September 2013 Volume LVII, No. 9

The sources of Vice-Regal advice

What If Sir John Kerr Had Been a Layman?
Hal G.P. Colebatch
Bed Bug Dreaming
Joe Dolce
The case for Top End development
Keith Windschuttle
One Blonde Play, One Red Play
Michael Connor
Russell Erwin: Two Poems


A Welcome Literary Bonus

Milton Osborne

Sprightly Testaments

Jamie Grant

The Most Wonderful Thing

Penelope Nelson



Writer’s Block

Hal G.P. Colebatch

First Person

See Naples and Die

Murray Mitchell

Letters to the Editor

Philosophy and Ideas