September 2018

Essays  Right arrow

Science and technology

Can David Sinclair cure old age?

The Australian geneticist believes ageing is a disease we can treat

Can David Sinclair cure old age?
The AFL’s concussion problem


The AFL’s concussion problem

Is the league running interference on the damage concussion can cause?

Laurie Matheson, our man in Moscow


Laurie Matheson, our man in Moscow

Was ‘Australia’s James Bond’ working for the KGB? Or ASIO? Or both?

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow


Federal politics

Labor’s great big new tax plan

Bill Shorten wants to reframe how we tackle the budget


Law and order

Islam on the inside

Queensland’s first Muslim prison chaplain has first-hand experience of the system


Indigenous Australia

The return of the Moree Boomerangs

The First on the Ladder arts project is turning things around for a rugby club and the local kids



Filling a big hole in the property market

The old Cave Hill quarry in Melbourne will be home to thousands

The Courts

Courtroom drama, Broadmeadows style

The hopeful and the hapless flow through a magistrates’ court


Arts & Letters  Right arrow

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Leonard Bernstein: show tunes and symphonies

Centenary celebrations highlight the composer’s broad ambitions and appeal

Still from Leave No Trace

The hermitic world of Debra Granik’s ‘Leave No Trace’

The ‘Winter’s Bone’ director takes her exploration of family ties off the grid

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Low’s ‘Double Negative’: studies in slow transformation

Twelve albums in, the Minnesota three-piece can still surprise in their unique way

Noted  Right arrow

‘One Hundred Years of Dirt’ by Rick Morton


‘One Hundred Years of Dirt’ by Rick Morton

A social affairs reporter turns the pen on himself

Image of Ancestral Spirit Beings Collecting Honey, 1985-87


‘John Mawurndjul: I Am the Old and the New’ at the MCA, Sydney

The celebrated bark painter’s ethos guides this retrospective exhibition

In Light of Recent Events  Right arrow
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In light of recent events