Flitton, Daniel: ANZAC centenary’s costly history lessons

Flitton, Daniel

ANZAC centenary: the costly price of history lessons‘, The Age, 10 October 2015

Discusses the politics of the Monash interpretive centre at Villers-Bretonneux, quoting historians Joan Beaumont, Bruce Scates and Peter Stanley with criticisms. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs says planning is well under way.

For a fuller account, see Honest History’s coverage. Ian McPhedran in The Australian also covered the project (the HH post has links to our full analysis of Australian spending).

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