November 6, 2017

Will the Australian War Memorial Tell the Story of Colonial Conflicts?

Mary Lou Pooley, 17 December 2013, Australian War Memorial blog at
November 6, 2017

Why does the Australian War Memorial ignore the frontier war?

The battle between Aboriginal people and settlers is at the heart of nationhood but absent from war dead commemorations Read more: Paul Daley, The Guardian, 12 December 2013
November 6, 2017

The Battle for Australia: Henry Reynolds’s ‘Forgotten War’

Michael Piggott, ‘The Battle for Australia: Henry Reynolds’ “Forgotten War”, Honest History Newsletter No. 5, September 2013, at
November 6, 2017

Mapping the massacres of Queensland Aboriginal society

Nicholas Rothwell, The Australian, 29 June 2013 Read more at:
December 6, 2017

Remembering the Coniston Massacre

In 2013 SBS Television reported the anniversary of the Coniston massacre (or series of conflicts) in which mass killings of Aboriginal people by police and posses of European civilians in 1928 took place in the Northern Territory. That was only nearly 90 years ago. Read more about what happened at Coniston on SBS News, 8 September 2013 at: David Batty and Francis Jupurrurla Kelly completed a documentary, Coniston, about the killings in May 2012. For details about this award-winning documentary see Coniston at: