Australian politics, society & culture

The Trip

Hans Poulsen on a natural high, 1971.
The golden age of singer–songwriters
By Robert Forster
The King & I
By Harry Nicolaides
Compound One. For weeks I lay on my back, delirious with influenza. When I was able to stand, I shuffled around like a zombie, pushed here and there by the heaving population of sweaty, half-naked inmates, most of them Thai, Burmese or Cambodian. One night I was so overcome with anxiety that I started to
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
By Kate Rossmanith