Chloe Hooper

Chloe Hooper
Chloe Hooper is the author of The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire and The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island, and the novels The Engagement and A Child’s Book of True Crime.



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Consider the lily

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Nearly six months after the Grampians bushfires, the national park has the eerie beauty of a land from a fairytale. Rows of blackened trees are decked in regrowth resembling green fur coats. These epicormic shoots are signs of the park’s recovery. The …

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Jefferson country dreaming

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Travelling on Interstate 64 through the heartland of Virginia, a sign appears: The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection. Exiting the highway, you arrive at a large white neo-Georgian house, surrounded by hedges, on the former estate of Thomas Jefferson. …

The tall man

Society

Inside Palm Island’s heart of darkness

Young Libs in the Chocolate Factory

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Tomorrow’s Liberal leaders have issues with gays, greenies, young mums, Malcolm Fraser - and each other

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Freedom

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In the early morning of March 2 a smoking ceremony took place on Palm Island, north Queensland, to release the spirit of Mulrunji, who died last November in police custody. The sky was overcast and cockatoos screeched overhead as Mulrunji’s cousin, …