The trees have no voice: destroying 100 trees at the Australian War Memorial to build the $498m., 24 000 sq. metres, unnecessary and inappropriate extensions
Australia’s haunted house: Mark McKenna in The Monthly on how the Australian War Memorial showcases our past and perhaps distorts our future
The Spanish flu pandemic 1918-19 that killed 13 000 Australians and 50 million world-wide (with some recent updates)
A build for the times – or an extravagant folly?
National Capital Authority consultation on ‘early works’ associated with War Memorial $498m project: dozens of trees to be cut down; premature demolition of Anzac Hall; massive excavation at Memorial entrance. Have your say to the National Capital Authority on the Memorial’s ‘early works’ application.
Arms and the War Memorial: let’s spend on health, not arms and submarines
Does defence spending lead to wars – and does it make any sense against pandemics?; Memorial gets donations from the big arms company players but it is only ‘small change’ to them; Michelle Fahy on how Australia flogs armaments to overseas bidders; Sue Wareham on prioritising health spending rather than arms spending
Australia is more than Anzac – and always has been