Peter Mares is program director at the Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership at Monash University and a contributor to Inside Story magazine. Peter is the author of three books: No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia’s Housing Crisis (Text, 2018); Not Quite Australian: How Temporary Migration is Changing the Nation (Text, 2016); and Borderline (UNSW Press 2001), an analysis of Australia’s refugee policies. Peter previously worked for twenty-five years as a broadcaster with the ABC. He co-edited Griffith Review 61: Who We Are, and his four-part radio series, Housing the Australian Nation, was broadcast on ABC Radio National in 2020 .


Pieces by Peter Mares

Settling and making a place
Edition 61: Who We Are

Refuge without work
Edition 45: The Way We Work

A special category
Edition 43: Pacific Highways

A routine removal
Edition 18: In the Neighbourhood

Monday morning in Mernda
Edition 29: Prosper or Perish

Such is life in Beijing
Edition 36: What Is Australia For?

Griffith Review