Australian politics, society & culture

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Adam Bandt at his election-night party, 7 September 2013. © Paul Jeffers / Fairfax
Government or activism?
By Guy Rundle
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Eyewitness to the whale wars
By Sam Vincent
Senator Bob Brown of the Greens signs an agreement with Prime Minister Julia Gillard to support a minority government before fellow Greens Rachel Siewert, Christine Milne, Sarah Hanson Young and Adam Bandt as well as Treasurer Wayne Swan © Greens MPs/Flickr
By Mungo MacCallum
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
How the Franklin was saved
By Bob Brown
© Andrew Taylor/Reuters
The pursuit of character over substance
By Mungo MacCallum
The Greens party room, December 2011. © Australian Greens
Divided We Fall
By Sally Neighbour
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
The Rise of the Greens
By Robert Manne
The Same Dirty Old Energy
By John Birmingham
The Mays own and run Solartec, a boutique renewable-energy company specialising in solar panels. Phil May, a country boy, didn't start out as a "tree-hugging type", according to the company's homey, avuncular website. He more or less blundered into renewable energy as a business after buying a rural property that came
Christine Milne, Senator for Tasmania © Australian Greens Senators
A Profile of Senator Milne
By Amanda Lohrey
Tasmania, Styx Valley, January 2001. © T Taylor/Wikimedia Commons
Out of Control
By Richard Flanagan
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
By Gideon Haigh
The Politics of Water in the Sunshine State
By John Harms
Farmers have done well in this valley for generations, and newer residents, seeking a green change, have also helped the region prosper. Kaili Parker-Price was feeling confident that the future was rosy; that all could benefit from the economic development and tourism that her group was trying to foster.When she was
By Shane Maloney and Chris Grosz
WINNER!Wendi Deng: Role ModelThe Tower of Murdoch is no place for the faint-hearted. Potentates quail before its might and the tribute of nations flows into its coffers. From its lofty battlements, Emperor Rupert the Ruthless casts his shadow upon a far-flung empire. Deep within its maze-like structure, locked up with