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Eleanor Witcombe: Her brilliant career
Malcolm Turned aged about eight looked up at her and asked: “Miss Witcombe, would you say as a playwright you are important?”
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:07:04 GMT)

Target and superquiz, Tuesday, November 13
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Stoush means no place for public art at Barangaroo
Barangaroo engenders mixed feelings when it comes to aesthetics, so it’s sad to learn that a major piece of public art will no longer be strung up over the harbourside precinct.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:59:03 GMT)

Morrison should have been by Macron's side
Why wasn't he there, and what was more important than honouring the 47,000 Australian soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War?
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:03:53 GMT)

Fighting terror with instinct and wisdom
The odds of being hurt or killed in a terrorist attack in Australia are minuscule. But, after three attacks, the fear of terrorism has naturally increased.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:32:01 GMT)

Sydney University launches $6.5 million Global Mathematics Institute
Jacqui Ramagge says she'll know there has been a necessary cultural shift when we have a mathematical insult in Australia.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMT)

'Trump is not a bad dream': How Australia can deal with Trump's America
Far from being impeached, Donald Trump has entrenched himself. There are eight ways Australia can thrive in a Trumpian world.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:02 GMT)

How Australia's health system could help fight terrorism
Mental health issues can play as much a part in terrorist incidents as extremist ideology.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:13:02 GMT)

Captured on CCTV: the terrifying moment a security guard was stabbed in the neck
This is the chilling moment a security guard was stabbed in the neck in Friday's fatal Bourke Street terror attack.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:34:04 GMT)

Celebrations in Foodora case may be short-lived
Gig economy companies from Uber to Deliveroo to Airtasker are no doubt examining their worker contracts to make sure they do not confer rights.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 04:32:01 GMT)

Brave he may be but 'Trolley Man' should not be a model
The public must consider the possible consequences of taking action if caught up in incidents like those in Melbourne.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:41:02 GMT)

Labor women have had enough and are speaking out for change
A decade ago, it was difficult for young women in the ALP to call out bad behaviour but there's been a shift shifted.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 04:13:15 GMT)

Button battery inquest opens: 'They never believed us'
Three times, tiny Isabella Rees was sent home from hospital, as doctors wrote off her vomiting and fever as symptoms of an infection.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 21:51:02 GMT)

Scott Morrison's best chance at winning the next election
Right now he's constantly asking himself how to make voters like him. But what if, instead, he faced up to reality?
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:54:03 GMT)

More laws won't stop terrorism but effective prevention is complex
What we understand as “deradicalisation” programs rarely work.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:04:02 GMT)

Cool kids: why little brains need air conditioning to learn
Cool learning environment even more important for kids than for adults, report finds
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Target and superquiz, Monday, November 12
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

CBD: Off and racing the cheer stakes for Bleak City
It’s certainly good to be back in Sydney after a week of exile in Bleak City.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT)

Time our politicians got off the buses
What is it with buses and campaign politics? Party strategists love them, almost as much as robocalls.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:58:04 GMT)

New armed terror squad needed to take down attackers, specialist says
A leading international security expert is calling on police to adopt a UK model of taking down terrorists with failings from Sydney’s Lindt siege attack yet to be learnt.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 18:37:03 GMT)

Terror must not divide us
Australia has shown over the past decade that together we can fight terrorism without tearing our country apart or sacrificing our values of tolerance and pluralism.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 09:45:01 GMT)

Amid the great silence, crowds mark 100th anniversary of Armistice
Atop a plateau above the storied French village of Villers-Bretonneaux, thousands have gathered at the foot of the Australian National Memorial,
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 09:07:01 GMT)

'They didn't die in vain': A cascade of poppies surround the newly opened Anzac Memorial
What one 10-year-old knows about the war.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 10:35:03 GMT)

Flashback 1918: Melbourne rejoices, the Great War is over
On November 11, 1918 a cablegram announced that World War I was over. As news of the armistice spread like lightning, the streets of Melbourne erupted in joy.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 02:12:05 GMT)

The incontrovertible truth about World War I
Our starting point for all commemorations must be deep sorrow, not only for the lives lost, but the effects on those who remained.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 20:40:04 GMT)

When the guns finally fell silent
Behind the bravery, behind the mythology, there was always the sacrifice. Grief was laid bare in towns across Australia.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 02:24:01 GMT)

Multiple losses devastated families in small town Australia
About 150 families lost three sons, at least. Five families lost four or more sons.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:05:00 GMT)

