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Reading on a Rainy Day, 1811 (Wikimedia Commons/McGill Library/George Mills
- Recent posts related to the Heritage Guardians campaign against the $498m extensions to the Australian War Memorial can be found in our campaign diary.
- Evidence from Indigenous elders about massacres in Far North Queensland (Tim Bottoms) (17 July 2019).
- Lisa Hill in ANZLitLovers reviews a recent collection (Cadzow and Jebb, ed.) on Indigenous military service (13 July 2019).
- Brett Holman reviews a reissue of Ross Smith’s 1919 memoir (edited by Peter Monteath) of a historic flight (11 July 2019).
- Lucas Jordan reviews Bruce Coe’s book on the 1919 origins of rowing’s King’s Cup (8 July 2019).
- Submissions to Tune Review of National Archives (8 July 2019).
- Derek Abbott reviews former Director Steve Gower’s book on the Australian War Memorial (2 July 2019).
- David Stephens on why representing the RSL is not the biggest issue for the Australian War Memorial Council (30 June 2019).
- Doug Morrissey reviews a collection of articles on the Irish in South Australia (27 June 2019).
- Alison Broinowski reviews Vince Scappatura’s The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy (25 June 2019).
- Canberra Times report on former War Memorial director Kelson’s criticisms of proposed expansion (24 June 2019).
- Former War Memorial officer, Richard Llewellyn, criticises the process and design choice of the War Memorial’s proposed extensions (24 June 2019).
- Peter Stanley says in Pearls and Irritations that providing a ‘therapeutic milieu’ for veterans is not part of the charter of the War Memorial (20 June 2019).
- Noah Riseman reviews Nigel Featherstone’s Bodies of Men, a novel about same-sex relations in the forces during World War II (19 June 2019)
- David Stephens on Paul Daley, Don Watson and the place of place in the Australian character (7 June 2019).