Australian History
Manufacturing a legend: The 1916 Anzac Book

One hundred years ago in May 1916, C.E.W. (Charles) Bean’s The Anzac Book was ...  
Get your Queen off our fiver!

Queen Elizabeth II is 90 today — 21 April 2016. It has always seemed absurd that ...  
Invading our smugness: Thoughts on a diversity toolkit

The Murdoch press are outraged a university is teaching that Australia was invaded ...  
Review: Klaus Neumann's 'Across the Seas: Australia's Response to Refugees  – A History'

On the eve of Palm Sunday, refugee advocate Kevin Bain reviews Klaus Neumann's ...  
New Hampshire's revolution and Australia

The American primaries cast a grim shadow over drifting Australian nationhood ...  
Charming Malcolm's stationary train

If you thought we'd see real change from the corrosive policies of Tony Abbott ...  
Could this be the new Australian flag?

Could we be tossing out the Union Jack for the Southern Horizon as our new Austr ...  
Aussie Republic heats up

The announcement yesterday by the premiers and chief ministers supporting an ...  
Australia Day: Invasion Day

Natalie Cromb, IA's Indigenous affairs editor, asks us to give thought to those ...  
Commercialisation and the casualness of going to war

John Menadue calls for an end to the commercialisation of Gallipoli and Anzac, to ...  
Choosing a new Australian flag

What would happen if Australia followed New Zealand’s example and allowed a fully ...  
This Republican moment

2015 has been a huge on the road to an Australian republic. The history of repub ...  
Australia: A republic worth living for

Historian David Lewis, in reply to Graham Paterson's recent IA article, examines ...  
Let's talk about Australia's Constitution

Graham Paterson presents a hypothetical conversation analysing Australia's Const ...  
Scouts prepare to remove the Queen

The review of the Scout Promise to remove the oath to the Queen is not only about ...  
What The Dismissal's legacy means for an Australian republican push

Forty years on, new evidence keeps shedding light on The Dismissal, the latest ...  
Remember November: Australia’s 'republican season'

Any visiting royal should think twice about visiting Australia during November ...  
Let's dump our anthem's outdated lyrics and replace with these: Australia We Share

Let's face it, Advance Australia Fair simply doesn't cut it as a national anthem in ...  
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