Australian female fighters: Lauryn Eagle, Alex Chambers and Melissa Anderson showing the way

MEET the Aussie female fighters who are smashing the gender stereotypes, and paving the way for a new wave of women to take up combat sports. “When women come to my boxing gym, for them it’s like falling in love with a boyfriend,” Lauryn Eagle says. “They’re in love with boxing. It’s not just because … Read more Australian female fighters: Lauryn Eagle, Alex Chambers and Melissa Anderson showing the way

Signs of cancer: The 10 symptoms you could be missing

A LUMP in the breast, sudden weight loss and blood in the stools. We think we know the signs of cancer. Except we don’t — and now experts are encouraging people to be more aware of less-known symptoms that could signal early disease and report them to their GPs. By the time we reach the … Read more Signs of cancer: The 10 symptoms you could be missing

Guide Dogs’ program funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme provides assistance to children with severe autism

LIFE for Lachlan Masters used to be defined by uncontrolled fits of rage. Diagnosed with severe autism at 18 months of age, Lachlan would repeatedly bash his head, bite and scream. His family became prisoners in their western suburbs own home; unable to go to the supermarket because Lachlan would rip products from shelves. Playgrounds … Read more Guide Dogs’ program funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme provides assistance to children with severe autism

Phoebe Burgess: The everyday trick that makes you happier

IN THE past two weeks I’ve learnt a lot about gratitude. It has been well documented that my husband was stretchered off a rugby field while I watched from a box just 20m away. Luckily, although the image of Sam in a neck brace will stay with me, he is OK. And for this, I … Read more Phoebe Burgess: The everyday trick that makes you happier