April 2016

Essays  Right arrow

Politics

Scott Ludlam goes viral

The Greens senator with mass appeal

Scott Ludlam goes viral
Wine distributors from China visit the Barossa Valley

Food

The dining boom

Australia’s food and wine industry is the next big thing in China

West Coast Eagles 2006 premiership team

Sport

The West Coast boys done bad

Ten years after the Eagles’ 2006 premiership, a culture is laid bare

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Illustration

Federal politics

The revolting backbench

Malcolm Turnbull’s greatest obstacle to tax reform is close to home

Illustration

Society

Mind our language

Why indigenous languages should be spoken in our parliaments

Illustration

Education

Very unusual payments

IBAC investigates the Victorian education department’s failed Ultranet

Illustration

Environment

Rupture in Tasmania

Solastalgia and the impact of the recent bushfires

Illustration

Art

Life’s work

Artist Jan Senbergs prepares for his NGV retrospective

Vox  Right arrow

The Vox Owl

The travails of a professional whip-cracker

Small stages and curious kids are both occupational hazards

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Felled by grace

Books

Felled by grace

Helen Garner’s work collected in ‘Everywhere I Look’

Still from Sherpa

Film

Blind obsession

The economics of Everest in Jennifer Peedom’s ‘Sherpa’

The Drones

Music

Australian ugliness

Gareth Liddiard on The Drones’ ‘Feelin Kinda Free’

Noted  Right arrow

‘The High Places’ by Fiona McFarlane
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Books

‘The Diemenois’ by JW Clennett

Hunter Publishers; $39.95