Brand’s resolved, powerful lockdown thoughts

The full force of lockdown is explored in Zoe Brand's carefully thought-out show, writes craft reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Heritage Library celebrates moon landing in new spot

HIDDEN behind closed doors on Canberra Avenue, Fyshwick, is the newly located ACT Heritage Library and ArchivesACT is well worth a visit, but the signage...

Visual tales told in avenue of art

The photographic exhibition “Where I Stand” is on display along Exhibition Avenue at ANU, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Psst, the Archives’ sharing secrets about spooks 

A fascinating new exhibition is shedding some light on the real stories of Australia’s security agencies, told through photographs, gizmos and gadgets, intelligence memos and candid interviews with real-life spooks. 

Photos unveil the hidden side of life at the coast

Artists Amadis Lacheta and Lee Grant ask what makes life in the Eurobodalla area special, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Exhibition celebrates Hawke’s cartoonable face

Arts editor HELEN MUSA previews an exhibition dedicated to four decades of cartoons of former PM Bob Hawke, who was voted the prime minister the cartoonists most liked to draw. 

John Howard, warts and all, on Lazarus Lane

Arts editor HELEN MUSA takes a walk down Lazarus Lane – the library dedicated to former PM John Howard at Old Parliament House.

Heide turns her creative eye to the south coast

ARTS editor Helen Musa headed for the coast recently, assiduously avoiding the fiery King’s Highway, to view a joint exhibition by photographer Heide Smith and painter Wendy Macklin and returned with a swag of Smith’s ravishing pictures of the south coast.

Contour’s movable feast of public art

Outdoor events dominate in public arts festival Contour556, allowing people to view art while walking or riding their bikes, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.





The jobs facing the most extreme weather risks

As the climate changes and heatwaves become more frequent and severe, it’s vital we do more to understand who is most vulnerable and how we can reduce their risk, writes THOMAS LONGDEN, MATT BREARLEY and SIMON QUILTY.


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