Past events

09
Oct
2017

Soldiers not Citizens: Indigenous service in the Australian defence forces 1899-2017

Emeritus Professor Joan Beaumont

In the past century, little was known of the service of Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders Australians in the Australian defence forces. This was largely because for many decades...

10
May
2016

Queensland symposium: On the Home Front

Professors Mick Dodson and Joan Beaumont

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 ...

Professors Mick Dodson and Joan Beaumont
25
Jun
2015

Brother and Sisters in Arms Conference

Various

Chief Investigator Dr Noah Riseman and Dr Catherine Bishop, both of Australian Catholic University, recently convened the international conference ‘Brothers and Sisters in Arms: Historicising...

Brother and Sisters in Arms Conference-image
25
Apr
2015

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ANZAC Day Commemoration Ceremony

Various

A moving commemoration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service men and women was held at the memorial rock on a bush hillside behind the AWM, after the official dawn service.

MC...

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25
Mar
2015

Black Diggers

Various

Canberra Theatre Centre presents a Queensland Theatre Company and Sydney Festival Production of Black Diggers, 25-28 March 2015. One hundred years ago, about a thousand Indigenous Australians took...

Black Diggers
19
Mar
2015

Indigenous and Colonial Troops at Gallipoli

Various

Gallipoli 1915: A century on conference is holding a lunchtime session on Indigenous and colonial troops at Gallipoli on Thursday 19 March at 12 noon in Llewellyn Hall, The Australian National...

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19
Mar
2015

Indigenous and Colonial Troops at Gallipoli

Professor Mick Dodson

Gallipoli 1915: A century on conference is holding a lunchtime session on Indigenous and colonial troops at Gallipoli on Thursday 19 March at 12 noon in Llewellyn Hall, The Australian National...

18
Mar
2015

Gallipoli 1915 - A Century On

Various

The Serving Our Country project is proud to be associated with the ‘Gallipoli 1915 : A Century On’ Centenary Conference.

“….Gallipoli remains one of the most controversial campaigns of the...

Gallipoli 1915 - A Century On
04
Feb
2015

Big Ideas ABC

Various

The “Serving our Country” project which featured as part of History week last year at the State Library of NSW, Australia.

This will be broadcast on “Big Ideas ABC RN” this Wednesday, 4th...

01
Dec
2014

Defending Country Conference

Project researchers

Defending Country: Sharing Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Islander Service held at the Australian National University in December 2014 brought together a large and...

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28
Mar
2014

Serving our Country Project Launch, 2014

Professor Jenny Corbett

‘Serving Our Country was officially and proudly launched at the AIATSIS’ 50th anniversary conference in the Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre, Canberra yesterday.

The powerful new...

Serving our Country Project Launch
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