Heroes

Classroom Units

  • Smithy Interactive
    Find evidence and make decisions about what happened to one of Australia's greatest aviators.
  • Finding Smithy
    An article Finding 'Smithy'. Exploring the legend and reality of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith to supplement the In Search Of series.
  • Finding 'Smithy'
    Using evidence to explore the legend and reality of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith.
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  • Alec Campbell
    Use evidence to create a biography of the last Australian Gallipoli veteran.
  • Women in ADF
    What is women's role in the services in the past, and the present? Should women be on the front line of combat? Use evidence to develop an informed viewpoint.
  • Sinking of the Centaur
    Was the Australian hospital ship Centaur, sunk by a Japanese submarine near Brisbane, a legitimate war target? Using evidence to decide.
  • Peacekeeping ET
    Using evidence to explore Australia's East Timor connections in World War 2 and today.
  • Albert Jacka
    Using evidence to investigate the life of an Australian hero.
  • Battle of Long Tan
    Using evidence to explore this famous battle of the Vietnam War.
  • Sandakan Death March
    Using evidence to explore this infamous death march of POWs during World War 2.
  • Aust and Timor WW2
    Using evidence to explore the Australian experience of war in Timor during World War 2.
  • Spirit of ANZAC Image and Reality
    Using evidence to explore the story of Simpson - image and reality.
  • Vietnam - Soldiers' War
    Using evidence to explore the soldiers' experience of Vietnam.
  • Weary Dunlop
    Using evidence to explore the experience of Weary Dunlop as a POW of the Japanese in World War 2.
  • Jaywick and Rimau raids
    Using evidence to explore two Z Force raids - Operation Jaywick and Operation Rimau - in World War 2.
  • Coral Sea
    What was the Battle of Coral Sea? Did it save Australia from Japanese invasion? Using evidence to decide.

Student Resources

Interactives

  • Smithy Interactive
    Find evidence and make decisions about what happened to one of Australia's greatest aviators.
  • Charge at Beersheba
    Dress' the Light Horseman ready for action, then use detective skills todecide if a famous photograph of the Charge at Beersheba is genuine.
  • Infantryman
    Make decisions facing the infantry soldier during World War 1, and see if you could survive the war.
  • Battle Casualties
    Can you show the knowledge and skills to move a wounded soldier from the battlefield to safety?
  • Last Voyage of AE2
    Can you navigate the Australian submarine AE2 through the Dardanelles on 25 April 1915 and help create history on ANZAC Day?
  • Who Am I?
    Students take a simple quiz to identify a number of Australians who served in WW1.

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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