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Why study Australian history?

Professor Catharine Coleborne reveals history is more than just dates and facts, and offers ways to interpret and find meaning in the past in present.

I often get asked ‘why should I study Australian history?’ Here to answer this question is professional historian and Head of School of the School of Humanities and Social Science, Professor Catharine Coleborne. Listen to Cathy explain the special relevance that Australian history has to today.

Your interest in the past

Why are you interested in studying Australian history?

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