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Image of the Stone of Remembrance at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Image © Lukas Coch / AAP Images

Remembrance or forgetting?

The Australian War Memorial and the Great Australian Silence

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Fish out of mortar

Saving Canowindra’s ancient fish fossils

The death of Yokununna: ‘Return to Uluru’

Mark McKenna explores Australia’s history of violence, dispossession and deception through one tragic incident

Australian idle

Fifty years after ‘A New Britannia’, whatever happened to the revolution?

Humphrey McQueen (Image © Karen Donnelly) and A New Britannia

‘A New Britannia’ turns 50

Humphrey McQueen’s influential book questioned the nation-building myths of the time

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Louisa Lawson, our first public feminist

The pioneer of publishing and women’s rights has been unjustly overshadowed by regard for her famous son, Henry

Image of the Queen and Prince Philip meeting governor-general John Kerr, 1977.

State’s head revisited

The Palace Letters confirm the Crown’s neutrality is irrevocably compromised

Image of Governor-general Sir John Kerr and Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen’s cur

On Kerr, the Palace Letters and the Crown’s silence

Let the record stand

There is nothing learnt by erasing, or defacing, the past

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Whitefella visits Kurnell

A Botany Bay ferry would restore Cook’s landing site as a ‘meeting place’