September 2013 Volume LVII, No. 9

The case for Top End development

Keith Windschuttle
One Blonde Play, One Red Play
Michael Connor
Russell Erwin: Two Poems
Clive James Democratises the Divine Comedy
David Free
To Go Out into the Dark I Know Knows Me
Alan Gould
Seneca Hill Ghost
Melissa Ahart


The Most Wonderful Thing

Penelope Nelson

A Welcome Literary Bonus

Milton Osborne

Sprightly Testaments

Jamie Grant



Writer’s Block

Hal G.P. Colebatch

First Person

See Naples and Die

Murray Mitchell

Letters to the Editor

Philosophy and Ideas