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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.

Divided sunburnt country: Australia 1916-18 (9): Billy Hughes girds his loins for the conscription battle (picture); full ‘Divided sunburnt country’ seriesART96053

Is this the most sycophantic speech by an Australian prime minister? 

How some Turks would rather that Johnnies and Mehmets were not equal. The politics of the ‘Ataturk words’.

Honest History’s Alternative Guide to the Australian War Memorial (downloaded 1550 times). Australian War Memorial’s reaction.

Australia’s Vietnam War – and keeping it in context: Honest History series for Long Tan anniversary (picture)

Orange1Centenary Watch: Military loved ones lost and how we failed them. Memories of war: a film and research project in Ballarat. Keith Murdoch. Great War remembrance high in cost, low on inclusion for Australians. Me and my shadow. John Schumann’s ’19’ guitar. More.

Neither rosy glow nor black armband … just honest


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