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Editorial: On refugees, Australia remains the lucky country

By Joe Bourke   The events of the last couple of weeks have well and truly brought the issue of asylum seekers into the spotlight. Last week, an estimated 800 refugees died in the Mediterranean Sea on the way to what they thought would be a better life, and just hours prior The Sun, a Murdoch-run […]

Forum must adapt to the times

OPINION The Italian Forum’s embattled cultural centre, for so long the unfortunate victim of disorder, spite, bureaucracy and a failure of imagination, will soon be under new management. Whether Tick Tock Services and its lessee, the Actors Centre Australia, can turn that tide around is at this point anyone’s guess. But it’s far from the […]