Articles by: Hugh Mackay

The state of the nation starts in your street

The health of a society can best be gauged by the health of its local neighbourhoods, since that’s where we must learn to get along with people we didn’t choose...

Posted on: July 18, 2018

A policy that diminishes us all

Anyone who describes asylum-seekers – regardless of how they got here – as “illegals” is guilty of perpetuating a big lie, writes Hugh Mackay.

Posted on: October 18, 2016

The art of belonging

We need communities to sustain us, but if those communities are to survive and prosper, we must engage with them and nurture them, writes Hugh Mackay.

Posted on: November 18, 2014