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A hero and his cobber: a tribute to Pte. Frank Johnston, 55th Battalion AIF

Pte Frank Johnston - Johnston family

ON the night of the 19th-20th July, 1916, Frank fought in the Battle of Fromelles, the first major action involving Australians on the Western Front Read More →

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IT is disappointing to hear senior Australian MPs remark that it is “indefensible” for the Government to have an agreed plan for an emissions trading scheme ready before the Copenhagen summit Read More →

Australia’s chance to lead when leaders are needed

WITH a relatively small population and limited military power projection, Australia as a nation has historically found it a challenge to exert its influence in world affairs Read More →