Who should lead the Australian War Memorial?

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Paul Daley

With announcement of the retirement of Brendan Nelson as Director of the AWM, several names have been in the mix (including former PM Tony Abbott), but Paul Daley believes the institution needs a more fundamental re-think.

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The legacy of Australians at war needs to be in responsible hands not just another political appointment. Image supplied.

About the author

Paul Daley is an author, essayist and journalist. He writes about Australian history and national identity, and Indigenous culture, for The Guardian.