Tag Archive: Government

Art For (High) Art’s Sake

by Rebecca Hawkings PhD Candidate Department of Modern History Macquarie University

The Coalition Government’s presumptive Arts Minister, George Brandis, is as passionate about the arts sector as any previous Minister to hold the portfolio. But his ascension back into the role is not good news for Australian popular music practitioners.

The 2013 Federal Read more »

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The Safe Haven Visa Policy: A Compassionate Intervention with Cruel Intentions

by Robert Carr, Researcher, Department of History and Politics, University of Wollongong


Executive summary

  • Historians committed to policy revision need to unpack popular assumptions surrounding the history of Australia’s refugee policy.
  • Further to my last contribution to Australian Policy and History, broadening the approach to histories on refugee policy Read more »

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