October 2012 Volume LVI, No. 10

Taken for Granted

Philippa Martyr
In Defence of Freedom of Speech
George Brandis
Memories of Vienna 1938
Lee Shrubb
In the church of Saint Louis en L’ile
Robyn Lance
We Don’t Need a News Media Council
Ian Callinan
Literary Musings of a Wartime Spy
Marco Paoletti

Letters

Defence

The Essential Service

Michael Evans

Economics

Film

First Person

So Much for Loving

Jillian Schedneck

Short Takes XI

Alan Gould

Freedom of Speech

Obituary

Vale Roger Sandall

Keith Windschuttle

Religion

Story

Ritual Behaviour

Morris Lurie

Poetry

Two Poems

Alwyn Karpin

Three Poems

Saxby Pridmore

Five Poems

Geoff Page

Fifteen Short Poems

Jennifer Compton

On Becoming a Grandfather

Gabriel Fitzmaurice

Mermer

Robyn Lance

Summer

Andy Kissane

Library

Jamie Grant

Over and out

Robyn Lance

Surfers

Jamie Grant