Australian politics, society & culture

The Nation Reviewed

Women could use a little of the shameless confidence men take for granted
By Annabel Crabb
Even tattoos don’t last forever any more
By Alice Pung
Child survivors of the Holocaust meet in Melbourne
By Jaye Kranz
Fancy bottled water is sometimes worth the price
By Richard Cooke
Rugby star David Pocock says sport and politics are always mixed
By Sam Vincent
What modern politicians could learn from Alfred Deakin
By Judith Brett
Behind the scenes of ‘Maximum Choppage’, a new kung-fu comedy
By Benjamin Law
The BARK program at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre sees prisoners taking care of dogs
By Andrew McMillen
The Adelaide Zoo has a chequered past
By Anna Goldsworthy
Rita Zammit is Victoria’s newest Supreme Court justice and a soccer tragic
By Tony Wilson
Our politicians have paltry ideas and express them poorly
By Don Watson
Cultures clash over pipis at Venus Bay
By John van Tiggelen
In gold-rush California, Aussie diggers were unwelcome boat people
By Peter McAllister
Tony Abbott illustration by Jeff Fisher
Tony Abbott and the Coalition government face a tough 2015
By Nick Feik
The ‘Charlie Hebdo’ massacre is the latest in a long line of attacks on journalists
By Rafael Epstein
Love Makes a Way are taking a seat against asylum-seeker policy
By Stella Gray
150 years ago, the Cooper-Duff children got lost in the Victorian bush
By Lisa Clausen
The women of outback Queensland kick off their heels in Australia’s smallest town
By Emilie Zoey Baker