And the rest say “no”

There’s a pattern to the success of attempts to change the Australian constitution, writes Peter Brent, with lessons for advocates of Indigenous recognition

17 Jul 14 | Comments (2)

Behind the mulga curtain

Tennant Creek has developed innovative ways of dealing with the strengths and weaknesses of social media, writes Eleanor Hogan. But the initiatives are languishing, partly for lack of funding

11 Jul 14 | Comments (0)

Not so much the tale as its telling

Sylvia Lawson reviews The Past and Utopia

05 Mar 14 | Comments (0)

Stumbling into existence

Eleanor Hogan reviews a careful and often illuminating history of a northwestern Australian town

11 Dec 13 | Comments (0)

The Brandis agenda

Armed with an ambitious political and legal agenda, the new attorney-general faces a testing time, write Shipra Chordia and Andrew Lynch

04 Dec 13 | Comments (1)

Race in the dock

A murder trial in Alice Springs held up a mirror to the town’s dealings with issues of race, writes Kieran Finnane, and the inter-racial dynamics turned out to be not nearly as clearcut as might be expected

14 Oct 13 | Comments (0)

Between one geography and another

Sylvia Lawson reviews Satellite Boy, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks and The Great Gatsby

25 Jul 13 | Comments (0)

Forgotten war

The looming centenary of the landing at Gallipoli is a reminder of unfinished business between settler and Indigenous Australia after a decade of incomplete reconciliation, writes Henry Reynolds in this extract from his new book

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