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Australia Daze

Once again, the date for the celebration of a national day has become the subject of a mass ...  
Change the name of Australia Day — and call it what it is

NSW Penal Colony Establishment Day? Managing editor Dave Donovan proposes a name change for the ...  
The demons of Van Dieman's Land: Britain's genocide in Tasmania

Not only were British colonists at war with Australia's First People, but irrefutable evidence ...  
EDITORIAL EXCERPT: Malcolm's Day of disappointment

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he is disappointed with Australians. But Australians are more ...  
Egging the Prime Minister — 100 years on

100 years ago, Australians were in the middle of a divisive national debate on whether Australia ...  
Gladys Berejiklian's bridge of lies and destruction in historic Windsor

Roads and Maritime Services is perpetrating vandalism using secretive measures on a massive scale ...  
Government by seven High Court judges and the black letter of the Constitution

The confidence that the Turnbull Government is placing on the High Court to decide whether MPs ...  
Dual citizenship swear words: Oaths of allegiance out of touch

Between now and Christmas there will be a lot of swearing heard from politicians around Australia ...  
Remember, remember, Australia’s republican November

Remember November, because November is the "republican season" in Australia, writes history editor ...  
The Battle of Beersheba: More than just one glorious charge

The Battle of Beersheba was much more than just an heroic charge, says managing editor David ...  
Under the Lino: A Brisbane collaborative history project is unravelling secrets

What if you discovered a whole load of money under the lino? What would you do?  
The Royal green light behind the Dismissal of the Whitlam Government

It is now clear that In a staggering breach of Australian sovereignty, the Palace was involved in ...  
From Left to Right and back again: The Donald Horne enigma

A new selection of writings by iconoclastic social commentator and historian Donald Horne has ...  
The Western Front: In search of Alexander Benson 2372

One hundred years ago today, Alan Austin's great uncle died on the Western Front and, like thou ...  
Far-right trio convicted but the seeds of the 'Fourth Reich' were already sown

Are global neo-Nazism and far-right white supremacy the new normal?  
Cowboys win: Keeping North Queensland on the map

The big weekend victory for the Cowboys NRL team provides another reminder that North Queensland ...  
North Queensland is a State of mind

One of the mistakes of our Federation is that North Queensland is not a separate state, writes ...  
Barnaby Joyce and dual citizenship: 'It's the vibe'

The Constitution of Australia does not allow our Federal politicians to have divided citizenship ...  

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