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Japanese threat to Australia, 1941-43

This collection of digital curriculum resources is organised into six categories - the outbreak of war with Japan; the fall of Singapore; troops for the defence of Australia; the battle for Australia; Japanese attacks on Australia from the air; and wartime posters about the Japanese threat. Through archival footage, documents, ...

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Indigenous Australians and the First and Second World Wars

This collection of ten digital curriculum resources focuses on the Indigenous men and women who enlisted in the military services and contributed to the domestic war effort in Australia during two world wars. The collection is organised in three categories - service in the First World War; service in the Second World War; ...

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Migration of displaced persons to Australia, 1947-53

This collection of 20 resources focuses on over 170,000 European refugees who came to Australia between 1947 and 1953. It is organised in four categories - the Displaced Persons' program; concentration camp survivors; what people brought with them; arriving in Australia; and new lives in Australia. The collection includes ...

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Human cost of war

This collection of digital curriculum resources about the human cost of war is organised into five categories - death; civilian and combatant casualties; separation and displacement; prisoners of war; and internment. The conflicts include world wars and civil wars and encompass the 20th and 21st centuries. The collection ...

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Asylum seekers in the 1990s and 2000s

This collection of 13 digital curriculum resources focuses on the arrival of asylum seekers in Australia in the 1990s and early 2000s. It is organised into six categories - reasons for seeking asylum; reaching Australia; Australian reactions; detention centres; assessing refugee status; and living and working in the community. ...

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Women on the home front in the Second World War

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on home front roles and activities undertaken by women during the Second World War. It is organised into six categories - working to supply military equipment; producing and conserving food; undertaking war-related clerical work; working in the laboratory; working ...

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Children on the home front during the Second World War in Australia

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on the home front roles and activities of Australian children during the Second World War. It is organised into eight categories - collecting salvage for recycling; making dummy grenades and camouflage nets; knitting and doing volunteer work; spending time in ...

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Internees and prisoners-of-war in Australia during the Second World War

This collection of digital curriculum resources focuses on the substantial number of enemy 'aliens' and prisoners of war confined in Australia during the Second World War. It is organised into four categories - immigrants interned; Italian and German prisoners of war; internment and POW camps; and Japanese prisoners and ...

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Australian women and the First World War

This collection of 22 digital curriculum resources focuses on Australian women's roles in the First World War (1914-18) and in the War's aftermath. It is organised into five categories - nurses at home and at the front; voluntary work supporting the troops; farewelling and waiting for loved ones; women's role in propaganda; ...

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Conscription referendums of 1916 and 1917

This collection of 25 resources focuses on the bitterly divisive conscription referendums of 1916 and 1917. It is organised in five categories - examining the issues and arguments; the pro-conscription case in film; 'Referendum bullets' - film shorts in favour of the Yes case; the No case; and anticonscription activists. ...

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Repatriation of First World War veterans

This collection of 15 digital curriculum resources focuses on Australia's First World War veterans returning home to civilian life. It is organised in six categories - soldiers filling in time before repatriation; welcome home; initial support for veterans; ongoing care of the war wounded; jobs for veterans; and soldier ...

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Bombing of Darwin

Between February 1942 and November 1943, the Darwin area was bombed 64 times. This collection of resources focuses on these attacks and is divided into seven categories - the likelihood of an attack on Darwin; the first attack, on 19 February 1942; the exodus and its aftermath; after the first air raid; Japanese air crew ...

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The Australian navy in action

This collection of resources about the Australian navy is organised in six categories - destroying the Emden in 1914; training with torpedoes in the 1930s; the Second World War; the loss of HMAS Sydney in 1941; HMAS Canberra in harbour in 1941; and under fire in Darwin Harbour in 1942. The collection contains photographs, ...

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Enlistment and recruitment in the First World War

This is a collection of nine resources focusing on the means used to increase enlistments during the First World War. In some views the collection is presented in six categories - enlistment posters, recruitment films, tours, parades, pressure to enlist, and enlistment and recruitment overall. It includes photographs, telemovie ...

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John Curtin, Australia's wartime prime minister

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on John Curtin, Australia's prime minister from 1941 to 1945. It is organised into seven categories - Curtin becomes prime minister; declaration of war with Japan; putting Australia on a total war footing; relations with Britain; relations with the USA; wartime ...

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The US presence in Australia during World War II

This is a collection of 22 digital curriculum resources about the effects of US equipment and service personnel in Australia during World War II. The collection is organised into three categories - US service personnel in Australia; US equipment and supplies; and reciprocal support from Australia. The resources include ...

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Use of the atomic bomb in World War II

This is a collection of seven digital curriculum resources about the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and its horrific aftermath. The collection is organised into three categories - images of the bombing; survivors' testimonies; and witnesses to the devastation. The collection includes archival footage, video footage of ...

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Lend-lease in World War II

This is a collection of 17 digital curriculum resources about the operation of the lend-lease program during World War II. The introduction of this US aid program in 1941 was one of the significant events of the war. The collection is organised into seven categories - lend-lease weapons; aircraft; tanks; food shipments; ...

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The Holocaust

This is a collection of 11 digital curriculum resources about the Holocaust - Nazi persecution of Jews before the outbreak of World War II, and the subsequent destruction of Jews and other Europeans by the Nazis during the war. The collection is organised into six categories - the 1935 Nuremberg Laws; killing squads; concentration ...

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The fall of Singapore

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources about the effects of the fall of Singapore. The resources are grouped into five categories - Singapore and Australia's forward defence; evacuation of nurses and wounded from Singapore; fall of Singapore announced; surrender and imprisonment of the 8th AIF Division in ...