Margaret Simons is an author, journalist and journalism academic. She has written numerous books, articles and essays, including the Quarterly Essay Cry Me a River: The Tragedy of the Murray–Darling Basin.
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We need to think about post-lockdown rights
Lacking serious debate on the next stage of the pandemic, Australia is ill-prepared
Up the river
Hope is running dry in the Murray–Darling Basin
The disordered national vaccine rollout reveals systemic flaws in our politics
When the rivers run dry
Universities are in trouble, and the government isn’t helping
Adam Bandt, the personable hardliner
Where will the Greens’ unusual new leader take the party?
Revisiting the kids of Angeles City
Three years on, how are the Filipino children of Australian sex tourists faring?
When the politics got personal
Gillian Triggs’ culture shock
Duterte’s dirty war
A trip to the Philippines reveals the human cost of the war on drugs
Is Michelle Guthrie tuned in to the ABC?
The new managing director’s vision isn’t clear
After the story
What did an award-winning story on the children of Australian sex tourists achieve?
The children left behind by Australian sex tourists in the Philippines
The decline of the ‘Australian’
Talking about the narcissistic national daily only encourages it
Mark Scott embarks on another five-year term
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