Sep 13, 20161 Comment
Two men have been found guilty of selling fake Brett Whiteley paintings, but their sentencing has been thrown into upheaval by an 11th-hour compensation bid. Freelance journalist Angus Smith reports.
Helen RazerSep 13, 201622 Comments
The Brisbane Writers Festival wanted Lionel Shriver to make a controversial speech. She did. Then the festival hung her out to dry.
Helen RazerSep 8, 201614 Comments
What has long been well beyond me is the pleasure of the after-work cocktail, writes Helen Razer.
Sep 1, 20161 Comment
The theft of Picasso’s Weeping Woman from the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) remains one of their most mysterious in Australia's art history. In the second part of this series, freelance journalist Angus Smith enters the refined world of high art to try to solve the crime.
Helen RazerSep 1, 201611 Comments
Taking nude pictures of yourself is akin to seizing the factory machinery? Helen Razer doesn't think so.
Aug 31, 20167 Comments
For the police who investigated the crime, the theft of Picasso’s Weeping Woman from the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) remains one of their most mysterious and baffling unsolved cases. Freelance journalist Angus Smith enters the refined world of high art to try to solve the crime.
Myriam RobinAug 26, 2016
Battle stations at the Miles Franklin as the Oz tells everyone who won a day early.
Helen RazerAug 23, 201613 Comments
Powerful women appropriate the rhetoric of liberal feminism to further their own destructive agendas.
Helen RazerAug 18, 20168 Comments
The kind of plain-spoken candour we demand from our public figures is not without its pitfalls.