It is now fifty years since diplomatic relations were formally established between the Commonwealth of Australia and the Kingdom of Afghanistan. This paper explores some of the key dimensions of the development of the relationship.
This guide summarises the military anniversaries taking place this year.
Fact Check: Are there powerful precedents which break with protocol for posthumously promoting John Monash to field marshal?
Military leaders are arguing against posthumously promoting John Marshal, saying it would run contrary to Australian military tradition, but Opposition Leader Bill Shorten claims there are powerful precedents for such a decision.
The purpose of this quick guide is to provide parliamentarians and their staff with helpful resources for researching various aspects of Australian military history.