Australia and the Vietnam War -- Why did Australia enter the war in 1965? Did Australians support this decision?

The commitment of Australian forces to combat in South Vietnam in 1965 ultimately had far-reaching effects on Australian society. This activity guides participants through the process of learning the circumstances under which the commitment was made.

Working through the activity

This activity consists of a series of questions (26 in all) supplemented by historical evidence of the era. The activity is completely self-contained within a single, 20 page Acrobat™ file (807kb).

All that needs to be done is to download the Acrobat™ file, and distribute it in either print or digital form to activity participants.

For more information about Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War, click here (opens in new window).

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Annual ANZAC Day Ceremonies

The ANZAC Day Student Service

This solemn ceremony is conducted every year in Brisbane's ANZAC Square prior to ANZAC Day from 10am and noon approximately. The 2016 event took place on Thursday, the 21st day of April, and several thousand Queensland school students took part.

The ANZAC Day Dawn Service

Every year on the 25th day of April, the ANZAC Day Dawn Service starts at 04:28am sharp at Brisbane's Shrine of Remembrance, ANZAC Square, located between Ann and Adelaide Streets. All are welcome to attend.

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