Visual art review: the Japanese triennale connecting art and nature

August 17th, 2018

Big name artists from all over the world feature in a remarkable contemporary exhibition spread across 760 square kilometres.

Social media tributes flow for the late, great Aretha Franklin

August 17th, 2018

There’s been an outpouring of emotion around the world with the death of the Queen of Soul.

Tim Winton takes the PM to task on that $444 million donation to the Reef

August 17th, 2018

Tim Winton, bestselling author and long-time environmental campaigner, has no problem with the money going to the reef but says how it was done was problematic,

Jasmine’s fragrant promise of spring

August 17th, 2018

There are a dozen jasmines native to Australia, from safe shrubs to more raucous, weedy varieties.

Two of Us: Billions TV star Toby Leonard Moore and his mother Roybn

August 17th, 2018

Hobart-based Robyn Moore, is a voiceover actor and motivational speaker. Her son, Toby Leonard Moore, stars in the Wall Street drama Billions.

Dicey Topics: Author Krissy Kneen talks bodies, death and politics

August 17th, 2018

The Brisbane-based author discusses the subjects we’re told to keep private.

Farewell, the Queen of Soul and a great American

August 17th, 2018

Aretha Franklin embodied so much of why we love the US.

Five songs to immerse yourself in to celebrate the legendary Aretha Franklin

August 17th, 2018

Much will be written this week about Aretha Franklin’s extraordinary contribution to music.

Kirsten Tranter: How do you mourn as the bad ex-girlfriend?

August 17th, 2018

How to do you celebrate when your birthday coincides with anniversaries you would rather forget or separate from this day?

Blooms, blobs and stingers: submerged in the world of jellyfish

August 17th, 2018

Hobart scientist Lisa-Ann Gershwin fell in love with jellyfish on a school trip. Now she can see not only their beauty but their dark side in a world of climate change.