Honest History promotes balanced consideration of Australian history by offering contesting, evidence-based interpretations to students, teachers, universities, journalists and the public. We challenge the misuse of history to serve political or other agendas.
Honest History: Beyond Anzackery: the Honest History book is coming in April 2017
‘Awkward humility’: the speeches of Brendan Nelson: Part I: Thrice more with feeling. Part II: Long bows, Holly Golightly and political baseball bats.
Honest History highlights reel: Nick Dyrenfurth’s Mateship: A Very Australian History
Elizabeth Tynan’s Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story, reviewed by Richard Broinowski
Honest History goes to the pictures: reviews of movies and television series from the Honest History archives
‘A material triumph and an aesthetic calamity‘: the work of Australian architect Robin Boyd, as seen by Humphrey McQueen in 2002 (picture)
Centenary Watch: Australian War Memorial Annual Report 2015-16, a new exhibition and Story Time. Building the Ataturk Memorial in Canberra. Estimates Committee. Conscription plebiscite centenary in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. More on the speeches of Brendan Nelson. Tour operators gear up for 2017 and 2018 – but not on Cup Day in Melbourne. More.