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Rachel & Bryan: Finding our happy place • She’s the questioning adventurer, he’s the laidback optimist, and after 40 years of marriage and some individual struggles, beloved actors Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown have found new happy places.
“You Never Forget...” - Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton • Forty-three years ago, on a cold night at Uluru, Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton lost her baby to a dingo, and soon after, she lost her freedom. In an exclusive interview with The Weekly, she speaks about fairness, forgiveness and living with the scars of life.
Trinny Woodall I Won’t Be Defined By Age • She’s the definition of “girl boss” – a woman who has not only forged her own success but dedicated herself to empowering other women along the way. Trinny Woodall has worked hard for all that she’s achieved. She shares her surprising journey.
The Teacher’s Daughter • At four years old, Shanelle Dawson was told her mother, Lynette, left the family home of her own free will. But in a deeply emotional journey that lasted 40 years, she gradually learnt Lynette had been murdered by her husband – and Shanelle’s father – Chris. Shanelle’s father and his family have been the subject of court cases, tabloid news and hit podcast The Teacher’s Pet. Today, Shanelle tells her own story.
90 Years of women in The Weekly • Across three very special issues, The Weekly remembers the many extraordinary women who have stolen our hearts, lit up our lives and helped to shape Australia over the past nine decades. Our journey concludes here …
The Great Baby Drought • Australia’s birthrate has been falling since the 1970s, and new projections show no sign of an upturn any time soon. But why this reproductive reticence, and can anything be done to put parenthood back on the Aussie agenda?
Mirror Mirror On The Wall • On the eve of her 68th birthday, Wendy Harmer reflects on a life that’s been blessed and brutal. From being abandoned by her mother to welcoming children of her own at the eleventh hour, she shares the laughter and the tears with The Weekly.
“The flood has brought us together” • In the wake of Western Australia’s worst-ever flood emergency, The Weekly meets the inspiring women who are leading the recovery and uniting the community at Fitzroy Crossing.
Dear Ita... • In 1980, as editor-in-chief of The Weekly, Ita Buttrose asked the women of Australia what was really going on in their lives. She received 10,000 letters addressed to her personally. Here she reminisces about her “best job ever”.
Happy birthday Bluey • It’s won Logies, Emmys, BAFTAS and more. This year, it became the most watched series on Australian television, garnering over 11 million viewers. In America, it is Disney’s jewel in the crown. As Bluey prepares to celebrate its fifth birthday, we take a look at how this family of Aussie Blue Heelers has generated an empire.
“This is a crazy life” • When Angourie Rice broke out as a Hollywood star, mum Kate was right by her side. Now, the mother-daughter duo have found a way to combine the two worlds they love – Australian summertime with a burgeoning LA romance.
Mother Love • Robyn Davidson’s solo desert trek made her famous 46 years ago, setting the course for her extraordinary life. But before that, her mum’s suicide shaped the woman she would become.
Fair dinkum! • From nicknames to rhyming slang, the quirky evolution of our lingo gives voice to a unique, dry sense of humour that is at the heart of Australian culture. Actor and wordsmith William McInnes picks his favourite turns of phrase from the past 90 years of...