We congratulate David Morrison on being the 2016 Australian of the Year.
Learn more about David in my revealing profile from February 2015
LT. Gen. (rtd) David Morrison
See 2016 Australian of the Year, David Morrison, frank and personal conversation with Anne in which he discusses the series of disturbing and often uncomfortable encounters with young female soldiers who had been subjected to appalling and confronting behaviours and the challenges of changing the culture of a large and historic organisation.
Anne Summers Reports: highlights from our archives
The Gonski Report’s radical recommendations meant that Gonski’s name entered the language as representing equity and excellence in education. So how did a wealthy merchant banker reach such conclusions?
Anne Summers reports
Television series now give us what we used to expect from the movies: compelling narratives and complex characters that inhabit real, grownup worlds that, even where they are far beyond our own lives, we can all relate to, writes Sophie Cunningham.
We shy away from talking, and writing, about suicide, perhaps from fear we might incite people to take their lives, but this silence has meant we know little about who in Australia is most at risk of killing themselves, writes Marian Edmunds.
Gallery: Leila Jeffreys
PENGUIN, NO. 1 AUSTRALIAN MAGPIE, 2015
“I photographed her when she was just a little juvenile and one thing she loved to do was lie on her back and let the kids play with her feet.”
VINCENT from Portrait of a Budgerigar series, 2014
YULE, BARKING OWL from Prey, 2014
Opinion: articles and speeches by Anne Summers
Bernie Sanders may do an Obama on Hillary Clinton26 January, 2016Tweet ShareTotal Shares 0By Anne Summers Illustration: Simon Bosch The most shocking news out of the US presidential election race in the past week is not the continuing surge of Donald Trump. Rather, it is the startling news that Hillary Clinton is in trouble. All the attention to date has been on…
Why Jamie Briggs, Peter Dutton and Barnaby Joyce have done us a favour.17 January, 2016Tweet ShareTotal Shares 0By Anne Summers Illustration: Dionne Gain “Reports had it,” writes the esteemed American biographer Stacy Schiff in her new book The Witches: Salem 1692 about the famous witch trials in New England in the 17th century, “that more than 700 witches flew about Massachusetts”. Sounds a…
Former South Australian premier John Bannon deserves to be better appreciated by all Australians.17 January, 2016Tweet ShareTotal Shares 0By Anne Summers Illustration: Simon Bosch Last Monday I sat in St Peter’s Cathedral in Adelaide among the mourners assembled for the funeral of John Bannon, a man who served as premier of South Australia for 10 years until 1992, and who deserves…
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