June 2005

01 June 2005


 

  • AUSTRALIA

    The Labor split

    • Paul Strangio
    • 25 April 2006

    The healing begins 

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The duel within

    • Anthony Ham
    • 25 April 2006
    1 Comment

    Enduring bullfighting season

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  • RELIGION

    Flock and key

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 25 April 2006

    To understand theology, you need to attend not only to the tune, but to the key it is played in.

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  • RELIGION

    Future justice

    • Bruce Duncan
    • 25 April 2006

    The challenge for Pope Benedict

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Positive influences

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 25 April 2006

    How do people decide when to stop clapping after a performance?  The progress of fads and fashions—in thought, opinion or consumer behaviour—can be described by one of the laws of magnetism.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Boxed in

    • Brian Matthews
    • 25 April 2006

    In a life liberally studded with trips in cabs, I have found cabbies to be in general an amiable lot.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Selling the silver

    • Jack Waterford
    • 25 April 2006

    The largesse in the Budget shouldn’t have proven a surprise, even if conventional wisdom is that budgets following elections are the ones in which governments make tough decisions.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The story of an unknown Libyan

    • Anthony Ham
    • 25 April 2006

    For many years a pariah, the nation run by Colonel Mu’ammar Gaddafi has suddenly become the darling of the West

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Paternal instinct

    • Leslie Cannold
    • 25 April 2006

    Who’s the real father? Men’s rights, women’s quandaries and the truth about misattributed biological paternity.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The Mermaid

    • Kate Llewellyn
    • 25 April 2006

    Poem by Kate Llewellyn

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  • RELIGION

    The challenge of reconciliation

    • Jeremy Clarke
    • 25 April 2006

    If Pope Benedict XVI can continue the work of both his immediate predecessor and his namesake, there will be cause for thanks

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Braving our inner weather

    • Jenny Stewart
    • 25 April 2006

    The journey towards understanding our depression can be the most worthwhile, and the most taxing, that we ever make

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  • MEDIA

    First lady of the airwaves

    • Bridget Griffen-Foley
    • 25 April 2006
    1 Comment

    Known as the Queen of Radio and the Baroness of Broadcasting, Australia’s audacious first woman talkback presenter preferred to be known simply as Andrea

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The boy who would not grow up

    • Frank O’Shea
    • 25 April 2006

    The life and writings of J.M. Barrie gave rise to great creations, controversies and connections

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    A ship and a harbour

    • Sarah Kanowski
    • 25 April 2006

    Travelling in order to see how different people live is essential to the formation of a genuine tolerance of other cultures.  

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Six moments by the sea

    • Emily Ballou
    • 25 April 2006

    Poem by Emily Ballou

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    An activist for the faithful

    • Bruce Duncan
    • 25 April 2006

    Tom Butler (1915–2005): lawyer, editor of the Catholic Worker newspaper

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Human traffic

    • Georgina Costello
    • 25 April 2006

    Many Thai women come to Australia on the promise of a work visa and a well-paid job, but end up in brothels.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    In a minor key

    • Luke Fraser
    • 25 April 2006

    Luke Fraser reviews Frontier Justice: A History of the Gulf Country to 1900, by Tony Roberts.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Sensitivity and skill

    • Sara Dowse
    • 25 April 2006

    Sara Dowse finds much to admire in two new novels by Jan Borrie, Unbroken Blue and Nigel Featherstone, Remnants.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Dealing with old discontents

    • Kiera Lindsey
    • 25 April 2006

    Kiera Lindsey reviews The Best Australian Stories 2004, edited by Frank Moorhouse, and The Best  Australian Essays 2004, edited by Robert Dessaix.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Deep down under

    • Peter Pierce
    • 25 April 2006

    Peter Pierce salutes Joy Damousi, author of Freud in the Antipodes: A cultural history of psychoanalysis in Australia.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Heart cuisine

    • Robert Hefner
    • 25 April 2006

    Robert Hefner recalls a special woman and a special place in Food for Thought at Manning Clark House, edited by Sandy Forbes and Janet Reeves.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    On the front line

    • Kate Stowell
    • 25 April 2006

    Kate Stowell talks with Eric Campbell about his new book Absurdistan.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Sumatran reflections

    • Madeleine Byrne
    • 25 April 2006

    John Mateer’s Semar’s Cave: An Indonesian Journal is best appreciated for its lyrical reflection and vivid detail, writes Madeleine Byrne.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Playing God, again

    • Michael Magnusson
    • 25 April 2006

    Michael Magnusson reviews David Freeman’s new production for Opera Australia of Verdi’s Nabucco.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Morag Fraser, Zane Lovitt, Allan James Thomas
    • 25 April 2006

    Reviews of the films Land Mines, A Love Story; The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy; 9 Songs and Downfall.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Us and them

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 25 April 2006

    The question initially asked about Cornelia Rau was why an Australian citizen should be treated so badly. This question was morally adrift. We should ask why any human being could be treated in this way.

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  • INFORMATION

    Letters to Eureka Street

    • Jenny Close, Marianne Cannon, Beth Flenley and Gavan Breen
    • 25 April 2006

    Letters from Jenny Close, Marianne Cannon, Beth Flenley and Gavan Breen.

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