Ita Buttrose is an inspiration to many. Photo: Getty Images

Who do you find Australia's most inspiring woman? The word coming through from our readers is that Ita Buttrose has to be a contender.

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Virginia Trioli.
A timely reminder
Virginia Trioli

We cannot ignore violence in any of its forms, says Virginia Trioli.

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The designer daughter of Carla Zampatti reveals her latest range.

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Seared scallop salad. Photo: Chris Hopkins
L'Hotel Gitan
Kendall Hill

This latest collaboration from the Reymond siblings is oozing with old-school glamour.

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Ngoc Autran. Photo: Scott McNaughton
Hard Pressed Café
Leanne Tolra

Phil Gijsbers wanted his latest café to be an extension of the nearby Fitzroy Gardens.

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What's On in the City
Brendan Bale

Theatre, exhibitions, movies, festivals and science are all on the scene this week. But wait, there is more ... take a look.

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The sounds of summer
Luke Henriques-Gomes

Pester Melburnians for their preferred playlist for a sunny day and you’ll find there’s no clear formula for the ideal summer song.

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Summer time in Melbourne
Stephen McKenzie braved the heat in January to spend the morning tracing sandy footsteps along windswept suburban beaches before driving in blessed, air-conditioned comfort to Venus Bay....