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Reading on a Rainy Day, 1811 (Wikimedia Commons/McGill Library/George Mills)
- Douglas Newton in Fairfax on why arms makers should not be funding the War Memorial (7 November 2018).
- The Armistice centenary provoked all sorts of announcements: the Brendanbunker proposed extensions at the War Memorial; and again; ‘thank you for your service‘; a collection of articles with an Armistice theme; and another larger one (6-13 November 2018).
- Phil Cashen in his Shire at War blog on the Spanish influenza academic of 1918 and after (29 October 2018).
- Melanie Innes and Heather Sharp on historical consciousness among high school students, using Gallipoli tests (26 October 2018).
- Michelle Fahy in Pearls and Irritations looks at the darker side of the Invictus Game (19 October 2018).
- Alison Broinowski reviews Island off the Coast of Asia, by Clinton Fernandes (17 October 2018).
- Stephen Holt remembers almost forgotten Prime Minister Joseph Cook (17 October 2018).
- Margaret Pender reviews The Bulldog Track, a book by Peter Phelps on his grandfather’s World War II experiences (16 October 2018).
- Tjanara Goreng Goreng reviews Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre, a collection edited by Lydon and Ryan (16 October 2018).