Daley, Paul: The Australian War Memorial’s expansion money would be better spent on traumatised veterans

Paul Daley

The Australian War Memorial’s expansion money would be better spent on traumatised veterans‘, Guardian Australia, 3 July 2020

Update later: More than 85 comments by 6.00 pm AEST, most with thumbs up attached – and not one supporting the AWM project.

Update 5.15 pm Saturday, 4 July: More than 167 comments, and we still couldn’t find one supporting the AWM project.

Looks at the lack of evidence that the Memorial can provide a therapeutic milieu, distinguished opponents of the project – ‘Prominent among the opposing arguments is that the money would be better spent on the actual wellbeing of damaged veterans – on the living rather than on more remembrance’, evidence of greater than normal prevalence of PTSD among veterans.

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