Young adult post-disaster fiction is more concerned with how we survive than understanding the causes of disaster. We can read it to explore our fears, responses and our capacity to adapt.
Television's Unsolved Mysteries – about to be rebooted – deals with true crime on one hand, and supernatural events like alien abductions on the other. They share powerful psychological bonds.
Exclusive: the recent discovery of probably the oldest known surviving photograph of a Māori sheds light on the remarkable subject of Taika Waititi's new film project.
After nearly 30 years of advocacy, audio description services have finally arrived on the ABC and SBS.
After decades of banned books, arrests and raids, Penguin Books Australia decided to take a stand against literary censorship. A new book tells the inside story.
Four reporters joined the showdown with the Kelly gang 140 years ago. They became part of the story and set the tone for a legend.
The arts and cultural sector was plunged into crisis three months ago and pleaded for help. Now a federal rescue package has been announced – but who is it for and is it enough?
The National Gallery of Australia is facing a 10% reduction in staffing, but will maintain its $16 million acquisitions budget.
Hamilton – soon to stream as a film – has been hailed as radical. But it's true to the traditions of the American musical – the pursuit of truth, freedom and the American dream.
The Morrison government has announced a $250 million program for the entertainment, arts and screen sectors.
Movie director Joel Schumacher’s body of work is profound, and his influence on contemporary Hollywood cinema indelible.
Writers are often seen as solitary creatures, but there can be great benefits to collaboration.
Decolonisation is restorative justice through cultural, psychological and economic freedom.
The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) has been regarded as a classic of European literature since soon after its publication in 1958. It recounts the decline and fall of Sicily’s aristocracy.
That gentle voice coming from your smart speaker is more complex than she seems.
Calling out comments about racial diversity in the arts – like those by Josh Thomas this week – should be just the beginning of a deeper conversation about racial justice and representation.
Forty years since Fame showed the vulnerability of performing arts students, we can still do more to protect them. As we resume physical contact, we can use performance to renegotiate safe intimacy.
Australian musicians make it work by balancing music and non-music jobs, self-employment, contracts, and a love for the art.
As the American Civil War interrupted cotton production, plantation owners looked to the new colony of Queensland.