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Recent articles by Belinda:

"I didn't want to waste any more time": Three women whose careers started after 40.

Three women who changed careers and became successful after the age of 40 share why they did it and advice for others facing their own career crisis. → Read More

Kirra McLoughlin died with 105 bruises. Six years later, no one has been charged.

The family of Gympie woman Kirra-Lea McLoughlin hope an inquest will provide answers about the mother of four's violent 2014 death. → Read More

Cathy Freeman was warned not to carry the Aboriginal flag at the Olympics. She did it anyway.

Cathy Freeman risked the chance to compete and her medals at the Commonwealth Games and Olympics. All because she carried the Aboriginal flag. → Read More

Nicole spends her days hunting child predators. This is what she wants parents to know.

AFP Senior Constable Nicole Whelan catches predators that exploit children online. She shares what her job involves and tips about online safety for kids. → Read More

How Novak Djokovic became the most unpopular man in tennis.

Had any other top player been disqualified in the way Novak Djokovic was from the US Open, there would have been chaos. But he's now less popular than ever. → Read More

Chelsea's mum took her own life in prison. She's broken and can't afford her funeral.

After Chelsea Fisher's mum, Suzzanne Davis, died in prison, the Perth woman started a fundraiser to help cover funeral costs. This is their story. → Read More

Scott Johnson's death was ruled a suicide. For 30 years, his brother searched for the truth.

Wealthy internet pioneer Steve Johnson has spent years pushing police to investigate whether his brother, Scott, was murdered in a Sydney gay hate crime. → Read More

Janet and Ron had twin boys. As an experiment, doctors convinced them to raise one as a girl.

After a medical accident, Canadian twin boy David Reimer was raised as a girl in a controversial experiment on gender. This is his story. → Read More

The hunt for the 'White Widow', one of the world's most wanted terrorists.

The story of how British woman, Samantha Lewthwaite, became one of the world's most wanted terror suspects and where she is now. → Read More

Patricia Carlton was murdered just three years before Anita Cobby. Few heard her story.

Aboriginal woman Patricia Carlton was fatally attacked in a Mt Isa carpark. Her boyfriend was jailed for 7 years before being proven innocent. → Read More

"We remain in a state of high alert." Gladys Berejiklian on what a NSW lockdown would look like.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has hinted at what a second COVID-19 lockdown might look like for her state. And it's not like Victoria's. → Read More

"You've tested positive": Exactly what happens when a COVID-19 contact tracer calls.

Dr Ben Scalley, head of WA Health's COVID-19 contact tracing team, explains exactly what's involved in their job and what happens when they make a call. → Read More

In 2016, Netflix shared Daisy's story with the world. This week, her family are in mourning.

Daisy Coleman has died by suicide, four years after her story of sexual assault survival and injustice was told by the Netflix documentary, Daisy & Audrie. → Read More

For 3 years, Teresa Palmer ate only healthy, clean, non-processed food. Then she got pregnant.

Actor Teresa Palmer tells Mamamia about her struggles with orthorexia, a type of disordered eating. And how becoming a mother helped her recover. → Read More

"Planned from the start": Bachelor in Paradise's Jess says Ciarran and Kiki had a pact.

Bachelor in Paradise 2020's Jessica Brody talks to Mamamia about her theory about Ciarran and Kiki, and how she feels towards him now. → Read More

X-Factor, Dannii Minogue rumours and a life-changing affair: the bold life of Simon Cowell.

Simon Cowel has ditched his artists to focus on television. Let's look back at how he got here, from his career to his relationships and all the rest. → Read More

"Returning travellers" have been cast as the villains of COVID-19. Let's talk about who they really are.

Returning travellers have been cast as the villians of COVID-19 in Australia, but here's who they really are. → Read More

"He didn't think he was sick": Everything to know about the COVID-19 'super spreaders'.

An outbreak of COVID-19 in the Sydney suburb of Casula has been traced back to one person. So what is a super spreader? And why are they more infectious? → Read More

While we’ve all been in lockdown, the Arctic has been on fire.

After a record heat spell in Siberia, enormous fires broke out, some north of the Arctic Circle. Here's why scientists are concerned. → Read More

"I felt like such a freak": Teresa Palmer's doctors seemed 'excited' by her pregnancy loss.

Hollywood star Teresa Palmer shares what it was like to learn she had experienced a rare form of pregnancy loss, and the poor way doctors handled it. → Read More