Australia's hidden empire
By John Pilger - 06 March 12:00

That Canberra runs an imperial network is unmentionable, yet the chain of control stretches from the

Catching the last tram home
By John Pilger - 21 February 12:00

Beyond today's bathers, untanned and often fat, there is a glimpse of the down-at-heel city that Syd

Was Northern Rock the worst of it?
By Howard Reed - 18 January 12:59

<a href="http://www.ippr.org/">IPPR</a> chief economist Howard Reed ponders our economic prospects f

Happy 10th birthday Kyoto
By Peter Hardstaff - 12 December 11:17

As people at the Bali conference sing 'happy birthday dear Kyoto' Peter Hardstaff reports on America

International Climate Cookery for Beginners
By Peter Hardstaff - 04 December 12:35

WDM's Peter Hardstaff continues his <a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/subjects/bali">Bali Confere

Rudd was a safe bet
By Peter Wilby - 29 November 12:00

Peter Wilby on Australian voters and the vision thing

Rudd ends opposition years
By Frank Bongiorno - 26 November 10:58

Labor is back in power in Australia, but Frank Bongiorno questions, amid post-poll euphoria, how muc

Move over Howard
By Frank Bongiorno - 23 November 11:43

<a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/200708160024">Kevin Rudd</a> is poised to become Australia's ne

Over here
By Ryan Heath - 16 August 13:00

There are thought to be some 200,000 young Australians in London. But why on earth would they leave

A pretty determined bastard
By Tom Bentley - 16 August 13:00

A studious Christian who speaks fluent Mandarin is an unlikely political hero. But Kevin Rudd looks

No more victims
By Noel Pearson - 16 August 13:00

Indigenous people must stop expecting help from others and start taking responsibility, argues Noel

Still the lucky country
By Julianne Schultz - 16 August 13:00

Julianne Schultz introduces a special report on Australia - a nation anxious to recover its old conf

Fletcher's legacy
By Diana Souhami - 04 June 13:00

The islanders of remote Pitcairn are being punished for the crimes of a few

Australia's frothy city
By Simon Busch - 28 May 13:00

How Melbourne's cafes resist corporate assault and keep faith with a rich past.

Local lamb for the chop
By Jonathan Pearson - 21 May 13:00

Observations on trade

Road to nowhere
By Sven Lindqvist - 16 April 13:00

In an exclusive extract from his new book, Sven Lindqvist tells the sad story of Australia's desert

The swimmer's journey home
By John Pilger - 02 April 13:00

Pilger recounts his passion for swimming wherever he is in the world

Australia: the new 51st state
By John Pilger - 05 March 12:00

John Howard's servility to the US is even greater than Tony Blair's and has earned him the nickname

Days of mourning in a secret Australia
By John Pilger - 19 February 12:00

The shameful treatment of Australian aboriginals

Testy feelings
By Emma John - 22 January 12:00

The Australians' sense of humour failure shows their true character

Fake snow in the Big Dry
By Jason Cowley - 18 December 12:00

Christmas around the world: Adelaide

G'day to the antipodean
By Roger Scruton - 20 November 12:00

New Zealand's postmodern views don't hinder its fine viticulture

Australia's climate change shame
By Mark Lynas - 20 November 12:00

The devastating impact of Australian premier John Howard's state of denial over climate change.

Antipodean heart of darkness
By Helena Drysdale - 10 July 13:00

Beneath the shiny modern façade, New Zealand's past lies surprisingly close to the surface

John Pilger refuses to fly the flag
By John Pilger - 27 February 12:00

Americans wrapped themselves in their flag, but not we Australians. This was never part of Australia

John Pilger - can't mourn Kerry Packer
By John Pilger - 23 January 12:00

Behind the glamour of Australian sport, black footballers, including whole teams, are often dead bef

America - Andrew Stephen suffers a summit anti-climax
By Andrew Stephen - 13 June 13:00

The myth of the special relationship between the US and Britain, as shown by the Blair-Bush love-in,

Graduate debt? Do a runner . . .
By Stuart Dunn - 07 February 12:00

Stuart Dunn finds that, after 15 years of charging tuition fees, New Zealand faces a brain drain

John Pilger finds fear and silence in Australia
By John Pilger - 07 February 12:00

Australia, once the land of the "fair go", has collaborated with Guantanamo more closely than any ot

Cross encounter
By Susan Elderkin - 02 August 13:00

Whitefella Jump Up: the shortest way to nationhood

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