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OUR unsung letter writers are in fine form this week. They tackle the issues of young people, war memorials, the Salvation Army and, unsurprisingly, there is a spirited defence of Julia Gillard’s appearance in response […]

“IT’S not like people are going to dance in the streets with banners yelling ‘yahoo ATO’, but we should take pride in it.” That’s tax commissioner Michael D’Ascenzo purring to ELERI HARRIS about the ATO’s […]

IT’S fascinating how the hit television series “Mad Men”, based on the New York advertising industry of the late ‘50s-early ‘60s, is influencing the fashion looks of the spring racing carnival. In our cover story […]

LIBERAL Party president Winnifred Rosser is saying ciao to all this and tells KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK that she’s off to live in Italy. Elsewhere in this week’s edition dogged DON AITKIN muses on the Joel Monighan […]

This week’s fun cover photograph of the restless Ivan Slavich and his mission for Movember was taken by SILAS BROWN. Ivan has put his focus and energy on raising funds for men’s health and he’s […]

CARLY-Jane Tozer is 23, married, has a baby, a house, her own business and has just been named the ACT’s young businesswoman of the year. In this week’s cover story, we meet a remarkable young […]

COVER girl Danielle Post has arrived to read the news at WIN TV and walked into a newsroom that’s got talent walking out. She’s unfazed, as she tells ELERI HARRIS: “Every newsroom goes through the […]

This week: Don Aitkin, Michael Moore, Robert Macklin, Helen Musa, Dougal Macdonald, Mark Parton, Amanda Bresnan, Andrew Leigh, Greg Cornwell, Eleri Harris, Megan Haggan, Kathryn Vukovljak, Bill Stephens and Wendy Johnson. Great names. Great writing. […]

THIS week we’re taking a long, loving look at the gone-but-not-forgotten Starlight drive-in. Only the iconic, American-style sign remains beside the Federal Highway in Watson, a mouldering, nostalgic reminder of movie entertainment from another time.

We took one fabulous dress and persuaded four very different, well-known Canberra identities to model it in the name of Frocktober, the month-long awareness campaign for ovarian cancer. Snapper-to-the-stars SILAS BROWN got a page of […]

IT’S another mighty edition, this week rich in glossy photographs: There is a lovely fashion spread that starts with the front cover. There’s a gorgeous preview of a delightful open garden in Cook and snapper […]

IT’S a thundering good issue this week: Political writer MICHAEL MOORE exposes Labor’s poker-machine conflict; TIM GAVEL can’t help himself, he’s back in love with the Raiders and ROBERT MACKLIN discovers that brave is the […]

DON’T wait until Saturday to see who’s selling what. Starting this week, we feature a directory of every house in every suburb (and beyond) listed with the market-leading real estate sales site allhomes.com.au. We believe […]

CRISIS, what crisis? Political columnist MICHAEL MOORE rejoices at the prospect of a minority government; ROBERT MACKLIN rejoices at the prospect of changing parliamentary behaviour and ELERI HARRIS writes joyfully about some of the funny […]

CONGRATULATIONS: Claire Connolly, the founder of the “green” graphic design house Papercut has been recognised by the Chamber of Women in Business as the Business Woman of the Year. And on the environmental theme, columnist […]

IT’S election time: DON AITKIN says it’s boring; MICHAEL MOORE is seeing elephants; MARK PARTON discovers dark secrets and GARY HUMPHRIES believes his face is his fortune. No? So smooth the troubled brow with a […]

MICHAEL MOORE thinks political dependence on polling is corrupting what parties stand for, SONYA FLADUN’s survival seems to hinge on dodging her kids’ debris and ROBERT MACKLIN just can’t escape the influence of “MasterChef”. More […]

DON AITKIN gnashes his teeth over the nonsense concept of a “popularly elected prime minister”, SONYA FLADUN shares her school-holiday research: Canberra’s public loos are a disgrace and MARK PARTON takes a hairy-chested approach to […]

WE’RE not sure it’s terribly relaxing sitting cross-legged on London Circuit median strip on a freezing winter’s morning, but PETRINA STAMENKOVIC bravely took the snapper’s challenge to illustrate the benefits of Lifeline’s impending Stress Down […]