‘Marion’s Farewell’. Hobart, Wednesday 16th May 2018

TERRY WHITEBEACH (A tribute honouring Marion Stoneman for her service to the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre, 2008-2017) Marion is very easy person to like. A woman of integrity: modest, friendly, helpful, supportive, non-judgemental, efficient and always ready to walk the extra mile. She has fulfilled her role at the Tas Writers… Continue reading

Richard Flanagan: ‘Our politics is a dreadful black comedy’ – press club speech in full

(Richard Flanagan, National Press Club address) Indigenous Australia has, after great thought and wide discussion, asked that it be heard, and that this take the form of an advisory body to parliament – a body that would be recognised in the constitution. Indigenous Australia wasn’t even recorded as a general… Continue reading