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Barnaby Joyce and dual citizenship: 'It's the vibe'

The Constitution of Australia does not allow our Federal politicians to have divided citizenship ...  
Inequality in Australia and reclaiming the fair go

Inequality is rising but we can learn from an earlier, more egalitarian Australia and reclaim ...  
Demeaning our veterans: 'Merchants of death' fund Australian War Memorial

The War Memorial is about honouring the sacrifice of Australians who died at war, not advertising ...  
Liberals on the edge: If Turnbull loses to Abbott, Party will fall

The Liberal Party is a divided church, but if Turnbull falls and Abbott returns it could become an ...  
After Mabo: Removing the stain of racism with his vision for a Great Society

Author, journalist and activist Jeff McMullen delivered this speech at the 25th Anniversary Mabo ...  
The Unlucky Country: Unfinished Australia needs a new Constitution

The outdated Constitution of Australia is indeed “unfinished business” and system change is ...  
Reclaiming Australia's white supremacy

Bilal Cleland discusses Australia's violent, white supremacist history and asks if this Australia ...  
Anzac Day: Lest we remember

Lest we forget is the defining phrase of ANZAC Day and yet the Day itself is about forgetting.  
100th anniversary of Bullecourt — the bloody battles Australians forgot

This month and next marks the 100-year anniversary of the Battles of Bullecourt — a place of ...  
Does the War Memorial’s new slogan Advance Australia Fair?

Should Australia's chief war memorial be able to appropriate the words of the national anthem,  
Colonel David Hackworth: The man who loved the smell of napalm and hated war

The inspiration for Colonel Kurtz in Apocalypse Now was real, was an anti-war rebel and lived in ...  
Most liveable city's heritage under threat from Crown skyscraper

Plans to build Australia's tallest skyscraper in Melbourne will overshadow the Shrine of Rememb ...  
Vivian Bullwinkel, the Bangka Island massacre and the guilt of the survivor

As well as commemorating the Fall of Singapore, this week also marks 75 years since the Bangka ...  
Australia Day / Invasion Day debate: #ChangeTheDate — but not right now

For those who enjoy celebrating Australia Day on the date of Indigenous dispossession, Natalie ...  
It's time to think big on Australia Day

David Morris sets out his ideas to help resolve the Australia Day debate.  
How the rise of Trump is related to indigenocide and Australia Day

How the rise of Trump is related to indigenocide and Australia Day. John Passant explains.  
Does Australia Day commemorate genocide?

By moving the date for Australia Day, it would indicate that we've learned to value and cherish ...  
Inglourious Basterd(s): John Howard's case to answer on invasion of Iraq

Had the ICC aggression amendment existed back in 2003, John Howard would have been tried as a war ...  

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