Serving Our Country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia

  • Dodson, Michael (Primary Investigator)
  • Beaumont, Joan (Co-Investigator)
  • Furphy, Sam (Co-Investigator)
  • Gray, Geoff (Co-Investigator)
  • Jebb, Mary Ann (Co-Investigator)
  • Maynard, John (Co-Investigator)
  • Riseman, Noah (Co-Investigator)

    Project Details

    Description

    In time for the upcoming ANZAC Anniversary Commemorations, this project researches the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia. It will provide authoritative accounts of their contributions to nation. Both inspiring and disturbing stories of individuals and families will be publicly acknowledged.
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date31/05/1331/12/17

    Funding

    • National Archives of Australia: AUD20,000.00
    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS): AUD20,000.00
    • Australian Research Council (ARC): AUD1,024,275.00
    • Commonwealth Department of Veterans Affairs: AUD400,000.00
    • Australian War Memorial: AUD40,000.00
    • Commonwealth Department of Defence: AUD300,000.00