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Conservatives like Tudge think they need history but not historians

Conservative politicians and historians are always bound to clash, write Paul Taucher and Dr Dean ...  
IA Book Club: The Crime of Not Knowing Your Crime – Ric Throssell Against ASIO

Jim Kable reviews a book by Karen Throssell about the injustice suffered by her father in his ...  
Morrison's 'sub-par' performance tanks Australia's national identity

Morrison's tanking of the Australian-French submarine deal in favour of the AUKUS pact signals to ...  
Tudge sore over suggestion we question Anzac Day

Education Minister Alan Tudge should look closely at history before criticising expert's proposed ...  
Melbourne: It's a shame about the name

It’s a bit sad that our southern city bears the name of a drudge like William Lamb. Maybe it's ...  
IA BOOK CLUB: Chris Bowen's 'Labor People'

Craig Minns unpacks Chris Bowen's new book, 'Labor People: The Stories of Six True Believers' ...  
IA Book Club: The Shortest History of War

Jim Kable reviews Gwynne Dyer's 'The Shortest History of War', which looks at the comparative role ...  
First Nations Voice to Parliament: It's time to rethink democracy

A new approach to democracy is needed to fight the Federal Government's failure to deliver First ...  
Release of Mountbatten diaries significant in accessing secret history

An immense trove of the most important royal historical material for decades has quietly been ...  
Morrison’s recession: Australia’s worst since records have been kept

Recent data confirms Australia’s economy is currently being managed more ineptly than at any ...  
Turnbull wrong to reject Uluru Statement From the Heart

Successive Federal Governments have continued to get away with extinguishing Aboriginal land ...  
Lest we forget the real truth of Simpson and his donkey

On ANZAC Day, let’s remember Simpson as neither sinner nor saint, but a man who took the same ...  
Death by design: Systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S. and Australia

Black deaths in Australia and the United States follow a similar historical pattern of racist ...  
The Apology was the start, not the end, of the reconciliation process

On 13 February 2008, then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made the first federal government apology ...  
Australia needs to move on from the racist ideology upon which it was founded

Despite global attitudes changing, the racist principles on which our country was founded are ...  
LNP Government refuses to acknowledge the truth about 'Invasion Day'

The Australian Government will never accept the term "Invasion Day" as it doesn't align with thei ...  
Daylight saving in the sunshine state of Queensland

On 1 January 2021 the 1990 Queensland Cabinet Papers were released, including a Cabinet Minute on ...  
Reconciliation: All stories matter

Tiwi College students are making art as a way of sharing stories about Australia's Indigenous and ...  

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