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Wren's Week: Scott Morrison needs to own up to his mistakes

Prime Minister Scott Morrison continues to avoid accountability for his own ignorance by using ...  
VE Day 2020 commemorations another casualty of COVID-19

VE Day commemorations of the end of WW II muted due to battle with COVID-19.  
JOHN PILGER: The forgotten coup against 'the most loyal ally'

There are forgotten elements surrounding the Dismissal of Gough Whitlam, including involvement ...  
High Court ruling on the Palace letters could bear explosive consequences

Much hangs on the opening of correspondence between Buckingham Palace and Governor-General Kerr in ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Cook, the outrage and the adulation

After 250 years, Lieutenant James Cook is back in the headlines — for all the wrong reasons.  
Anzac Day: One day, may no one march there at all

Not all Australians reflect on Anzac Day the same way, with some seeing the day as a celebration ...  
Lest we forget the Frontier Wars

Even as they were serving in the Imperial Defence Force, Indigenous Australians were being mass ...  
The contest of popularity between our national anthem and national song

History editor Dr Glenn Davies explores the contest of popularity between Advance Australia Fair ...  
Remembering the Battle of Beersheba

Today is an important day to reflect on one of the most significant conflicts of the First World ...  
A different kind of Anzac Day

This year's change in Anzac Day memorials won't be the first time in history that events have been ...  
Secret 'Palace letters' could illuminate Whitlam Dismissal if finally released

The High Court will soon rule on the release of secret "Palace letters" between Kerr and the Queen ...  
The shortage of goods during COVID-19 recalls the 'tea panic' of 1942

The recent and alarming reaction of sections of the public to a perceived threat of commodity ...  
1918 HMAT Boonah flu tragedy echoes cruise ship COVID-19 debacle

The refusal to allow cruise liner Artania to dock in Fremantle echoes the quarantining of HMAT ...  
We must be ready to manage the dead from coronavirus

Funerals should be postponed and governments must implement body-handling procedures in wake of ...  
'No longer': Recognising Aboriginal heritage and identity

Reflecting on Invasion Day’s proffering of national citizenship ceremonies,  a seminal question ...  
Betrayal: RSL backs Nazi-aligned Serbian Chetniks

Australia’s Returned and Services League (RSL) is allowing a Nazi-aligned group from WWII and ...  
Jim Cairns: Labor Left legend, Whitlam Minister and philosopher

Jim Cairns was a towering political figure in his day, and a serious rival to Gough Whitlam. After ...  
Wren's Week: Angus Taylor sets the benchmark for political scandal

Another political scandal has erupted in Parliament with Energy Minister Angus Taylor centre stage ...  

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