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Three birthdays for the Queen — Isn't it time for a Republic?

On the third Queen's birthday holiday this year, Dr Glenn Davies asks if it’s time we replaced ...  
Ban on Muslims? It's a standard Aussie response

While Malcolm Turnbull was telling the UN how wonderful our offshore gulags are, 49% of Austral ...  
White Privilege, White Australia, One Nation: One agenda

If we allow Australia's White Privilege agenda to be fuelled by groups such as One Nation we are ...  
1 September: Let's celebrate the 24th anniversary of National Wattle Day

SEPTEMBER 1 has many names. Some welcome it as spring’s dawn, a time to celebrate nature’s ...  
Long Tan: Behind the smokescreen

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the battle of Long Tan, Vietnam Veteran, former history ...  
Turnbull v Whitlam: Who is/was Australia's worst PM?

Dr Martin Hirst puts paid to long held claims that the Whitlam reign was a disaster by compa ...  
The Republic and the Traditional Owners

The ARM should pay its respects to the Traditional Owners past and present, and seal the real ...  
Manufacturing a legend: The 1916 Anzac Book

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

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

The Murdoch press are outraged a university is teaching that Australia was invaded — but when ...  
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 'Across the Seas ...  
New Hampshire's revolution and Australia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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