Susan Chenery
is a journalist who has lived and worked in Sydney, London, New York and Italy.

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Culture November 28, 2015

Dadang Christanto’s blood relations

In honour of his disappeared father, artist Dadang Christanto holds forth the memory of Indonesia’s 1965 massacres, despite considerable personal risk.

News November 07, 2015

James Hardie’s Baryulgil asbestos mining ‘genocide’

As the next generation of a northern NSW Aboriginal community waits for signs of fatal disease caused by asbestos, compensation remains non-existent.

News October 03, 2015

Global shark experts meet in Sydney to discuss rising attacks

International marine experts met this week to discuss the rising number of shark attacks in Australian waters and the technological innovations that may help to prevent them.

Culture September 19, 2015

Late life drawing of artist Peter Powditch

When the spotlight recently returned to obsessive artist Peter Powditch it inadvertently revealed an inner struggle.

Culture July 11, 2015

Nattali Rize and Blue King Brown’s rebel beats

Reggae beats lend a rhythm and flow to Nattali Rize’s passion for social and environmental causes.

Culture March 07, 2015

Would I Lie to You?’s David Mitchell reveals the truth

For British funnyman David Mitchell, falling in love with the perfect woman was easy. It was the years of waiting for her that were hell.

Culture February 07, 2015

Archie Roach on learning to let go

Singer Archie Roach’s battles with illness have made him realise that healing can only come if he lets go of past pain.

Culture September 20, 2014

Stephanie Alexander on The Cook’s Companion

A new edition of Stephanie Alexander’s A to Z kitchen bible The Cook’s Companion is a culinary event.

Culture September 13, 2014

Zach Braff’s back with new film Wish I Was Here

Actor, writer and director Zach Braff has his name all over a new and deeply personal film project. So why is he tetchy?