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Telling the stories of war: we could do so much better

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After visiting an Anzac Centenary exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia  KIERAN FINNANE reflects on the approach taken at Anzac Hill, where the local experience of war and conflict is entirely absent.

A contribution to our Rest & Reflection series.

'We are Australian' new anthem?

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Inclusiveness should be the spirit of Australia Day, writes STEVE BROWN in his contribution to our Rest & Reflection summer series. And he suggests the Seeker's hit would, as the national anthem, better describe what Aussies are all about.

 

"Dangerous brinkmanship" from Trump: Pine Gap opponents

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Fraser, Keating urged review of ANZUS, writes peace activist ALISON BIONOWSKI. IMAGE of Pine Gap by Kristian Laemmle-Ruff.

 

Caterpillars as big as a mountain are starving

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Alice Springs has been described as caterpillar country but where are the caterpillars now? asks Dr FIONA WALSH in this contribution to our Rest & Reflection series.

 

UPDATE, 20 January 2017, 'Lost' 4th totemic caterpillar sighted.

Summer crime calls for thinking outside the box

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Alice Springs may well find the elusive solution to its summer crime spree, triggering the usual Facebook fury, in Columbia where clowns succeeded and cops failed, writes Richard Bentley in our Rest & Reflection series.

 

Images from our rich history: collection is growing

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Harry Williams with friends building Ted Strehlow’s house at Jay Creek: One of the thousands of historical images in the public library collection created by BARRY ALLWRIGHT. He writes in our Rest & Reflection series today.

 

Holidays in a bog no tall order for Yuendumu cops

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Being stuck in the mud was a challenge met with aplomb by outback cops, Sgt Anne Jolley and Const James Rose, writes Mark Roots.

 

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