In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, there are renewed calls for the Australian War Memorial to dissociate itself from the arms companies that supply the repressive and murderous Saudi Arabian government. Lockheed Martin is one of those companies. It has a new three-year deal with the Memorial which, “this year focus[ed] on initiatives commemorating the […]
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived and the media frenzy has erupted, fuelled by news of the royal pregnancy. As media coverage goes, the Invictus Games team couldn’t have managed it any better. Yet, when it comes to the actions of the royal family, all that glisters is not gold. (Originally published at […]
Historian Carolyn Holbrook spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum in Fremantle on Australia’s commemoration of World War One. She argued that the way we remember past wars influences, for good or ill, our attitude to current and future wars.
Popular Anzac eve event makes a return, thanks to the Victoria Branch of MAPW & Brunswick Secondary College.