Australian politics, society & culture


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The new managing director’s vision isn’t clear
By Margaret Simons
Wikiclub NT is raising the Northern Territory’s profile on Wikipedia
By Oscar Schwartz
Lee Lin Chin’s rise from SBS newsreader to queen of satire
By Benjamin Law
A conversation with Julian Assange
By John Keane
The ‘Charlie Hebdo’ massacre is the latest in a long line of attacks on journalists
By Rafael Epstein
Sharri Markson's silly gonzo
By J.R. Hennessy
Facebook and Google's egg-freezing employee benefit
By Nicole Krzys
Reflecting on the failures of Australian politics and media
By Michaela McGuire
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
Race, recognition and a more complete Commonwealth
By Noel Pearson
Sydney's CB radio scene is a battlefield
By Richard Cooke
In the rush online, newspapers have deleted yesterday, today and tomorrow
By Robyn Annear
Behind the scenes with the young Aussie comedian
By Ronnie Scott
By Robert Manne
The political nation learned this morning, to its considerable surprise, that Chris Mitchell, the editor-in-chief of The Australian, was always a secret opponent of the invasion of Iraq – an invasion that has been responsible for 500...
By Michaela McGuire
In October 2013, ABC TV and Screen Australia announced a call out for ‘Fresh Blood’, an initiative that offered twenty aspiring comedy creators grants of $10,000 to nurture talent from a new generation of Australian comics. Last week...