August 2, 2019

Oh boy: elite Sydney men’s club considers allowing female membership

A proposal being considered by The Australian Club is enough to have the old boys crying into their brandy balloons!
August 2, 2019

‘Terra nullius is a lie’: the brutal denial of First Peoples’ humanity

The Australian Dream is a film about us, about our nation; a nation founded on an idea that the Indigenous people of this continent were invisible.
August 2, 2019

Les Norton feeds our enduring love of the crooked larrikin

The new ABC drama series has the feel of a retro Underbelly without glorifying the criminal world.
August 2, 2019

Act Two: Australian dance’s great leap forward

From Helpmann to Murphy, how Australian dance found its feet.
August 2, 2019

Mr Magnolia spreads his magic around the world

If you have a magnolia plant in your garden, chances are it's a hybrid created by Mark Jury or his father, Felix.
August 2, 2019

Charlie Sheard’s pursuit of absolute abstraction lifts his work to a higher level

This is an uncompromising exhibition, far removed from the laid-back norms of Australian painting.
August 2, 2019

Music reviews: Lloyd Cole, Mabel, Anat Fort, George Malcolm and more

Anat Fort's Colour, Jade Imagine's Basic Love, Lloyd Cole's Guesswork, George Malcolm's JS Bach Goldberg Variations, Lingua Ignota's Caligula, and Mabel's High Expectations.
August 2, 2019

Ben Folds: Secrets of songwriting and how music changed my brain

The role of an artist is to capture the elusive flickers of life, writes the songwriter in his memoir.
August 2, 2019

How good are noodles? Journeys in twilit corners of the dictionary

Anadiplosis, hypotaxis, polyptopon, erotesis, anaphora...we are familiar with examples but not the definitions.
August 2, 2019

Ashley and Day in battle for control of Jack Wills

The high street billionaires Mike Ashley and Philip Day are locked in a shootout for control of Jack Wills, the 'preppy' fashion chain which has run into financial trouble.
August 2, 2019

Louise Porton who murdered her two daughters for getting in way of her sex life is jailed for 32 years

Louise Porton killed three-year-old Lexi Draper and 17-month-old Scarlett Vaughan less than three weeks apart
August 2, 2019

DIY SOS: Dad moved to tears after team transform his home to include dialysis centre for sick daughters

Team transformed Jan and Lucy Collins's garage into a home dialysis centre so their two daughters can be treated at home