Hear from the Experts

Alistair Thomson on the 'burnt out digger'

Professor Alistair Thomson speaks to Rebecca Wheatley and Laura James on the 'burned out digger' struggling to survive in postwar Australia while battling shell shock, neurosis and chronic disability... » read more

Bruce Scates and Rebecca Wheatley on Working with archives

Professor Bruce Scates and researcher scholar Rebecca Wheatley retrieve the case files of Rachel Pratt as an example of how to access Repatriation files online and in person.  » read more

Bruce Scates on 100 Stories

Professor Bruce Scates provides an overview of World War 1: A History in 100 Stories.  » read more

Jay Winter on shell shock

Professor Jay Winters speaks to Rebecca Wheatley and Laura James on shell shock, including the origins of the term, its stigma, notions of courage, masculinity and gender difference, the role of... » read more

Rae Frances on women's mobilisation

Professor Raelene Frances speaks to Rebecca Wheatley and Laura James on women's mobilisation, voluntary labour, issues of class, and post-war changes.  » read more

Wesley Enoch on Indigenous soldiers

Wesley Enoch of the Queensland Theatre Company speaks to Rebecca Wheatley and Laura James on the Black Diggers, what they learned, their return, rights and denial, agitation and aspiration, and... » read more