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Henrietta Cook and Bridie Smith Elite Australian universities are more concerned with protecting their reputation than dealing with sexual harassment and assault, a leading academic has warned.
Bridie Smith Enhanced with a red poppy, the small white crosses stood to attention in the wet grass beside the bicycle track. On each one, a soldier's name had been written in black ink.
Bridie Smith When war was declared in August 1914, Melbourne was the capital of Australia. As a result, the city's suburbs and the state's towns are home to many sites with a deep connection to Australia's...
Bridie Smith The leather ammunition sash is old and brittle. But you can see it has been treasured. For years it has been stored, like a hibernating snake, with the leather curled around itself.
Bridie Smith Descendants of one of World War I's most revered soldiers, Albert Jacka, are ineligible to march in Saturday's Anzac Day parade, after the RSL toughened its stance allowing only descendants wearing...
Bridie Smith The Gallipoli landings didn't just impact the frontline Turkish soldiers sent to defend the peninsula. Children in the towns and villages also paid a price.
Bridie Smith Why did the Anzacs go to Gallipoli? What was the Australian navy's role in the campaign? When was the first Anzac Day? These are the things you need to know about Gallipoli.
Bridie Smith Conservators at the National Museum Australia have a mystery on their hands. And to solve it, they need the public's help.
Bridie Smith The WWI Centenary Exhibition at Melbourne Museum shows how the Great War was like nothing that had gone before it.
Bridie Smith Major James Lean's name never made it into the history books but his wartime contribution was crucial to documenting the fate of every one of the 320,000 soldiers sent overseas.
Bridie Smith The federal government has been asked to intervene to prevent the building of wind turbines on a former World War I battlefield in northern France, where 10,000 Australians became casualties of the...
Bridie Smith After parachuting 21,000 feet from his stricken Lancaster bomber, Dennis "Ned" Kelly found himself so badly injured he couldn't walk.
Bridie Smith The home-made memento, fashioned into the shape of Australia and fastened around Richard Moffat's wrist with a length of leather, could have been his Great War good luck charm.
Bridie Smith The people of Warddeken country on the west Arnhem plateau know that if their country is healthy, their people are healthy.
Bridie Smith With so many creatures under threat of extinction, and so little money to fund conservation efforts, some say it's time to pick who will survive.
Bridie Smith It was a shot across the bows that went down in history. And a century on, to the very minute, the first shot fired by the British Empire in World War I was remembered by thousands of people who...
Bridie Smith For 26 years after Federation, Melbourne was the capital of Australia. So, a century ago today, when Britain declared war with Germany, it was in Melbourne that the nation’s leaders convened.
Bridie Smith A century ago, 28-year-old William Williams of Northcote thought he had one more week remaining as a naval reservist. Then, on Tuesday August 4, 1914, Australia went to war.
Bridie Smith Authorities are warning of the risks of unproven stem cell treatments available in Australia and overseas after the death of an Australian woman in Russia.
Bridie Smith The global war on drugs has failed and a more humane approach must be taken to contain the spread of HIV, a top envoy told the 20th international AIDS conference on Tuesday.