In the face of doubters, the former journalist and refugee summoned up lessons learnt battling cancer to deliver an epic upset at the May election.
- by Matthew Knott
Gareth Reeves, who plays Harry Potter on stage, has a shoulder strapped together with elastic tape. His physio likens his injuries to those “typical of trapeze artists”.
- by Nick Miller
Told to shed her western Sydney accent and that she could make mistakes because TV networks needed “brown women”, the journalist decided to take action.
- by Matthew Knott
The writer, social advocate and now Londoner says the treatment meted out to her in Australia broke her heart and her relationship with the country.
- by Latika Bourke
One of Melbourne’s most prolific restaurateurs tells Peter Barrett what it’s like to open four restaurants in a pandemic, and what he still hopes to achieve.
- by Peter Barrett
There are two organisations at the heart of the complex web of governments and public and private institutions that provide our power. Anna Collyer runs them both.
- by Nick O'Malley
The “patron saint of saving”, Jessica Irvine, concedes her budgeting obsession borders on the weird but it’s also an altruistic way of paying her bills.
- by Melanie Kembrey
For the better part of a decade, they’ve been Australia’s most chaotic dance act, but Peking Duk might just be undergoing some personal growth.
- by Thomas Mitchell
“The crowd went wild, the cheer squad went wild and those boys went wild ... It showed the true power of diversity.”
- by Wendy Tuohy
“We have police wanting safe, vibrant neighbourhoods. We have local government activating unused and outdoor areas,” says the billionaire hospitality boss.
- by Callan Boys
Newly appointed NSW environment minister James Griffin says there is one topic of conversation that is banned from his family dinner table: politics.
- by Laura Chung