Published in Overland Issue 229 Summer 2017 · Uncategorized Issue 229 Editorial team REGULARS Editorial 2 giovanni tiso 14 alison croggon 72 tony birch 88 Contributors 126 FEATURES mel campbell 3 a quest for critique 25 years of playing Crystal Quest allan drew 16 indefatigable wings The persistence of Milton michaliA arathimos 34 Napalm, Guns & underwear Ten years after the Urewera 18 dean biron & suzie gibson 41 Sleeping the deep, deep sleep How we read disasters natalie cromb 74 australia’s custodial culture Still stealing Aboriginal children maura edmond & jasmine mcgowan 81 we need more mediocre women! Sexism in the arts lachean humphreys 119 one of three banned books The censorship of suicide brooke boland 124 a library for the future On Norwegian spruce trees Fair Australia the 2017 fair australia prize 49 fiction caoimhe mckeogh 90 her SJ finn 102 infiltration alice MELIKE ÜLGEZER 109 freedom POETRY Leif mahoney Eight horizons 21 ali jane smith quarry 22 stuart barnes from nonets 24 jessica l wilkinson serenade 25 aidan coleman to the only begetter 26 band | aid 27 fiona wright after the festival 28 fire poem 29 jonno revanche some climb 30 nicholas powell clean surfaces 31 michael farrell fiat in turin 32 artwork laura wills guest artist issue 229: cover; illustrations pages 3, 49, 90, 102, 109 brent stegeman all other artwork Editorial team More by Editorial team › Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 1 December 20231 December 2023 · History ‘We’re doing everything but treaty’: Law reform and sovereign refusal in the colonial debtscape Maria Giannacopoulos I coined the concept of the colonial debtscape while working to understand the relation between debt and sovereignty in the wake of the 2007 Global Financial crisis. Despite the referendum held in Greece in 2015 where the people voted against austerity, austerity as punishment, was imposed anyway. As this was a colonising move, that is, the imposition of an external and foreign law on local populations against their will, it was to Aboriginal scholars here that I turned to begin to put the pieces together. First published in Overland Issue 228 30 November 202330 November 2023 · Urbanism The Plains exposes the psychic terrain of Victoria’s highways Fred Pryce The Plains charts the psychic terrain of the freeway in miniature, peeling back the lid of the private vehicle to expose just one of the millions of dramas taking place in simultaneity, severed from one another yet still part of the same city-wide traffic ballet.