Sydney real estate: Tresco trophy home’s high-society stories match $50m price tag

Sydney real estate: Tresco trophy home’s high-society stories match $50m price tag

Updated May 12, 2018 15:45:12 Photo: The mansion has towered over Elizabeth Bay for 150 years. (Supplied) It’s special, even by Sydney’s sparkling standards — designed by a celebrity architect, in a blue-chip location with bedrooms to burn. Tresco, a stately sandstone home which dates to 1868, has stood the …

Save Women’s Voices: finding and celebrating the untold stories of Australia’s labour movement

Save Women’s Voices: finding and celebrating the untold stories of Australia’s labour movement

Posted April 29, 2018 08:00:00 Photo: Chris Wagland led a group of fellow cleaners through a two-year Federal Court case. (Supplied: United Voice) Related Story: Who decides which stories are told? It’s the men in charge Related Story: Meet Australia’s unsung female trailblazers Like many people who stand up for …

Traditional owners capture Great Barrier Reef dreaming stories in new tourism venture

Traditional owners capture Great Barrier Reef dreaming stories in new tourism venture

Posted April 28, 2018 13:35:08 Photo: Cherissa Blackman’s son Jariya (Ngardu) Blackman-Bobbert performs in the Whitsundsays. (Supplied: Ngardu Cultural Heritage Tours) Related Story: Can you spot the emu in the sky? Related Story: Indigenous songlines map land, sea and country A little-known Dreaming story that explains the creation of the …

Polycystic ovary syndrome: women tell their stories of the debilitating condition

Polycystic ovary syndrome: women tell their stories of the debilitating condition

Posted April 28, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Laura Starr (R) was diagnosed with PCOS at 16 years of age. (Supplied) Related Story: Endometriosis: Pain so bad I wanted to die Related Story: ‘Do I really need this test?’: Overdiagnosis leading to unnecessary treatments, doctors say At 16 years of age Laura …

Good News wrap: The stories that made us smile this week

Good News wrap: The stories that made us smile this week

Posted April 27, 2018 17:19:39 Photo: Max the blue heeler led rescuers to a little girl who spent the night alone in Queensland bushland. (Facebook: Kelly Benston) Related Story: Loyal blue heeler stays with three-year-old lost in bush overnight Related Story: William and Kate welcome Royal baby boy, fifth in …

Tumbleweed piles two stories high, fills backyards in US city of Victorville

Tumbleweed piles two stories high, fills backyards in US city of Victorville

Posted April 19, 2018 10:38:27 Residents in parts of Southern California have woken to an “invasion” of tumbleweed outside their front doors. Victorville in the high desert north-east of Los Angeles was inundated on Monday (local time) after strong winds swept in the roaming plant. A spokeswoman for the town …

Living with the locals: Six extraordinary first contact stories of friendship and survival – RN

Living with the locals: Six extraordinary first contact stories of friendship and survival – RN

Updated April 06, 2018 07:48:12 External Link: An animated video exploring the story of James Morrill, who lived with Indigenous people for 17 years Related Story: Stan Grant: The real journey Captain Cook set us on is between catastrophe and survival Not all stories of first contact between European settlers …

Hobart’s homeless rally to tell their stories

Hobart’s homeless rally to tell their stories

Posted April 07, 2018 17:01:26 Photo: Mother-of-one Rose Schramm spent the last two months homeless, staying with family and friends. (ABC News: Georgie Burgess) Hobart’s homeless have been given a voice and a chance to tell their stories, as part of a community rally to solve the housing crisis gripping …

Who decides which stories are told? It’s the men in charge

Who decides which stories are told? It’s the men in charge

By Leigh Tabrett Updated April 06, 2018 17:24:21 Photo: Our cultural products — visual arts, books, theatre, music, dance and films are an extraordinary map of who we are. (ABC RN: Fiona Pepper) When my kids were quite little, one holiday afternoon we happened to catch a movie on ABC …