The Monthly Essays

Taking ‘Stories I Want to Tell You in Person’ to India
By Lally Katz
Georgie Stone
When human nature and the law intersect
By Jenan Taylor
Australia’s car industry has met policy failure head-on
By Richard Denniss
Stan Grant
On Stan Grant’s radical hope
By Anne Manne
Small stages and curious kids are both occupational hazards
By Ailsa Wild
West Coast Eagles 2006 premiership team
Ten years after the Eagles’ 2006 premiership, a culture is laid bare
By Martin McKenzie-Murray
Wine distributors from China visit the Barossa Valley
Australia’s food and wine industry is the next big thing in China
By Hamish McDonald
Scott Ludlam
The Greens senator with mass appeal
By Sam Vincent
The notorious island has been a site of incarceration, occupation and, now, “extreme gardening”
By Sophie Cunningham
Alan Moorehead image
Alan Moorehead, Australia’s forgotten literary giant
By Thornton McCamish
The dominance of baby boomers is becoming total
By Richard Cooke
Dipa Nusantara Aidit and Sukarno image
Indonesia’s mass killings have been overlooked for 50 years
By Robert Manne and Mark Aarons
Sometimes you need to swear on the radio
By Red Symons
Managing child sex offenders in the community
By Sam Vincent
The big fracking mess of resource politics
By Guy Rundle
Penny Wong
The case for marriage equality
By Penny Wong
When European Christmas meets Australian suburbia
By Robert Skinner
The Respect to Mehmetçik Monument at Pine Ridge, Gallipoli.
The creative memorialisation of Gallipoli
By Mark McKenna and Stuart Ward