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Paul Ham: History and memory

In this resource Paul Ham talks about history and memory.

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Paul Ham: Inspiration

In this resource Paul Ham talks about what inspired him to write history books.

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Paul Ham: The 'Quiet Australian'

In this resource Paul Ham talks about the 'Quiet Australian'.

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Paul Ham: Reading from 'Vietnam'

In this resource Paul Ham reads from his book 'Vietnam'.

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Paul Ham: Writing History

In this resource Paul Ham talks about writing history.

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Paul Ham: Changing interpretations

In this resource Paul Ham talks about changing interpretations in history.

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Paul Ham: Researching History

In this resource Paul Ham talks about researching history.

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Paul Ham: History and legend

In this resource Paul Ham talks about history and legend

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Paul Ham: Choosing a research topic

In this resource Paul Ham talks about choosing a research topic.

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Moodeitj Yorgas, 1988: My place

This clip shows three prominent Indigenous women. Writer Sally Morgan and singer Lois Olney talk about their lives, and activist Ulli (Helen) Corbett discusses concerns such as the deaths in custody of Indigenous women. The clip is from an experimental documentary film and the women's voices here are deliberately out of ...

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Masterpiece Special - Salman Rushdie, 1996: Cities

This clip shows part of an interview with the writer Salman Rushdie conducted by arts journalist and television presenter the late Andrea Stretton, during which they discuss issues of cultural diversity arising from the publication of his novel 'The Moor's Last Sigh'. They sit opposite one another in a television studio ...

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Creating Australian stories: author May Gibbs

How do storybook writers, illustrators and cartoonists find their inspiration? Find out how May Gibbs, a famous Australian author and illustrator, used the Australian bush to create the children's classic 'Snugglepot and Cuddlepie' and the 'Gumnut Babies'.

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Australian Children's Laureate, Jackie French

Jackie French is the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014-2015, and the author of the famous Wombat series of books. Watch this video to find out how a wombat inspired and conspired against her literary ambitions! What are your inspirations when you write?