite the unimaginable tragedy, Susan Horsburgh finds it has inspired healing and hope.

8 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
February 2019

Brave Heart

When her husband committed suicide, Gurjit Sondhu had three choices. She could return to India, she could buckle beneath the grief or she could manage the farm herself. In the end, the choice was easy. Gurjit revs up the ute and takes Heather Ewart and Karen Michelmore on a tour of her farm.

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

Allison Baden-Clay's Of Legacy Hope

When Allison Baden-Clay was murdered, her family was shocked – they’d had no idea she was in an abusive relationship. In an exclusive interview, her sister Vanessa Fowler shares Allison’s story with Susan Chenery, in the hope it will help save lives.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
February 2019

100 Years Of Dirt

In the garden, Costa Georgiadis believes in harmony and balance, and the interconnectedness of all life. As he tells Genevieve Gannon, the same is true of human relationships.

10 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
February 2019

Party, Party, Party

C’mon everybody, all feel the noise!

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

THE Reading Room

The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

Pacific Paradise islands

The urge to explore battles the desire to relax during a trip to one of the South Pacific’s best-kept secrets. Nicole Byers says Kia Orana to the Cook Islands.

4 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

My Sister Jackie

This year marks 25 years since Jackie Kennedy Onassis died, and had she lived she would she would have been 90 in July. A fascinating extract from a new biography about Jackie and her only sister Lee Radziwell unties the tangled relationship between the siblings who were alike in so many ways, even loving the same men.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

Is Your Thyroid Making You Tired?

An important part of your hormonal system, the thyroid gland can be responsible for a range of symptoms, from fatigue and dry skin to brain fog.

1 min read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

How Would You Feel if Daddy Ran For President?

So much of the last decade had been about trying to strike a balance between my family and my work,figuring out how to be loving and present for Malia and Sasha while also trying to be decent at my job.

4 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

Christine's Indian Feasting

Christine Manfield is using a fork to dig around in a plate of green bean poriyal – a dry curry laden with freshly grated coconut and seasoned with turmeric.

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

Chariot Of Fire

It’s a win-win situation when the kids reject the eightseated monster and “Mum’s taxi” gets a divine makeover.

3 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

Blue Water Adventure

Moreton Island is a natural playground that’s perfect for action and distraction,

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

Ask The Doctor With Professor Kerryn Phelps

E.D., NSW. The bulging vein is not likely to be of any concern.

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
January 2019

Your Best Skin Yet

Skin concerns stealing your confidence? Laser Clinics Australia offer a wide range of treatments for just about every skin concern imaginable, so you can put your best face forward every single day

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
Christmas 2018

Youthful Tricks For Eyes & Lips

Many women are unsure of how to make the most of their eyes – ditto lips. Janine Phillipson quizzed the experts for tips on making the most of what you’ve got.

3 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
Christmas 2018

You Need A Little Magic In Life

She’s been acting since she was seven years old, but Diane Lane had a very different dream. The Hollywood star tells Juliet Rieden about her wild childhood, missing her mum and playing a baddie in the new season of House of Cards.

10+ mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
Christmas 2018

We Are The Champions

Christmas is all about great teamwork, according to husbands who want to take credit where no credit is due.

3 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
Christmas 2018

Winter Wonderland

Alicia Pyke visits Moscow and Saint Petersburg in December for an unforgettable white Christmas.

3 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
Christmas 2018

The Dance Of Love

Dancing romantic leads comes naturally to Ako Kondo and Chengwu Guo. Wendy Squires meets the Australian Ballet’s newlywed and thoroughly besotted dancers.

3 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
Christmas 2018

She's Making A List ...

Not all traditions are worth keeping at Christmas.

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
Christmas 2018

The Reading Room

A Well-Behaved Woman By Therese Anne Fowler, Hachette.

2 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
December 2018

Rivers Of Life

Samantha Trenoweth explores life along Vietnam’s rivers, taking in the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City and the historic charms of Hue along the way.

3 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
December 2018

People In Long, Happy Marriages Tell A Lot Of BS

As an actress she often plays posh ladies in frocks, but privately Emma Thompson is loud, angry and radical. William Langley talks to the British Dame about the secret to a happy marriage and her heartbreaking new role.

9 mins read
The Australian Women's Weekly
December 2018