Australian History
The true nature of Kennerley's racism

While focus fell on the racism debate on Studio 10, John Maycock analyses the ...  
The legacy of eugenics and racism

It is distressing for many of us having to deal with the anti-Muslim, anti-refugee ...  
JENNY HOCKING: What the Queen knew about the Whitlam Government dismissal

Historical myths die hard. And historical myths have plagued our understanding of ...  
January 26 continues to divide the nation

Once again, January 26 has become a rallying point for white supremacists and the ...  
The unravelling of the flag on Australia Day

Inspired by an anecdote where an Australian flag became unravelled, Joanna Penney ...  
Wren's week: Australia Day, Mundine and Liberal women

This week, John Wren takes a look at our PM's poor decisions over Australia Day and ...  
Is Scott Morrison the mediocre man who has risen above his station?

With talk in the media about Scott Morrison's fascination with Captain Cook, Noely ...  
Scott Morrison's Australia Day farce

Morrison’s attempt to upgrade 26 January's national significance reflects its ...  
Australia's history with fascism

Australia has had closer ties to fascism than previously believed, writes Peter ...  
Will Shorten blow It?

If anything was demonstrated by the last day of Federal Parliament it was that Bill ...  
Wren's week: Labor victory and Eureka Day

This week, John Wren discusses the Victorian Labor victory, Scott Morrison's ...  
Victoria votes: Liberals with a lot to learn from Menzies

Media editor Dr Lee Duffield looks at possible reasons for the five per cent swing ...  
The ANZACS: Ransacked by the Right

The ANZAC myth has been constructed to serve conservative interests, writes Bruce ...  
The Coalition ignores workers, veterans and refugees — but not war memorials

Today, the potential for economic, environmental and humanitarian change lies with ...  
Remembering the Battle of Semakh 100 years on

Commemorating the events of the Battle of Semakh in World War 1 is a recount passed ...  
Unsettled business: Was sovereignty transferred by cession or conquest?

In a modern legal context, the transferring of the sovereignty of Australia from ...  
The vision and legacy of Australian tertiary education

Dr Michael~John Shea examines how the Whitlam Government gave rise to the tertiary ...  
Wattle you be doing on National Wattle Day?

The wattle tree has found its way into Australian republican symbolism, writes ...  
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