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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The international student sector
The Melbourne model
Duty of care
In the last three months, dozens of women throughout our country and region have been told their life story has taken, without their knowledge, a dreadful twist. The locus of the twist, and the place where their separate narratives intertwine, is the …
The Hyatt is an historic hotel, or what passes for one in this young city, and the front of the building is heritage-listed so the doormen have to fit in. The uniforms are a gesture to some idea of what a servant might have worn back in the 1920s, when …
Fear & Loathing at the ABC
Modern ABC buildings show their bones. Their innards seem exposed to the light. The architecture is a thing of soaring, light-filled atriums, the foyers like stripped down cathedrals or airport departure lounges, without the comings and goings. One is …
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