Australian politics, society & culture


Cover of White Sands
Text Publishing; $32.99
By Stephanie Bishop
Briggs on hip-hop, humour and a new generation of Aboriginal leaders
By Anwen Crawford
Image of Aaron Pedersen and Alex Russell in Goldstone
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
Join Australia’s chief scientist, Alan Finkel, and the editor-in-chief of Cosmos magazine, Dr Elizabeth Finkel, as they take you on an exhilarating journey in conversation with Morry Frenkel at the Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival 2016. Surf space-time on gravitational waves, explore the brave new world of
Peter Singer is one of Australia’s most distinguished moral philosophers, and his early work continues to have relevance today. His Animal Liberation (1975) has a new foreword by Yuval Harari, the Israeli author of Sapiens. And Famine, Affluence and Morality, his latest book, reprints his 1972 essay of the same
The experiences of Aboriginal women often get talked about, are often used as a justification for the removal of rights, but rarely are Aboriginal women given the space to articulate the issues or seen as experts on their situation.   Speaking at the Communities in Control 2016 conference, Celeste Liddle
Cover of The Healing Party
Black Inc.; $29.99
By Helen Elliott
Cover of Unnecessary Wars
NewSouth Publishing; $29.99
By Mark McKenna
Scaling the IVF mountain in Julia Leigh’s ‘Avalanche’
By Anna Goldsworthy
China since the other Malcolm
By Robert Drewe