August 2018, issue no. 403

Editorial on ABR's 400th issue by Peter Rose

Peter Rose

A cynic once remarked that an editor needs two things: good grammar and a long memory. But we all know there’s a bit more to it than that. As we prepare to send the April issue to press More

2018 Calibre Essay Prize (Winner): 'We Three Hundred'

Lucas Grainger-Brown

I signed away ten years of my life at high school. Three hundred or so teenagers did likewise around the country; from Sydney and Melbourne to the wind-rustle quiet of burnt umber township More

'Defying the moment' by Beejay Silcox

Beejay Silcox

Moments began as medieval measures, the time it took for a sundial’s blade of shadow to shift – ninety seconds or so, depending on the season. A slice of sunlight. A moment now carries More

David Brophy reviews 'Silent Invasion: China’s Influence in Australia' by Clive Hamilton

David Brophy

Lawyers, media organisations, human rights NGOs, and unions have been lining up recently to warn us of a serious threat facing civil liberties in Australia. It comes in the form of Malcolm More

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