“Unfounded attack on Dad and Dave comedies!”

By the time Ken G. Hall filmed Dad Rudd M.P., his film-making had come to reflect international popular culture as well as Australian traditions, writes Julieanne Lamond

09 Oct 13 | Comments (1)

I get by with a little help from my friends

Frank Bongiorno reviews Nick Cater’s The Lucky Culture

23 May 13 | Comments (5)

The man who wasn’t there

Sylvia Lawson on the ABC’s triumphant return to the Opera House

19 Mar 13 | Comments (3)

The right kind of middle class?

In 1962 Peter Coleman assembled a group of writers to fill a gap in the way intellectuals had viewed Australia, writes Frank Bongiorno

16 Dec 12 | Comments (1)

Trade block

With global trade negotiations stalled, Australia is attempting to navigate between the competing demands of two giants, writes Jock Given

18 Oct 12 | Comments (1)