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Reading on a Rainy Day, 1811 (Wikimedia Commons/McGill Library/George Mills)
- Online Gem on Sir Macfarlane Burnet, one of our greatest scientists (12 November 2017).
- Divided sunburnt country: Australia 1916-18 (29). All at once – another conscription vote and news of Bolshevik revolution. A big week a century ago (9 November 2017).
- The refurbished Ataturk Memorial at Anzac Cove still contains a very dubious inscription (4 November 2017).
- Margaret Beavis of the Medical Association for Prevention of War writes in Pearls and Irritations about the perils of the American alliance for Australia (1 November 2017).
- John Shield reviews Nick Brodie’s The Vandemonian Wars, about frontier conflict in Tasmania (29 October 2017).
- Alison Broinowski in Independent Australia offers the foreign minister some policy advice (29 October 2017).
- David Stephens analyses recent arguments provoked by the Institute of Public Affairs on what history is being taught at universities (25 October 2017).
- Emily Gallagher in The Conversation on changing patterns in how children play (25 October 2017).
- Matthew Kahn in Foreign Policy magazine on the history of the 25th Amendment (presidential disability) to the United States constitution (25 October 2017).
- Jenny Hocking in Pearls and Irritations on the latest evidence about the 1975 Dismissal (23 October 2017).
- Kristen Alexander reviews Clare Makepeace’s Captives of War, about British POWs in Europe in World War II (22 October 2017).
- Doug Morrissey on the heritage marketing of Ned Kelly in north-eastern Victoria (15 October 2017).
- John Shield writes for Honest History about Dylan Voller, Don Dale, the old Kinchela home, and the silences about children in institutions (9 October 2017).