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LETTER of the MONTH
Royals reveal baby joy!
Sylvia Jeffreys Beautiful chaos • As she prepares to become a mother to two boys under the age of two, Sylvia Jeffreys tells Tiffany Dunk why she’s never been happier, both in life and in her marriage.
Royal Insider • Behind Palace gates with Juliet Rieden
Riding the wave • Surfing may be an individual sport but when faced with overwhelming inequality, a band of renegade female champions put aside any rivalry to fight for their rights. They share their stories of battling discrimination, bigotry and even violence with Beverley Hadgraft.
Layne Beachley, 48
Pam Burridge, 55
Pauline Menczer, 50
Jodie Cooper, 56
“Hear me NOW” • Her courageous journey has already raised awareness of child sexual abuse and achieved greater justice for survivors. Now she has a platform like no other. Samantha Trenoweth sits down for a one-on-one with Grace Tame, our Australian of the Year.
Love always • A MESSAGE FROM GRACE’S MUM, PENNY PLASCHKE, ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY.
Aussies with heart • Meet three dedicated women determined to create a better future locally and around the world.
A fraction too much FICTION • Eccentricities or misinformation? After the storming of the US Capitol, Samantha Trenoweth asks, how dangerous are conspiracy theories?
The craziest conspiracy theories of our time
Fight or flight • When hang-gliding champion Helen Ross Lee suffered a traumatic brain injury after a crash, she had to learn to walk, talk, eat and write again. She shares her story of courage, resilience and love with Alley Pascoe.
Kamala Harris The people’s Vice President • Kamala Harris was raised to believe in a just and equal world, even if she couldn’t see it. Juliet Rieden discovers how America’s new beacon of hope rose from segregation to the second-highest office in the land.
Finding “the One” • As a fortysomething woman in politics, finding a partner was tricky for Kamala Harris – until she went on a date with Doug Emhoff. In this extract from her memoir, the US Vice President goes back to the day she met the love of her life in 2013.
PIP COURTNEY “There’s not a day I don’t think of John” • As the ABC’s Landline celebrates 30 years of telling the stories of rural Australians, host Pip reveals it was those same people who helped her heal in a time of overwhelming grief.
Return of the Monaco curse • As the not-always-so-charming Prince of Monaco faces another paternity suit, William Langley ponders the fate of his marriage and his fairytale Mediterranean dominion.
Ordinary people • Challenging childhoods made Debra Oswald and Richard Glover cherish ordinary life. As they cuddle their first grandchild the couple talks to Juliet Rieden about love, parenthood and Debra’s heart-stopping new work.
The frightening danger of BABY FOOD FADS • A baby in regional Victoria suffered such severe malnutrition that it led to permanent brain damage when her parents fed her on home-made formula and herbal tea. Genevieve Gannon investigates an extreme diet culture gone mad.
FEEDING VEGAN BABIES: THE FACTS
MY YEAR OF letting go • For Susan Sarandon, 2020 was a year of finding joy in simple pleasures and learning to say goodbye. From the loss of her mother to the birth of a new grandchild, she looks back with Samantha Trenoweth.
MURDER in the SUBURBS • After WWII, a crime wave washed through Sydney proving women killers can be just as ruthless as men. Sue Williams investigates a new book that uncovers the wives who killed...