Liam Pieper reflects on the shielding that has led to Australian peoples’ perpetual ignorance of our true history
Lili Wilkinson on why teenagers today are the first generation of true readers.
A collection of poetry, audio, photography and discussion around the idea of collaboration.
Richard King on the ever-increasing power of ‘offendedness’ in public debate.
Marcia Langton on reading the Constitution out loud
Stephanie Convery explores Indigenous stories up north
I have no brothers to lift the sky off my back . . . Nothing but these homeless clouds — Najwan Darwish, ‘Clouds’ A sugar cane farmer gazed across the flattened FIelds of his plantation after Cyclone Yasi struck down hard over the north Queensland coast in February 2011. Then, from the depths of all human loneliness in times of despair, he offered a piece of ancient knowledge to explain what had just happened to him, and muttered to the television camera, ‘Mother Nature, mate—she’s a good ‘un.’ Days before, there had been an exodus of people from towns along […]
Kate Holden explores sex work and feminism
Jeremy Fisher on e-books and the Australian publishing industry
Ben Eltham’s guide to The Nicholas Building
Rachael Weaver on the morgue
Michael Harden charts a history of deplorable drinking in Victoria