December 2011 Volume LV, No. 12

December 25 and Our Place in the Cosmos

Paul Monk
A Liberal Response to the Decline of Marriage
Barry Maley
Babi Yar
J.R. McRae
Grandma’s house in war-torn NSW
Margaret Harvey
On Educational Disadvantage
Geoffrey Partington
Two Poems
Sheryl Persson

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Greg Buchanan, Geoff Holt, Bill James, George Nikolic, Bernard d’Abrera, Gregory Haines, Chris Curtis, Tony Hassall, John de Meyrick, David Smith, T. Varjavandi

Art

Chronicle

Keith Windschuttle

November 2011

Commentary

Communism

The Lamp of Illusion

Gordon Adler

Criticism

Room for Fetishes

Iain Bamforth

What Poetry Is Really About

Hal G.P. Colebatch

Education

On Educational Disadvantage

Geoffrey Partington

Fiction

Hunted

Wayne Strudwick

On the Brink

R.J. Armstrong

Film

Allusion and Delusion

Neil McDonald

First Person

Ryan

Fit and Proper

Peter Ryan

Theatre

Playing for Laughs

Michael Connor

Poetry

Babi Yar

J.R. McRae

Two Poems

Sheryl Persson

Fisherman, Busselton Jetty

Andrew Lansdown

The hydrangeas

Janine Fraser

Installation 001

Ouyang Yu

Border Security

Bruce Dawe

Jigsaw

Bruce Dawe

The Big Picture

Russell Erwin

Four Poems

Christine Paice

Funeral

John Foulcher

Hospital Records

Russell Erwin

The Musical Offering

Margaret Harvey

Night on the Lake

Margaret Harvey

Loving Care

Margaret Harvey

Part of …

Ouyang Yu