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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 ...  
This Republican moment

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

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

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

The review of the Scout Promise to remove the oath to the Queen is not only about making the ...  
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