WW1-Home Front

Classroom Units

  • 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.

Student Resources

  • Recruiting
    Recruiting pressures in Australia during World War 1.
  • Economy
    Changes in the economy in Australia during World War 1.
  • Uprising
    The Easter uprising in Ireland during World War 1.
  • Change
    Political change in Australia during World War 1.
  • Weariness
    Changing attitudes to the war in Australia during World War 1.
  • Initial
    Early reactions to the outbreak of war in Australia during World War 1.
  • Gallipoli WW1 HF
    The significance of the landing at Gallipoli for Australia during World War 1.
  • Casualties WW1 Home Front
    An anti-war cartoon from Australia during World War 1.
  • Powers
    Government's growth of power in Australia during World War 1.
  • Conscription WW1
    The conscription campaigns in Australia during World War 1.
  • Women on the Home Front
    Women's role and place in Australia during World War 1.
  • Sport
    Sport in Australia during World War 1.
  • Enemy
    German and other alien internees in Australia during World War 1.
  • Overview
    An overview of the Home Front.

Interactives

  • Where in the world?
    Students work out on a map where Australians have served in peace and war.
  • Women in War
    See and hear what Australian women have done in wars and peacekeeping.

Annual ANZAC Day Ceremonies

The ANZAC Day Student Service

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