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Wednesday 30 November 2016
Health Memoir

memoir: the bottom of the hill

Emma Brooker
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  Hills and more hills as far as the eye can see. On the outskirts of town, they ebb and they flow. Looking like a far off distant land you could easily explore and conquer like a Burke and Wills expedition. Why is it you feel like screaming and crying and dying as you walk…
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Monday 7 September 2015
Life Travel

really honest postcards from lyon: part five

April Smallwood
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Be sure to check Lip in two weeks for the final instalment of Really Honest Postcards from Lyon, April Smallwood’s six part series on life as a young Australian expatriate in France. Dear JM, What is the latest and how is your heart? I was watching a talk by author and social researcher Hugh Mackay…
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Tuesday 4 August 2015
Feminism Life Opinion

motherboards and motherhood: a competitive online identity

Eleanor Danenberg
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Social media is a battlefield crawling with landmines: people can post offensive and triggering things while using the defence ‘It’s just my opinion’; posts can go viral in mere minutes; activists who use online platforms are criticised for being ‘social justice warriors’ taking things too seriously; and don’t get me started on 4chan. Social media…
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Tuesday 28 May 2013
Featured

princesses and role models: a chat with photographer Jaime Moore

Lou Heinrich
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The little girl grasps her pencil, pink tongue escaping her lips as she practises the alphabet’s lazy loops and disciplined lines. When she closes her fuchsia notebook, Barbie’s symmetrical smile gazes up at her. The girl stashes her pencil in a pencil case printed with three dainty Disney Princesses before opening a My Little Pony…
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Saturday 11 May 2013
Opinion

no regrets: why i don’t want children

Audrey K Hulm
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I immediately shot my hand up to write about Mother’s Day and then, a few minutes later, I thought, ‘why?’ What exactly excited me so profoundly that I said yes in the blink of an eye without even thinking of what I might, you know, actually write about? I think I did it because motherhood…
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Thursday 9 May 2013
Get Involved

thank you mum: mother’s day initiative raises awareness for maternal health

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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This Mother’s Day, raise awareness as well as a smile by sending an e-card through not-for-profit group Marie Stopes International Australia. The healthcare organisation has launched the Thank You Mum initiative, which aims to raise awareness of maternal and newborn health issues in the Asia Pacific Region. By heading to the Thank You Mum website…
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Thursday 9 May 2013
News World

australia ranked 10th best place to be a mother

Alexandra Van Schilt
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A recent study by global charity organisation Save the Children has produced a ranked list of the best and worst countries in the world to be a mother. The results in the State of the World’s Mothers report show that the best country to be a mother is Finland, followed by Sweden, Norway and Denmark….
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Monday 22 April 2013
Opinion

if only i’d known: all of this before i was born

Maryam K
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My best friend and I talk. A lot. Well actually, I talk a lot, she talks a regular amount, but we do talk often. I, being the over-thinker, frequently end sentences with ‘that’s exactly what I want my daughter to know.’ If you consider the fact that I don’t actually have a daughter, this might…
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