August 31, 2018

Australia’s new climate of fear

Australia’s rural landscape is terrifying readers around the world – a sub-genre warranting its own moniker, outback noir.
August 31, 2018

Gardening in a time of war: optimism, solace, hope, beauty and vegetables

From Afghanistan to the Gaza Strip, Lalage Snow has captured gardeners undeterred by war.
August 31, 2018

‘Breast Master’ surgeon and online site at loggerheads

Sydney's 'Breast Master' takes his image very serious, especially when he's up against this city's 'King of Boobs'.
August 31, 2018

Review: William Robinson portrays the supernatural power of nature and creation

The Creation may be a constant theme in Indigenous art but William Robinson is one of very few western artists to tackle this vast and portentous subject.
August 31, 2018

The new thirst for Australian crime reads

Crime fiction is headed to a screen near you, writes Linda Morris.
August 31, 2018

Wattle Day: How nationalism and golden boughs beat off the waratah

September 1 is Wattle Day but our national emblem was challenged by the Waratah on its journey to floral supremacy.
August 31, 2018

Matt Groening’s new comedy Disenchantment casts a spell

With wry and dry touches, this fractured fairytale plays like The Simpsons crossed with The Princess Bride.
August 31, 2018

Advice from drag queens turned a depressed queer girl into a global pop star

Heloise Letissier was in a deep depression when she met some drag queens who urged her to be bold, It worked. Now she is the French pop phenomenon Christine and the Queens.
August 31, 2018

How horticulturalist William Robert Guilfoyle revealed the botany of Shakespeare

Horticulturalist William Robert Guilfoyle has lingered in the shadows of our gardening history. Now his huge contribution and exploration of Shakespeare's use of botany is revealed.
August 31, 2018

What’s on TV: Sunday, September 9

Like many durable comedy characters, Russell Coight (Glenn Robbins) is generously endowed with a capacity for self-delusion.
August 31, 2018

What’s on TV: Saturday, September 8

This documentary is in part a history of Questa Casa, a brothel that has operated in Kalgoorlie since 1904.
August 31, 2018

Seven Network walks away from Melbourne Cup coverage

After 16 years, the race that stops a nation is moving to a new stable.