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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 Rain lashed down in sheets, turning the sky gunmetal grey. Midsummer's day and it was barely 10 degrees.
Jill Stark Carly Findlay doesn't want your prayers on Facebook.
Jill Stark The Christmas cheer has taken its toll. Your head hurts, your guts churn and your bloodstream is two-parts prosecco one-part honey-glazed ham and pavlova.
Jill Stark In this fast-paced, frantic world how does the little guy make a difference?
Jill Stark It was a throwaway line. One he probably uses dozens of times a day. But for me, it was the tipping point.
Jill Stark The federal government's media watchdog has been accused of failing to protect children after it refused to close a loophole that allows alcohol and gambling companies to advertise in peak children's...
Jill Stark and Katie Burgess We all have a dream.
Jill Stark Women trying to escape a violent partner often wanted to be asked if they needed help and dentists should not fear they would offend their patients.
Jill Stark It would be easy to be cynical. All the glitter and spray tan, and faces made up like china dolls. And the bows: so many bows.
Safe Schools Coalition and Minus 18 launch lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex lessons for teachers
Jill Stark It was a crush on the singer Pink that made Jaimee realise she was different to other girls in her Year 8 class.
Jill Stark Women in crisis are increasingly accessing domestic violence leave as more Australian employers embrace a scheme allowing staff to take paid time off to attend court appearances and medical...
Jill Stark A lethal gender gap causing women to die in natural disasters at up to 14 times the rate of men has sparked a Melbourne-based campaign to save lives by improving responses to catastrophes.
Jill Stark Sarah is often asked to "prove" her womanhood.
Jill Stark A 61-year-old softly spoken grandmother-of-five is pushing councils to make marriage equality their battle too.
Jill Stark Transgender people have been refused medical care, kicked out of their jobs and forced to undergo unwanted psychiatric and surgical procedures in a systematic violation of their human rights, new...
Jill Stark In many ways Martin Vo is still here, in the modest northern suburbs home where he grew up.
Jill Stark "Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."
Jill Stark Ticketing companies charging AFL fans "exorbitant" fees to print their finals tickets at home are price gouging and should be investigated, consumer watchdogs have claimed.
Jill Stark Everything you thought you knew about addiction is wrong – and your government is lying to you.
Jill Stark Experts warn the health burden from binge drinking for those in their 40s, 50s and 60s is starting to bite.