'Fifteen years ago, a deeply troubled German-born Australian resident was transferred out of the Baxter detention centre in South Australia's north and taken to hospital, and then a psychiatric facility in Adelaide.'
'When Mandy Ord's publisher submitted her graphic memoir to the Stella Prize — to compete with a pool of 150 fiction and non-fiction works from across the nation — the Melbourne-based cartoonist thought it was "completely wild".'
'During the glory days of radio drama in the 40s and 50s, the ABC and commercial entertainment companies were cranking out hundreds of episodes every week — feeding an audience, from Australia and beyond, all glued to the wireless to get their fix of serials like Dad and Dave or The Lawsons.'
'Australians working in the arts industry have reported more than $25 million in lost income caused by bushfires and coronavirus, less than a day after the industry started calculating losses.'
'Writing by Australian women has found a champion in The Stella Prize, which has been spotlighting not just our local heroes but our emerging stars since 2013.'
'Mary Poppins delighted audiences for generations — the magical British nanny made Julie Andrews famous, Walt Disney rich and delivered royalties and prestige for author P.L. Travers.'
'In the first episode of Judith Lucy's new podcast, she recounts the moment she found out her long-term partner had been stealing from her.'
'I look at my kids' library and wonder what my life would've been like if I'd had access to their selection of books growing up.'
'Like hundreds of thousands of other Australians, Heather Rose — the author of the Stella Prize-winning Museum of Modern Love — spent two and a half hours on hold to Centrelink on Tuesday.'