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Comedy festival’s nearly over, but the jokes live on

4 days ago

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has given us maximum LOLs, minimum lulls for nearly a mo...

comedy | Jokes | festival |

Stop putting dead women in the ‘too hard basket’

5 days ago

Borce Ristevski killed his wife, Karen, bundled up her body, dumped her in bushland, and then carrie...

hard | dead | basket | Putting |

There’s room for soap-box stand-up and hearty LOLs

2 weeks ago

We’re walls deep into the 33rd Melbourne International Comedy Festival and something has become glar...

Stand | Hearty | Soap |

Gay conversion therapy nearly destroyed me

3 weeks ago

I knew that I was gay from a very young age, but growing up in the Church, this was by no means an e...

Gay | conversion | therapy | Destroyed |

Gay conversion therapy: it nearly destroyed me

3 weeks ago

I knew that I was gay from a very young age, but growing up in the Church, this was by no means an e...

therapy | conversion | Gay | Destroyed |

Frydenberg’s Rumble in the Jungle Budget strategy: Hold steady

3 weeks ago

Despite all the talk about paying off debt, there is only one Bill that Josh Frydenberg is trying to...

Budget | Frydenberg | strategy | Jungle | steady | rumble |

Farmers’ plight is quite simply a catastrophe

3 weeks ago

Catastrophe. Disaster. Decimation. These are not words that should ever be used lightly. They are wo...

Farmers | plight | Catastrophe | simply |

It’s our biggest killer, yet it’s being ignored

3 weeks ago

Ask most Australians what they think is Australia’s single leading cause of death and they’ll say it...

Biggest | Killer |

Robodebts is an elaborate sham

3 weeks ago

CENTRELINK’S pursuit of what has become to be known as robodebts is an elaborate sham that cannot go...

elaborate | Sham |

Why going vego is a big mis-steak

3 weeks ago

Being vegetarian is a big missed steak — and a big mistake. The owners of the burger chain Grill’d w...

mis | steak |

Seven famous family feuds to make Meghan feel normal

3 weeks ago

If Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is stressing out over the realisation that her father Thomas and half-s...

famous | Meghan | feel | Normal | family | feuds |

The five types of kitchen gadgets you need to throw out

3 weeks ago

Have you noticed you can’t buy anything these days without an attached disclaimer?

Types | kitchen | gadgets | throw |

We can’t miss the boat on opportunities with Bali

3 weeks ago

I’ll dare to be controversial and say at the outset I believe boys are more in need of education tha...

Bali | opportunities |

How looking forward helped me leave sadness in the past

3 weeks ago

It’s not often I feel absolutely awful.

helped | Sadness | Forward | leave |

The vegan army is on the march

3 weeks ago

The weather was depressing, in the way only English weather can be.

March | vegan | Army |

Stuff the tidying trend — messy life brings me joy

3 weeks ago

Have you heard of Mrs Hinch? No? Well, you’re about to.

stuff | Tidying | Messy | joy | brings | trend |