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  • AUSTRALIA

    Thorpie proves mortality is no vice

    • Binoy Kampmark
    • 11 December 2006

    In the end, Thorpe was swimming against himself. There were rivals, but there was nothing left, other than the treadmill of performances. The admission came in his last conference: "I needed a closing point." There is reason for him to be proud.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Simple pleasures in Melbourne's North African heart

    • James Massola
    • 16 October 2006
    2 Comments

    It’s the fourth night of Ramadan. As the days begin to get longer, there are further challenges for Australian Muslims. Many young men, low on energy during the day, but emboldened by full bellies in the evening, find themselves at a loose end.

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  • RELIGION

    The World Game of ecumenical dialogue

    • Richard Treloar
    • 24 July 2006

    In the years ahead Faith and Order will address potentially church-dividing issues relating to biblical interpretation, theological anthropology, religious pluralism, mutual recognition of baptism, and other aspects of ecclesiology. The FIFA World Cup is an intrusion of the carnivalesque into ‘realpolitik.’ Richard Treloar muses on the intersection of these

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  • RELIGION

    Poor fellow my country

    • Frank Brennan
    • 09 July 2006

    The following is an edited text of an address given by Fr Frank Brennan sj ao, at the launch of his most recent book, Tampering with Asylum.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    News from everywhere

    • Kathryn O’Connor, Anthony Ham
    • 09 July 2006

    MedicarePlus  |  Global village

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Could their telly be worse than their soccer?

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 06 July 2006

    ‘Do try and get out a bit when you’re there,’ said a concerned friend. ‘You know what you’re like about British telly.’

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  • INFORMATION

    Peace drums in Europe

    • Michael McKernan, Frank O’Shea, Mark Deasey, Morag Fraser, John Carmody, Brigid Hains, Pip Robertson
    • 03 July 2006

    Peace drums, Irish visitor, Travellers’ tales, Epiphanies, Deep structure, Counter-terrorism kits, Circling the square

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  • AUSTRALIA

    It comes down to Trafalgar Square

    • Morag Fraser
    • 26 June 2006
    1 Comment

    As the first anniversary of the London bombings approaches, people celebrate England's football victory, and Trafalgar Square is under repair. Celebration and cleaning mark the resilience of London and its refusal to allow fear to dominate public life.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Where continents collide

    • Peter Pierce
    • 15 June 2006

    Peter Pierce’s postcard from Turkey.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Heavy penalties

    • George Morgan
    • 15 June 2006

    George Morgan on the cruelty of punitive attitudes to children.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Butchering words

    • Brian Matthews
    • 31 May 2006

    A friend of mine, fond of fashioning his own brand of aphorism, announced one day, after what he claimed had been a long period of research, ‘butchers are much given to bullshit.’

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Don't run out on modern sport

    • Tom Cranitch
    • 18 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Contemporary cricketers think little of dropping the ball at their feet and setting off for a run. Graeme Wood, a pioneer in this practice, was misunderstood by team mates and a cricket loving nation.

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