From 2017, AustLit will select and republish relevant articles from The Conversation. Our selection policy is to identify articles that will help teachers and students find and read high-quality Australian scholarship on subjects relevant to the Australian curriculum and study at all educational levels.
Here is a collection of articles that cover a variety of subjects pertinent to the study of literature:
A collection of articles that explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures - (see the Literature collection for articles specific to writing and writers):
For the study of English:
Shakespeare's Richard III was produced by Australia's Bell Shakespeare Company in an interesting adaptation with Kate Mulvany playing Richard.
A collection of articles relevant to the teaching of history.
An ongoing series giving us guides to classic works:
See also Articles on Literature, Theatre, Film and the Arts for Australian classics.
Here are articles that discuss the 1967 Referendum,matters around constitutional reform and reconcililation and Australia Day.
Defying Empire: The Legacy of 1967 by Joanna Mendelssohn, University of New South Wales.
Triple J did the right thing, we need a new Australia Day by Henry Reynolds, University of Tasmania. You might also like to read: Date with Enmity by Gamilaraay writer Natalie Cromb, published in The Saturday Paper, 2 December 2017, on the controversy around the date of Australia's national day.