July 2012

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Watch This Face

Bill Shorten

Watch This Face
Room for improvement: John Howard. © Chris Pavlich / Newspix

Mind the Gap

Why the rising inequality of our schools is dangerous

An elderly patient waits in the Emergency Department. © Jason South / Fairfax Sydnication

Last resort

How the rebirth of general medicine will save lives

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Schoolies in a Surfers Paradise polling booth at the 2007 federal election. © Fiona Hamilton / Newspix

Four Coroners

The Last Azaria Chamberlain Inquest

Arse Gratis Artis

Stuart Ringholt’s Nude Art Tours

All at Sea

A People-smuggling Trial

Climate change sceptics

Man of Letters

Danny Johnson’s Anti–Carbon Tax Campaign

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Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Berlinde de Bruyckere. © Eamon Gallagher
Emily Perkins. © Jessie Casson


Out of Auckland

Emily Perkins’ 'The Forrests'

Simone Young in 2005. © Klaus Lefebvre
The Vice of a Nation
Tales of Ordinary Madness

Tales of Ordinary Madness

Agnieszka Holland’s 'In Darkness' and Nikolaj Arcel’s 'A Royal Affair'

Noted  Right arrow

'The Recluse' by Evelyn Juers, Giramondo; $24.00.
'The Sex Lives of Australians', Frank Bongiorno, Black Inc; $32.95.
'Polisse' by Maïwenn (director), in limited release from 28 June.
‘Unexpected Pleasures’ at the National Gallery of Victoria
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Words: Shane Maloney | Illustration: Chris Grosz