Selected writing

Sole of a nation for The Monthly

From Eric Bogle to Ziggy Ramo: the Australian music challenging the Anzac legacy for The Guardian

Last days of the family-owned fun parks for The Saturday Paper

‘It’s a funeral march’: French artist JR’s powerful eulogy for Australia’s Murray-Darling for The Guardian

‘Unprecedented’: the fight for Sydney independent bookstore Better Read Than Dead for The Guardian

‘I’m always drawn to absences’: Hannah Kent on Devotion for The Guardian

Restoration Australia: an easy watch about heritage glow-ups or another coat of whitewash? for The Guardian

Barbara Hanrahan: paper trail for The Saturday Paper

Parwana’s plated history: ‘It’s an act of reclamation, an act of preservation for The Adelaide Review

The history of the Adelaide Park Lands is no picnic for CityMag

‘We were witness to magic’: ex-Drones drummer Mike Noga’s posthumous swansong for The Guardian

Dušan and Voitre Marek: sibling reverie for The Saturday Paper

Vagina tunnels and sneaker closets: the escapist appeal of celebrity house tours for The Guardian

‘I’m going to change, why can’t my body?’: tattoo removal grows up for The Guardian

From stargazing with the Mabo family to colonial artefacts, reappropriated: inside Tarnanthi 2021 for The Guardian

The Dry: the ‘devastating imagery’ bringing Jane Harper’s bestseller to the big screen for The Guardian

Grizzly Bear: “I can’t imagine starting our band in this climate” for Broadsheet

Revisiting Parklands: a bittersweet slice of 90s Adelaide noir for InDaily

Womadelaide 2021: Archie Roach bids farewell in a ‘festival’ forced to redefine itself for The Guardian

Frontline: satirical skewering of TV current affairs programs is still uncomfortably relevant for The Guardian

Road to repatriation for The Adelaide Review

Echoes of a golden age at the Piccadilly for The Adelaide Review

Tkay Maidza goes from “apprentice to shot caller” for Broadsheet

We dodged a bullet, but of course it circled back around’: literary festivals look beyond lockdown for The Guardian