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Preddys Wharf on the NSW south coast.

We will not go down to the sea. It will come to us

Sea levels rising and falling up to hundreds of metres is a story re-told on Earth multiple times over the past hundred million years. But this time is different.

(Image: AAP/Alan Porritt)

Remembering Les Murray, Australia's gift to the world

He was a poet who reached across the aeons to Homer, yet he lived in a land which has never willingly taken a single poem to its heart.

The shortest lexicon

Poet John Kinsella on Senator Pauline Hanson's 'it's OK to be white' motion on Monday.

On the bare earth

An emphatic rejection of Australian senator Fraser Anning’s 'maiden' parliamentary [hate] speech by poet John Kinsella.