From the Honest History vault: Humphrey McQueen and others on the Spanish flu pandemic 1918-19 that killed 13 000 Australians and 50 million world-wide (with 2020 updates)
Australian militarism has moved to front and centre: John Menadue, Bruce Haigh, Henry Reynolds and others; Noel Turnbull; Sue Wareham
A build for the times – or an extravagant folly?
Arms and the War Memorial: let’s spend on health, not arms and submarines
Does defence spending lead to wars – and does it make any sense against pandemics?; Memorial gets donations from the big arms company players but it is only ‘small change’ to them; Michelle Fahy on how Australia flogs armaments to overseas bidders; Sue Wareham on prioritising health spending rather than arms spending; Stuart Rollo in Overland on how the military-industrial-commemorative complex is militarising Australia; Medical Association for Prevention of War resources
Australia is more than Anzac – and always has been