Open Letter

An Open Letter on the ABC

The Editors
20 July 2018
ABR shares many Australians’ concerns about the health and viability of the ABC. The threats are myriad and sustained. Funding cuts, political interference, and frequent taunts from News Corp have weakened the More

An open letter on same sex marriage

Australian Book Review
21 September 2017

Confirmation of the legality of the marriage equality postal survey by the High Court of Australia prompted Australian Book Review to invite a number of writers, artists, director More

Open letter to Alex Byrne (NSW State Librarian & Chief Executive)

Evelyn Juers
20 February 2014

Dear Alex,

You invited us. We – Geordie Williamson, David Malouf and I, representing over 3000 signatories of the Petition to save the Mitchell Library Reading Room (MLRR) and calling for a public meeting t ... More

Open letter concerning Fairfax

The Editors
14 August 2012

 There is, understandably, much umbrage and anxiety in Canberra following Fairfax’s decision to remove its literary editor at the Canberra Times and to rely exclusively on literary reviews and commentaries emanating from Fairfax’s two main broadsheets, The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald – broadsheets that will themselves beco ... More