Australian politics, society & culture


April 2012

England in drought

A Guide to the Murray Darling Basin

Water Under the Bridge

East Timor’s Lost Generation

Postcolonial Blues

February 2011

What does the Arab world do when its water runs out?

February 2011

Paul Krugman: Drought, floods and food

February 2011

Catastrophic drought in the Amazon

Comment: The Queensland Floods


While Not Writing a Book

How Not to Win the Melbourne Cup

Beating the Pokies

Water Policy


600 Million Rabbits & Myxomatosis

Supermarket Sweep

Frederick Seidel's 'Ooga-Booga and Poems: 1959-2009'

Easy Rider

The National Party

Changing Frontiers

Backyard Blitz

Trekking in the Simpson

A New Desert

Ivy League