Australian War Memorial

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The extraordinary Aboriginal leader whose story the Australian War Memorial should be telling | Paul Daley
Yorta Yorta man William Cooper made powerful appeals against Indigenous military service for an empire that had stolen Aboriginal land

Paul Daley

30, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australia teeters on the edge of a great memorial abyss | Paul Daley
The erosion of the national archives is indicative of Australia’s increasing militarisation of history and culture

Paul Daley

28, May, 2021 @4:21 AM

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Albanese’s remarkable words on the frontier wars should have been said at the war memorial | Paul Daley
The Labor leader’s assertion of the historical ‘holes in national memory’ around frontier violence and resistance is commendable and important

Paul Daley

21, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The strange case of the weapons maker and the Australian children's charity | Paul Daley
An anti-war group accused BAE Systems Australia of trying to sanitise its reputation through its ‘partnership’ with The Smith Family

Paul Daley

04, Dec, 2020 @2:11 AM

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Kerry Stokes's position as Australian War Memorial chair 'untenable', former director says
Brendon Kelson says it is ‘totally inappropriate’ for Stokes to be involved in funding the defence of anyone accused of war crimes

Christopher Knaus

24, Nov, 2020 @5:57 AM

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Australia's special forces problem: why the SAS is facing a crisis
An inquiry into allegations of war crimes committed by a small number of elite troops in Afghanistan is expected to report imminently. Can the regiments survive the fallout?

Paul Daley

15, Aug, 2020 @11:11 PM

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Experts deride 'snake oil' mental health claims for $498m Australian War Memorial expansion
Former principal historian says claims it will help veterans are ‘museum equivalent of hydroxychloroquine’

Paul Karp

14, Jul, 2020 @7:31 AM

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The Australian War Memorial's expansion money would be better spent on traumatised veterans | Paul Daley
The statistics about veterans with post-traumatic stress are disturbing. Helping them would be worth spending $500m on

Paul Daley

03, Jul, 2020 @1:45 AM

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Former war memorial heads join call to redirect $500m for 'grandiose' expansion to veterans
Inquiry submission warns of ‘excessive veneration’ in plan for Canberra site

Christopher Knaus

15, Jun, 2020 @5:30 PM

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‘Deeply offensive’: Australian War Memorial urged not to renew BAE sponsorship
Soon-to-expire deal with arms manufacturer ‘commercialises the memory of our war dead’

Christopher Knaus

05, Jun, 2020 @3:54 AM

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Brendan Nelson takes job with Boeing, weeks after stepping down as head of Australian War Memorial
Nelson was criticised during his stint at AWM for allowing weapons companies such as Boeing to act as corporate sponsors

Christopher Knaus and Ben Doherty

20, Jan, 2020 @12:10 AM

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Military buff Tony Abbott is the wrong choice for the Australian War Memorial | Paul Daley
The war memorial’s council lacks a professional historian and critics say it’s like a hospital being run by homeopaths not doctors

Paul Daley

08, Oct, 2019 @5:00 PM

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