The Family Court system may be broken, but the Australian Family Association’s suggested changes to divorce law will only open the door for more heartache and more pain. Here’s why.
May I tell you what I’d like for Christmas? I’d like a plan. A detailed one. I’d like a plan that goes beyond opening the gate and shutting it again, writes Gemma Tognini.
Maybe I’m old and dull. But if drawing a line in the sand between what’s for public consumption and what stays private makes me ancient, then pour me a cup of tea love and get my dressing gown out.
In a year when so much changed and so many of us feel robbed, who knew that the simple act of grabbing a coffee could grow into something so lovely?
There are better ways to manage the coronavirus pandemic than an outdated, one-size-fits-all 14-day quarantine stint. Here’s why it’s time to throw open all of our domestic borders.
The rest of Australia has moved forward with smart borders. It’s beyond time we did the same, writes Gemma Tognini.
The pearl-clutching and painful reaction to details of the NSW Premier’s private life being aired publicly beg the question — just what kind of women are we allowed to be?
The coronavirus has expose what and who we are. Soft underbellies of fear, division and avarice in many cases. Kindness, compassion, and reconciliation in others.
Throughout history men and women counted the cost of their actions and considered it worthy. But for 21st Century ‘protesters’ it is different.
I’ve lived a thousand emotions since Dad died and let me tell you relief hasn’t been one of them
Gemma Tognini wants to know why protesters don’t have to follow the rules when everybody else does. Because after all, ‘aren’t we all in this together?’
The JobKeeper ‘bungle’ has me thinking more broadly though about the kind of people we need in Parliament, but very possibly don’t deserve. More life experience, less party apparatchiks.
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