Jill Stark is a senior writer for The Sunday Age. She is the author of High Sobriety, a book about Australia's drinking culture and how she survived a year without booze.
Jill Stark Gene Robinson is used to threats. A fortnight after delivering the prayer invocation at President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration, he received a phone call from police.
Jill Stark Whingeing workmates and fed-up friends might be making you sick, reveal researchers who say depression could be a contagious illness transmitted through social networks.
Jill Stark It's a huge sacrifice for a guy dubbed by his friends a ladies' man: a whole year without sex.
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Jill Stark Jill Gallagher is humbled by her Order of Australia for distinguished service to Victoria's indigenous community.
Jill Stark A MASSIVE sea rescue operation was launched to evacuate more than 1000 people sheltering on beaches, in boats and at the Port Arthur historic site, as the Tasman Peninsula fires destroyed homes and...
Jill Stark A huge sea rescue operation was launched for thousands of people sheltering on beaches, in boats and at the Port Arthur historic site, as the Tasman Peninsula fires destroyed homes and cut off the...
Jill Stark Medical regulators warn the public to be wary of a new private stroke-screening service, saying they could be wasting their money as there is little evidence the tests can reduce risk of the...
Jill Stark Young people at risk of schizophrenia can speed up the condition's onset by one year for every illicit drug they take, new Australian research has revealed.
Jill Stark Christine Williams knows what it is like to be stuck in the revolving door of dieting.
Jill Stark A new year: a new you. It's the diet industry's perennial catch cry.
Jill Stark ONE in three young Australians say Christmas makes them feel worried, depressed and lonely, a survey has revealed.
Jill Stark As a journalist, you can't predict how someone you interview will handle the spotlight.
Jill Stark The political response to Australia's obesity epidemic has been a ''failure'', and $49 million spent on healthy lifestyle advertising campaigns was a ''waste of taxpayers' money'', a key government...
Jill Stark and Sandy Smith Parents of Australia rejoice. No more need you worry that your daughter's Barbie looks like a big-breasted plastic surgery addict or that her Bratz dolls could double as pole dancers.
Jill Stark and Jane Lee The Lifeline national suicide helpline is now fielding 250 extra calls a day.
Jill Stark Suicide helplines, psychologists and victim support groups are struggling to keep up with a surge in demand for counselling, as the royal commission into child sexual abuse triggers renewed trauma...
Jill Stark Australian study of unemployment and suicide shows jobless men are more likely to take their own lives during times of national economic prosperity.
Jill Stark Doctors call for medical regulators to crack down on daily deal websites that sell cut-price Botox injections and liposuction, claiming the sites continue to breach advertising rules, which ban such...
Jill Stark JOBLESS men are more likely to take their own lives during times of economic prosperity, an Australian study of unemployment and suicide shows.
Jill Stark World-first study by Melbourne researchers will investigate whether major depression can be treated with wholesome food.