August 2017


Magazine

August 2017

He will never stop

Debt. Recovery.

Crashing the party

The art of dependency

A crucible of memory

Under the covers

On the road again

Crashing the party

The Greens should be celebrating their 25th birthday


The Nation Reviewed

He will never stop

Tony Abbott seems determined to wreck the clean energy target

Debt. Recovery.

A parliamentary committee’s report on the Centrelink robo-debt debacle makes for damning reading

Foresters of the skies

The grey-headed flying fox faces a perilous nightly journey

Not-so-Tasmanian tiger

The thylacine is thought be extinct. Might it still be found in mainland Australia?


The Monthly Essays

Crashing the party

The Greens should be celebrating their 25th birthday

The art of dependency

The NDIS promised choice and control

Screen time, all the time

Do smart devices in classrooms help kids learn?


VOX

Back to where I came from

A trip to Iran brings a senator face to face with the life that could have been

Lessons from camels

A ten-day camel trek through the South Australian outback. With your parents.


Arts & Letters

Wonder, invention, anger and dejection

‘Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial’ at Canberra’s National Gallery of Australia

A crucible of memory

La Mama, one of Australia’s most influential theatre companies, turns 50

Under the covers

David Lowery’s ‘A Ghost Story’ successfully combines sorrow, absurdity and the supernatural

On the road again

Jen Cloher’s self-titled album is a unique take on the trials of a touring musician



Noted

‘Bennelong’ by Bangarra Dance Theatre Sydney Opera House (touring Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne) By Fiona McGregor


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