Does writing matter?
Richard Flanagan delivers the inaugural Boisbouvier Lecture
The arts funding cuts are just a symptom of a broader malaise in Australia
Lovatts Crosswords gave its profits to employees. What went wrong?
What does the prime minister stand for, and when will we find out about it?
Welcome to the Collingwood English Language School
Video artist Heath Franco is making a name as a provocateur
Helen Pynor’s bio-art explores life after death
The late historian leaves behind a stunning body of scholarship
Six stories of 100 words
‘Mike Parr: Foreign Looking’ brings the anti-institutional artist to the National Gallery of Australia
National anthems reflect all the complexities – and oddities – of the countries they represent
Celebrated short-story practitioner Joy Williams turns to micro fiction in ‘Ninety-Nine Stories of God’
Netflix’s hip-hop drama ‘The Get Down’ squanders its potential
Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ bemuses but rewards
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The Nation Reviewed
Society The doctor
Society Geert by sea
Arts & Letters
Cartoon In light of recent events