June 21, 2016
On Saturday 3 July 1920, the play Advance Australia was staged at the Princess Theatre in Bendigo. Written by a local Catholic priest, John Joseph Kennedy, it would create a national furore.
April 23, 2014
Such was life, War:
From enlistment to conscription, to laments for the lost to our duty to England, war poetry spans all the hardship and reasoning of battle.
December 19, 2012
On 28 October 1916 the first of two controversial conscription referendums was held in Australia. Military training for men between 18 and 60 had been compulsory since 1911, but the… Read More ›