Some formats of public history in Western Australia are uniquely linked to the state’s distinctive history, environments, and culture.
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Tasmania has a curious relationship with its cultural heritage. Its convict past has transformed from a shameful burden to a commercial boon.
While public history in Australia has generally become accepted as a sub-field, history is effectively no longer a core university discipline.
Community and Family history inhabit benefits for public historians, especially in migrant societies: Aboriginal family history uses… #historianscollaborate
Australia has strongly attached its identity to its ANZAC participation in World War I. Have the citizens, after a long string of centenary years, finally reached Peak Commemoration?
Historic monuments are making the news. The removal of Confederacy leaders’ statues has provoked reaction in the USA. In Australia, at the same time, news that vandals had defaced the Captain Cook statue in Sydney, garnered attention.
Seldom does a day go past since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States without reports of “alternative facts” and “fake news”. This presents both a problem and an opportunity for history educators.