Some prime ministerial homes remain suspended in time, preserved as domestic wunderkammer; but most are handed on like any other home, sold to the highest bidder, renovated or remodelled.
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Australian Prime Ministers Centre summer scholars Khylie Daws from Deakin University and Andrew Kelly from the University of Western Sydney have spent the summer in the 1950s.
It all started at the beginning of a summer scholarship at the Museum of Australian Democracy. I spent much of the first week soaking up the atmosphere, walking in the footsteps of the heroes and villains from my research.
The Australian Prime Ministers Centre is delighted to announce the Summer Scholarships recipients for 2011-12 are Hannah Altern, Guy Betts and Bethany Peddlesden-Phillips.
Each year the Australian Prime Ministers Centre supports a number of research projects into the history, origins, traditions and practice of Australian democracy, with a focus on Australia’s prime ministers.
In 2007, Professor Marilyn Lake was awarded an Australian Prime Ministers Centre Research Fellowship. In this short article, Professor Lake, one of our inaugural Australian Prime Ministers Centre Research Fellows, reports on her latest work.
‘In the hype surrounding the digitisation of archives, it is sometimes forgotten how enjoyable it can be to see and read original documents.’