The unmoderated newsgroup aus.history will be used for the discussion of all facets of Australian history, and world history from an Australian perspective. Discussions could include, but are not limited to topics such as: - Australia: Pre-European settlement - The process of European settlement - Aboriginal/European relations - The process of Federation - The events surrounding the birth of the Australian Nation - The evolution of Australian/British relations - Australia WW1 - Australia WW2 - Post war social change and immigration. - The Cold War and its effects on Australia - Australian social, political and economic evolution. - Miscellaneous Australian historical events - Historical Australian characters and icons - Historical revisionism - Australian history "what if" speculations and discussion. - Discussion on the nature of Australian history, warts and all. Cross-posting in aus.history is ONLY encouraged when the topic at hand is relevant to more than one group (such as Australian political history being crossposted to aus.history and aus.politics). Postings to aus.history should not include binaries or HTML. SPAM is unacceptable.
The above graph is a moving average of the number of articles posted into aus.history per day. The top of the green area counts the number of articles posted in the last 24 hours, whereas the blue line counts the number of articles posted in the last 2 hours, times 12.