The Saturday Paper is a newspaper for independent minds, for people who want the whole story. We make serious news for serious people.
The Saturday Paper is the essential guide to week’s news and politics, alongside the best in culture, food, commentary and lifestyle. We are Australia’s only newspaper dedicated to long-form reportage.
Home to the finest thinkers, journalists and critics, the Monthly offers enlightening commentary and vigorous, sometimes controversial, debate on the issues that impact our nation. Rich in substance and style, the Monthly is sought out by a who’s who of business, politics and the arts. It is essential reading for those wishing to be deeply engaged with Australian culture today.
Each issue contains a single essay written at a length of about 25,000 words, followed by correspondence on previous essays. Quarterly Essay aims to present the widest range of political, intellectual and cultural opinion. Several essays have won literary awards. Authors include Tim Flannery, Don Watson, Robyn Davidson, Robert Manne, Germaine Greer, Annabel Crabb and David Marr.
The world is changing, and so is Australia’s place in it. Many readers are fascinated by the dynamics of a rising China and a disengaging United States, in a world that is arguably less stable than at any time since World War II. AFA makes foreign affairs accessible to a large audience, in the way that Quarterly Essay makes serious politics popular.