the nation reviewed

On the beaches

Luke Cornish’s Border Force mural at Bondi Beach comes under attack

Spiralling admissions

Victoria’s royal commission hears stories of a dysfunctional, under-resourced mental health system

Safety net

The security business partnering with domestic violence services to help women and children escape abuse

The Newcastle trial of Graeme Lawrence

The second most senior churchman in Australia to be found guilty of child sexual abuse

Graham Freudenberg’s time

The passing of Labor’s great speechwriter highlights the party’s absence of a clear rationale

The terrible truth of climate change

The latest science is alarming, even for climate scientists

Mission to Mars

The Australian woman on the shortlist to bid farewell to Earth forever

On the rocks

People are risking their lives for a selfie at Royal National Park’s Figure Eight Pools

Surf and turfed

The Australian surfers battling Chinese developers in Fiji

Statement of origin

Indigenous rugby league players lead a silent revolt on the national anthem