Senator Lambie✓ now claims she knew the background behind the image of Colonel Malalai Kakar✓, the female police officer who was murdered by the Taliban, and chose the image...
George Williams Thanks to Scotland, the word referendum is in the air throughout the Commonwealth. Tony Abbott is poised to announce a timetable for a referendum on recognising Aboriginal peoples in the Constitution.
Paul Sheehan In October 2002, the US capital Washington was brought to a state of emergency by a single gunman. He used a high-powered sniper's rifle to shoot 13 people.
Frank O'Shea First it was planking, then came neknomination. These are relatively sane compared with the latest which I understand is called the "fire challenge," probably with capital letters.
The Canberra Times Last week Scots voted against independence and separation from the United Kingdom. It was hardly a victory for the status quo.
Marcus Mietzner Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s 10-year rule leaves Indonesia with mixed fortunes and a controversial legacy.
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor This ACT government continues to display its disdain of the electors of our Territory.
Nicholas Reece How to transform our economy and create jobs should be the big debate of the Victorian election campaign.
Senator Lambie now claims she knew the background behind the image of Colonel Malalai Kakar, the female police officer who was murdered by the Taliban, and chose the image "because she's a bloody...
Wendy Squires Why should those without kids be subjected to upper cuts from ‘‘martyr mothers’’?
Greg Barns Hysteria from politicians, police and the press helps no one in these tense times.
Natasha Rudra Skywhale rises but does the fantastical artwork lift its audience's spirits as well?
Tony Harvey 1930–2014 Tony Harvey was described by Max Harris as "the first artist to have taken Australian motifs of the conventional kind and given them high wit and sophistication",...
Geraldine Doogue With the announcement of Anthony Bishop as the Catholic Archbishop-elect of Sydney, broadcaster Geraldine Doogue lists the key points she would like to see in the leader of her Catholic flock.
Andrew P Street The news of the day, condensed into a cranky rant by Andrew P Street
Kirsty Needham The Shooters and Fishers Party rails against ''city-based government'' and all things ''inner-urban'' in its manifesto.
David Brooks Friendship is a personal relationship that has radiating social and political benefits. But the institution is not in great shape.
Peter Martin Why on earth do we need compulsory superannuation? Economists will tell you it's because we are stupid, if they think we need it at all.
Sam de Brito If you want to be seen, stand up. Want to be heard, speak up. Want to be appreciated? Shut up.
Charles Waterstreet Adam Cullen would have loved ritual beheadings in Martin Place. His work often depicted headless women (Shut up, nobody wants to hear your stories, 2000) and Nato (1998).