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Alexis Wright’s Tracker wins the 2018 Stella Prize
Alexis Wright’s ground-breaking collective memoir Tracker, has won the 2018 Stella Prize – one of Australia’s most prestigious literary prizes.
Alexis Wright wins 2018 Stella Prize for Tracker, an epic feat of Aboriginal storytelling
Alexis Wright’s book Tracker: Stories of Tracker Tilmouth has won the 2018 Stella Prize. Tracker is, in Wright’s words, an attempt to tell an “impossible story”, using the voices of many people to reflect on the life of Tilmouth.
So your birth didn’t go according to plan? Don’t blame yourself
While childbirth is often a joyful event, it rarely unfolds exactly how we think it will.
Should the Commonwealth Games come with a health warning?
Governments often justify spending money on sports events like the Commonwealth Games because they leave a “legacy”, including increases in physical activity among the population.
Materials that make heat worse for our kids demand a rethink by designers
It is with some relief that Australians are leaving behind the excruciatingly hot days of summer. But did you ever stop to think about the role of design in making matters better – or worse?
Why does some tap water taste weird?
Every year Australia’s councils contest the academy awards of the water industry: the Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia. Entrants compete on clarity and colour as well as taste and odour.