Flying the flag for change?
Australian symbols have meaning for us – highlighting past and present colonialism, racism and a different future, say University of Melbourne experts.
Real partnership with Solomon Islands must be based on truth
Acknowledging Australia’s colonial history is essential to build a stronger relationship with Solomon Islands, say University of Melbourne experts
The rights and wrongs of CHOGM 2022
There’s a disparity between words and action when it comes to the Commonwealth’s record in implementing human rights, says University of Melbourne expert.
The symbolism of Australia’s Southern Cross
The Southern Cross has been on flags since the early colonial period but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s a very difficult emblem for many Australians
Kangaroo hunting in colonial Australia
A new book by University of Melbourne experts explores the kangaroo as a quarry, a resource and a conflict between settlers and Australia’s Aboriginal people.
Helping us to see when we don’t want to look
Australia’s colonial art is a window to the past that can help us understand the fraught and violent history of settlement says a University of Melbourne expert
Criss-cross history hidden in a letter
An 1839 letter is packed into 4 pages using overlapping writing, but it is a deeper record of Australian frontier conflict says University of Melbourne expert