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2014/07/25 01:26
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Australian War Memorial launches first travelling exhibition to mark WWI centenary Photo: Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, May 1915. Senior officers conferring on the path up to Plugge’s Plateau above...
2014/07/25 01:26
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2014/07/24 11:20
2014/07/24 11:20
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A Pacific Star Medal. Photo: Australian War Memorial Precious war medals have been stolen from a Melbourne home. The four missing medals are each engraved with their recipient's name "Richard H.A....
2014/07/24 07:46
2014/07/24 07:46
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Widow Nicole Pearce and daughter Stephanie at the launch of Poppy's named after David "Poppy" Pearce. Photo: Jay Cronan Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australian soldiers must ''of necessity suspend...
2014/07/20 18:18
2014/07/20 18:18
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Outgoing: Sam Valenz with his work Man Pushing the Gates at Harbour Sculpture in Woolwich. Photo: Jane Barrett Like Sculpture by the Sea’s upstart little brother, more than 40 unique sculptures have...
2014/07/19 14:46
2014/07/19 14:46
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An exhibition exploring modern artistic interpretations of war is one of two major new showings at Gosford Regional Art Gallery. An Australian War Memorial travelling exhibition Reality in flames:...
2014/07/18 15:55
2014/07/18 15:55
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Australian soldier William Kearsey was on the Ypres battlefront for only 16 days in 1917 before he suffered horrific facial injuries from shell fragments. He had trained for 18 months for the war, but...
2014/07/17 01:26
2014/07/17 01:26
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It was something rarely talked about when Sandra Bolt was growing up. Her father Arthur Ferguson, a young banana grower originally from Coffs Harbour, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force at the...
2014/07/16 22:04
2014/07/16 22:04
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A SERIES of photographs depicting Australian Diggers on the Western Front are to go on public display, some for the first time since they were taken almost 100 years ago. The images, including...
2014/07/16 15:15
2014/07/16 15:15
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New research that has calculated an Aboriginal death toll of more than 65,000 in Queensland alone during the so-called frontier wars has renewed calls for formal recognition at the Australian War...
2014/07/16 07:15
2014/07/16 07:15
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Like Sculpture by the Sea’s upstart little brother, more than 40 unique sculptures have sprouted overnight along the shores of one of the harbour’s secret beauty spots. Like Sculpture by the Sea’s...
2014/07/14 14:47
2014/07/14 14:47
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IF you live in Western Sydney there is every reason to feel buoyant about the proposed airport at Badgerys Creek. Yet if residents are expected to truly embrace the airport in the long run, it must...
2014/07/14 12:35
2014/07/14 12:35
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How to capture the scope and scale of this year’s National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week 2014 (6-13 July)? It can’t cover everything, of course, but social media was...
2014/07/09 07:17
2014/07/09 07:17
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First Aust dead of WWI go on roll ALMOST 100 years after the start of World War I, the names of the first Australian dead of the Great War have been added to the war memorial's commemorative...
2014/07/08 14:26
2014/07/08 14:26
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MARK COLVIN: It's hard to believe that it's a question that would take 100 years to answer: who was the first Australian to die in the so-called Great War? The Australian War Memorial lists Captain...
2014/07/08 12:18
2014/07/08 12:18
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Australian War Memorial gives unprecedented access for television series. Neil Oliver unlocks Australian War Memorial's deepest vaults The people involved in World War I and their stories will...
2014/07/07 00:42
2014/07/07 00:42
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Australia is finally telling the stories of the Indigenous soldiers who have served in our wars and conflicts. This year’s Naidoc (National Aboriginal and Islanders Observance Day Committee) week,...
2014/07/06 07:20
2014/07/06 07:20
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Bringing home the impact of war: Rebecca Britt, author of Stories of Love and War. Photo: Rohan Thomson If only he could have five more minutes in the arms of his wife, Marie. If only he hadn't...
2014/07/05 12:46
2014/07/05 12:46
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The Fairies - Harmony and Rhapsody - will perform at the Canberra Theatre Centre. Capital Football holiday clinics “Football Fun” is a fun new program launched to give ACT children an exciting school...
2014/07/04 11:46
2014/07/04 11:46
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Australian War Memorial director Brendan Nelson inspects the installation of inscriptions of three new theatres of conflict at the Australian War Memorial. Photo: Jay Cronan The Australian War...
2014/07/03 11:30
2014/07/03 11:30
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As Australia marks the centenary of World War I, Rex Butler surveys two Brisbane exhibitions and asks if the role of art is to step in where the political and historical analysis of war falls short,...
2014/07/25 01:26
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