December 2011 Volume LV, No. 12

December 25 and Our Place in the Cosmos

Paul Monk
The Geo-Political Case for a Big Australia
Patrick Morgan
“Stories Don’t Lie if Left to Themselves”
Gary Furnell
Border Security
Bruce Dawe
The Politics of Demography and the Census
Michael Kile
Allusion and Delusion
Neil McDonald

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

What Poetry Is Really About

Hal G.P. Colebatch

Room for Fetishes

Iain Bamforth

Education

On Educational Disadvantage

Geoffrey Partington

Fiction

On the Brink

R.J. Armstrong

Hunted

Wayne Strudwick

Film

Allusion and Delusion

Neil McDonald

First Person

Ryan

Fit and Proper

Peter Ryan

Theatre

Playing for Laughs

Michael Connor

Poetry

Night on the Lake

Margaret Harvey

Fisherman, Busselton Jetty

Andrew Lansdown

Hospital Records

Russell Erwin

Installation 001

Ouyang Yu

The hydrangeas

Janine Fraser

Four Poems

Christine Paice

Border Security

Bruce Dawe

Two Poems

Sheryl Persson

The Big Picture

Russell Erwin

Babi Yar

J.R. McRae

Part of …

Ouyang Yu

The Musical Offering

Margaret Harvey

Loving Care

Margaret Harvey

Jigsaw

Bruce Dawe

Funeral

John Foulcher