Mother’s Day isn’t the same when you’re forced away from family

Mother’s Day isn’t the same when you’re forced away from family

By Michelle Bennett Posted May 13, 2018 05:01:15 Photo: Mothers are forced to make an agonising choice: their babies can be free and safe, or they can know their father. (Unsplash) Related Story: Girl on Nauru allowed transfer to Australia after self-harm attempts Related Story: Manus refugees forced to phone …

How to survive Mother’s Day when you’re grieving | Sophie Hull | Opinion

I flinch every time Mother’s Day is mentioned: every time I open an email, hear a radio or TV ad, or walk past advertising with promotions on flowers and high tea. Mothers give us life and love. They have a hard job; they deserve to be celebrated. It’s just difficult …

Commonwealth Bank: Here’s what you should know about the data breach if you’re a customer

Commonwealth Bank: Here’s what you should know about the data breach if you’re a customer

Posted May 03, 2018 16:36:59 The Commonwealth Bank has confirmed it doesn’t know what happened to two magnetic tapes that had been scheduled to be destroyed — and that it’s known about this without telling customers since 2016. It’s a big deal because those tapes included information from 19.8 million …

How to pronounce ‘ceremony’: Think it’s OK to moan? You’re on the money – RN

How to pronounce ‘ceremony’: Think it’s OK to moan? You’re on the money – RN

Updated May 02, 2018 08:15:12 Photo: Every Olympics sees fireworks over the pronunciation of ‘ceremony’. (Getty Images: John van Hasselt) Related Story: Are you pronouncing ‘kilometre’ correctly? Related Story: Should you use ‘less’ or ‘fewer’? It’s more complicated than you think The Olympic Games, you would think, are supposed to …

‘You’re not seriously doing that?’: German shoppers try burgers made of worms

‘You’re not seriously doing that?’: German shoppers try burgers made of worms

Posted April 22, 2018 09:51:50 Photo: Max Kraemer bites into a burger made of buffalo worms. (Reuters: Wolfgang Rattay) Related Story: Would eating worms bug you? Researcher wants to put grubs on the dinner table Related Story: Sustainability hype risks ruining edible insects for everyone Supermarket shoppers in the western …

Elon Musk says you should walk out of bad work meetings. Here’s what to do if you’re not a billionaire

Elon Musk says you should walk out of bad work meetings. Here’s what to do if you’re not a billionaire

Posted April 19, 2018 13:15:46 Photo: An expert says you probably should not walk out of meetings. Be strategic and speak up instead. (Unsplash: Annie Spratt) Ever sat through a really bad meeting or one that just went on forever? Tesla chief executive Elon Musk suggests you should: Just. Walk. …

Malcolm Turnbull doesn’t seem to know the words to You’re The Voice

Malcolm Turnbull doesn’t seem to know the words to You’re The Voice

Updated April 11, 2018 14:31:14 Photo: The PM spent part of the evening spectating surrounded by tracksuit-clad swimmers. (AAP: Darren England) Related Story: Malcolm Turnbull’s AC/DC fail sets Twitter alight Related Story: Who rapped better, Turnbull or Shorten? When you’re the Prime Minister there are quite a few roles to …

‘If you care, you’re equipped’: How to support someone who is suicidal

‘If you care, you’re equipped’: How to support someone who is suicidal

Posted April 05, 2018 09:21:47 Related Story: The way the media reports on suicide is changing — and it’s about time Related Story: The personal stories behind WA’s suicide statistics Kate* was sitting at her desk working late with her colleague Ben* when he told her he was suicidal. She …

If you thought being a midwife was just for women, Christian Wright is proof you’re wrong

If you thought being a midwife was just for women, Christian Wright is proof you’re wrong

Updated March 25, 2018 09:45:04 Video: Christian Wright is the first male midwife at the Family Birth Centre – King Edward Memorial Hospital (ABC News) In a profession dominated by women, Christian Wright is used to the occasional pregnant pause when he tells people he is a midwife. Mr Wright …