Stan Grant: The real journey Captain Cook set us on is between catastrophe and survival

In 1770 Captain Cook's ship ran aground on a reef off the Australian coast, potentially ending his mission and possibly his life and the lives of his crew. On these moments history turns, writes Stan Grant.

‘Empty platitudes’: Turnbull, Shorten criticised for failing to respond to Uluru Statement

The former chairwoman of the Referendum Council says she is "distressed" and "deflated" by the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader's "disrespectful" behaviour at the Garma festival in Arnhem Land.