Stuart Dunn finds that, after 15 years of charging tuition fees, New Zealand faces a brain drain
Australia, once the land of the "fair go", has collaborated with Guantanamo more closely than any other nation.
Whitefella Jump Up: the shortest way to nationhood
Germaine Greer <em>Profile Books, 192pp, £7.99
Aboriginal children today have the same life expectancy as white children in 1900.
My mother, aged 19, sold her books to pay the fare to her first teaching job in the bush.
Fears that the Maori own New Zealand's seashore by law have rocked the Labour government
Epidemics of disease ravage Aboriginal communities in Australia as they did the slums of 19th-centurury.
At Home in Australia
Peter Conrad <em>Thames & Hudson, 256pp, £24.95</em>
The Birth of Sydney: the story of Britain's arrival in the Antipodes
Edited and introduced by Tim
The tall, ruddy-faced man opened my door and said: "I'm Jim Howard. Where do I start?"
Lords' Dreaming: the story of the 1868 Aboriginal tour of England and beyond
Ashley Mallett <em>S
Australians were on hand even for the Boer war and the Boxer Rebellion. They were involved in more o
John Howard is the mouse that roars for America, whipping his country into war fever.
Left-wing thinkers backed policies that tore Aborigine girls from their mothers
We may, as we are always being told, live in an irresistibly globalised world, where capital and goods (though, it usually turns out, only western goods) must flow freely across national boundaries. Human sympathy flows less freely.
For 40 years, Australian governments have colluded with state terrorism in Indonesia. The Australian military is, in effect, an extension of the Pentagon.
European leaders want to copy Australia's policy for keeping out asylum-seekers: armed force, mass e
Here in Australia, the "threat" of the "flood" of illegal asylum-seekers (no more than 4,000 arrive in a year, most of them genuine) is said to have given Prime Minister John Howard his election victory last November.