Diggers had a code of honour in WWI: Are we living up to it?
The Australians were irreligious, and sometimes uncouth, but had the most admirable code of honour, or so my grandfather wrote.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:05:00 GMT)

Superquiz and Target, Sunday, November 11
Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Sea of poppies lights lives lost
Thousands of handcrafted poppies have been placed on display in the grounds of the Australian War Memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which ended World War I.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:00:18 GMT)

When the guns fell silent
The new nation of Australia had lost 61,560 war dead, more than all the other wars fought in the history of white settlement. Many more men damaged by the fighting would die in the early postwar years.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:00:18 GMT)

'Really shocked': Playground surfaces can hit 90 degrees in summer
The soft fall rubber covering many children's playgrounds can reach more than 80 degrees Celsius in summer, a study of Sydney childcare centre playgrounds has found.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:00:18 GMT)

Remembrance Day: So swift to the slaughter. So blasted of life
Every year, the dwindling number of veterans of other wars march to the memorial in Gisborne. My father, who was in the Korean War, was one of them.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 12:19:00 GMT)

'I got him but he didn't go down': Trolley Man tells how he rammed Bourke Street attacker
The man hailed as a hero for ramming the knife-wielding Bourke Street attacker with a supermarket trolley has described how he acted instinctively.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:49:02 GMT)

Parenting style the new front in culture wars
An ideological battle over controlled crying has created unprecedented anxiety among parents and given rise to a new industry of costly consultants.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:23:02 GMT)

Security beefed up in wake of Bourke Street attack
Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said that there is no current threat to the community, however, police would have a heavy presence at the weekend's events to help people feel safe.
(Sat, 10 Nov 2018 03:30:02 GMT)

Surviving the 1998 Sydney to Hobart superstorm
The horrifying drama of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, in which six sailors died and five boats were lost, overshadowed the triumph of the brave crew.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:46:06 GMT)

World War I widows with a 40-year age gap between bride and groom
The magic of a teen romance with World War I veteran 'The Great Fresco'.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:05:00 GMT)

Good Weekend Superquiz and Target, Saturday, November 10
Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

It's not just the economy, stupid: Trump and Turnbull know it too well
In the United States and in Australia, economic boom times have not been enough to sustain faith in governments. Donald Trump sought votes by hitting the xenophobia button, but Australia is a different place.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:34:04 GMT)

Tablet interactive: Confused Honey Badger is hot to trot
Have the fun police reined in the fun at Flemington? Not for Nick Cummins.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT)

Richard Gill: a teacher’s teacher and a musician’s musician
Richard Gill’s indefatigable devotion to music was rewarded with probably the largest roll call of awards in Australian music history.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:48:04 GMT)

Australia well placed in a turbulent world
Australia is well-placed having China as our biggest economic partner, the US as our biggest ally, strong ties in Europe and a leading role in our region.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:57:00 GMT)

Conjoined twins Nima and Dawa successfully separated in marathon surgery
Surgeons have successfully separated conjoined Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa, after a marathon effort involving an 18-strong medical team.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:09:03 GMT)

HSC exams end and life after school looms for 70,000 students
More than 4000 year 12 students sat the drama exam on Friday afternoon, marking the end of this year's HSC.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 05:05:01 GMT)

A pure model of public accountability
Though not a rich man, Ted Mack rejected a fortune in entitlements, thought always of the public good and put matters directly to his constituents.
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 03:23:03 GMT)

Rush seeks 'millions' in damages from Daily Telegraph
Geoffrey Rush "may never work again" and should be awarded "substantial" damages if the Federal Court finds he was defamed, his barrister said.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 05:56:02 GMT)

Dicey Topics: Kerry O'Brien talks politics, sex and money
The Walkley Award-winning journalist Kerry O'Brien discusses the topics we're told to keep private.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 22:22:01 GMT)

Macquarie Street cements its reputation as the grubbiest Parliament in the country
Corrections Minister David Elliott detonated a bomb in question time on October 18 that was really only ever going to end one way.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Target and superquiz, Friday, November 9
Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Editorial cartoon
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of Fairfax's cartoonists.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:01:10 GMT)

Australia must tread carefully in its Pacific contest with China
Canberra will have to get used to handling a cascade of difficult issues with Beijing.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT)

Time to lift stone-age secrecy shrouding political donations
Transparency is needed to ensure voters know who is gaining influence and how much they're spending
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT)

