Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, Australia, courtesy of Daniel Walker

Is Australia "making a mess" of its First World War commemoration plans?

Posted on on 03 May 2013
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Date of publication: 24/04/2013

The Australian has published an article written by Jeffrey Grey, Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, in which he expresses his concerns about how Australian state commemorations are being handled.

"If Australia's centenary observance is little more than a four year long Dawn Service, replete with all the hackneyed cliches and self-serving and a-historical mythology trotted out each Anzac Day, it will be a monumental waste of time and money".

To read the full article, visit The Australian website here.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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