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Serving Our Country Chief Investigators Professors Mick Dodson and Joan Beaumont each presented keynote addresses and participated in a joint Q&A session at the On the Home Front symposium at the State Library of Queensland in May 2016. Click on the following links to view the Keynotes by Mick Dodson and Joan Beaumont, and their joint Q&A session at the Symposium.
Like much of Australia during the years of the First World War, Queensland was a divided society. Debates about conscription, the evolving role of women, and the growing number of broken families characterised a state that was struggling to cope with rapid systemic change.
Click on the Downloads tab above the image on this page for the symposium program and visit the State Library of Queensland page. The 2016 symposium is part of Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation.