The front page of the Advertiser, 5 August, 1914
Advertiser – January 1918
BRITAIN’S WAR WASTE: MILLIONS MIS-SPENT
The first report of the Select Committee on national expenditure during the war deals with figures that are simply appalling in their immensity to those who can grasp their full impact.
NO MORE ANZACS: AUSTRALIAN ARMY COPRS FORMED
The Minister of Defence stated today that recently all five Australian divisions had been concentrated into what was now to be known as the Australian Army Corps. A separate corps had been formed of New Zealand and British troops. There is now no Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, and the coined word ‘Anzacs’ ceases to have significance for troops at the front.
THE FEDERAL CRISIS: MR. HUGHES TO RETAIN OFFICE. CABINET CHANGES POSSIBLE.
Immediately on the adjournment of the Federal Parliament to-day, the Ministerial Party met in caucus. When the meeting adjourned two hours later, Mr Hughes made the following statement: “Last night the Governor-General sent for mc and asked me to accept a commission to form a Government, and I accepted. This afternoon I communicated the fact to a party meeting,
A LEAGUE OF NATIONS
In his peace proposal a cardinal point is made by President Wilson of a scheme for the abolition of war by the formation of a League of Nations…
MRS WALSH RELEASED
Mrs Walsh, better known as Miss Pankhurst, who was sentenced early in October to four months imprisonment on a charge of having encouraged the destruction of property, was today released from gaol on account of ill health. She undertook to be of good behaviour for the duration of the unexpired portion of her term.