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I wasn’t notified when my 9am flight time changed to 6am. Can I get compensation?
You shouldn’t have to wear the cost of those expensive replacement tickets, writes Australian policy expert Kat George. But pursuing this might be frustrating

Kat George

03, Dec, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Three things with Genesis Owusu: ‘With this game everyone becomes Logan Roy’
In our weekly interview about objects, the Aria-winning artist tells us about two games that have shaped his art: one a noughties video game, and another about bean farming

As told to Katie Cunningham

03, Dec, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘I fret about the years that lie ahead’: the unique caring burden of single childless daughters
A ‘highly naturalised’ assumption within many families about who will care for ageing parents can be a vexed issue for the daughters left carrying the load

Stephanie Wood

02, Dec, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Count your cutlery, clean the dishwasher and freeze these soufflés: how to host Christmas with three weeks to go
In the first of a series leading up to 25 December, writer and ‘recovering’ caterer Elizabeth Quinn helps less-than-confident hosts navigate their way to successful festivities

Elizabeth Quinn

01, Dec, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Australian Christmas gift guide 2023: 202 present ideas to please everyone
Our editors have scoured the country to pull together a selection of Christmas presents for 2023 that appeal to anyone – from parents to office secret Santas to something special for your best friend’s baby

Alyx Gorman, Yvonne C Lam, Shannon Wong-Nizic, Illustration: Victoria Hart

30, Nov, 2023 @11:53 PM

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Getting lost in local bushland was a grand parenting disaster. Our children adored it | Myke Bartlett
A day of trauma has become a treasured memory for the kids – a real-life adventure

Myke Bartlett

30, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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My sister is getting opportunities I feel I missed. How do I grieve my past, but support her? | Leading questions
Beware of grass is always greener thinking, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Instead, reflect on what has stopped you before and what is possible now

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

30, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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No wok? No worries: Alice Zaslavsky’s vegetarian snow pea stir-fry with tempeh ‘mince’ and chilli oil
If you’ve ever been cursed with a soggy stir-fry, the cookbook author advocates a blanch-and-batch approach that works wonders in her easy vegan spring-summer recipe

Alice Zaslavsky

29, Nov, 2023 @12:00 AM

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How I found my next of kin: ‘Over a cup of tea at a kitchen table, we all agreed’
Like many millions, Tina Cartwright lives far from her family of origin. But as a medical receptionist, she has seen the toll this can take when things go wrong

Tina Cartwright

28, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Driving while distracted is a truly dumb way to die. Hopefully I’ve learned my lesson | Paul Daley
From applying makeup in the rear-view mirror to watching cat videos on the phone, the morning commute is a parade of appalling driver behaviour

Paul Daley

28, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Tell us: how did you bring the spark back to a long-term relationship?
From flirty gestures to big adventures, we want to hear your stories of, and advice for, refreshing the romance within a long-lived partnership

Guardian community team

28, Nov, 2023 @3:46 AM

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Three things with Brooke Satchwell: ‘I don’t go anywhere without a head torch’
In our weekly series about objects, the actor tell us about her blended bear family - and her rubber band habit

As told to Katie Cunningham

26, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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