The Australian people, including the electors of Bennelong, have cast their ballots and decided on a change of government. While Kevin Rudd sorts out his ministry, John Howard has disappeared from the familiar position of prominence he has occupied in the media for over ten years. But one unexpected place where the former Prime Minister may be remembered for rather longer than elsewhere is in Dublin. For it is thanks to a visit by the Prime Minister on 22 May 2006 that the Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History at University College Dublin has been refunded.
Crossings: Bulletin of the International Australian Studies Association Vol. 13, Issue 1, p. 2-4