September 2005

The unknown story of Cornelia Rau

How an Australian citizen was wrongfully incarcerated in immigration detention

Moving experience

The clergyman's wife, the Californian gun moll, the circus performer and the woman who keeps bashing her knee on the kitchen cupboard.

Trouble on the night shift

Rescue and remembrance in the creek beds of the desert

The Nation Reviewed

Arts & Letters

The interpreter

If alive, will play. Charles MacKarras and the quest for authenticity

Swingeing pom

Christopher Hitchens and the road to curmudgeonhood

Love Story

A vision of a world where adults and children are equals. ‘Motherhood’ by Anne Manne

The beautiful & the damned clunky

Laura Linney and Topher Grace in ‘P.S.’