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  • AUSTRALIA

    Pride of Erin

    • John Carmody, Morag Fraser, Peter Pierce
    • 05 June 2006

    Pride of Erin | Across the fence | Descending gloom

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Towards an Australian "voice"

    • Tony Smith
    • 18 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Terri Janke's Butterfly Song and Hsu-Ming Teo's Behind the Moon are two novels that examine the "Australian condition."

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    The Australian wound

    • Mark Byrne
    • 18 May 2006

    Mark Byrne looks at the particular characteristics that make an Australian 'hero', and asks what it is about the interior of this country that moulds the interior of our collective suconscious in such a unique way.  

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Anglican lines in the sand

    • Alan Nichols
    • 14 May 2006

    Alan Nichols reviews Muriel Porter’sThe New Puritans:  The  Rise of Fundamentalism in the Anglican Church.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Signing off

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 14 May 2006

    Well, here we are, talking like this for the last time. How has it been for you, the last ten years?  

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Suds and duds

    • D. L. Lewis
    • 14 May 2006

    D. L. Lewis commends Andrew Mercador’s Super Aussie Soaps to those with an interest in popular culture and television.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Debates and discourses

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 14 May 2006

    In our house, we’ll continue to tolerate each other’s programs up to the point of nausea or embarrassment. We’ll be able to watch the animal documentaries, Media Watch, and Roy and H. G.’s new Memphis Trousers Half Hour.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Don’t fence me in

    • Mark Wakely
    • 14 May 2006

    Mark Wakely looks at our instinct to build fences

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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

    Book reviews

    • Luke O’Callaghan, John Molloy, Nathan Kensey, Rachel Hewitt
    • 11 May 2006

    Reviews of the books: A man after his own heart; The Master; Car wars: How the car won our hearts and conquered our cities; and Travellers’ Tales.  

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Where the real men are

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 30 April 2006

    Real men may brew beer but they don’t have to prove anything, unlike the sad creatures that run the men’s rights websites.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Must grumble

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 29 April 2006

    ‘Mu-um!’ he said the other day when I was arguing with the telly. ‘You certainly do know how to ruin a night’s viewing.’

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