Skip to content
Curtin University
Humanities: Research and Graduate Studies

Australia at War and Peace

The Australia at War and Peace research group in the Faculty of Humanities studies the Australian experience of war and peace from Federation to the present.

The group embraces a variety of scholarly specialisations, including but not restricted to: history, cultural studies, folklore, anthropology and heritage studies. Research is frequently interdisciplinary, aiming for new understandings of the impact of war on modern Australia and its people.

Members of the group carry out research individually, in groups and in partnership with government, industry and community organizations. Present and past partners include the National Library of Australia, Returned and Services League (WA), Vietnam Veterans’ Association of Australia (WA), National Trust (WA), Army Museum (WA) WA Heritage Council, Centre for Advanced Studies in Australia, Asia and the Pacific and the Submarine Institute of Australia. The group’s projects have been supported by the Australian Research Council, the Australian War Memorial, the National Library of Australia, Curtin University and various industry sources.

The Australia at War and Peace Research Group also houses Curtin University’s research MOU with the Returned and Services League (WA) 2007-2017.