Wednesday 15 Aug 2018 | 20:43 | SYDNEY

Following the sudden disappearance in the 1960s and 1970s of the familiar coordinates of the British world, Australians were cast into the realm of the unknown. The task of remodelling the national image touched every aspect of Australian life where identifiably British ideas, habits and symbols had grown obsolete.

At the Wednesday Lunch on 26 May, James Curran examined the task of finding a stable, coherent policy basis for a 'more independent' footing for Australia’s foreign relations.


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