Australian politics, society & culture

The Nation Reviewed

James Mackay is on the audition trail in LA
By Jo Lennan
Illness and enforced retirement won’t stop a local newspaperwoman
By Ian Kenins
The Melbourne teenager with the worldwide scoop
By Michaela McGuire
Our month-long stint as president
By Nick Bryant
The prime minister is sorry about everything
By Don Watson
The delusion continues post-election
By Richard Cooke
The 2013 election campaign came down to a contest between constancy and charisma, but Labor should have reined in its leader.
By Judith Brett
Are opera, ballet and classical music valuable as anything more than sedatives?
By Kim Williams
By Mungo MacCallum