WW2-General

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.
  • Women's Services WW2
    Using evidence to explore image and reality of women's experiences in the WAAAF.
  • Soldiers After the War
    Using evidence to explore what happens to servicemen and servicewomen after the wars.

Student Resources

Interactives

  • Where in the world?
    Students work out on a map where Australians have served in peace and war.
  • Checking your gear
    Students identify and match World War 2 equipment.
  • Uniforms Over Time
    Explore an interactive timeline of uniforms worn by Australian servicemen and women over time.
  • Flying the Flag
    Find out which countries fought in the two World Wars.
  • Women in War
    See and hear what Australian women have done in wars and peacekeeping.

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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