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On ‘mateship’

Has Australia’s most valuable currency lost its value?

6 June 2015

9:00 AM

6 June 2015

9:00 AM

This year being the centenary of some of the bigger battles of WW1, Anzac Day got an unusual amount of attention in the British press. Poms are puzzled by the pride which Gallipoli continues to instill in Australians. How, they wonder, do we take pride in what was, by any military measure, an epic fail? It would be like the French being proud of Waterloo (which they’re not, as their refusal to participate in next month’s bicentenary has made clear).

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