A WOMAN has been arrested for allegedly starting the Bonython house fire which sent a family to hospital on the weekend.
With calls to raise the Newstart allowance, cartoonist PAUL DORIN wonders about the struggling farmers.
Transport Minister Chris Steel's line, light rail should be treated like a “rhino on a skateboard”, brilliantly nails the issue, says Seven Days columnist MIKE WELSH.
The greyest area of the post-ministerial employment provision is the stipulation not to take advantage of private information acquired as a minister, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.
IF the first week of the 46th Parliament was heavily ceremonial – dominated by the new governor-general, a raft of first-time MPs and Bob Hawke condolence speeches – the next two weeks will mark a return to normal programming, writes MARK KENNY.
Arts editor HELEN MUSA’s weekly wrap of who’s doing what in the arts in Canberra.
Five stars for the new film about Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s early life. “The whole cast is great. The locations are dazzling,” writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
A new international study has found fathers who invest time and money in their children are likely to be more jealous when their partner cheats on them compared with dads who are less involved.
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