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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.
- Rolf Gerritsen reviews Anne Scrimgeour’s On Red Earth Walking: The Pilbara Aboriginal Strike, Western Australia 1946-1949 (12 May 2020)
- Sue Wareham in Pearls and Irritations on prioritising health spending rather than arms spending with links to other related material (11 May 2020)
- Andra Jackson in Eureka Street on the lasting legacy of the Vietnam Moratorium, 50 years on (8 May 2020)
- Afghanistan already gets a good run at the Australian War Memorial, despite claims that recent wars are under-represented there (4 May 2020)
- Ian Buckley, age 95, on the recent history of the West (1 May 2020)
- Yorick Smaal and Mark Finnane on Australian courts martial during World War I (30 April 2020).
- A round-up of material on the (necessarily low-key) 250th anniversary of Cook’s arrival (29 April-4 May 2020).
- Twice as many New Zealand soldiers at Gallipoli as the mythology had it: definitive research (26 April 2020).
- David Stephens on Anzac Day and history as what we choose to remember (24 April 2020).
- Romain Fathi’s submission to a Senate inquiry trenchantly criticises Australian commemorative efforts in France (22 April 2020).
- From the Honest History vault for Anzac Day in the time of Coronavirus: Anzackery and Anzac; Wallendbeen 2014; Norfolk Island 2015 and other relevant more recent pieces (16-24 April 2020).