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Reading on a Rainy Day, 1811 (Wikimedia Commons/McGill Library/George Mills
- Those hoary old ‘Ataturk words’ get another run, courtesy of the Prime Minister, responding to the Turkish President (21 March 2019).
- Binoy Kampmark on ‘Australian values’ in the wake of the Christchurch massacre (19 March 2019).
- ‘German frightfulness’ from the Australian Light Horse, Egypt, 1919: Hall Greenland writes (18 March 2019).
- Benjamin T. Jones reviews Judith Brett’s From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia got Compulsory Voting (13 March 2019).
- Paul Daley in Guardian Australia on recent research which greatly extends the possible duration of Indigenous civilisation in Australia (12 March 2019).
- ‘Look at me! Look at me!’ The Sir John Monash Centre at Villers-Bretonneux: Frenchman Romain Fathi on his visit (12 March 2019).
- Resources on Michelle Arrow’s new book, The Seventies (11 March 2019).
- War Memorial Mount Ainslie land grab attracts opposition in Canberra (6 March 2019).
- Why not advertise to ‘recruit’ a new member of the Australian War Memorial Council? David Stephens asks the question (6 March 2019).
- As the toll of Australia’s frontier brutality keeps climbing, truth telling is long overdue; Paul Daley writes (4 March 2019).
- John Blaxland reviews John Fahey’s Australia’s First Spies: The Remarkable Story of Australia’s Intelligence Operations, 1901-45 (4 March 2019).
- Canberra Times poll shows strong opposition to War Memorial’s land grab of Remembrance Nature Park (2 March 2019).
- Black Saturday: a satisfying story about a profoundly important event: Peter Stanley reviews Peg Fraser’s book (28 February 2019).
- Opposition growing to Australian War Memorial’s ‘Brendanbunker’: watch this space (28 February 2019).
- Interesting politics behind the off-then-on Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux (25 February 2019).
- John Warhurst reviews Shaun Crowe’s Whitlam’s Children: Labor and the Greens in Australia (20 February 2019).