News

November 6, 2017

Why the number of Indigenous deaths in the frontier wars matters

If new research is right, Australia should be poised for a new debate about its bloody colonial genesis and the near eradication of one of the world’s oldest peoples Paul Daley, The Guardian, 15 July 2014
November 6, 2017

‘Was Sydney’s smallpox outbreak in 1789 an act of biological warfare against Aboriginal tribes?’

Chris Warren, ‘Okham’s Razor’, ABC Radio National, 17 April 2014 at http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/was-sydneys-smallpox-outbreak-an-act-of-biological-warfare/5395050
November 6, 2017

Reconciliation means recognising the Frontier Wars

The Australian War Memorial’s refusal to acknowledge the Frontier Wars between Indigenous Australians and white settlers is historically dishonest and is holding back reconciliation. Alan Stephens, ABC TV Opinion, The Drum, 7 July 2014
November 6, 2017

Once were warriors

Michael Green, The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 February 2014 at http://www.smh.com.au/national/once-were-warriors-20140204-31zmu.html
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 https://www.awm.gov.au/blog/2013/12/17/response-question-about-frontier-conflict