The Indigenous star says her multiple retakes of Henry Lawson’s The Drover’s Wife show violence because “I experienced it when I was quite young”.
- by Garry Maddox
Alice Skye’s I Feel Better But I Don’t Feel Good, Jeff Coffin/Helen Gillet’s Let it Shine, Rodney’ Crowell’s Triage and Toumani Diabate and the London Symphony Orchestra’s Korolen.
- by Bruce Elder, Kish Lal, John Shand and Eugene Ulman
Fiercely private singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading says it’s important that her songs affect people. But she rarely uses them to reveal her own life.
- by Susan Skelly
‘Rampaging’ Roy Slaven is getting a little nostalgic. Or at least the man behind the man, writer, actor, presenter and comedian John Doyle, is.
- by Vince Rugari
When writer Stephanie Dowrick met Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann at home in the Northern Territory she learnt some important lessons.
- by Stephanie Dowrick
Cold weather provides an opportunity for gardeners to do a good stocktake and move plants while they are dormant.
- by Robin Powell
A debut author learns to write “deeper” from the art and passion of her sister Camilla, who lives with Down syndrome.
- by Hannah Bent
We need a new word to describe those fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
- by David Astle
Ephemera Quartet’s Blackholes and Modulations, Goldfynch’s Goldfynch, Joan Armatrading’s Consequences and Chet Faker’s Hotel Surrender.
- by Jessie Cunniffe, Annabel Ross, John Shand and Bernard Zuel
Acclaimed artist Artemisia Gentileschi’s work shows women fighting back - often very violently - against men. What motivated her?
- by John McDonald