On the Southern Ramparts

Twenty-four Hours Atop Tasmania’s Forgotten Offshore Island Photography by Jon Frank, Story by Jock Serong Tasman Island stands sentinel over the southeast coast of…


Creating on the Coast – Manly

There’s a great deal of science and technique that goes into the design of speaking panels. Somewhere in the background behind Tony Jones, there…

shut it down pic feat

Alcoa, Anglesea and Air Action

A background story on the recent mine closure. A couple of weeks ago, Alcoa announced the closure of its coal-fired power plant and open-cut mine at…


East Coast Encore

The soundtrack to coastal icons and bohemian enclaves that one American couple discovered on a summer road trip from Sydney to the Woodford Folk…

Dupain House by Bruce Usher

The Dupain House

I’m not sure when I first heard about the Newport weekender. A Dutch family lived there for eleven and a half years: the family was…


Cape to Cape

Western Australia’s Margaret River region has developed such a reputation for wineries, surfing and gourmet produce that, imagining the place from afar, it’s possible to overlook the very thing that lies at the heart of all these pleasures: the coastal landscape.


Bass Strait Islands

Australian artist Fred Williams OBE (1927–82) was one of the greatest landscape painters of his generation and changed the way Australians viewed the landscape….


A Culture Adrift

The Bajau Laut people, also known as the “sea gypsies”, or “nomads of the sea”, live their entire lives on the ocean. This traditional community, living between the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia, has adapted to life at sea as no other people in the world. However, poverty is forcing many families to abandon some of their traditional lifestyle and jump into modernity.


An Eye in the Sea

  I’ve been seduced by icebergs, and over the past few seasons I’ve been working on them at every opportunity. They’re a perfect metaphor…