Honest History

Honest History promotes balanced consideration of Australian history by offering contesting, evidence-based interpretations to students, teachers, universities, journalists and the public. We challenge the misuse of history to serve political or other agendas.

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Heritage Guardians: a campaign against the proposed $498m extensions to the Australian War Memorial

Total Australian spend on Anzac centenary is around $A600 million – or $1.1 billion if you include proposed War Memorial extensions

Brett Holman reviews a reissue of Ross Smith’s 1919 memoir (edited by Peter Monteath) of a historic flight

Lucas Jordan reviews Bruce Coe’s book on the 1919 origins of rowing’s King’s Cup

Submissions to Tune Review of National Archives

Image result for national archives of australiaDerek Abbott reviews former Director Steve Gower’s book on the Australian War Memorial

Doug Morrissey reviews a collection on Irish settlers in South Australia

David Stephens on why representing the RSL is not the biggest issue for the Australian War Memorial Council

9780733640704Alison Broinowski reviews Vince Scappatura’s The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy

Noah Riseman reviews Nigel Featherstone’s Bodies of Men, a novel about same-sex relations in the forces during World War II

Looking back

Australia is more than Anzac – and always has been

 

 

 

 

 

 

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