March 15, 2019

Spotlight: Could ‘sober raves’ become all the rage?

After six young people died at dance parties over the summer, some party promoters are aiming to tackle the "wasted" culture.
March 15, 2019

The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’: still holding its own

When I think of "Disintegration", the colours blue and green enter my bloodstream.
March 15, 2019

Litbits, March 16, 2019: Happenings in the Canberra literary scene

There's plenty of things happening in the literary scene.
March 15, 2019

Imprint: How printmaking made art accessible

A retrospective of Australian printmaking includes some of the country's best known artists.
March 15, 2019

Is Alan Jones about to go to war with his stablemate Ray Hadley?

The latest conspiracy theory about the future of Sydney radio king Alan Jones poses a threat to his stablemate Ray Hadley
March 15, 2019

Sub-postmasters win landmark case against Post Office

More than 500 sub-postmasters have won a case against the Post Office over an IT fiasco that saw some facing jail and bankruptcy.
March 15, 2019

Novelist Rebecca Makkai on The Great Believers

It was time to tell the long-neglected story of the impact of AIDS in Chicago.
March 15, 2019

Plant breeders have love affair with the clivia, queen of the dry shade

Plant breeders are developing new strains and colours of the popular clivia, better suited to our small gardens and indoor locations.
March 15, 2019

Word Play: Generational boundaries are claptrap; let nannas yell fabbo at will.

Gee! Amazing! Righteous! Squee! It's time to trespass the imaginary boundaries of generational language.
March 15, 2019

Tracks of the land: artist John Wolseley on working with grubs and beetles

Nature has always been John Wolseley's great love. Now in his 70s, the painter has turned his attention to the microcosmic world of beetles.
March 15, 2019

Diary of a bad housewife: An unexpected paws at the table

Dogs are on a roll socially. It's hard to be anti-dog, dog-restrictive or even dog-lukewarm these days without looking like a species-ist brute.
March 15, 2019

Ben Quilty, a man of conviction

The ascent of Ben Quilty - risk taker, campaigner and remarkable artist.