Honest History update

New material on Honest History’s website includes a 36 page ‘Alternative Guide to the Australian War Memorial’ (aimed at senior secondary students and teachers); a piece on the impact of the Irish Easter Rising in 1916 on Australia (using the work of Stephanie James and Jeff Kildea); two pieces on Ataturk and Australia (including how Read more …

Alec O’Halloran receives PIP Fellowship

AHA member Alec O’Halloran has received a Varuna Writer’s House Publisher Introduction Program (PIP) Fellowship giving him a week-long residency at Varuna, in the Blue Mountains, of uninterrupted writing with the guidance of a mentor. Alec’s project is The life and Art of Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (c1923–1998), the life story and art career of a Read more …

Heather Goodall to deliver the HCNSW Annual History Lecture 2016

AHA member Heather Goodall will deliver the History Council NSW Annual History Lecture this year, on 7 September in Sydney. ‘Neighbours – and heroes’ will look at how Australians have thought of themselves as ‘neighbours’ in the Asia-Pacific region, especially those that took risks to build relationships across old borders and new borders, cultural borders Read more …