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Effects of World War I in Australia

This is a collection of 22 digital curriculum resources about the effects of World War I in Australia. The resources are grouped into seven categories - the role of women; recruitment activities; conscription referendums; propaganda; War Precautions Act; the general strike of 1917; and ongoing effects of the war. Because ...

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Loss of HMAS Sydney, 1941

This is a collection of resources about the loss of HMAS Sydney. It is introduced by the minute (memorandum) seen here to prime minister Curtin telling him of the sinking of a German raider and of fears that HMAS Sydney has also been sunk. The minute is part of an online showcase called 'The Sinking of the HMAS Sydney' ...

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The Cold War 1945-1991

Cold War tensions between the USA and the USSR became so significant that a potentially disastrous nuclear war seemed imminent.

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Conscription in the 20th century

This collection examines the history of conscription in Australia, with a particular focus on the conscription debate in World War One and during the Vietnam War.

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Anzac Portal

The Anzac Portal website provides historical and educational resources on Australia's wartime history including wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations from the Boer War through to the present. The site has collected together a vast collection of primary source materials including still and moving images, digital exhibitions ...

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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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Western Front

This collection about the Western Front - a series of trenches that stretched for 700 km from the Swiss border to the North Sea in the First World War - contains 22 digital curriculum resources. It is organised in five categories - conditions on the Western Front; trench warfare; behind the front line; caring for the casualties; ...

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Boer War

Using documentary footage, clips from a feature film, contemporary photographs and a political cartoon, this collection traces aspects of the history of the Australian colonies' and nation's involvement in the Boer War (1899-1902). The collection contains nine digital curriculum resources and is organised in four categories ...

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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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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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Australian colonial involvement in the Sudan conflict of 1885

This collection of eight digital curriculum resources focuses on the decision by the colony of New South Wales to send troops to support Britain in the 1885 Sudan War. It is organised into three categories - the NSW troops; the Sudan War as a catalyst for nationalism and imperialism; and ridicule of the British Empire and ...

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Australians and the Korean War

This collection of resources about Australian involvement in the Korean War is organised in three categories - the Australian air force in action; an Australian newsreel report of the situation in Korea; and ceasefire and the release of Australian prisoners. The collection features interviews and newsreel footage and gives ...

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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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Betty Campbell joins the Women's Land Army

This collection of 24 digital curriculum resources chronicles the experiences of Betty Campbell, who joined the Australian Women's Land Army as an 18-year-old from the city during the Second World War. The collection is organised around eight of Campbell's postings - four in the field and four on the staff - from 1942 to ...

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Australian servicewomen in the Second World War

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on Australian servicewomen during the Second World War. It is organised into six categories - recruiting; the Australian Army Nursing Service; the Australian Women's Army Service; the Australian Women's Land Army; the Women's Australian Auxiliary Air Force; and ...

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US-Australian relations

This is a collection of resources focusing on US-Australian relations between 1901 and 2007. It is organised into eight categories - relations at the time of Federation; the Great White Fleet in 1908; Curtin's call to America; US troops in Australia during the Second World War; relations during the Menzies era; the Vietnam ...