Our justice system needs an overhaul, for the sake of women everywhere
I would like to give a message to judges, all of them. Your job is to keep us safe, all of us.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT)

'Broken from the inside': how four devastating years are still shaping us
It was a patriotic adventure turned nightmare: more than 60,000 men killed overseas, only two bodies ever returned home. A hundred years on, the scars from World War I linger on Australia's streets and in our psyche.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:37:07 GMT)

Children's car seats: Aussie solution to problem 50 per cent get wrong
In a major breakthrough, early results of research into correctly fitting children's car seats reduced errors by 27 per cent.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT)

Finalists announced for 2019 NSW Australian of the Year Awards
A Paralympian, a leading cancer researcher, a retired teacher and an investigative journalist are among the finalists for the 2019 NSW Australian of the Year Awards.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:36:01 GMT)

The Sunshine Coast is Australia's caravan-living capital
More than 2200 people 'lived' in a caravan on the Sunshine Coast on census night, making it Australia's caravan capital. Why?
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 21:11:02 GMT)

Oaks Day full of fancy hats, footsore friends, and a whiff of success
Walking across the gleaming grass on Thursday, you would not have known Flemington's gleaming new grandstand was nearly carried away like a giant shining ark by Tuesday's Biblical thunderstorm.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 19:33:35 GMT)

'What am I doing wrong?': one in four Australians is lonely
One in four Australian adults is lonely, and those who are have significantly worse physical and mental health. Yet we don't have a national approach to alleviate it.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 03:55:04 GMT)

'Somebody's going to have to back down': Australia-China relationship thaws
Is the diplomatic freeze finally coming to an end?
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 05:26:01 GMT)

Most senior surviving officer with Second World War service
His commitment to commemoration led him to secure in the late 1990s the establishment of the Sydney Anzac Day Dawn Service Trust.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 02:22:03 GMT)

Child's body found during police search after three found dead near car
Police have found the body of a child after a large-scale land and air search in the Northern Territory, triggered after three people were found dead near a broken down car, about 300km northwest of Alice Springs.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:17:01 GMT)

'Reckless, cruel irresponsibility': Rush barrister slams Telegraph
The barrister acting for Geoffrey Rush has described articles about the actor as "the most recklessly irresponsible" journalism to come before the courts.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:11:02 GMT)

Judge in Rush trial takes aim at 'bad pun' in 'King Leer' headline
The judge hearing the Geoffrey Rush defamation case said a "bad pun" in a headline may have undermined a story that "emphasised" his denials of inappropriate behaviour.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:29:06 GMT)

Search for new pokies CEO unearths a work of corporate art
More wonderful than the pursuit for Ainsworth’s new chief is the executive search firm's own carefully stage managed curriculum vitaes.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Target and superquiz, Thursday, November 8
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:38:02 GMT)

Alcohol recognised as leading cause of harm at global safety conference
Global safety experts meeting in Bangkok on Wednesday agreed to recognise that harmful alcohol use contributes to morbidity, injury and violence in all types of injuries.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:52:03 GMT)

Chemical risk at Richmond sparks warning on meat, eggs and fish
Levels of toxic chemicals in food being sold to the general public remains unknown, report finds.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 07:27:04 GMT)

Beware the Trumpification of our politics
There are lessons for Australian politicians in the message that American voters have sent to Donald Trump: short-term populism is not the answer.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 07:15:02 GMT)

Judge 'grapples' with why Rush would have been 'potentially destructive' on-stage
The presiding judge in the Rush defamation trial said he was "grappling" with why the actor would have touched a co-star on stage for his "own sexual gratification".
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:17:03 GMT)

Three HSC students escorted to exams while under investigation for sex assault
The year 12 students allegedly sexually assaulted a male year 10 student at their school in Sydney's west.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 05:09:04 GMT)

Mechanical issues force Chile-bound flight to land in Melbourne
A Qantas flight from Sydney bound for Chile was forced to turn back overnight due to engine trouble, delaying travel plans for hundreds of passengers.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:27:01 GMT)

Eryn Jean Norvill had 'no motive' to lie about Rush: court
The young actor who has accused Geoffrey Rush of sexual harassment had no motive to lie and "desperately wanted to stay out of the limelight", a court heard.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 04:45:07 GMT)

Memo to spoilt-brat adults who can't abide toddlers in cafes
My kids are humans, too. I'm done with apologising for them.
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 04:00:02 GMT)

