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Julian Assange's father speaks in Brisbane about son's torture

Julian Assange’s father, John Shipton, will be speaking in Brisbane at the Kurilpa Hall in West ...  
Mental as Anything frontman Greedy Smith remembered

Loveable larrikin Greedy Smith, the frontman of Australian new wave band Mental as Anything, has ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Griffith Review 'The Light Ascending' — room for many tastes

Writer Michael R Williams discusses the 'break-out' and 'the work in progress' stories from the ...  
Nu Punk: Protest Culture is taking over

Protest culture is the new vanguard of art and culture, it's time to stand up Michael ...  
'Joker' is an important film that tackles mental illness head-on

As a recently-diagnosed schizophrenic, I recall feeling what I believe to be reasonable discomfort ...  
Navigating the waters of culture, representation and the arts

As an artist, I have always been an advocate for freedom of speech; primarily because artistic ...  
The three modern stooges: Boris, ScoMo and Trump

Reminiscent of the Yalta meeting during WWII of three great world leaders, Donald Trump, Boris ...  
Adam Goodes' Australian Dream

I've eagerly awaited Stan Grant's film on Adam Goodes, titled The Australian Dream. If it were ...  
How our economy is like an out of control AI

Humans, individually, can be incredibly brilliant but collectively we’re often puzzlingly ...  
BOOK REVIEW: White Tears Brown Scars

Ruby Hamad's new book confronts the historical and contemporary oppression faced by women of ...  
Cat and mouse: Pell, child abuse and the Court of Appeal

Although the Victorian Court of Appeal upheld George Pell's conviction, the matter still lingers ...  
Pell's appeal rejected: Don't forget victims of Church sex abuse

The Victorian Court of Appeal's decision to uphold George Pell’s historical child abuse ...  
Suicide hits the poor and disadvantaged

There have been more suicides so far in 2019 than this time last year.  
Reforming society the best way to minimise suicide

Sadness, depression, trauma and suicide can be better dealt with if we look to its social and ...  
Would having medical professionals on flights save lives?

On September 21, 2015, Les Jakielaszek, a fit and healthy 47-year-old boarded a Jetstar plane from ...  
Can legend Robbie Fowler reinvigorate the A-League?

Former Liverpool star Robbie Fowler's entry into the A-League coaching ranks has serious implic ...  
'Ineffective': Age of criminal responsibility must be increased

The age of criminal responsibility must be increased, says Youssef Saudie.  
Christianity, intolerance and Christopher Pearson

Christianity has a track record of marginalising people for illegitimate reasons, writes Melvin ...  

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