Claire Corbett

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12 ENTRIES Claire Corbett is a journalist and the author of When We Have Wings. Her new novel, Watch Over Me, was recently published by Allen & Unwin. www.clairecorbett.com  



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Culture

Peter Carey navigates Australia’s past

‘A Long Way from Home’ takes on new relevance following debate about Australia Day

Culture

‘Big Little Lies’ bursts the bubble

Why the TV adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s novel is not trashy soap but compelling drama

Culture

‘The Heart Goes Last’ by Margaret Atwood

Bloomsbury; $32.99

blog

Skimming the surface

What exactly is our navy for? Not even the top brass seem to know

blog

Damn the torpedoes … full speed ahead!

The government’s approach to the Future Submarine project is all at sea

Books

‘Stone Mattress’ by Margaret Atwood

Bloomsbury; $25.99

Illustration

Society

Australia’s $60 billion submarine dilemma

A decision on our underwater fleet cannot be put off much longer

© Lisa Tomasetti

Culture

Sydney Theatre Company and the Australian Defence Force’s ‘The Long Way Home’

The lives of returned soldiers

A woman greets her fiance aboard the HMAS Sydney, 1969. Photo by Cliff Bottomley. Image courtesy of the National Archives of Australia.

Politics

The Royal Australian Navy’s struggle for our hearts and minds

The time of the modern mariner

Photo: Timothy Allen

arts

Putting Australia on the map

‘Mapping Our World’ at the National Library of Australia

arts

‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ by Neil Gaiman

Headline; $27.99

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Live from Mars

NASA's 'Curiosity' in Tidbinbilla