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Evil empire's war crimes

Along time ago in a galaxy far, far away ... child soldiers, super weapons, blockades preventing humanitarian relief and the targeting of civilians depicted the brutality of life in outer space.

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How Japanese avant-garde ceramicists have tested the limits of clay

Nakashima Harumi

Review: Pure Form, Art Gallery of South Australia.

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Grape growers are adapting to climate shifts early - and their knowledge can help other farmers

It’s commonly assumed Australia’s farmers and cities are divided over climate issues. This is not true. After all, farmers are on the front line and face the realities of our shifting climate on a daily basis.

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If you’re renting, chances are your home is cold. With power prices soaring, here’s what you can do to keep warm

If you’re feeling the cold this winter, you’re not alone. About a quarter of all Australians have trouble keeping their homes warm enough in winter. That figure is likely to soar this year, due to poor quality housing and the rapidly escalating energy crisis.

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Riverland bootcamp boosts agtech innovation

Picking Citrus

Innovative AgTech ideas will be at the forefront of a bootcamp in the heart of South Australia’s Riverland that brings together the best minds from local businesses, agriculture and schools. 

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Geraldine Brooks’s Horse is a richly detailed examination of the violence of America’s past

Geraldine Brooks

In a letter accompanying the advance copy of her latest novel, Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks reveals the inspiration for Horse.

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Amplifying narratives about the ‘China threat’ in the Pacific may help China achieve its broader aims

China Security Agreements

Yet more proposed Chinese “security agreements” in the Pacific Islands have been leaked.

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Friday essay: grey-haired and radiant – reimagining ageing for women

Grey haired and radiant

Ageist thought patterns and reactions are so embedded in Australian culture that even educated people, people who otherwise insist on political correctness, will open their mouths and deliver a hurtful, hateful judgement.

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Nicolas Cage is the most fascinating and exciting actor working today

In Nicolas Cage’s latest film, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Cage plays a character called … Nick Cage. This meta-commentary on fame and celebrity, wrapped around a thriller plot, is full of Cage-inspired “Easter eggs” and knowing nods to the audience.

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Grace and Frankie is the longest running series on Netflix – and a show for women who don’t see themselves on television

Grace and Frankie

When the final 12 episodes of Grace and Frankie were released, the show became the longest running television series on Netflix.

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