Esther Linder

is a freelance photojournalist.

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News November 12, 2022

NT poised to raise age of criminal responsibility

The age of criminal responsibility is set to rise above 10 in the Northern Territory – a move the new attorney-general hopes the rest of the country will follow to get us closer to UN standards for children’s rights.

Culture August 27, 2022

Singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin

Indie musician Julia Jacklin’s third album rejects her ‘sad girl’ image to reveal a new self-confidence.

podcast August 08, 2022

The threat to our food is here to stay

Today, Esther Linder on a looming food crisis that Australia isn’t prepared for, and what it means for the way we eat.

News July 30, 2022

Australia is not prepared for a climate-related food crisis

As figures show more than one in 10 Australians do not have access to adequate food, climate change has made global famine a serious threat.

podcast April 27, 2022

What happened to ‘raising the age’

In the Northern Territory, there’s a youth detention centre that has been subject to multiple reports, complaints, and a Royal Commission. That Commission recommended it be shut down, but children as young as 10 years old are still being held there, some say they’ve been locked inside their cells for 23 hours a day.

News April 23, 2022

Children isolated and ‘fed through a hatch’ at Don Dale

Despite a 2016 royal commission, conditions in youth detention in the Northern Territory remain cruelly punitive, exacerbated by even harsher restrictions due to Covid-19. 

Culture April 16, 2022

Speak the Wind

Hoda Afshar’s remarkable work questions whether photography and film can ever be truthful documents of reality.