Best essays 2016

A game theory

Lovatts Crosswords gave its profits to employees. What went wrong?

The man who never grew up

The life and legacy of Roald Dahl

Does writing matter?

Richard Flanagan delivers the inaugural Boisbouvier Lecture

Songs to live by

The Arrernte Women’s Project is preserving vital songs and culture

Rom Watangu

An Indigenous leader reflects on a lifetime following the law of the land

Grave Barrier Reef

The coral bleaching signals a defining environmental shift

Notes on a disappearance

Alan Moorehead, Australia’s forgotten literary giant