September 2004

01 September 2004


 

  • AUSTRALIA

    Long odds

    • Jack Waterford
    • 11 May 2006

    John Howard has done more than enough to deserve to lose the next election by a wide margin. The polls indicate that he probably will. Yet he remains a slight favourite in the betting.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Writing, Zhuhai and more

    • Tim Collins, Christopher Kelen, Geoff Baker, John Kinsella, B.W. Shearer
    • 11 May 2006

    Poems by Tim Collins; Christopher Kelen ; Geoff Baker, John Kinsella; B.W. Shearer

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Future leaders

    • Matthew Albert
    • 11 May 2006

    Kenyan student elections

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Country races

    • Peter Pierce
    • 11 May 2006

    Last past the post

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Melt down

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 11 May 2006

    One joy of following scientific progress is seeing it connect threads of knowledge into a tapestry revealing a picture of a previously unknown scene.

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  • RELIGION

    Oil change

    • Graeme Garrett
    • 11 May 2006

    In the biblical narrative, priests and prophets are more chalk and cheese than birds of a feather.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Lost in Atlantis

    • Brian Matthews
    • 11 May 2006

    ‘Could you tell me how to get to Cudgegong, mate?’

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Dan and Mel get religion

    • Michael McGirr
    • 11 May 2006

    While Dan Brown and Mel Gibson can draw a crowd, Michael McGirr finds their stories still miss the mark.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Life in transit

    • Margaret Coffey
    • 11 May 2006

    Margaret Coffey watches as Australia welcomes Sudanese refugees.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Irreconcilable differences?

    • Madeleine Byrne
    • 11 May 2006

    Madeleine Byrne takes to the streets of Hong Kong for a pro-democracy march

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    One cat, burned also

    • Brian Doyle
    • 11 May 2006

    Brian Doyle on community.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Echoes of war

    • Dawn Delaney
    • 11 May 2006

    Dawn Delaney examines the unwelcome legacy of violence against women following the conflict in East Timor.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    A long way to go

    • Jane Mayo Carolan
    • 11 May 2006

    Jane Carolan speaks with doyen feminist and political activist Anne Summers.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Johnny Winter Love Poem

    • John Kinsella
    • 11 May 2006

    Poem by John Kinsella

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Afghanistan’s scars

    • Jessica Gadd
    • 11 May 2006

    Jessica Gadd interviews Dr Nouria Salehi about the rights of Afghan women.

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  • MEDIA

    Little boy lost

    • Kerrie O’Brien
    • 11 May 2006

    Kerrie O’Brien revisits the Jaidyn Leskie case

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Affordable for whom?

    • Don Gazzard
    • 11 May 2006

    Don Gazzard wonders about the state of Australian real-estate pricing

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Mentoring Australia

    • Fatima Measham
    • 11 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Fatima Measham interviews David White, founder of Big Brothers Big Sisters Australia.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Sunrise on Silicon Valley

    • Jonathon Greenaway
    • 11 May 2006

    The IT industry prepares for the next boom

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The art of philanthropy

    • David R. Jones
    • 11 May 2006

    David R. Jones reviews A Tradition of Giving: Seventy-Five Years of Myer Family Philanthropy by Michael Liffman, and Mr Felton’s Bequests by John Poynter.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Reasons to believe

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 11 May 2006

    Paul Collins’ latest book looks at why Catholics continue their relationship with the church

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    On Loane

    • Avril Hannah-Jones
    • 11 May 2006

    Avril Hannah-Jones reviews Marcus L. Loane: A biography.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Road much travelled

    • John Honner
    • 11 May 2006
    1 Comment

    John Honner travels down memory lane with Michael McGirr’s Bypass: The story of a road

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Steve Gome, Bernard Doherty, Aaron Martin
    • 11 May 2006

    Reviews of the books: Geography; Stem Cells: Science, Medicine, Law and Ethics and John F. Kennedy: An unfinished life.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Gil Maclean, Allan James Thomas, Juliette Hughes
    • 11 May 2006

    Reviews of the films Shaolin Soccer, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Connie and Carla

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Going swimmingly

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 11 May 2006

    When I saw Dawn Fraser on Enough Rope (ABC, Mondays, 9.30pm) in early August, looking grey and grandmotherly, it was hard to remember that she had been the greatest swimmer in the world.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Life, choice and morality

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 11 May 2006

    A recent showing of the documentary, My Foetus, stirred discussion both of the morality of abortion, and also of the propriety of showing an abortion on television.

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  • INFORMATION

    Letters to Eureka

    • James Griffin, Elizabeth Bleby
    • 11 May 2006

    Letters from James Griffin and Elizabeth Bleby

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