Life & ARTS 
Where there's smoke, there's fire

Eyes on the horizon: a High Country firespotter's lonely vigil.  
Gauguin's paedophilic legacy raises debate over exhibit

A major exhibit of Paul Gauguin's works at the National Gallery is stirring controversy based on ...  
Andrew Gaze — Becoming basketball's best a tall order

Andrew Gaze became one of the greatest basketball players Australia has ever produced.  
Welcoming the winter solstice

Welcoming the winter solstice was a ritual for Bazza — a time to contemplate life within the ...  
Paul McCartney — Rocker, roller, really nice bloke

Paul McCartney rocking the MCG with his New World Tour concert.  
The night the cookers were handed over to neo-Nazis at the Polish Club

A former 'Neighbours' star, a former pro wrestler and a former gym owner walk into a club in ...  
Getting around Gough

It was considered a great day for Australia when the Labor Party won back–to–back elections ...  
Finally! Vanilla Ice makes a zombie movie

Where can you find Vanilla Ice, The Wiggles and a planeload of zombies 'genuinely' linked toge ...  
Feathers ruffled over Fossil Free Books' stance on artwashing

'Art-for-arts-sake' arguments are being tossed onto the book festival bonfire after Fossil Free ...  
Farewell roast: Best to remember employees get the last word

Bazza and Mick quaff a few quiet ones as the union delegate farewells Mick's bastard-of-a-boss.  
Gary Ablett Snr — The man who took the specky to a new level

Arguably the most gifted AFL footballer of his generation, Geelong's Gary Ablett snr took this ...  
Great Australian Dream a housing nightmare for young Australians

With today's cost of living biting young people especially hard, the idea of owning one's home is ...  
Julian Lennon — Like father, like son

This portrait of Julian Lennon – which shows his remarkable likeness to "Beatles" father, ...  
Formidable force: Germaine Greer 

Australian writer and public intellectual Germain Greer is a formidable feminist, best known for ...  
POEM: The tragedy of the commons

This poem is an *IA Writing Competition (creative work category) entry.  
POEM: The disappointment

This poem is an *IA Writing Competition (creative work category) entry.  
Water-baby wonder

In the early 1970s, Australian swimming educators began training babies to learn how to relax ...  
'Flying with Paper Wings' on World Schizophrenia Awareness Day

'Flying with Paper Wings: Reflections on Living with Madness' is a powerful story about living ...  

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