The Matildas have already achieved something the Socceroos could not, but they are not being paid properly for their success, writes Kate O'Halloran.
The number of older women experiencing homelessness has surged in recent years, with divorce, pay disparity and a lack of superannuation culminating in a "perfect storm" of gender disadvantage.
The Matildas superstar's entreaty to the imagined critics and supposed "haters" to "suck on that one" after the team's stirring come-from-behind victory over Brazil divided opinions but what she said isn't important, writes Richard Hinds.
The "involuntary celibate" are going to extreme lengths to physically embody the male ideal, but all the surgery in the world will not make misogyny attractive, Emma Jane writes.
Amid the post-match euphoria of the Matildas' win against Brazil, captain Sam Kerr made a powerful statement about sexism and homophobia. It needs to go down in sporting folklore, writes Kate O'Halloran.
After almost a decade of action and more than $700 million spent, a scathing review raises concerns about the effectiveness of Australia's domestic violence strategy and whether it is on track to meet key outcomes.
Some in Labor are wondering why, despite scandal after scandal, no previous leader dared to cut John Setka loose, including Bill Shorten, who shared cosy ties with the CFMEU, writes Patricia Karvelas.
Ash Barty's French Open victory highlights two things: women's sport deserves more attention and champions can be tantrum-free, writes Kate O'Halloran.
Far from the turbulence that surrounds the conviction of George Pell, committed Catholic Kate Engelbrecht leads a quiet life of contemplation. But she warns if the church doesn't change, "it's a goner".
A six-week suspension handed down to South Australian footballer Casey McElroy is proving deeply divisive, with a female sporting great and the state's Minister for Sport criticising it as excessive.