Latest from the Centre for the Australian Way of Life

  • Manning Clark’s History of Australia

    21 October 2022

    Michael Cathcart (editor), 1989 Sitting down in his flat at Balliol College, Oxford, in October 1938, the drum beat of war growing louder [...]

  • The Harp in the South

    14 October 2022

    Ruth Park, 1948 Now a bestselling Australian classic, The Harp in the South was hastily written in just six weeks by [...]

  • The Drover’s Wife

    30 September 2022

    Henry Lawson, 1892 Poet and writer Henry Lawson explores the darker side of the Australian myth in his short story about [...]

  • Unifying An Immigrant Nation

    24 December 2022

    The term integration has become a dirty word without a policy home. Yet the latest census results show we are the most ethnically diverse [...]

  • Reflections On The 2022 Election

    9 November 2022

    The 2022 federal election ended eight and a half years of what was, in general, a mediocre Coalition government. I say 'in general' because [...]

  • Telling The Truth

    9 November 2022

    'When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to [...]