It seems that many Australians are turning away from organised religion. But to think that we’re a nation of atheists is an easy assumption. The gospel truth is far more nuanced.
‘Gelignite’ Jack Murray was more than just fast cars, explosions and burning rubber at Uluru. He’s a snapshot of a bygone Australia, and a recent biography looks to shed more light on one of our most enduring characters.
I sat down with the peerless John Laws to discuss the enemies of the past, his hopes for the future, and the world beyond that. If you think the great man has mellowed with age, think again.
The Northern Territory embraces its status as being stuck in the past, and ordinarily, it’s harmless fun. However, it seems the long dead idea of the ‘Page 3’ girl is alive and well.
A Pulitzer-winning novel saw deeply into the problem with age. Wisdom is yours only after you’ve lived it. That being said, I’ve recently turned sixty and can look back, but also forward.
As part of our Boomers series, we sat down with the peerless Toni Lamond to discuss the ills of today, what she’d teach her teenage self and the differences between the industry here and overseas.
The thoughts of Margaret Court are well documented, however, I think it’s time we take serve at her beliefs to find fault.
In my long life, I’ve learned more than a few lessons, so I thought I’d share. This week, it’s my foolishness around dangerous snakes.
Every Generation gets fooled by an idea that turns out to be a con. For me, it was the war in Vietnam.
In this week’s part of The Big Smoke’s Boomers series, each generation believes they have it the toughest, however the choices my father’s generation made are beyond my comprehension.
For the real Patch Adams, treating illness with the power of laughter was more than just a Hollywood byline. How he taught me that is up next in our TBS Boomers series.
This country has gone through many changes, and seeing what we have now makes me long for what we’ve lost. So today, as a TBS Boomer, I look back.
In the age of information, it is hard to decipher which women’s health advice is actually true. However, not passing on advice you know to be false is the best medicine.
I’m a 50-something lesbian and have been with my partner for 31 years, but when marriage equality rolls around, I won’t be getting married.
I believe we live in an age of unnecessary guidance. Suddenly we’re not trusted in running our own lives, but the road we’re on will lead us to micromanaged ruin.
Today we launch a brand-new section, TBS Boomers – a voice to the Baby Boomers of this land. To kick things off, we spoke with Australian television icon Tony Barber about the importance of luck, and what sage advice he’d give the teenage Tony.