Ruth Gates: 'Renaissance woman' sought to rescue coral reefs
Losing pieces of the global puzzle like coral reefs or the polar ice caps, Gates said, “will ultimately wipe us out as a species.”
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:54:02 GMT)

Honour beloved conductor with a French-style festival of music
Every year on June 21, cities and towns all over France celebrate the Fete de la Musique.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:09:00 GMT)

The only sure thing is it was tough to pick a winner
The pollies with the inside tips, the money men and their quantitative analysts, and even some of the bookies lost at Flemington.
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:39:05 GMT)

Target and superquiz, Wednesday, November 7
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Merchants of death should not be funding Australian War Memorial
How can it be right that weapons manufacturers fund a shrine and museum that plays such a pivotal role in shaping our national memory of war?
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT)

Canberra leg of Groovin the Moo in doubt after uni backs out
After almost a decade, the University of Canberra has ended its contract to hold Groovin the Moo in Canberra. So what happens to the festival now?
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 09:05:01 GMT)

Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health
High levels of pollen in the air, as well as strong wind gusts, could cause life-threatening breathing difficulties for some sufferers.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:56:04 GMT)

Dame Beryl Beaurepaire: Feminist, political activist and philanthropist
Dame Beryl Beaurepaire was the first woman to chair the Australian War Memorial.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 04:02:03 GMT)

Judge rejects Daily Telegraph's bid to call 'Witness X' in Rush trial
A Federal Court judge has rejected a bid by The Daily Telegraph to call a new witness, dubbed Ms X, in a defamation case brought against it by Geoffrey Rush.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:55:01 GMT)

Growing up gay in a Christian school had lasting effects on my life
When I was 12, my parents sent me to a Christian high school.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:24:04 GMT)

Spanking is ineffective and harmful to children, pediatricians’ group says
A new policy on corporal punishment, the American Academy of Pediatrics' most strongly-worded yet, updates 20-year-old guidance on discipline.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 21:02:01 GMT)

'Where is the outrage?': the issue Nelson Mandela urged his granddaughter to pursue
Progress on reducing deaths and injuries on the roads had stalled globally, a major safety conference in Bangkok has heard.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:19:03 GMT)

Tabcorp, Crown take a punt on Call of the Card
The Melbourne Cup crowd seems to spend more time at Crown than at Flemington.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Target and superquiz, Tuesday, November 6
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Editorial cartoon
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of Fairfax's cartoonists.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:01:10 GMT)

Why you should argue with racists
My life is shaped by being Jewish. I’m not a great Jew; not even a good Jew but it’s who I am. What is happening now terrifies me.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 19:16:04 GMT)

Scott Morrison has staked foreign policy on values Beijing abhors
Australia's future will be dominated by China, but the values of China's rulers are deeply alien to Australia's.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT)

Schools' letter misinterpreted as homophobic, Anglican Archbishop says
The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney says his schools did not ask for and do not want exemptions from the Sex Discrimination Act but are seeking "a positive right to religious freedom".
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMT)

'Get off your phone!': How rude theatregoers are slighting actors
A Sydney actor took matters into his own hands during a performance in Sydney last weekend.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:15:02 GMT)

Virgin's (cost-free) gesture risks becoming swiftly tokenistic
In previous generations, the need to ensure veterans were adequately cared for, not just “thanked”, was a no-brainer.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 05:00:02 GMT)

Telegraph slammed for 'extraordinary' conduct in Rush trial: court
The barrister acting for Geoffrey Rush in his defamation case against the Telegraph has blasted the newspaper for its "extraordinary" conduct during the trial.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 02:47:02 GMT)

Sydney corporates and politicians race into Melbourne
The Spring Racing Carnival really hit the big time on Friday when Sydney identities streamed into Bleak City.
(Sun, 04 Nov 2018 22:04:03 GMT)

Target and superquiz, Monday, November 5
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
(Sun, 04 Nov 2018 13:01:00 GMT)

Stuart Robert's web of influence: from the Gold Coast to South America
Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert has spun a web of influence into South America via a new business council based in a Sydney office that has no staff.
(Mon, 05 Nov 2018 23:23:04 GMT)

Three women charged for assisting two mothers to abduct their children
Three more people have been charged over their alleged roles in parental abduction ring that stretched across Australia.
(Sun, 04 Nov 2018 13:23:01 GMT)