‘One of the very few socialists the College has ever had’: Don Dunstan’s Education in 1940s Adelaide
Don Dunstan was one of the most influential political figures in 20th-century Australia. Premier of South Australia between 1967–68 and 1970–79, he blazed a trail of reform, ending the gerrymandering that had guaranteed decades of conservative rule, and introducing his vision of social democracy in one state.
Joseph Backler (1813-95), 'St Thomas' Church, Port Macquarie, 1832-42', SLNSW ML/273
Nuns' choir, Cistercian monastery of Mariensee, c. 1220 - 1250
Between the Old World and the New: C. F. Volney and the Politics of Travel Writing in France, 1780–1803
It was the era of Hawke and Keating, Kylie and INXS, the America’s Cup and the Bicentenary.
It was perhaps the most controversial decade in Australian history, with high-flying entrepreneurs booming and busting, torrid debates over land rights and immigration, the advent of AIDS, a harsh recession and the rise of the New Right.
In 1959 the secretary of the Department of Trade, John Crawford (1910–1984), accepted an invitation to become Director of the Research School of Pacific Studies and Professor of Economics at the Australian National University.
Bristol and the War, 31 Oct.1914, p.1
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Edmond Leighton, The Accolade (1901)
Image: Paris House Menu, cover art, 1904
The Hanged Man and the Body Thief
Finding Lives in a Museum Mystery
By Alexandra Roginski