March 2015

Essays  Right arrow

Federal politics

Labor’s love lost

Which hill is Labor’s light on again?

Labor’s love lost
Tony Abbott presents Rosie Batty with the 2015 Australian of the Year award, 25 January 2015. © Mick Tsikas / AAP

Family and relationships

Home truths

The costs and causes of domestic violence

Dibirdibi Country (2012), Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda (Mrs Gabori).

Art

The extraordinary Mrs Gabori

The meteoric career of Kaiadilt painter Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Lost for words

Federal politics

Lost for words

Our politicians have paltry ideas and express them poorly

On the ball

Law and order

On the ball

Rita Zammit is Victoria’s newest Supreme Court justice and a soccer tragic

A day at the zoo

Environment

A day at the zoo

The Adelaide Zoo has a chequered past

Dogs on the inside

Environment

Dogs on the inside

The BARK program at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre sees prisoners taking care of dogs

When Asians attack

Television

When Asians attack

Behind the scenes of ‘Maximum Choppage’, a new kung-fu comedy

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Arts & Letters  Right arrow

A praying knight from the Westminster Psalter, circa 1250 AD. Courtesy of the British Library

Books

Let sleeping dragons lie

Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘The Buried Giant’

The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building. © Andrew Worssam

Architecture

Cyclone Frank

Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Building

Courtney Barnett. © Adela Loconte

Music

Particular visions

Courtney Barnett’s ‘Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit’ and Darren Hanlon’s ‘Where Did You Come From?’

California dreaming

Film

California dreaming

Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’

Noted  Right arrow

‘Chasing the Scream’ by Johann Hari
‘The Illuminations’ by Andrew O’Hagan