A three-year campaign led by former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer to posthumously promote Jewish Australian WWI legend General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal is alive again, with independent MP for Indi Catherine McGowan announcing on Monday that she will introduce a private member’s bill to Parliament to achieve that objective on October 22 – just two days after the Wentworth by-election.
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With a hunger for breaking the mould and a thirst for change, we steal a few minutes from Barb Hayman and Ronen Heine’s busy schedule for a chat about life, lessons, and smart decisions.
During the past decade, we have experienced a low growth and low interest rate environment globally. This has pushed income seeking investors up the risk curve in search for income. The big four Australian banks have attracted many income seeking investors, offering some of the highest dividend yields in the world.
He’s only 21, but quarterback Josh Rosen has already shown tremendous poise, confidence and ability in his first NFL matches for the Arizona Cardinals.
Nick Lewis’ stellar season culminated with the prestigious Michael Ritterman Best and Fairest award at the club’s awards night held at the Bentleigh Club last week.
AS angry protests rage and fires burn in Gaza, residents of Southern Israel are bracing themselves for violence.
A YOUNG mother cheerily walked through the gate of Barkan Industrial Park on Sunday morning. Soon afterwards, her colleague and killer ran out of the same gate, with her blood on his hands.
THREE generations of the same family, a former Olympian baseball player and his son, and many others in the Moriah College village unite to make a home for an iconic musical steeped in tradition, topped with a fiddler precariously perched on the roof, strumming familiar tunes. The doors to the production open this Sunday night, Sophie Deutsch reports.
IN 2005, the much-loved author Elliot Perlman visited Amsterdam. He was on tour for his newly-released book, Seven Types of Ambiguity. While enjoying a walk by the canals, he couldn’t help but notice a very happy cat — “the most blissed out, contented living thing I have ever seen” — sunbathing in a bay window, said Perlman over tea in an Elsternwick cafe.
MARISE Payne is the new Foreign Minister of Australia; she will be an even blander version of Julie Bishop. Her first speech to the United Nations was an extremely cautious restatement of the Coalition’s foreign policy in her first international platform. As The Australian newspaper editorialised, she lost an opportunity to give real meaning “to Australia’s stance on global issues”.