November 2010

Campaign poster for the NSW Labor Party, circa 1928. Courtesy of the National Library of Australia

Federal politics

No exit

The ALP

Photographers try to catch a glimpse of suspects arrested in raids across Sydney less than a week after the Howard government amended counterterrorism laws to make it easier for police arrests, 8 November 2005. © David Gray / Reuters

Issues and policies

Hidden agendas

Our intelligence services

Kristina Keneally in action at Redfern Oval as part of a community touch football game, 2010. © Gregg Porteous / Newspix / News Limited

State politics

A matter of faith

Meeting Kristina Keneally

Studenst gather at the Meridian International Hotel School in Melbourne, closed without warning on 6 November 2009. © Julian Smith / AAP Image

Economics

Exodus

The international student sector

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Family and relationships

The price of parenthood

Family and relationships

Bad old days

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

View of Dover Heights from Watsons Bay, Sydney, 2009. © Adam JWC / Wikimedia Commons

Society

Under the bridge

Delia Falconer’s ‘Sydney’

Mrs Austin and son visit the butcher in 1951. Courtesy of the National Archives of Australia

History

Lest we forget

Hugh Lunn’s ‘Words Fail Me: A Journey through Australia’s Lost Language’

Artemisia Gentileschi, 'Judith and Holofernes', circa 1612. Oil on canvas, 159 x 126 centimetres. Courtesy of the Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy and the Bridgeman Art Library.

Art

Shadow play

Peter Robb’s ‘Street Fight in Naples: A Book of Art and Insurrection’

Elizabeth Morris plays her uke. © Niklas Vestberg

Music

Too smart to run back

Allo Darlin’s debut album

Tools of the trade

Film

Tools of the trade

Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis’ ‘Machete’ and Sean Byrne’s ‘The Loved Ones’

Noted  Right arrow

'Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Wicked Bestiary' by David Sedaris, Little, Brown, 176pp; $24.95
'The Man Who Loved Children' by Christina Stead, Miegunyah Press, 576pp; $24.99
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Words: Shane Maloney | Illustration: Chris Grosz