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The artist making sculpture for penguins

How creating sculpture for animals is transforming wildlife conservation and the art world

On Her Majesty’s secret disservice

The reporter who uncovered the truth about Kim Philby, the 20th century’s most infamous spy, and his warnings for democratic society

Echidna poo has changed our understanding of human evolution

Citizen science is not only helping echidna conservation, but changing how we think about evolution

The truth about truth-telling

Revisiting trauma is not the road to justice for Aboriginal people

Cricketing institutions are on a sticky wicket

Tim Paine’s sexting scandal reveals more about institutional failures than personal ones

The legal system is failing survivors of sexual violence, so why is it being maintained?

Faced with the choice between a gruelling court process or nothing, victim-survivors are often coming away more bruised from the experience than they were beforehand

Good riddance, Alan Jones

The shock jock is finally brought down by lacklustre ratings

How Australian public life has been diminished

Culture wars, climate wars and the bureaucratisation of writing have eroded the public sphere

The spin and secrecy threatening the Australian environment

How the government is failing on the environment by hiding critical science

The needle and the damage done

The federal government’s handling of the pandemic has been the worst public policy screw-up in Australian history