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Dying of the light in the old Canberra Glassworks furnace

Dying of the light in the old Canberra Glassworks furnace

After five-and-a-half years of 1170 degree heat, the main furnace at the Canberra Glassworks has finally been turned off.

  • by Monty Jacka

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What will win Best Picture? 20 Oscar voters spill their secrets
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What will win Best Picture? 20 Oscar voters spill their secrets

Voting for the 91st Academy Awards ends Tuesday, with roughly 8200 movie industry insiders using a private website to mark their choices.

  • by Brooks Barnes
Progress appears stalled in 'jewel in the crown' of Kingston Foreshore
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Progress appears stalled in 'jewel in the crown' of Kingston Foreshore

Two years after the Kingston Arts Precinct tender was awarded, progress appears to have stalled, and construction has been delayed by more than a year.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Yukultji Napangati's shimmering outback images shine in New York
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Yukultji Napangati's shimmering outback images shine in New York

Until she was 14, Yukultji Napangati had no contact with the modern world. Now she has a solo art exhibit in New York - and fans including Beyonce and Jay-Z.

  • by Matthew Knott
Labor's policy position on museum gives voters a clear choice
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Labor's policy position on museum gives voters a clear choice

Labor has opened up a new election battlefront in its promise to build a $500 million stand-alone museum in western Sydney.

  • by Linda Morris
A guide to Mona Foma in Launceston

A guide to Mona Foma in Launceston

This month, after a mini-launch last year in Tasmania’s second-biggest city, Mona Foma is moving its full-scale operation to Launceston.

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Senior female MPs to come together to encourage women in politics
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Senior female MPs to come together to encourage women in politics

Julie Bishop, Linda Burney and Sarah Hanson-Young will talk about being women in Australian parliament at the All About Women festival in March.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos
Art advisor to major Sydney corporations
Arts

Art advisor to major Sydney corporations

Whether artist, client, project manager or property developer, they had faith in art adviser Virgina Wilson’s word.

  • by Andrew Frost
A taco shop, Peter Carey, and the first Indigenous Fulbright scholar
Indigenous

A taco shop, Peter Carey, and the first Indigenous Fulbright scholar

New York beckons for author and scholar Graham Akhurst after he received an elite award.

  • by Lucy Stone
Imaging technology uncovers vanishing corpses in a Dutch masterpiece
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Imaging technology uncovers vanishing corpses in a Dutch masterpiece

New technology has allowed researchers to peel back the layers of a Dutch master’s works, revealing some macabre details,.

  • by Nina Siegal
10km-long poem along bike path from Brunswick to Fawkner Cemetery
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10km-long poem along bike path from Brunswick to Fawkner Cemetery

The words etched on the white lines in the middle of the bike path look like graffiti at first. But as they form sentences, they begin to tell a different story.

  • by Chloe Booker