Australian lifestyle

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‘I might wear it in 10 years’ time’: four clothes-keepers on why they hold on to old garments
With the average Australian sending 10kg of clothes to landfill each year, fashion enthusiasts share their reasons for keeping – and cherishing – pre-loved items

Lucianne Tonti

06, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Avoid flat lemonade and don’t starve the bug: what to do when gastro strikes
Experts share their tips for treating viral gastroenteritis at home – and when it’s important to see a doctor

Lydia Hales

05, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘I couldn’t stop thinking about it’: one woman’s hunt for Facebook Marketplace treasure
In our series on artwork in Australian homes, Jorja Brown shows us the alpaca wool-weaving that sparked an internet-wide search – and a big career change

Doosie Morris

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Featuring death and grief in children’s books can equip them with skills to navigate emotional terrain
We don’t need to overload young people with everything that adults carry, but we should be as truthful as we can for their age

Nova Weetman

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Three things with Lee Kernaghan: ‘You can’t put babies in a tray back!’
In our weekly interview about objects, the country music star tells us about his favourite instrument (it’s not a guitar) and the beloved ute he regrets selling

As told to Katie Cunningham

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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My husband and I run errands for a family dealing with a serious illness. Why do we feel used? | Leading questions
Your kindness has been a wonderful gift, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Recognise this is not an ordinary friendship and they will show their gratitude in time

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

02, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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I tried the TikTok ‘non-aesthetic’ home fad. But it was a nightmare designed to inflict pain on me | Michael Sun
My feeble attempts to live carelessly for 48 hours ended with a surefire sign from above that got me cleaning again

Michael Sun

02, Feb, 2023 @2:03 AM

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Considering Feb Fast? Here are three immediate and long-term benefits of giving up alcohol
From improving sleep quality to unmasking underlying anxiety, a booze-free month is good for your health – and it could be the gateway to longer-term abstinence

Bianca Nogrady

31, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘After I die I can haunt it’: a portrait of a comedian with Archibald ambitions
In our series on artworks in Australian homes, Paul Verhoeven shows us the portrait that will forever wed him to his Magnum PI moustache

Doosie Morris

28, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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My job at a suit shop helped me understand Australian life — and forget my worries as a refugee | Shadi Khan Saif
As a writer I could not have asked for a better place to get to know the people of my newly adopted country

Shadi Khan Saif

27, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Three things with Joe Wicks: ‘If I’m having a stressful day, I jump in the ice bath’
In our weekly interview about objects, and on the eve of his Australian tour, the fitness star shares his craving for cold, and the worst job he held as a backpacker

As told to Katie Cunningham

27, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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I’m a boy in my teens and I’m worried about my oldest friend. We’ve hit a divide over politics | Leading questions
Beliefs respond to how we live and what we feel, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. You can give your friend experiences that could help change his

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

26, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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