From the President
History Australia | Taylor & Francis (Routledge) | Published : 2020
At the time of writing, the world remains in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. Every aspect of life is affected. Although some level of activity is beginning to stir in Australia – especially outside of Melbourne – it remains unclear when some semblance of normality will be restored. But far from being an uneventful period, living as we all have been with restrictions, the past three months have seen history writ large in public debate. This is most stark in two vital respects.