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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Divided sunburnt country: Australia 1916-18. Were the home front stories the real news?

Keepers of the flame. Why do the people who control our war memorials look so unlike the rest of us and why does this matter?

From the Honest History archives. Tangled up in red, white and blue. Putting Anzac in its place.

For love of country. Anthony Hill’s book about a Canberra region family in war and peace.

Which bank do you know? Humphrey McQueen on Australian banking history.

What was on Churchill’s mind as Empire troops left the Dardanelles? Ann Moyal writes.

Honest History’s Alternative Guide to the Australian War Memorial (downloaded 1190 times).

Centenary Watch: Anti-war song; Memorial’s donations and sponsorship policy. Two invasions. Anzac centenary minister Tehan makes announcements but not many speeches on record yet: will there be blood?; ‘remembering’ Jutland and the Somme; more.

Neither rosy glow nor black armband … just honest


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