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Monthly Archives: October 2014

May 28 – History Month Lecture – WW1 Conscription Crisis in the mining towns of Yorke Peninsula

As part of the Dunstan Foundation Labor History Project and the ‘About Time’ History Month Festival, Professor Philip Payton (UK) will present the 2015 Dunstan Foundation History Month Lecture titled WW1 Conscription Crisis in the mining towns of Yorke Peninsula. The conscription crisis in Australia in 1916-17 emphasized existing divisions in Australian society and created new ones, and […]

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Unmasking Austerity: New Report Reveals the Impacts of 2014-15 Federal Budget on SA

A new report released yesterday by Professor John Spoehr and the Australian Workplace Innovation and Social Research Centre (WISeR) reveals more than 265,000 (29.4%) of families in South Australia will be worse off in 2017-18 as a result of the 2014-15 Federal Budget. The report shows that proposed health and education spending reductions result in […]

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