The Nation Reviewed

Rita Zammit is Victoria’s newest Supreme Court justice and a soccer tragic
By Tony Wilson
The Adelaide Zoo has a chequered past
By Anna Goldsworthy
The BARK program at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre sees prisoners taking care of dogs
By Andrew McMillen
Behind the scenes of ‘Maximum Choppage’, a new kung-fu comedy
By Benjamin Law
The ‘Charlie Hebdo’ massacre is the latest in a long line of attacks on journalists
By Rafael Epstein
Tony Abbott illustration by Jeff Fisher
Tony Abbott and the Coalition government face a tough 2015
By Nick Feik
In gold-rush California, Aussie diggers were unwelcome boat people
By Peter McAllister
Cultures clash over pipis at Venus Bay
By John van Tiggelen
Love Makes a Way are taking a seat against asylum-seeker policy
By Stella Gray
Remembering Gough Whitlam puts modern Labor to shame
By Don Watson
The world’s biggest radio telescope is under construction in Western Australia
By Michael Lucy
The women of outback Queensland kick off their heels in Australia’s smallest town
By Emilie Zoey Baker
150 years ago, the Cooper-Duff children got lost in the Victorian bush
By Lisa Clausen
As captain of Team Australia, Tony Abbott has plunged us into war without debate
By Judith Brett
Gary Quinlan and Julie Bishop have done Australia proud at the UN Security Council
By Nick Bryant
Choosing an aged-care home is not easy
By Sarah Day
When the death of an old friend becomes tabloid fodder
By Luke Davies
Paul Kelly and Kevin Rudd laughing together at the launch of The March of Patriots in 2009
Contesting Paul Kelly’s ‘Triumph and Demise’
By Robert Manne