Next
 Prev

Highlights

Mangrove painting wins 2014 Waterhouse Prize
Mangrove painting wins 2014 Waterhouse Prize

A painting of a mangrove landscape which seeks to highlight the vulnerability of precious ecosystems has won the $50,000 top gong in the 2014 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize announced today.

Judges in the South Australian Museum competition said Carole King’s High Tide, Wynnum was a standout Full Story »

How can we better protect vulnerable children?
How can we better protect vulnerable children?

Comment | The number of reports of children at risk of experiencing serious abuse or neglect has been rising steadily over the past decade, resulting in increases in the numbers of children entering alternative-care placements.

At the same time, there has been a rise in the number of reports that ar Full Story »

Reaching for the Moon
Reaching for the Moon

FILM REVIEW | This dramatic biopic illuminates the long-term love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop (Miranda Otto) and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares (Glória Pires).

The screenplay, written by Matthew Chapman and Julie Sayers, is based on real events documented in the book Ra Full Story »

Sex Tape: awkward and disappointing
Sex Tape: awkward and disappointing

FILM REVIEW | A film about a film that you’re not meant to see.

That’s the premise of Sex Tape, starring Cameron Diaz (Bad Teacher, The Holiday) and Jason Segel (This is 40, Forgetting Sarah Marshall).

Diaz and Segel (who co-wrote the screenplay), are married parents Annie and Jay, who are stuck Full Story »

Beautiful Isle beauties
Beautiful Isle beauties

PHILIP WHITE WINE REVIEWS | Whitey admits to some deeply vested interests in cool Tasmania before he turns his tastebuds to two Beautiful Isle beauties.

Beautiful Isle Tamar Valley Pinot Gris 2013
$300 per dozen; 13% alcohol; screw cap; 91 points

As usual, I must begin this with a confession of vest Full Story »

Somerton Park
Somerton Park

This residence is situated close to the beach. It features three generous bedrooms, including a master with bay window, en suite and large walk-in robe. The second bedroom also has built-in robes while the third has been set up as a study. There is a formal lounge and large kitchen with quality a Full Story »

Watson wants Hird to delay return
Watson wants Hird to delay return

AFL | Essendon icon Tim Watson wants James Hird to return to the AFL club, but not in a coaching capacity until the current season ends.

Hird arrived in Melbourne late last night after embarking on a study tour in France.

The club great is serving a 12-month ban for his part in the Bombers’ 20 Full Story »

BHP produces record volumes of iron ore
BHP produces record volumes of iron ore

Resources giant BHP has produced record volumes of iron ore and coal after lifting its output of both commodities 20 per cent.

BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie said production across the group was up nine per cent for the 2013/14 financial year, compared to the previous year.

The star was again Full Story »

The Confabulist – an enchanting carpet-ride
The Confabulist – an enchanting carpet-ride

BOOK REVIEW | The Confabulist validates Steven Galloway’s reputation as one of the most exciting, accomplished and engaging storytellers of his generation.

Once again, the author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, has taken an era of relatively recent yesteryear and transformed it into something magi Full Story »

Partners

2014 Annual Hawke Lecture
2014 Annual Hawke Lecture

From the Great War to the Asian Century: what we can learn from 1914 about our place in the world.

A century ago Australia was caught up in an immense and incomprehensible war that changed our country for ever.

Looking inwards, we think a lot about what the war taught us about ourselves. We spend le Full Story »

Public lecture with the Honourable Michael Kirby
Public lecture with the Honourable Michael Kirby

In this engaging and insightful public lecture, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, former Justice of the High Court of Australia, will discuss his work on the United Nations Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

This lecture is presente Full Story »

Hidden places, hidden lives
Hidden places, hidden lives

A thought-provoking photographic narrative depicting life inside Adelaide’s Supported Residential Facilities.

This collection of photographs is a collaborative project, created by residents mentored by four well-known local photographers, who have built up the confidence and enhanced the photograp Full Story »