Beyond Priscilla

In 2010, Daniel Witthaus spent 266 days driving around rural, regional and urban Australia challenging homophobia. Beyond Priscilla is a record of the Beyond ‘That’s So Gay’ National Tour – an ins...

And the Band Played On

Robert Holden’s And the Band Played On is a beautiful and interesting investigation on how the ANZACs survived the horrors of WWI drawing on music and song, perfect for history and military history fans alike. Cast...

Night Games

‘Can you finish me off?’ It’s a casually insensitive remark in a laneway, delivered to a young woman already abused and humiliated by a bunch of footballers and their mates, and it encapsulates an entire cultural paradig...

Dare Me! – The Life and Work of Gerald Glaskin

Gerald Glaskin (1923 – 2000) pushed the boundaries of acceptability in what he wrote and how he wrote it. His twenty major publications – novels, short stories, travelogues, memoirs, plays and more – tackled such t...

The boy who could tickle clouds

As one of Australia’s leading voice-over actors and the voice of countless TV and radio campaigns, Stephen Briggs is heard in millions of Australian homes every day. He has lent his vocal talent to some of the biggest st...

Alec Cobbe – Designs for Historic Interiors

Alec Cobbe (b.1945) established his reputation as a conservator of Old Master paintings, before specializing in the redecoration and rearrangement of historic interiors as homes for masterpieces. His impressive list of c...

Books of 2013

It was a strange year for fiction, 2013: so much promise; so many fine/established authors releasing new works; so many new voices vying for space. Did it live up to the hype? Not exactly. Australian writers did better t...

Printmaking Off the Beaten Track

Following on from his previous books Printmaking at the Edge and Critical Mass, Richard Noyce ventures once more beyond familiar centres of art production to explore printmaking off the beaten track. His journey covers t...