June 2005

Young Libs in the Chocolate Factory

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

Over here, over fed, over-funded

As destitute universities count their pennies, students at one Australian institution count their blessings

The Nation Reviewed

Arts & Letters

Brown skin black hearts. Two trail-spotting postcards from two different Australias

‘Kayang & Me’ by Kim Scott and Hazel Brown; ‘Balanda’ by Mary Ellen Jordan

Boy’s in a hood

Ricky Swallow goes to Venice

No screaming

Kore-eda Hirokazu’s ‘Nobody Knows’

Day of the skinny insect

Ballads, blues, babes and a man still expressing himself: ‘B-sides and Rarities’ by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds