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Serving our country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia

 

Overview

The Serving our country project aims to provide authoritative accounts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contributions to national defence and shed a light on a little-known part of Australian heritage. 

The project also aims to:

In this project the histories of 'nation' and 'citizenship' will be critiqued in new ways to provide new tellings of Australia's national story.

This project is supported by the Department of Defence, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, National Archives of Australia, Australian War Memorial and the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Abstract adapted from Australian National University

Contacts

Australian Centre for Indigenous History
School of History, Research School of School of Social Sciences
Coombs Building
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200
Ph: (02) 6125 2354
Fax: (02) 6125 3969
Email: history@anu.edu.au

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Last updated: 1 April 2014
 
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