Australian politics, society & culture


Cover of The Art of Time Travel
Tom Griffiths’ ‘The Art of Time Travel’ is a thoughtful look at some of Australia’s most prominent historians
By Barry Hill
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Nobel Prize–winning journalist Svetlana Alexievich brings together an extraordinarily diverse group of Russian voices
By Anna Goldsworthy
Image of mining workers flying from Perth
A region returns to earth
By Hamish McDonald
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Australia’s solar champions face an uncertain future
By Ceridwen Dovey
Why do we do so little of something so good?
By Karen Hitchcock
Why are our pets so pampered?
By Anne Manne
Wikiclub NT is raising the Northern Territory’s profile on Wikipedia
By Oscar Schwartz
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By Stephanie Bishop
Briggs on hip-hop, humour and a new generation of Aboriginal leaders
By Anwen Crawford
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Cultural conflicts in Ivan Sen’s ‘Goldstone’ and the ABC’s ‘Cleverman’
By Luke Davies
The boat cruise commentary had everything – except indigenous Tasmania
By Bruce Pascoe
Lynette Daley
Ms Dhu, Lynette Daley and the alarming rates of violence against indigenous women
By Marcia Langton
Rachel Perkins
The Arrernte Women’s Project is preserving vital songs and culture
By Rachel Perkins
Galarrwuy Yunupingu
An indigenous leader reflects on a lifetime following the law of the land
By Galarrwuy Yunupingu
How do we decide who will make the best doctors?
By Karen Hitchcock
The Newtown Jets rugby league team has a loyal – and increasingly urbane – suburban following
By Alex McKinnon
Consultation and transparency are the keys to successful arts policy
By Wesley Enoch
How does the reinvigorated treaty movement fit with recognition?
By Megan Davis