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War memorial caught in the crossfire

War memorial caught in the crossfire

The Weekend Australian Inquirer article 22nd October 2022 by Cameron Stewart With three explosive sentences, Australian War Memorial Council chairman Brendan Nelson has unleashed a fierce culture war over how best to exhibit the history of frontier violence. Should...

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Council of The Australian War Memorial Appointment

Council of The Australian War Memorial Appointment

The Albanese Government will recommend the Governor-General appoint the Hon Kim Beazley AC as a member of the Council of the Australian War Memorial. Mr Beazley is a recipient of Australia's highest honour, the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for service to...

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Memorial Intent Challenged

Memorial Intent Challenged

The AWM Council is planning on including presentations about atrocities committed against Aborigines and the so-called  ‘colonial wars’.  Read all about it here “War Memorial chair, former Howard government minister Brendan Nelson, revealed the Memorial’s governing...

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Parliamentary Last Post Ceremony

Parliamentary Last Post Ceremony

Yesterday, the newly elected members of Parliament attended the Last Post Ceremony which commemorated Private Joseph John Dale, who lost his life while serving Australia in the First World War. Wreaths were laid by the family of Private Joseph John Dale, as well as...

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War memorial caught in the crossfire

Australian War Memorial – Public Consultation

You would no doubt be aware that the AWM is undertaking a significant development. Details can be found here, including a fly-through video https://www.awm.gov.au/ourcontinuingstory/ourplans You are encouraged to participate in the public consultation process...

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