When 'plus-size model' means anyone above a size 8

Australia is leading the way with the use of plus-size models, but for most retailers and designers that's anything above a size eight.
Australia is leading the way with the use of plus-size models, but for most retailers and designers that's anything above a size eight.
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THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools. THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools.
SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources. SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources.
ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed. ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed.
A GROUP of insecticides considered the world's most widely used - neonicotinoids - has come under analysis for its detrimental impact on ecosystems. A GROUP of insecticides considered the world's most widely used - neonicotinoids - has come under analysis for its detrimental impact on ecosystems.
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18 Nov 14 Award-winning architect Philip Thalis of Hill Thalis picks his favourite warehouse conversions.
15 Nov 14 The ACT government will cut down the height of the brickworks proposal in a revised plan set for next year.
14 Nov 14 British Prime Minister David Cameron is not a frequent visitor to the land down under, the place where, according to Prime Minister Tony Abbott, women glow and men wear dad jeans to...
13 Nov 14 No pain, no gain is a mantra that can be applied just as easily to aesthetic procedures as it can to exercise. Well, that used to be the case.
12 Nov 14 High-profile couple Roxy Jacenko and Oliver Curtis have sold their Sydney home.
10 Nov 14 Sophia Loren has long been known as one of Hollywood’s greatest beauties. However the Italian actress has revealed she was pressured early in her career to change her looks.
Even the most tightly-held properties are up for grabs and one economist is predicting more than 1000 auctions in a single day. It's definitely a bumper month.
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08 Nov 14 New data shows auction listings are strongest in desirable areas close to city and transport.
07 Nov 14 A stunning Duffy home has smashed the sales record for the suburb and Weston Creek.
06 Nov 14 It was all about the “lucky” dress at the Fashions on the Field national final, with an identical $1250 Toni Maticevski gown worn by both the winner of the millinery grand final and...
05 Nov 14 Rumour has it, Kate Middleton has her personal assistant to thank for her new on-trend look.
HOMEHILL staged another Victorian Derby Day race meeting with over three hundred Burdekin belles and beaus turning out for a very competitive day of racing and an even more competitive day of Fashions on the Field.
04 Nov 14 HOMEHILL staged another Victorian Derby Day race meeting with over three hundred Burdekin belles and beaus turning out for a very competitive day of racing and an even more competitive...
29 Oct 14 And the winners of The Age's spring racing selfie competition are ...
29 Oct 14 Hormones may have made the Duchess of Cambridge’s life a living hell for the past few months but if they are influencing her wardrobe choices, rage on we say.
28 Oct 14 Think of a quintessential Aussie bloke and Hugh Jackman or Russell Crowe might come to mind. But, these are not your average Aussie men.
28 Oct 14 The Hotel Saville in South Yarra will probably be the next site for Channel Nine's The Block. 
27 Oct 14 Ombré lashes, satin lip lines, eye wings and all-over facial glossing. It looked haute on the catwalk, and looks fierce on the fashionably fearless, but will you do extreme beauty?
27 Oct 14 Julia Roberts says staying natural and choosing not to have a facelift is a 'big risk' for 40-something women in Hollywood
26 Oct 14 One of the first signs that something subversive was happening to women's racewear this year came at last week's Caulfield Cup, when David Jones model Montana Cox appeared as some...
22 Oct 14 Sarah Jessica Parker has annoyed Perry Street residents in New York after doing a photo shoot on the famous Sex and the City stoop without permission.
Renee Zellweger attended a Hollywood ceremony looking unrecognisable, prompting fans to ask what she has done to her face.
22 Oct 14 Renee Zellweger attended a Hollywood ceremony looking unrecognisable, prompting fans to ask what she has done to her face.
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Nico on numerous occasions you bag on about following the money trail. Well perhaps you should
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We should pump as much CO2 out as we can - get sea levels rising as quick as possible - more
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Interesting that the mega Corporations like Coles, so vigorously fight for free and open markets
A NEW fruit ripening facility at the Coastal Plains Research Farm has been welcomed by mango growers as an invaluable tool for the industry.14 Nov 14 A NEW fruit ripening facility at the Coastal Plains Research Farm has been welcomed by mango growers as an...
CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
09 Oct 14 CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.