After the fighting: The soldiers who studied
After WW1, some returning soldiers took advantage of the Repatriation Commission's fee support scheme, to study at institutions like the University of Melbourne
Beyond Anzac: What really shaped our nation?
While many claim Gallipoli formed Australia's nationhood, the University of Melbourne's Marilyn Lake argues we should look to our political history instead.
Remembrance Day: Updating an incomplete record
A century after WWI, service personnel records are still being updated. This Remembrance Day, the University of Melbourne adds new names to its war history.
Dinner in No-Man’s Land
Food is another weapon of war, but the University of Melbourne looks at how sharing food is a powerful way of expressing our common humanity amid conflict
Anzac Day not just for the boys
The University of Melbourne looks back to when nurses were a central part of ANZAC celebrations, only to be sidelined as time passed.
Swapping guns for gardening
In the aftermath of WWII, training in horticulture and gardening gave returned Australian servicemen and women a chance for a fresh start.
Surreal stories make the best operas
Composer Elliott Gyger explains there are no new stories in opera, and that surrealism works best in a genre that embraces the absurd and extravagant.
The Water Diviner: Unearthing the Gallipoli legend
The writers behind hit novel and film The Water Diviner share the background to the remarkable story.